Monthly Archive: March 2016

Preparing for Spring Cleaning

It’s that time of the year, spring cleaning! We all have those certain spring cleaning tasks that we dread, but consider the benefits of completing just these few.

Purging the pantry of out of date products. Realistically, people tend not to rotate their pantry stock when they unload the groceries each …

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Home Appliance Extended Warranties, Are They Worth the Money?

With the high cost of replacing a home appliance, we often think about purchasing an extended warranty or service plan. Home Advisor’s website reports the average cost to repair an ice maker is between $250 to $330. So, is the extended warranty really worth the money? This excerpt from a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/fycs/2016/03/11/home-appliance-extended-warranties-are-they-worth-the-money/

Healthy Recipe Substitutions in Honor of National Nutrition Month!

National Nutrition Month is celebrated each March and to honor this event I want to share some hints to aid in improving the quality of a recipe ingredient. Do you ever want to change a recipe to try to lessen the fat content but are unsure of what to do? If so, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/fycs/2016/03/04/healthy-recipe-substitutions-in-honor-of-national-nutrition-month/