Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Wordless Wednesday: Pumpkins

Pumpkin carving is fun for the entire family…mostly. Buddy and I dive right in while Doodle…he’d rather not touch the pumpkin guts. It’s rather amusing. Never in his 9 yrs has he ever liked the feeling. Of course that only encourages bad behavior from me and his brother. Ok, not this time from me, but teasing with guts from his brother. =)

pumpkin thick

I seriously had to use a HAMMER to get the top off of this thing. The knife just wouldn’t cut it…literally!

Pumpkin boys

Pumpkin doodle

Pumpkin Pearl

pumpkin clean hands

Doodle’s Hands

pumpkin messy hands

Buddy’s Hand

Pumpkin me

I had to come to the rescue so he could get to carving the pumpkin!

Pumpkin face

This is Doodle’s pumpkin. The left eye has a scar. =)

Unfortunately, we did one of those templates with Buddy’s pumpkin and pieces of it were so close it started breaking apart. His dad picked him up a pumpkin last night so he can carve it tonight!

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Danielle Harper said...

Love the hand comparison pictures - so funny! My two year old wouldn't touch the pumpkin guts for anything either while my oldest dug right in.... kids are so funny :)

fancygrlnancy said...

We still have to cut ours.. we are so late. Have to do it right before trick or treating ..

Self Sagacity said...

those boys are doing a much better job than I ever did. ;-)

Sorta Southern Single Mom said...

I finally bought some pumpkins MOnday, but we havne't carved them yet...not sure when that is going to happen!

Happy Halloween!

Anonymous said...

I also love the hands - that's cute. I always have to come to the rescue with one of ours too haha. The pumpkin turned out good!

Mama on a Green Mission said...

That's too funny that your one son won't touch it!! HAHA! I'd have to tease him, too! We didn't carve this year...after seeing all of these posts, I am wishing we had! Looks fun!

Whitney @ Momma Knows Best said...

I'm with Doodle... I don't care to touch pumpkin guts in the least! :)

mail4rosey said...

I don't like the guts either, I always put a grocery store plastic bag on my hand to pull the goo out and the fam. makes fun of me.

Love the scar face pumpkin. :)

Happy Halloween.

Alesha @ Full Time Mama said...

That's one thing I think would be fun about Halloween, carving pumpkins. We don't do Halloween though, so I get to just enjoy seeing these pics from all of you girls!! :)
I love that you guys tease him... So like a little brother to do that. ;)

Unknown said...

Looks like you had a great time! We don't carve pumpkins, because the heat just makes them deteriorate that much faster here. We paint them. Later, we'll take out the seeds, clean them and roast them, and I'll bake the pumpkin for pies, and pumpkin bread....

Amanda said...

I would totally have to tease him with the guts too, they are the best part! :)

Amy said...

Dont worry CJ's daddy teased him with the guts, and bet him $5.00 to touch it... Guess who owes CJ $5.00... :D

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