Monday, October 24, 2011

Pumpkin Carving

I remember really loving Halloween as a kid. I think it was because Harvest was over and I finally got to spend some time with my Dad or it could have been the candy. Now, as a mom I understand all the work mom's put into activities. My mom would help us get our costumes, get the candy for our house, make sure my Dad carved pumpkins with us, get us ready for the night, and send us out. I love my mom! My dad would always pretend he dressed up as a cab driver (one of his favorite jokes) and we had to drive from house to house because we lived in the country (I thought everyone did it that way). My favorite houses were Grandma Bergeson who gave popcorn balls, Grandma Heslop who dressed up like a witch and Grandma Goodrich who alway took the dressing up to the next level. The would cackle and laugh and make delicious treats. I want my house to be like that! Maybe when we live in a different neighborhood.

Last night we carved pumpkins. Emree is still too little to help very much, but she seemed to enjoy the activity anyways. We had our friends the Reeds come over and join in the festivities. None of us are big pumpkin carvers. Ty got a little creative, but mostly we stuck to our circles and triangles. Good thing two year olds get excited about EVERYTHING! Good Luck with your carving...

Any good Halloween memories?






4 comments:

Tiffany Fackrell said...

I tell ya you just need to start painting the pumpkins. then the littles can do it all by themselves. and for david and i, I went to the dollar store and picked up a mr. patato head face type thing (meant to be for pumpkins) and another felt kit that we just hot glued onto our pumpkins. WAY BETTER then the carving! one of these days i'll post the pictures on my blog...maybe even before halloween...but don't hold your breathe! HAHA.

p.s. your kids are so stinkin cute, heck your whole family is adorable!

Cher said...

We planned on carving last night too, but it got too late. So we promised the kids it would be tonight.

Dórika said...

Unfortunately in Hungary (where I live) Halloween isn't a famous celebration. But I think it's fantastic that you carved the pumpkins with your children together. They'll grow up with beautiful memories in their heart :) Anyway, they're adorable, like the little fairies :) Have a nice day!

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