30 October 2012

Fall (Winter?) Rejuvenation

Hi everyone! I apologize for the long break! With all the changes that have been happening (i.e. school starting, the transition to a new job, to name a couple) I decided to forego blogging for a bit and recharge the batteries as I work out a new schedule. The good news is that I'm back!

With all of this "Frankenstorm" talk, I'm feeling like I'm running out of time to finish my Autumn 2012 Bucket List! Waking up this morning to 30 something degrees, high winds, and snow is not how I imagined spending the end of October when just last week it was 80 degrees! What is going on? I better get my behind in gear; Winter is upon nearly upon us, my friends!

Luckily, there was a very large pumpkin that was in need of carving waiting for me yesterday. Number One = Done!

Brace yourself for the scariness of this picture:

My mom and I tag-teamed the operation, for there was another task that needed to be done: harvesting the seeds! Yum!

My beautiful mum!
After about two hours (yes, the pumpkin was unusually thick), I finally achieved a fully, albeit a bit crude, carved pumpkin.

But hey, it got the job done!

Question of the afternoon: What are your family Halloween or Fall traditions?


  1. I love your pumpkin! It turned out so great!
    We carved pumpkins this year too! It was a blast!

    1. Aw thanks! It had been several years since I did one. Thanks for stopping by!