Pumpkin Carving

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Near the end of Marvelous Monday, after friends went home and dinner came to an end (and apparently I folded laundry on the counter- the best laundry folding area in my house) we brought out our pumpkins and started to carve.

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Another year of home grown pumpkins! We actually grew 8 (2 more than I’d hoped even!). We discovered that one pumpkin was moldy on the inside, one pumpkin got ruined while carving, so I was glad we’d grown extra! I’d learned about hand pollinating this spring and made sure we’d grow enough!

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Some children reveled in the goo.

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More than one child was repulsed.

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Either way we all got to work and had fun!

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It was fun to see the things they’d sketched onto the pumpkins come to life!

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Cayden, Ashlyn, Dylan, Jackson, Alison and Megan’s pumpkins.

Megan’s pumpkin is Pinkie Pie (My Little Pony)! This was my first year getting into carving! Usually I’m the “de-gutter.”

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Cayden and Ashlyn

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Dylan and Jackson

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Ashlyn discovered that a lighted pumpkins casts its shape into the wall!

A great night with great kids!

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