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I Love Carving Pumpkins

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, F Sep 28, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Landslide cover by Smashing Pumpkins
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    Concerts make me happy ! thought i would list all the bands i have seen live ! ... The Flaming Lips x2 Smashing Pumpkins Less Than Jake x2 Reel Big Fish x2 Green Day Foo Fighters...
    TheFlamingLips TheFlamingLips 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    I need suggestions for a playlist to listen to while on a long train/plane ride! I love anything from Dexter Britain to Zedd to Smashing Pumpkins to Bloc Party to John Mayer to a...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Skinned"-by blind melon. (people probably think I'm crazy when I sing this. and well they would be right! gotta love the killer kazoo on this track) I'll make a shoehorn outta...
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    I'm not sure if you can describe this as love, but at least this was the closest I felt to being in love. I was hurt in the past, which made me really reluctant to admit to myself...
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    Growing up (and even now) my father would tell me that education is important, that no matter what happens in life no one can take away your knowledge, and what you've learned. He...
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    im very happy to meet a guy that after he knew my past..,my life and the kind of place I was born..he still accept me..we did experienced lots of challenges and sacrifices for our...
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    One of my favorite things is the Beach at Night When It's Raining or Storming. I love it because I can hear the water crashing, hear the rain fall, and it just gives me this...
    Harlequingal93 Harlequingal93 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I know there's something missing with this picture but well I love it :) I took a pic of my little cousin hihi :)
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    Watching Dare like why hadnt I heard of this movie sooner? I love this .
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    "I'm not saying I think idiots should die, but maybe we should remove all the warning labels, and let the problem sort itself out?" Love this quote! Accurate.
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Success, Happiness, Love, Wealth .. .. We all want this, do we not? Take action, Get motivated. It's all up to you.
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    I love childhood memories, because I had no idea what was coming.
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    My man is currently in prison waiting for his sentencing, and it seems like more than ever I'm being asked 2-3 from now are you still gonna be here? *by a lot of people* & my...
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    Am I the only person who feels like God forgot to love them???
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    I like to hear music almost every time, but mostly i hear the same songs repeatedly, I find myself unable to hear the latest songs right away. My favourite artists are Poets of the...
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    I'm looking for someone to love me!
    Figo1988 Figo1988 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    Not sure when this started, but I can remember always looking at my teachers foot when they would sit on the desk and cross their legs and dangle their whatever shoe at the time...
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    December 20. Expectations of Others. It is our job to identify our needs, and then determine a balanced way of getting those needs met. We ultimately expect our Higher Power and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSAwlhrMWkULove the guitar work and the voice box at the end.  
    IZZYNUDIST IZZYNUDIST 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    What's your favorite Christmas treat? Mine are called Buckeye Balls- Small spheres of peanut butter, powder sugar, and butter dipped in chocolate... Mmm mmm love Christmas Goodies
    CrownedSprite CrownedSprite 41-45, M 28 mins ago

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    i love watching them play and laugh even when they grow as kids .. They seem to know exactly how to enjoy life in a pure way!
    benginm benginm 26-30, M 1 Response 18 mins ago

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    Feel the love <3 I swear by this vow, I love only you... Love will not happen to me again People say I'm crazy. I don't even know (whether it's true). I've plundered a...
    lovebug19980 lovebug19980 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    Blue Jeans" Blue jeans, white shirt Walked into the room you know you made my eyes burn It was like, James Dean, for sure You're so fresh to death and sick as ca-cancer You were...
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I grew up in a household where diversity is highly accepted. Different races, different culture, sexualities, ways of expression i.e. Tattoos, piercings and so on. My father has...
    Lexx42 Lexx42 18-21, F Nov 20

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    He is my every waking thought and my every late night dream. I see him in the beauty around me and being without him breaks my heart in two. He calls me when were far away and...
    silentscreamer24 silentscreamer24 22-25, F Nov 20

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    I have been seeing this great guy for over a year, I wasn't looking for a relationship. Boy oh boy did I fall for him. He walked in right past all the walls I put up and stole my...
    Invisigirl49 Invisigirl49 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    Because I'm in the mood for love-making Al Wilson – Show And Tell http://youtu.be/9QovTXcGFbY These are the eyes That never knew how to smile till you came into my life (do-do...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F Nov 20

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    I met a boy when I was seven years old and he would turn out to be someone that I would love without question for close to fifteen years. We were friends and then best friends for...
    little3M little3M 22-25, F Nov 20

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    It was through my daughter I learned to love. Until that moment I didn't understand what it meant to love, a most unselfish of emotions. She made what had been dark, light. I knew...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F Nov 20

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    Do Me Damage By Digital Daggers We made a cut without precision And we stitched it up the best two children could, But we were ruled by indecision. And we pushed and pulled more...
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    Tonight I would like to make a tribute to the woman I love, to the one I want to call my wife one day. A woman that captured my heart 20 months ago. Although we had ups and down...
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