Tag: Family and Consumer Sciences

Take Control to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Are you ready to TAKE CONTROL and REDUCE your cancer risk? Be informed. Be empowered. Be motivated.     Take control of your health with nine information-packed modules that take you through: cancer basics warning signs and early… Read More

Proper Disposal of Unused Medicines

Do you know how to properly dispose of any unused medicines in your medicine cabinet? Merely tossing unused medicines in the trash isn’t the best or safest option. Read more about how to properly dispose of unused medicines… Read More

Cell Phone Cleaning

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Have you ever considered what your cell phone would look like under a “germ microscope”? You use your cell phone every day. It goes… Read More

Simply Sustainable Cleaning Tips

We all want a clean home, but it comes at a cost. There are several things we can do at home to reduce the impact to our pocketbooks as well as the environment, from using high efficiency laundry… Read More

Limiting Screen Time

  Next week is Spring Break for many. It is tempting to allow children to spend more time in front of a screen. Experts recommend that children shouldn’t be allowed more than two hours of screen time a… Read More

What’s In The Garden Now

Visit “What’s In The Garden Now” for our monthly crop feature. Introducing Gohar Umar, Horticulture Specialist. This month is Spinach. Click here for the full article…  

Recycle Your Blue Jeans

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Give old denim new purpose by recycling. The journey from cotton to denim insulation is a new initiative to transform an old favorite to… Read More

Re-Discover Bread Baking and Jam Making Workshop

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Re-Discover Bread Baking and Jam Making UF IFAS/Wakulla County will be offering two sessions on February 29, 2016. Session 1 at 11:00 a.m. and… Read More