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Here are some tips to remember when spring cleaning.
Nashville, Ark. – Warm weather is just around the corner and soon we will be opening
the windows to let the breeze in. Warm weather may also get you motivated to do some
spring cleaning. As you focus on getting everything brightened up, don’t forget about
the filters in your home.
Changing the filters throughout your house isn’t something we often think
about. However, it is a very important job of appliance maintenance. If you let filters
go too long without cleaning or replacing them, your appliance will not work as efficiently
or it may stop working altogether. Before you switch over to air conditioning mode
on your thermostat, take a few minutes to check and possibly change the filters. Filters
keep the air circulating. Once they get clogged up, air can’t move through the system,
putting a strain on the appliance.
Some filters you will want to look at include:
We all want healthy, happy homes. Proper cleaning and maintenance can
help you have the home you want. Information for this article was adapted from the
American Cleaning Institute website https://cleanandhappynest.org. Check them out or visit the Howard County Cooperative Extension Service for more
information on consumer issues.
Here is a favorite diabetic recipe that I made recently. I have submitted
it before, but I always get rave reviews when I prepare it. If you love chocolate
and you are diabetic, you will love this recipe. Perfect for family gatherings and
1 box (14.5 oz. angel food cake mix)
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa, sifted
¼ tsp. chocolate flavoring
1 cup skim milk
1 (4-serving) box sugar-free instant chocolate pudding
8 oz. light whipped topping substitute
In a large bowl, combine cake packet with cocoa. Prepare cake according
to package directions. Fold in chocolate flavoring. Bake cake in tube pan according
to package directions. When cool, remove from pan.
In a medium-sized bowl, blend milk and instant pudding with mixer for
one to two minutes. Fold in whipped topping. Spread on cooled cake before cutting.
Garnish with fresh fruit if desired.
Yield: 12 servings
Nutrition Information per Serving: 205 Calories, 6 g. Protein, 5 g Fat, 1 mg Cholesterol,
40 g, Carbohydrates, 202 mg. Sodium, 1 g. Fiber
By Jean Ince County Extension Agent - Staff ChairThe Cooperative Extension ServiceU of A System Division of Agriculture
Media Contact: Jean Ince County Extension Agent - Staff Chair U of A Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service 421 N. Main St, Nashville AR 71852 (870) 845-7517 email@example.com
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