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Grade Your Kitchen’s Cleanliness


August 19, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences If you are anything like me, kitchen cleanliness is very important. Everything is tidy and in its place, there is no expired food in the pantry or refrigerator, ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Cleaning And Sanitizing, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Kitchen Safety, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension

Sunscreen Made Simple


June 28, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences The sun is already scorching here in Wakulla County and it is not even officially summer yet. It is a constant and relentless companion when we are outside, ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Family And Consumer Sciences, Health And Wellness, Sun Protection, Sun Safety, Sunburn, Sunscreen, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension, Wellness

Borrowing for College? Read This First!


June 4, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Interest Rates Have Dropped Interest rates in federal student loans are decreasing an average of 0.5 percent for the 2019-2020 academic year. This may ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Borrowing Money, College, College Debt, Debt, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Financial Education, Loans, Money Management, Smart Money, Student Loans

Six Common Falling Hazards in the Home


April 26, 2019

As we get older, our risk of falling increases. In fact, falling once doubles the chances of falling again. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of five falls causes serious injury such as broken bones or ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Fall Prevention, Falling, Falling Hazards, Falls, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Personal Safety, Tripping, Tripping Hazards, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension, Wellness

Keeping Cast Iron as Good as New


April 15, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of my absolute favorite kitchen tools is my cast iron skillet. Actually, I have three cast iron skillets of different sizes, one to fit every need. I use ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Cast Iron, Cast Iron Skillets, Cooking, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension

Make Grocery Shopping Sustainable


April 10, 2019

Written by: Heidi Copeland, UF/IFAS Extension Leon County Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County Sustainability should not just be a buzzword during Earth Month. The fact that everybody either shops for or eats groceries ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Money Matters, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Grocery Shopping, Recycling, Shopping, Shopping Tips, Sustainable, Sustainable Living, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension

Demystifying Pressure Cooking


April 1, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Pressure cooking is a terrific way to cook delicious meals in half the time (or less!). Increasing the pressure inside the cooker increases the temperature ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Cooking Tips, Electric Pressure Cooker, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Instant Pot, Pressure Cooking, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension

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