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Thursday, December 2, 2021

    Reminder: Cullman Spring Cleanup next week!

        CULLMAN, Ala. - The City of Cullman is reminding residents that next week, March 29 through April 2, 2021 is the City’s annual Spring Cleanup. Place your old unwanted appliances, furniture, mattresses and other large items curbside, and crews will be picking up these...

    Protect your home from freezing and broken pipes this winter

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cold weather and harsh wind chills are a dangerous combination for residential homes and commercial businesses - every year, frozen and broken pipes cause thousands of dollars’ worth of damage and water bill charges. To help prevent people from facing such...

    Holiday decorating with backyard greenery

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Deck the halls with boughs of holly—and pinecones, cotton bolls and magnolia seed pods. Backyard greenery can be combined to create beautiful holiday decorations. Trees, shrubs, plants and fruits are ready-made materials to build show-stopping indoor and outdoor decor. Materials “Evergreen tree...

    Poinsettias: Caring for the Christmas flower

    Written by Justin Miller for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Poinsettias reign supreme as the main flowers of the holiday season. Also known as the Christmas flower, these beautiful plants offer a variety of colors that complement any holiday decorations. During...

    Talking turkey: the ins and outs of food safety

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – While Thanksgiving might look a little different this year, proper food safety measures when dealing with the turkey have not changed. From thawing to cooking, there are safety measures that must be taken throughout the entire process. Thaw safely Thawing a turkey...

    Smart planning: 10 steps for financial success during the holiday season

    With the holiday season approaching, it is vital to consider ways to save money and not end up creating new debt. Developing some type of spending plan is essential to helping individuals manage their income. Be smart about your spending this holiday season. Below...

    Making family meals less stressful

    For a lot of families, the idea of family meals can seem daunting. The term often makes people think of elaborate meals that take hours to prepare. This does not have to be the case. A family meal is simply a meal that your...