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What can I do to help prevent overexposure to the sun?
Nashville, Ark. – School’s out for summer! That means lazy days by the pool, lake
or just playing out in the yard running through the water sprinkler. Before you pull
out the swimsuit and jump in the water to cool off, take a few precautions to avoid
overexposure to the sun and the chance of damaging your skin.
Finally, go ahead and buy that swimsuit. Find one you like and get out
and enjoy being outside this summer. Just remember to apply the proper sunscreen often.
For more information about summer safety, drinking plenty of water or eating a healthy
diet, contact the Howard County Extension Service at 870-845-7517 or visit our office
located on the second floor of the courthouse.
This recipe was shared by Deb Kreul, a member of the Twilight EHC club.
She prepared this recipe last week for our secretary’s retirement event and it got
rave reviews! You will enjoy serving this at any summer event!
*Note: If you can’t find frozen pink lemonade, use regular frozen lemonade and add
a couple drops of red food coloring to make it pink.
*To make the strawberry syrup: Take ½ cup to 1 cup of sliced strawberries
and mash them up. Use a potato masher or chop in a blender or food processor. Place
mashed strawberries and 2 teaspoons sugar into a small saucepan and stir for just
a few minutes over low-medium heat, allowing the sugar to dissolve and the strawberries
to break down and create a syrup. Let cool completely before adding to the lemonade.
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 ChairU of A Division of AgricultureCooperative Extension Service421 N. Main St, Nashville AR 71852 (870) 845-7517 firstname.lastname@example.org
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