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  1. To-Do List for the Day - February 14, 2011

    by , 02-14-2011 at 10:32 AM
    HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!!

    1. Do my morning exercise
    2. Drink 64 oz water
    3. Vitamins
    4. Spring cat trap
    5. Feed dogs breakfast
    6. Give Chewy his meds
    7. Feed parrots breakfast and change water
    8. Feed bunnies and check water
    9. Check/change food and water on parakeets and finches
    10. Feed fish
    11. Feed goats/donkeys
    12. Medicated cookie to Girl
    13. Medicated cookie to Buddy
    14. Medicated cookie to Dusty
    15. Feed chickens and change water
    16. Check wild bird feeders and refill as necessary
    17. Check hummer feeders
    ...

    Updated 02-15-2011 at 01:49 AM by madhen

    Categories
    Keeping the Nest Tidy
  2. A week on the ranch (February 7 - February 13, 2011)

    by , 02-14-2011 at 10:18 AM
    Unfortunately, I spent most of this week OFF the ranch, in Tennessee, on business. Everything seems to have run just fine without me, perhaps better! I, on the other hand, came back with a cold, and am still trying to get over it.

    While I was in Tennessee, waiting out the storm, I did some "junk t.v." watching. I ended up on a show on HGTV about staging your house for sale while on a budget. It motivated me to try to get my house looking "sale ready," even though ...
    Categories
    Ranch Diary
  3. Road Map for the Day - February 13, 2011

    by , 02-13-2011 at 09:57 AM
    Breakfast to all, then I want to tackle the deck and get it cleaned up. I was a slave to my potted plants last summer, watering them sometimes twice daily to keep them alive, and I don't want to repeat that, so I'm trying to plant as many of them as I can, and to consolidate the rest into larger potted groups. That should pretty much keep me busy all day. A little light house-keeping, mostly sweeping and mopping, and the routine day-to-day dishes and such, then hopefully a little down time to ...
    Categories
    Fluff and Feathers
  4. To-Do List for the Day - February 13, 2011

    by , 02-13-2011 at 09:52 AM
    1. Do my morning exercise
    2. Drink 64 oz water
    3. Vitamins
    4. Feed dogs breakfast
    5. Give Chewy his meds
    6. Feed parrots breakfast and change water
    7. Feed bunnies and check water
    8. Check/change food and water on parakeets and finches
    9. Feed fish
    10. Feed goats/donkeys
    11. Medicated cookie to Girl
    12. Medicated cookie to Buddy
    13. Medicated cookie to Dusty
    14. Feed chickens and change water
    15. Check wild bird feeders and refill as necessary
    16. Make up more hummer food
    17. Make up some medicated cookies for Girl
    18. Check
    ...

    Updated 02-14-2011 at 09:22 AM by madhen

    Categories
    Keeping the Nest Tidy
  5. The Dig In Kit

    by , 02-12-2011 at 04:55 PM
    For the "dig in" kit (prepared in case I get stuck in the house):
    1. First aid kit
    2. Hand-crank/battery-operated radio
    3. Hand-crank/battery-operated flashlight
    4. Matches
    5. Plastic sheeting (for taping over windows if busted out by falling branches)
    6. Duct tape
    7. Scissors
    8. Emergency blanket
    9. Extra regular blankets
    10. Thermal underwear and socks
    11. Fire extinguisher
    12. Work gloves
    13. Manual can opener
    14. Utility knife
    15. Bleach
    16. Drinking water (at least 10 gallons)
    17. Water for washing (at least
    ...

    Updated 02-17-2011 at 12:08 PM by madhen

    Categories
    Home Project Challenge , The Bug Out Bag