Pumpkins?

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  1. sparks19

    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    Anyone have their pumpkins yet? anyone carved their pumpkins yet?

    We went out to the pumpkin patch yesterday to pick ours.

    Hannah waiting for the wagon to pick us up to take us out to the patch. yes... she's wearing cowgirl boots. What else would you wear to a farm? lol
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    Made it. Look at this crop. CRAZY. This was only one of their patches they had at least two others FULL of pumpkins
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    Another shot of the patch
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    Got our perfect pumpkins, we added a third small pumpkin too.
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    Three pumpkins makes a good drum set
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    cleaning out the pumpkins. Hannah was my supervisor. She wanted know part of getting her hands in slimey pumpkin guts. and we got TONS of seeds. mmmmm
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    First pumpkin, DONE
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    The second one is going to be Minnie Mouse and I don't know what we are doing with the small one lol

    Show your pumpkins
     
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    Fran27 New Member

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    Wow I don't know how you do that lol. I guess I've never tried but I'm sure I would totally fail.

    We have pumpkins but they'll probably just stay untouched on our porch like every year LOL. Maybe we'll make pumpkin pie or something.
     
  3. sparks19

    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    well this year I cheated and used a template LOL but it was pretty tricky cutting some of those tiny angles lol.

    I can't leave pumpkins untouched because I want the yummy goodness of the seeds inside hahaha
     
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    I love pumpkins! I don't carve them just cook them and eat themXD

    But probably not this year out pumpkin crops were horrible this year and the ones we have are so expensive :(
     
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    I LOVE PUMPKINS.

    1- I had really similar cowgirl boots as a kid, I still have them actually. Hannah is super fashionable.

    2- my parents went to get pumpkins yesterday, but I think they just went to a gardening center, I wasn't feeling up to going to the pumpkin patch this weekend and was really bummed :(

    3- aren't your pumpkins going to rot before Halloween if you carve them already?!?
     
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    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    She is a little fashionista lol

    To keep them from rotting you just put vaseline on any "open flesh" areas :)
     
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    Cool! :) I got my pumpkin at the store, it's a medium pumpkin but I will carve it soon. :)
     
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    I had a pumpkin carving party this weekend. Justalilbitaluck and PW came, even though PW was anti-pumpkin carving and pro-cupcake making.

    Here are 4 of the pumpkins, mine is the owl and Justa's is the traditional pumpkin.

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    Very nice! Even with a template I'd completely mess it up though. So I'm still impressed :p
     
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    Ok I LOVE that Cheshire Cat one! I may have to steal that idea and do one! Or tell my cousin to make one! We go to a pumpkin carving party at my cousin's every year usually a couple days before Halloween, so this year it will be the Sunday before and she usually gets lots of pumpkins so we don't have to buy any.

    We did go to the pumpkin patch with my sister because she wanted to get a few pumpkins and some pictures, so the kids each got a little tiny one. And our neighbors gave Mason a small one that he colored with markers.
     
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    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    Here is our second pumpkin
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    Snark Mutts to you

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    Cool pumpkins, everyone!

    Sparks: Hannah is such a cute little girl! Love the photo of her with the 2 pumpkins.
     
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    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    Thank you. it's my favorite photo right now. she just looks so pretty and grown up.
     
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    We'll carve 'em, but not until a day or two before Halloween. They'll rot otherwise, even with vaseline--it's just too warm here. Not sure what we'll be carving though. Last year we did angry birds :)
     
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    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    I am a little worried about the minnie one collapsing as it softens lol. There are just so many REALLY thin lines. I'm going to have to go get some toothpicks to perform surgery with just in case.
     
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    Jules Magic, motherf@%$*#!

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    That is so cute!

    I am going to try to do this:

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    We'll see how it works out, lol.
     
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    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    LOL love that!!!!!!
     
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    That is what my husband said he wants to do this year.
     
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    I love it. Don't think my kids would though lol
     
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    Fran101 Resident fainting goat

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    I've never carved a pumpkin! SO JEALOUS!!!
     

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