My dad wanted to start cleaning up the garden, but I wanted it to stay put because we are still having nice weather.  We came to a compromise, he could till the dead and empty rows.  Anything living had to be left intact, hence the one interesting “island”. #sunflowers #floweringcabbage #garden #fall #marketgarden #kale

My dad wanted to start cleaning up the garden, but I wanted it to stay put because we are still having nice weather. We came to a compromise, he could till the dead and empty rows. Anything living had to be left intact, hence the one interesting “island”. #sunflowers #floweringcabbage #garden #fall #marketgarden #kale

Fall display. #pumpkins #gourds #squash #falldisplay #tscf14 #pennerpumpkins #manitoba

Fall display. #pumpkins #gourds #squash #falldisplay #tscf14 #pennerpumpkins #manitoba

He is such a beautiful cat.  Soon he’ll be looking for his furever home.  We don’t keep male cats at the Forest. #prettykitty #sweetiepie #kitten #Manitoba #kittenofinstagram

He is such a beautiful cat. Soon he’ll be looking for his furever home. We don’t keep male cats at the Forest. #prettykitty #sweetiepie #kitten #Manitoba #kittenofinstagram

My contraption for straining my jelly.  When it fails, it’s a mess lol.  Today was grape juice making. #jelly #grapejuice #grapes #jars #sieve #preserves

My contraption for straining my jelly. When it fails, it’s a mess lol. Today was grape juice making. #jelly #grapejuice #grapes #jars #sieve #preserves

Catching some zzz’s after a busy day. #farmkitten #sweetiepie #openfarmday #Manitoba #tscf14 #kittengram #sleepingkitty

Catching some zzz’s after a busy day. #farmkitten #sweetiepie #openfarmday #Manitoba #tscf14 #kittengram #sleepingkitty

Putting the baby garden to bed. #garden #babygarden #growsomethinggreen #fall #marketgarden

Putting the baby garden to bed. #garden #babygarden #growsomethinggreen #fall #marketgarden

Cuddling with Allen. #farmcat #catselfie #tscf14 #barncat #tomcat #bigboy

Cuddling with Allen. #farmcat #catselfie #tscf14 #barncat #tomcat #bigboy

Pumpkin Molasses cookies. #snackshack #cookies #pumpkins #tscf14

Pumpkin Molasses cookies. #snackshack #cookies #pumpkins #tscf14

Farm kitty sitting pretty. #farmcat #pumpkins #gourds #fallfun #tscf14 #strawbale #falldisplay

Farm kitty sitting pretty. #farmcat #pumpkins #gourds #fallfun #tscf14 #strawbale #falldisplay

Sam enjoying a bone from the farmers market. #farmersmarket #smokedbone #Sam #dogofinstagram #doubledoodle #puppy

Sam enjoying a bone from the farmers market. #farmersmarket #smokedbone #Sam #dogofinstagram #doubledoodle #puppy