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I Love Carving Pumpkins

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    A Hidden Talent

    I have decided that pumpkin/watermelon carving is my talent....because otherwise, I am completely talentless.  Ever since I was small I loved carving jack-o-lanterns.  Then once the Pumpkin Masters patterns came out, I was going crazy trying to master the difficult...
    TheIdeaOfMe TheIdeaOfMe 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 31, 2009

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    It All Started

    many, many years ago.  My mother was getting ready to do some sort of tea social thing.  A bridge club where they have fancy finger foods, all kinds of lace and doilies, stuff that girls are into.  I was very young and my mother asked me to go out to the garage where we had an...
    TheBlackBuck TheBlackBuck 46-50, M 5 Responses Sep 13, 2011

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    When Is Too Many Pumpkins Too Many ?

    I love halloween and carving pumpkins. this is my first halloween away from home and I've been carving pumpkins like crazy. I already have 9 pumpkins and have carved 6 I'm going to keep buying pumpkins until Halloween !
    natthezombabeeee natthezombabeeee 18-21, F Sep 28, 2012

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    Pumpkin After the Taco Bell Challenge

    This is by far my favorite pumpkin that I've seen online.... you know, they don't HAVE to be scary to be awesome. digg_url = 'http://digg.com/offbeat_news/A_Pumpkin_After_Bad_Chinese_Food';
    videodemon videodemon 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 14, 2007

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    And Watermelons

    I carve them for parties and fill them with stuff (watermelons) or the pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns for Halloween. I love to be creative and make things or do logos for businesses. It's a challenge and just fun. Oh but during the last one I did slip with the knife and into my...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Oct 9, 2007

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    Halloween

    I enjoy carving a pumpkin with my grandson at Halloween. We put happy faces on them  and when were done we put a candle inside to light it up. The fresh smell of pumpkin is aromatic. I also like to put them on my stairs to decorate my yard in October. I add a scarecrow to...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F 4 Responses Oct 31, 2008

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    Pumpkin Patch Rampage

    Every year i wait until the right time, usualy round' mabon if there's no frost, and i pick every pumpkin in my pumpkin patch (a very small one though) i usually get about 10 pumpkins, i save about 5 for samhain, and i usually carve them all between those times. Me and the kids...
    mothertree mothertree 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2008

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    A Helpful Carving Secret!

    Carving pumpkins is alot of fun. In the past, my husband and I have each carved one large one, but I think I'll get several small ones this year instead. Do those still have a good amount of seeds for roasting? For anyone who doesn't know already, here is the secret to keeping...
    Bennah Bennah 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 5, 2009

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    Halloween Pumpkin Masterpieces to Kick Start Some Creative Carving

    I know, I know, it's still early in October, but I want to see a freakload of Halloween pumpkins this year, peeps!  So I'm calling you out early to top the following masterpieces of the gourd. And to, you know, point out some designs that need not be seen again...
    dudedrama dudedrama 36-40, M 31 Responses Oct 2, 2009

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    Always Have.

    I've been carving pumpkins for Halloween for as long as I can remember. Now that I'm older I can do patterns that require more skill and patience. I can't wait until it's time to carve my pumpkin this year.
    FiveByFive303 FiveByFive303 22-25, F Sep 19, 2011

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    Carving

    A while back, I have written a story on Halloween.  We do not get any kids on halloween.  Our sector is kinda dead.  Even though all of this, I think on next halloween, I will buy pumpkins and I will carve them.  I have never done and it seems quite fun.  It will also...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F May 30, 2011

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