Friday, October 30, 2009

following the glow of the jack-o-lanterns


So after all my hard work and searching - it POURED rain on Saturday and we were not able to go to the pumpkin patch because really who has time to go pumpkin pickin?  So we stopped by the local farm and quickly picked up a few pumpkins before it started to pour rain again.  Then we went and got costumes and went home to carve our pumpkins.

A few weeks ago I talked about carving pumpkins and how my kids come up with not so halloween designs.  We've done original abstract designs, batman and superman symbols and my all time least favorite - spiderman's face - twice  (don't even attempt it at home, not worth the trouble).  I was almost dreading what they would come up with this year. 

I shouldn't have dreaded anything.  Tyler chose a sword, and then changed it to the two small knife swords (no I don't know what they are really called) - to go with his ninja costume.  Nathaniel is also a ninja, but for the first time ever picked an actual Halloween theme and wanted a witch flying with a moon.  Bradley didn't care and doesn't really get a say yet, so dear hubby asked for a traditional scary face to go with the long stalk on top of the pumpkin.


What did you carve?


They're creepy and they're kooky,
Mysterious and spooky,

They're all together ooky...
~ The Addams Family Theme

7 comments:

  1. Those came out really good!!! I love the witch on the broom! We carved ours too early this year and now they're all yucky!

    Hope you all have a fun and safe Halloween!

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  2. We got our pumpkins at the flea market. The Hillbilly Flea Market, to be exact. Why yes, I do live in Eastern KY. How could you tell?

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  3. You are one talented pumpkin carver. I just draw a face on them with paint markers.

    Happy Halloween!
    Leigh

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    Get dressed up because you have an award waiting for you.

    XO
    Leigh
    www.leighvslaundry.blogspot.com

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  5. I HAVE POSTED AN AWARD FOR YOU ON MY BLOG!

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  6. Your pumpkins turned out amazing! We didn't get around to carving this year! Ugh! Fortunately my girls haven't chimed in with so much as a hint of disapproval. Whew!

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