November 17, 2023
If you’re like me, you’re starting to think about your holiday plans. How will I decorate for Thanksgiving and Christmas? What will I gift my friends and family during this festive season? Plants make perfect gifts and add a nice touch to your holiday decor.
November 14, 2023
Have you have been diagnosed with diabetes? Do you live with or care for someone with diabetes? Or do you just want to learn how to eat healthier? If you answered yes to any of these questions, MSU Extension’s Dining with Diabetes program is for you.
November 13, 2023
If the gift-giving season is more stressful than cheerful for you, don’t panic. Get prepared! These tips can help you manage your spending this holiday season.
November 8, 2023
Catfish doesn’t have to be fried to be delicious! Enjoy it simmered in this tasty gumbo to get the protein, vitamins, and minerals without the added fat from frying.
November 3, 2023
Many birds aren’t as easy to identify as red-headed woodpeckers. With their bright red head and neck feathers and loud pecking noise, they surely know how to make their presence known!
November 1, 2023
We’ve almost made it to the end of the year. Isn’t that hard to believe? As we start to wrap up the year, take some time to think back on all you’ve accomplished in your yard and landscape.
October 27, 2023
Want your feathered friends to have a supplemental source of food this winter? Set out a bird feeder for them. There are many types of bird feeders, but they are not all created equal. Check out the common types of feeders and decide which ones will work best in your yard.
October 26, 2023
When buying produce, there are several different routes you can choose––you can buy fresh, frozen, or canned.
October 20, 2023
Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. I love having pumpkin carving parties with friends. Pair the night with apple cider and a bonfire, and it’s my ideal day!
October 17, 2023
Peachy Green Beans can be made with frozen and canned produce if you’d like to give it a try in the fall or winter.
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