Living Well In Yalobusha County

Extension Service Has Plenty Of Spring Activities

By Pamela Redwine


The Intro to Computer class which was held on Tuesday, March 5th was a huge success. The class learned many things under the instruction of Dr. John Giesemann from MSU-ES Center for Tech Outreach.  Our next class will be Tuesday, March 26 and is already full. However, we are currently planning more computer classes so keep watching this article and your local paper for more information on upcoming computer classes offered through the Yalobusha County Exten-sion Service.
Spring break is here! And our second Kids in the Kitchen is this Thursday, March 14 from 9 a.m. until noon. This program is for youth ages 10-18. This is a great time for kids to come together, have fun, learn and get a little training for upcoming contest.  Project Achievement day will be Wednesday, June 5th at Mississippi Delta Com-munity College in Moorehead.
Do you have an IPad and you’re still trying to figure out how to use it? Or maybe you are considering getting one and you are trying to decide if it is worth it.  Well, join us for a Quickbites Session on IPAD Basics on Thursday, March 14, from noon to 1 p.m.  Feel free to bring your lunch and join one of our Extension Computer Experts to help you figure out your new toy. This class is free however, we do ask that you please call to register 675-2730.
The Ruffle Scarf Workshop scheduled for Wednesday, March 20 at 1:30 p.m. is full.  However, if you are interested in this program or would like to see it offered in the evening please call to let us know. We will be glad to schedule another class if there is enough interest.
The United Y.C. MHV Club will meet Tuesday, March 19th at 9 a.m. at the Extension Office. We will be making shorts for Haiti.  If you are interested in participating in this project with us you will need 1 yard of material, 1 spool of matching thread, and 1 roll of 3⁄4 wide elastic.  We will have sewing machines available to use or you can bring your own. If you would like to work on this project at home please do!  We will however need the shorts to the extension office by Monday, April 8th.  We will be turning them in at our Area Meeting on April 9. Our goal is to complete at least 20 pairs of shorts.
The Clover Buds 4-H Club will meet on Thursday, March 21 at 4 p.m. This is open to all children ages 5-9 years old.  Please call the Extension office to register your child.
The Healthy You Exercise class meets on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. If you haven’t joined us, you should.  Wear cool clothes, comfortable shoes and bring some water to drink, because you are going to sweat!  Just a reminder to all of our participants that the nurse will be here to take glucose and blood pressure this Wed-nesday, March 13 so please try to arrive a little early.
Don’t forget to like us on Facebook at MSU- Yalo-busha County Extension Service to keep up with our upcoming events.

Recipe of the Week

Baked Honey Mustard Chicken

Ingredients
• 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
• Salt and pepper to taste         •1⁄2 cup honey
1⁄2 cup prepared mustard      •1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon paprika       • 1⁄2 teaspoon dried parsley

Directions
1.      Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
2.      Sprinkle chicken breasts with salt and pepper to taste, and place in a lightly greased 9×13 inch baking dish.  In a small bowl, combine the honey, mustard, basil, paprika, and parsley. Mix well. Pour 1⁄2 of this mixture over the chicken, and brush to cover.
3.      Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Turn chicken pieces over and brush with the remaining 1⁄2 of the honey mustard mixture. Bake for an additional 10 to 15 minutes, or until chicken registers 165 degrees F on a thermometer. Let cool 10 minutes before serving.
Recipe Source: www.allrecipes.com
Servings: 6

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