Pumpkin Carving

Carving pumpkins is another fun way for parents and kids to work together to do crafts at your kids’ Halloween party. This really is a fun way for each team to get to take something home. Here is what you …[Continue]

Halloween Traditions Explained

During the Halloween season, people do all sorts of things that to someone foreign to this country might find extremely confusing and even a bit odd. Well, they would be absolutely right. It is a bit odd that families carve …[Continue]

Kid-Safe Pumpkin Karving

Kid-Safe Pumpkin Karving

Carving pumpkins is an American tradition that coincides with the celebration and festivities of the Halloween spirit. The activity is enjoyed by families teaching their little kids how to carve faces into the sides of large hallowed out gourds. It …[Continue]

Why We Have Jack O’ Lanterns on Halloween

Halloween is a holiday with a wide variety of influences. Just like the Easter holiday springs from both the Christian tradition celebrating the resurrection of Christ and from the Pagan tradition celebrating the beginning of spring, Halloween is culled from …[Continue]

The History of the Jack O’ Lantern

The history of the Jack o’ Lantern is really a combination of several different traditions and myths. The oldest tradition goes back to a Celtic New Year’festival and the newest goes back just a couple of hundred years to when …[Continue]

Tips for Healthy Homegrown Pumpkins

Here are some tips that you should follow for healthy home grown pumpkins. Tip one: The first thing that you need to do is to choose a pumpkin that is designed for what you want. You can buy pumpkins that …[Continue]

The History of Pumpkin Carving

The History of Pumpkin Carving

One of the most loved Halloween traditions in North America is pumpkin carving. At Halloween time, many families cut the top off of a pumpkin, remove the seeds, carve a face into the pumpkin, place a candle inside of it, …[Continue]

Tips for Growing Great Carving Pumpkins

When it comes to growing pumpkins there are all sorts of pumpkins available. You can grow pumpkins that can easily reach over a hundred pounds; you can grow pumpkins that are great for cooking or you can grow pumpkins that …[Continue]

Growing Your Own Pumpkins for Halloween

Here are the steps you should follow to grow your own pumpkins. Step one:An important factor in growing pumpkins is choosing the correct type of seed; pumpkins come in a variety of sizes, not to mention that some are better …[Continue]