Tag Archive: Holidays

Making the Holidays Affordable

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, friends, and your co-workers. We have all received the “awesome” gift of a plaid tie or vanilla candle which is appreciated, but lacks a personal touch. Why not …

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

Enjoy Your Poinsettias after the Holidays

Poinsettia grown in greenhouse Photo Credits: William Wendt The poinsettia is a beautiful plant associated with the Christmas holidays. These plants create colorful holiday decorations for any home. After the holidays are over, they can be used as landscape plants. Poinsettias are non-poisonous and non-toxic. However, some people may be sensitive to the latex in …

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

Clean Out Your Fridge for the Holidays

Do 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 holiday season just around the corner, now is the …

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

Keep the Holidays Healthy

The 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 this holiday season: 1. Portion control – Have you noticed how …

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