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Winter Workouts

Don’t let the cold prevent you from staying fit. Exercising in the winter can be difficult when it is …

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Turkey Tips

Cooking a turkey can be overwhelming even if you are an experienced cook or if it’s your first turkey. …

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Kids Koffee

Kids like to act like their parents, but what their parents eat or drink might not be good for …

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How to Use a Food Thermometer

Using an instant read thermometer to make sure meats are at the correct temperature is safer than using the …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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Fungus Gnats

It is annoying to come in from a long day and sit down for a moment and along comes …

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Family Fitness

Do you have trouble getting your kids up and moving? Parents play a vital role in helping children stay …

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Pets or No Pets

Do you have a dog, cat or other pet? If so, you are not alone, millions of Americans have …

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The Value of Family Time

Family time helps to create strong bonds, love, connections, and relationships among the family. Spending quality time together with …

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Family Meals - Fast and Healthful

Here are some tips for making fast and healthy meals: Cook once for everyone. Does your child like plain vegetables, …

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Tasty Tomatoes

The fresh taste of tomatoes, just off the vine and still warm from the sun…what a delicious summer flavor. …

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Zillions of Zucchini

Summer is here and so are the zucchini! We were recently gone for a couple of days and when …

Don't Let Your Wallet Overheat!

As temperatures rise, so can utility bills. To avoid heat emergencies, it’s important to keep your home at a …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Keeping Food Safe to Eat at Home

Foodborne illness is nearly 100 percent preventable if food is handled safely from the time it …

11/11/20

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Toilet Learning

This publication describes how to recognize a child's readiness for toilet learning and how parents …

11/4/20

Tips on Dealing With Stress

This publication offers tips on dealing with stress.

Expressing Feelings

Expressing feelings can lead to improved interpersonal relationships.

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Selection and Care of Living Christmas Trees

One of the more enjoyable Christmas traditions is to replant a living Christmas tree into …

Model flow chart: identify issues, plan, deliver, evaluate

Extension Models: Exploring Proactive and Reactive Approaches

This publication provides definitions of the Program Planning and Evaluation Model and the Reactive Programming …

10/8/20