Spring FCS Classes: Beautiful You, Savings Savvy, & KY Proud

The following Family & Consumer Sciences articles printed in the 2021 Spring edition of the Oldham County Extension Newsletter.

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Beautiful You Series

The Beautiful You series discusses selecting styles that balance our body proportions while emphasizing the importance of feeling good in our clothes. Explore the concepts of fit and fashion, shapes of shoes, better bras, appropriate accessories, and colors that complement. Join us at 10:00 a.m. on the following Thursdays:

March 18: Basic Wardrobe Skills
April 15: Build a Strong Foundation
May 20: Accessories Continued
June 17: Color is Key

Registration is required for this free, virtual series. Visit tinyurl.com/beautifulyouseries or call (502) 222-9453.

Spring Area Homemaker Lessons

All 2020-2021 homemaker lessons have been presented virtually. Materials for the remaining lessons will be accessible online at oldham.ca.uky.edu/oc-homemakers. Print versions are available upon request.

In Savings Savvy, learn how to save time and money using grocery apps. More than just digital coupons, grocery apps also help with lists and meal planning, comparison shopping, store loyalty, and rebates. You will learn what types of apps are available, considerations before selecting an app, and other moneysaving grocery tips.

Whatever the season, Kentucky farmers’ markets and personal gardens yield some of the world’s best fruits and vegetables! This lesson focuses on Plate It Up! Kentucky Proud, a program developed to educate consumers on locally grown produce and its use in meal preparation. A variety of recipes have been developed, and new recipes are added each year. You will learn about origins, nutrient content, and uses for many traditional (as well as nontraditional) fruits and vegetables grown in Kentucky.

Written by Lauren Fernandez, Oldham County Extension Program Assistant.

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