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ASK SHELLEY: Does College Son Need Renter’s Insurance?

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Here are some of the information requests I received this month and announcements of topics of interest. Phone calls and emails allow me to review topics with Wakulla… Read More

Improve Savings and Health With Minor Changes In Your Home

Be sure to check out this month’s feature in The Green Scene. Ready to make a few enhancements to your home to improve its overall performance? Improving the home performance through small increments or changes requires extended periods… Read More

Upcoming UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Open House and Master Gardener Plant Sale

Wakulla County’s winter gardens are almost done, with many vegetable plants bolting or sending up shoots to produce blossoms and seed.   At that occurrence, their value as a food source steeply declines. All the plant’s efforts are… 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

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

Free Personal Finance Apps

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Would you like to track your spending? Review your choices to see which best meets your needs. Click Here For More…..

January is Family Fit Lifestyle Month

               Photo Credit: University of Missouri Extension   By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Research has found that inactive children are much more likely to be inactive adults than active… Read More

Soup’s On!

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Soups On…. What eight words go together when you think of soup? I think of cold weather, economic meal, preparation ease and slow cooker…. Read More

It’s Turkey Time: Safely Prepare Your Holiday Meal

     Photo courtesy of UF/IFAS Extension University of Florida By Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Whether you are a seasoned chef or a novice preparing your first holiday meal, make sure you know the safest ways to… Read More