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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I like creating costumes each year, carving pumpkins, putting up decorations, getting to watch films, and handing out candy to trick-or-treaters.
    lechatnoirr lechatnoirr 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    How cute! The girl is squash crazy. I'm seeing baby pumpkins in my dreams now. I love my mad life. Organic local pumpkin needed please. Contact for details. Basingstoke area 😉
    LifeOfARoseCat LifeOfARoseCat 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    So all this week we have gotten pumpkins and put them outside just for them to get stolen. Every.single.night. So I took matters into my own hands last night. I was so mad and...
    keribarry keribarry 13-15, F Oct 31

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    I will always love MCR. But you know what sucks? I first heard them after they broke up, so I have no chance of listening to them live. I think I heard somewhere that they were...
    PercyJacksonisAWESOME PercyJacksonisAWESOME 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 9

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    Pumpkins anyone? We've got plenty :D (Sorry for picture quality I took a screenshot of my video :S)
    Picknoodle Picknoodle 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 28

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    'Twas the night before Halloween and all through the house, Not a creature was stirring not even my spouse, The pumpkins were carved and the house smelled of spice. In hopes...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    What my family's pumpkins look like haha
    TheGirlYouNeverKnew TheGirlYouNeverKnew 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 1

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    Tonight by smashing pumpkins
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    October-cool days and nights, bright sunshine gleaming through puffy white clouds, yellow, orange, red, and brown leaves on the trees and gently falling to the ground-pumpkins and...
    cozi58 cozi58 56-60, M Nov 3

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    "1979" by Smashing Pumpkins. Just heard a live version of this song today. Awesome!
    Boysterous82 Boysterous82 31-35, M Nov 11

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    Soma - Smashing Pumpkins <3
    AmeliaRose1 AmeliaRose1 18-21, F Nov 17

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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 4 days ago

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    I love the history, the decorations, the spookiness, the paranormal tv shows that stay on in October. I love the ghost tours, trick or treaters, hot cider, and pumpkin carving.
    screaminginside81 screaminginside81 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    no school for my oldest tomorrow. which means movie night, slumber party with my boys :) tomorrow will be filled with pumpkin carving, costumes and trick or treating....i am truly...
    mamaberry27 mamaberry27 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 30

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    I feel empty. I feel incomplete. I have so much love to give, but no one wanting to receive it. I know what love feels like. I have been deeply in love. Unfortunately she knew how...
    AaronBot AaronBot 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I won't give up When I look into your eyes It's like watching the night sky Or a beautiful sunrise There's so much they hold And just like them old stars I see that you've come so...
    pickupdragon pickupdragon 70+, F 3 hrs ago

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    JIM CROCE LYRICS "I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song" Well, I know it's kinda late. I hope I didn't wake you. But what I gotta say can't wait, I know you'd understand...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    There was a time when I had to sing a love song. However, the day prior I had a heart-wrenching breakup with my ex. I didn't know if I could go on with the song. But when I got up...
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    I don't know why I ended it.. I know that he said things that he shouldn't have but I miss him. I made the mistake of leaving him and "moving on" I'm now with somebody else who...
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    i was in love with a girl when i was in 9th grade..,i always used to stare that girl and she too.,but sometimes ago i saw her with an other guy in our class,it hurt me a lot that...
    xandrays xandrays 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    All I need.. Kissing you is not what I had planned And now I'm not so sure just where I stand I wasn't looking for true love But now you're looking at me You're the only one I can...
    pickupdragon pickupdragon 70+, F 3 hrs ago

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    I love Tea! and so does everyone else in my family. While many think they can't start their day without a mug of coffee, I'm one who can't start my day without Tea. I'm not saying...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I love her more than anything she makes the day so much brighter she makes my life worth something she is the only person who truly knows me and i couldn't be more happy she is...
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    How To Stop Church Gossip Mildred, the church gossip, and self-appointed monitor of the church's morals, kept sticking her nose into other people's business. Several members did...
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    I'm good at making people feel better and I like to make people feel better but the ironic thing is that I don't like to receive help from others and I'm almost always sad or...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Sometimes he makes me fall in love all over again. :)
    RazorbladeKisses81 RazorbladeKisses81 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    She's my mentor and best friend. Has always been there for me and I will always be their with her.I am so gratful I have someone who can offer me guidence and I can go to to tell...
    VKittyV VKittyV 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I love my husband teddy714
    Lex2420 Lex2420 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    ''If someone born on this earth, should leave it one day... Only thing we don't know, when and how it will happen... '' Phill Hughes leave his family, friends and all cricket...
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    Just wanted to say Happy Thanksgiving to all my EP homies! Much love to u all :-)
    mizzdimples mizzdimples 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    Not my usual but I love this one :)
    Float77 Float77 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    "I'm part Johnny Cash, part Lennon and part Drake. I'll write you a love song but leave you a heartache." - G-Eazy ❤
    Good4It Good4It 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Clare Maguire - Boomerang 👌 I'm In love with this song :) can't get enough of it
    NikkiH94 NikkiH94 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    fell in love with this girl who just went out of my grandpas hospital room 2 minutes ago. shes a respiratory therapists and wow shes freakin gorgeous and her voice damn *.*
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    November 27. We can Trust Ourselves. For many of us, the issue is not whether we can trust another person again; it's whether we can trust our own judgment again. "The last...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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