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You’re Never Too Old to Stay Fit By Johanna Hicks
Jun23

You’re Never Too Old to Stay Fit By Johanna Hicks

You’re Never Too Old to Stay Fit If you are a baby boomer, your adult years have flown by, filled with the competing demands of family, career and household responsibilities.  Then, one day, you find yourself over the age of 50, possibly facing the prospect of retirement, aging, and often serving in a new role as caregiver to elderly relatives.  The key is maintaining good health for yourself. Your nutritional needs change as you...

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Stop, Drop and Roll, 4H Exchange Trip, and Summer Sewing Workshop: By Johanna Hicks
Jun16

Stop, Drop and Roll, 4H Exchange Trip, and Summer Sewing Workshop: By Johanna Hicks

Stop, Drop, and Roll – Good Advice All the Time! “Stop, Drop, and Roll” is the simple safety technique for children in case of fire, but this technique could also be applied to our lives  all the time.  When we think about our family life, social life, and career life, we are constantly putting out fires, while sometimes putting enormous pressure on ourselves and forgetting about our own well­being and/or welfare. Often, we are so...

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Offers Something for Everyone and Summer Sewing Workshop
Jun09

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Offers Something for Everyone and Summer Sewing Workshop

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Offers Something for Everyone Did you know that every state in the United States has an Extension Service?  Did you know that every county in Texas has Extension Agents who work with them and that some agents in smaller counties work more than one county?  Were you aware that some of the larger counties have multiple agents to cover the large territory?  How much do you really know about your Hopkins...

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Seat Belts, Cooking, Sewing; Agrilife June 2, 2017
Jun02

Seat Belts, Cooking, Sewing; Agrilife June 2, 2017

WHAT YOU MAY BE MISSING AT NIGHT! By now, you are probably familiar with the “Click it or Ticket” campaign.  Taking those few seconds to buckle your seat belt is the most important step you can make to protect yourself in a crash.  Fortunately, most Texans now buckle up, but some groups of motorists continue not taking the message to heart and not consistently using their seat belts.  The demographic of motorist most likely to be...

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15 Money Tips For College Students By Johanna Hicks
May26

15 Money Tips For College Students By Johanna Hicks

15 MONEY TIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS High school graduation has taken place, or will soon, for most high schools.  Many graduates will be embarking on a totally new adventure called college.  For many families, money is tight, and the cost of higher education can be frightening.  However, if we equip our youth with some money management tools, they will be able to handle most challenges.  Experts agree that careful planning and wise...

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High School Graduation is Upon Us! By Johanna Hicks
May19

High School Graduation is Upon Us! By Johanna Hicks

High School Graduation is Upon Us! School is winding down for the year, and for many, this will be the end of familiarity and the beginning of the unknown.  High school seniors are the “big men on campus”, and then all of a sudden, they become freshmen again, thrust into new surroundings and the unknown.  Temptations and radical thinking will bombard these young people.  As a parent, I encourage you to stay true to your belief system...

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This Memorial Day, Don’t Become a Memory! By Johanna Hicks
May12

This Memorial Day, Don’t Become a Memory! By Johanna Hicks

This Memorial Day, Don’t Become a Memory! As my husband and I watch the evening news each night, we are troubled by the number of auto and/or truck accidents that are caused by intoxication.  With Memorial Day rapidly approaching, people will be on the move on our highways, and the risk is heightened.  Memorial Day weekend, 2015, saw 17 Texas motorists lose their lives on our roadways due to alcohol and/or drug impairment.  All of...

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Raw Milk vs. Pasteurized Milk? By Johanna Hicks
May05

Raw Milk vs. Pasteurized Milk? By Johanna Hicks

Hidden Lakes – Cooking with Chef Cruz Reminder Response has been very good for the “Cooking with Chef Cruz” event, to take place on Tuesday, June 6.  As a reminder, early registration of $20 is due May 12.  After May 12, registration goes up to $25.  The first 20 people to register will have the privilege of serving on a tasting panel.  Seating is limited, so don’t delay in registering!  But let me back up and start from the beginning...

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Happy and Safe Easter to All! By Johanna Hicks
Apr07

Happy and Safe Easter to All! By Johanna Hicks

Happy and Safe Easter to All! As families are gearing up for Easter, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension provides some timely information to keep your egg hunts safe and fun.  Eggs have been used to celebrate spring festivals for centuries.  Immigrant settlers brought symbolic Easter rabbits ad colored eggs to America, and since then, Easter egg hunts have been enjoyed by children of all ages! You can make sure your Easter egg hunts are...

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Diabetes Can Be Managed! By Johanna Hicks
Mar31

Diabetes Can Be Managed! By Johanna Hicks

No April Fools – Diabetes Can be Managed! Each spring, the Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes series teaches individuals and their loved ones some methods to manage diabetes.  Even though this series is targeted toward those with type 2 diabetes, individuals with type 1 (or anybody, actually), will benefit from the nutrition and self-management techniques discussed in the series. We’ve had a good response, but it is not too late to sign...

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