I Love Carving Jack O Lanterns

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    When I Was Young

    I loved craving them when I was a kid! Since then however the tradition has died : / oh well...when I have kids though....pumpkin carvings galore! muahahaha
    ForeversNever ForeversNever
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2008

    Growing Jack O Lanterns

    its gotten so exspinsive to by them so im growing them to sell,, every year we have a party 4 hallows eve. and have a jack carving contest. i cant aford to by so many. so far the biggest is not even near done growing and the size of a basketball. very large jacks this year.
    heart2heart heart2heart
    46-50, F
    Aug 5, 2009


    i one time carved a pumpkin to look like kakashi from the anime naruto it was difficult but it came out perfectly
    Babygirlamber Babygirlamber
    18-21, F
    Apr 26, 2011

    Glowing In the Cool Crisp Night

    Fall in Ohio...While I am not a big fan of winter and its woes, the season that leads up to that shivery time is simply beautiful.  Autumn would have to be my fav season.  The changing of the leaves from green to gold, red, and orange, the nip in the air, the smell of...
    chance1 chance1
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Aug 16, 2009

    Especially Since I Learned The Tricks.

    I learned to mark out the pattern, of course, then cut it out with something like a jig-saw blade. When using a real pumpkin make a hole in the lid as a chimney,  Don't make the lid round but round with a projection in one place so it's easy to fit back in place. The outer rind...
    70+, M
    1 Response Apr 13, 2011

    Love the Finished Carving, Lol

     The messy sticky goo of carving is always yuck for me but I do really love how they look when finished.
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe
    36-40, F
    Feb 25, 2009

    I Like to Carve Jack O Lanterns

    I help Lexy carve them then I bake the seeds. It may sound weird but it taste really good.Me and Lexy carved like 4 last year just for fun.I know at least one person is going to ask me if Im insane for letting Lexy carve a  pumpkin but she doesnt use a knife Im not that...
    littleboyblue16 littleboyblue16
    18-21, M
    Aug 5, 2009

    Creative Kiddie Fun

    Now this is fun..I've been doing this for 50 years and ALWAYS look forward to every Halloween. Personally I prefer scary faces.I also do family likeness..each pumpkin looks like a family member.We get a kick out of that task. I think it's rotten when someone smashes your pumpkins...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    5 Responses Sep 7, 2008

    The Things You Can Do With A Pumpkin! Who Knew?

    Like I want to carve a creative one this year.. like these:
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Oct 17, 2009
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