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Reusable Bags

In today’s Extension Life Check we are going to cover why it is important to clean your reusable bags after each use. As you plan for the use of this type of storage or carrying system, be sure to have good habits for storing and maintaining as you designate bags…
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10 P’s to a Relationship

Are you looking to build a relationship? Single and looking to start a relationship? Dating? Engaged? Married?  Here are the 10 “P” tips to help you create the right relationship. Personality – when your character is compatible with your partner, then a relationship can be easier to maintain. It can…
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Love Map

John Gottman is a well-known research and relationship therapist who discusses the importance of knowing your partner’s love map and building a sound relationship house. What is that, you may ask? A love map includes information you have stored about your partner’s dreams, joys, sadness, likes, dislikes, struggles, and happiness….
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Eating on a Budget The 3 P’s

Don’t know where to start for healthy and economical meals? Try to implement 3 P’s to eating on a budget: Plan, Purchase and Prepare. Plan with a budget. Take into account likes, dislikes and schedules. Online recipes can help brainstorm. Focus on budget stretchers like chicken or turkey for a…
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Time Management for a Balanced Life

It is vital to create healthy balances in our lives to balance family, work, school, and life. This article gives a quick overview for more in-depth articles; sign up for Crisp County Quarterly Newsletter or find UGA Extension, Crisp County on Facebook. In this Extension Life Check, let’s focus on…
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Couple Identity

This Extension Life Check looks at how couples grow and maintain friendships as they are developing and seeking a couple of identities. SHARE is a concept that implies that the couple is coming together and sharing aspects that draw them closer together. The process to exchange experiences and promote togetherness…
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Leave your shoes at the door

About 30-40 percent of the dust in your home is tracked in from outdoors, entering your home on the feet of family members, guests, and pets. Researchers have found that dust and dirt contain a variety of harmful chemicals and pollutants, that may trigger asthma for some people. The best…
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Healthy Home

Energy saving tips for renters Everyone has some control over their energy use and bills. Renters usually cannot add insulation or new windows, but there are several a renter can do to save money. Below are some things you can do to save energy and money. 1. Adjust the thermostat….
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Maintaining your home

Preventative maintenance is the best way to keep your house in great shape, reduce the risk of unexpected repairs and maintain its value. Set aside time to conduct a thorough examination of your home. You can do it all in one day, or spread it out over several weekends. Start by…
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