Tag Archive: Holidays

Healthy Holidays: A New Tradition

We all have family traditions that make our holiday celebrations special. From your great-great-grandma’s sweet potato casserole or pecan pie, to your mother-in-law’s sausage stuffing or decadent plum pudding, there’s one thing that always seems to be a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/10/26/healthy-holidays-a-new-tradition/

Managing the Holidays without Breaking the Bank

As the holiday season quickly approaches many people become overwhelmed with all of the activities, decorating, and shopping that needs to be completed. Here are a few tips to save energy, time and your nerves.  Let’s begin with Five Steps to Seasonal Savings:

  • Recognize Your Seasonal Stressors- Know your personal stressors—such as family, friends, work, travel, …

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  • Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/12/08/managing-the-holidays-without-breaking-the-bank/

    Making the Holidays Affordable

    Save money and make fun memories this year by making your own gifts!

    Save money and make fun memories this year by making your own gifts!

    This Christmas, save money and enjoy the season by hand-making gifts for your children’s teachers, …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/12/04/making-the-holidays-affordable/

    Enjoy Your Poinsettias after the Holidays

    Enjoy Your Poinsettias after the Holidays

    Poinsettia grown in greenhouse
    Photo Credits: William Wendt

    The poinsettia is a beautiful plant associated with …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/12/09/enjoy-your-poinsettias-after-the-holidays/

    Clean Out Your Fridge for the Holidays

    RefrigeratorDo you have food containers growing green fuzzies in the back of your refrigerator? It’s easy for leftovers and other food items to overstay their welcome in the fridge, creating a food safety hazard as well as unnecessary clutter. With Thanksgiving and the start of the …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/21/clean-out-your-fridge-for-the-holidays/

    Keep the Holidays Healthy

    healthy holidaysThe Season of Hallothanksmas is upon us. Yes, I know what you’re thinking:  treats, meats, and delicious eats. But let’s shift our way of thinking. What if we turn our focus to family, friends, and making great memories? Here are three things to think about …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/11/16/keep-the-holidays-healthy/