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coastal jack-o-lanterns

October 28, 2012

coastal pumpkins

pumpkin carving 2012

Well, Halloween is not that far away so I thought I would share some of this year’s pumpkin creations.  I say ‘some’ because I have not yet finished carving…I have my largest pumpkin and a couple small ones left to carve before Wednesday.  As you can see, I have a coastal theme going.  I never was one for ghosts or goblins…

seahorse jack-o-lantern

I can’t even watch a scary movie!

fish jack-o-lantern

A photo of some of this year’s coastal theme jack-o-lanterns.

With the kids grown, I am no longer carving pumpkins to cater to their tastes.  (Although I have to admit, last year I carved a pumpkin with  “T-Shirt Time” for my daughter to display in her college apartment.)

coastal jack-o-lanterns

Carving pumpkins is almost therapeutic…don’t you think?

coastal jack-o-lanterns

I will be collecting some seeds too…the good friend that gave me my favorite white pumpkin is planning on using the seeds to grow some white pumpkins of her own for next year.   And, my daughter requested some roasted pumpkin seeds for her visit home on Thanksgiving.

coastal pumpkin carving

A photo of some of this year’s coastal jack-o-lanterns.

So, these are my jack-o-lanterns so far…(haven’t even taken the drill out yet!)

jack-o-lanterns by the sea

Enjoy your Halloween!  Have a safe one!

Thanks for visiting, Jackie

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