I know, I know, you saw that headline and thought, “What? There’s fake pumpkin carving?”.
Well, no, it’s just I do VERY basic pumpkin carving. Triangle eyes, triangle nose, jagged mouth, often with only four or five teeth (two on top, two or three on the bottom). I have no real skill with it. And while I have enjoyed doing them with Jacob for the last 9 years (he wasn’t that into the first couple, I admit), they often look like this:
Nothing to write home about, but we have enjoyed doing them together. The first one above was fun as Jacob did all the design on paper and I tried to do it on the pumpkin.
Our normal process is pretty straightforward. I cut the opening for the lid using a huge honking knife. Jacob and Andrea scoop it out. Jacob or I do a design on paper and then draw it on the pumpkin. » Read the rest