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  • Gingerbread House Workshop Dec. 12

    Roubie Younkin MSU Extension Agent, For the Courier

    Get in the Christmas spirit by creating your masterpiece from a prebuilt gingerbread house. MSU Extension Agents Roubie Younkin and Shelley Mills are once again offering the Gingerbread House workshop. Bring your ideas and we will provide the supplies. This is a great activity for families, grandparents and grandchildren, husbands and wives or even groups of youth. Everyone is invited to participate and make memories this Christmas season on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Glasgow Senior Center. There will be three time slots to choose from – 5:30, 6... Full story

  • Finding Calm Amidst the Chaos

    Roubie Younkin MSU Extension Agent, For the Courier|Dec 2, 2020

    The fantasy of the holiday season leans toward the illusion of perfection. Picture gatherings in a home decorated with an artistic flair; the table with food prepared using the techniques of a world-renowned chef; or turbulent family gatherings with never a harsh word uttered. However, reality is that while this season is meant to bring feelings of love and cheer, it also means holiday stress for many. Some look forward to the holiday season with enthusiasm while others dread the last months of the year. There are dreams, hopes, emotions and...

  • Cooking Hard Boiled Eggs

    Roubie Younkin MSU Extension Agent, For the Courier|Apr 12, 2017

    Eggs play an important role in spring traditions. They can be fun to find during an annual Easter egg hunt or they can take on a more serious role when they have their place during Passover celebrations. Regardless of how you use hard-cooked eggs, take care to do so safely and avoid food-borne illness for your family and friends. Older eggs work best when making hard-boiled eggs. To determine if an egg is fresh, place the egg in a clear glass of cold water. If the egg lies flat on the bottom of the glass, it is quite fresh. If it stays at the b... Full story

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