Tag Archive: Family

Family Friendly Ideas to Ring in the New Year

Enjoy a high-energy game of exercise bingo as you race other teams to see who can win! This game is available at your local extension office. The New Year is upon us, and it is so fun to celebrate its coming with our families.  Do you have a favorite New Year’s Tradition? If not, there is …

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24-Hours of Family Friendly Campfire Recipies

4-H Volunteers cook s ‘mores over the campfire at Camp Timpoochee For many families, summer is synonymous with camping. Whether you are at 4-H Camp, a family camping trip, or a stay-at-home-vacation, cooking over the campfire is a fun (and yummy) activity that the whole family can enjoy. In support of the 4-H initiative for …

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Is Your Family Immunized?

Vaccines are responsible for the control of many infectious diseases that were once common in worldwide. Make sure that your family and friends are up-to-date on their immunizations. With children enrolling in or returning to school, older students entering college, and adults and the health care community preparing for the upcoming flu season, this is …

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~Summertime Fun for the Family~

  Can you believe it ~ we are half way through the summer season! Summertime isn’t a time to worry about the children being bored but it’s the time to enjoy some good quality time with family. Outdoor family fun can be done on any budget while helping everyone stay fit and healthy. First, gather …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/29/summertime-fun-for-the-family/

Florida Rural and Family Lands Protection Program

Information provided by the Florida Department of Agriculture Applications accepted  July 15, 2013 through August 29, 2013 Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam is urging Florida’s agricultural land owners to consider applying to the Rural and Family Lands Protection Program. The goal of the program is to acquire perpetual agricultural conservation easements that ensure …

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Celebrate with Family and Friends this 4th of July

July is a busy time of year on the farm, but the 4th of July is always special.  Take time to celebrate America’s birthday, and be thankful for the freedoms we enjoy living in this nation. Author: Doug Mayo – demayo@ufl.edu Jackson County Extension Director, & Livestock & Forages Agent My true expertise is with …

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Traditions Help Bind Us Together as a Family

Family traditions bind us together. According to the Free Merriam-Webster On-line Dictionary, there are countless definitions of family. Perhaps, one definition that  most could agree on is that a family is a group of people united by certain convictions or a common connection. Don’t let the pressures of this hectic and ever-changing holiday season (or any …

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