Planning Frugally . . .

Planning Frugally, by Heather Quackenboss, Human Development and Relationships Educator, Extension La Crosse County Stress in America, a recent report from the American Psychological Association, indicated that 72% of adults surveyed reported that they felt stressed about money in the previous month. For many, saving money often means to start budgeting or being more frugal. […]

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Eat the Rainbow

Eating the Rainbow…and other Healthy Eating TidBits Heather Quackenboss, Human Development and Relationships Educator Each year, the top resolution tends to be “to eat healthier.” That is a lofty statement and can truly seem like an insurmountable goal, even though we know that eating better will improve our health and wellbeing.   Making small changes that […]

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Holiday Shopping Gimmick Awareness

Holiday Shopping Gimmick Awareness For many, December is a month of sales and shopping, and stores compete for your business. There are some classic gimmicks that can still snag consumers and we end up spending more than we had planned or anticipated. Mandy Walker, in the December issue of Consumer Reports, writes about the four […]

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Turkey Safety Tips

Thanksgiving tends to be a turkey time of year, and each year, we need to remember temperatures, cook times, safe food handling, and even meal math. To assist us, the Butterball Turkey hotline is set for us via phone, website, text, and even Alexa! Check them out at: https://www.butterball.com/about-us/turkey-talk-line or call 1-800-BUTTERBALL (1-800-288-8372). For more […]

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