Friday, October 31, 2008


Well, it might not be the biggest pumpkin we've ever had (it's only about 10"/25cm high), but

We planted it.

We kept the rabbits and other animals from eating it.

We harvested it.

And then we carved it. The hardest part was in achieving consensus on what design to use.


Ange said...

very nice! The rabbits (or something with sharp teeth) ate our pumpkins after we picked them and put them on porch! They didn't touch the "store" pumpkins. *shrug*

Casdok said...

Am impressed!
Happy Halloween!

Maddy said...

Consensus! Now that's a real achievement.
Happy Halloween

Anonymous said...

That is one of the cutest pumpkins I have ever seen. How awesome that you grew it yourself. That makes it all the better.

Emily said...

THAT is the best pumpkin I've ever seen.

Club 166 said...

Carving a pumpkin has become one of our annual traditions.

Both kids love to scoop the insides out.

Sweet Pea always likes a happy face. Buddy Boy wants a scary face. This design was a compromise.

Both kids helped with the carving (with dad's hand on the knife with them).

We went out "Trick or Treating" after we carved the pumpkin today. Sweet Pea was dressed up as a witch (though it was the prettiest/frilliest witch costume I've ever seen), and Buddy Boy was a highway under construction (black sweatshirt painted with road lines, road signs on the shirt, orange cone as a hat labeled "Caution A Head").


Alyric said...

Our pumpkins were carved by a couple of Aussie tyros. What can I say, one of them looked like it was hopped up on something while struggling with a toothache. Very odd expression.

All the kids in the neighbourhood looked cute and first prize to the kid dressed as a Wilson tennis ball!

Niksmom said...

Niiice pumpkin! Gotta love the humor..."Caution A Head!' Made me laugh out loud.

Hope it was a great night for the Whole family.

Daisy said...

Wonderful! That's one of the great pleasures of gardening: seeing the results.

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