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2012

Serve Diabetic Friendly Super Bowl Snacks
January 30, 2012
On Super Bowl Sunday, it may be hard to stick to a healthy eating plan, especially for diabetics. Many appetizers and snack foods served while watching the game are high in carbohydrates, which will raise blood sugar for people with diabetes.
Parent’s Response Important When Handling Temper Tantrums
January 23, 2012
If you’ve ever experienced a child having a temper tantrum, you know that they can be difficult to handle. Often the results can be both parent and child are upset after the episode...
Penn State Extension Kinship Programs
January 17, 2012
If you are a grandparent or other relative raising children, check out http://extension.psu.edu/kinship on the web. It contains information on programs, resources, and other support for Pennsylvania families in this situation...
It’s Onion Time
January 17, 2012
Believe it or not, it is time to get those seeds ordered for your early garden vegetables. If you plan to grow your own onion transplants, you will need to plant the seed between February 1 and the 15th.
Apple Harvest Time
January 12, 2012
Backyard orchardists are noticing a black sooty looking material on the surface of their apples as they harvest. It is a fungal disease which is appropriately named “sooty blotch”.
Chestnuts Roasting
January 12, 2012
The American chestnut was the dominant tree in the Pennsylvania forest a century ago. The American chestnut was prized for its massive size, excellent lumber, delicious sweet fruit, and its benefit to wildlife. Sadly, the chestnut blight changed our forest dramatically. Today only stump sprouts remain.
Improve Your Financial Picture In The New Year
January 9, 2012
Are you feeling financially strapped? If so, you’re not alone. The holidays are often the icing on the cake for people who were already feeling a financial pinch.
Maintain A Healthy Lifestyle During Winter Months
January 9, 2012
Many folks resolve to lead healthier lifestyles after the winter holidays. But it can be challenging to get physical activity and eat healthy especially during the cold winter months.
4-H Teen Club
January 9, 2012
Between the soda, soft pretzels, pizza, chips, candy and other goodies, we just couldn’t fit the chocolate chip cookie cake! The 4-H Teen Club had quite the fun at our Holiday Party.
Soup Provides Comfort and Convenience
January 3, 2012
January is National Soup Month. It’s the perfect food for a cold winter day. Not only is it a warm comfort food, but it’s a great tool in weight management because it is voluminous and fills you up.