Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

Pumpkins

Kid-Safe Pumpkin Karving

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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 is fun to do, but it involves knifes, heavy pumpkins, and seeds just big enough […]

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Why We Have Jack O’ Lanterns on Halloween

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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 different traditions. The word “Halloween” comes from Catholicism and the holiday known as “All Hallows […]

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Why You Should Grow Your Own Pumpkins This Halloween

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Have you considered growing your own pumpkins? Do you enjoy making homemade pies? Are you into making crafts and decorations for the holidays? If you answered yes to any of the above questions then you should consider growing your own pumpkins. One of the best things about growing your own pumpkins is that they come […]

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The History of the Jack O’ Lantern

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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 farmers carved pumpkins as a part of the harvest. Irish immigrants most likely brought the […]

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Tips for Healthy Homegrown Pumpkins

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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 are designed for cooking, carving, or decorating; you can also buy pumpkins that come in […]

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The History of Pumpkin Carving

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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, and set the glowing “jack o’ lantern” on the porch. It is a fun tradition […]

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