In the Kitchen:
In the Garden...
I also did a photo tour of my garden, and posted it HERE.
I also found a hypothermic, sodden duckling in the chicken's water bucket when I went to feed them - it had managed to climb in but couldn't get out. Ducklings swim well of course, but also need time to warm up and don't spend long in the water at this stage. I brought it in, dried it off, and kept it inside my t-shirt for an hour or so until it warmed up, stopped shivering, and became feisty, then returned it to it's mum and siblings.
Today's Thrifty Tips and Handy Hints
Prevent smelly trash bags getting ripped open by animals on collection day: Place all bones and such into a bag in the freezer, and pull out frozen bag on trash day and put straight in the rubbish bag. Animals won't be attracted to it, and you won't have ripped open bags spreading trash around. Also make sure you rinse bags and trays that have contained meat very well before putting in trash, or consider freezing them too.