So here we are in November already, Halloween has now been and gone and I’m suddenly aware that Christmas is now looming like the finish line to a marathon.
Despite the miserable, wet, and rather wicked weather, the kids managed to get out trick and treating for an hour, although I did end up driving them around in the car at one point to avoid them getting too wet and soggy. We also spent time earlier in the week designing, carving, cutting, and decorating our pumpkins. Long gone are the days when I would be handed a picture and expected to work miracles with a carving knife and a spoon, these days the kids seem to do much of the work themselves (all apart from the tidying up) and for that, I’m incredibly grateful and rather impressed.
J played it safe and choose a regular, medium-sized, orange-coloured pumpkin whereas E opted for a ginormous, green, pumpkin which took both my son and I to lift in order to transport it from the farm to the car and from the car into our garage… I’ve never known a pumpkin so big!
The Perfect Pumpkin
Living It Large
Having spent two hours or so marking, gutting, and scraping their pumpkins, the kids produced two rather impressive Halloween decorations which we filled with tealights and displayed with pride.
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