October 19, 2010

Pumpkins!

This year featured the first annual Halloween pumpkin Jack-o-Lantern extravaganza at our house. Misha and Lara had a blast sawing their way through two of these suckers:



Oooooooohooohooohoooo spooky!



We ended up with three awesome pumpkins - traditional, winky, and cat:



And it's a good thing we took this picture when we did because not three days later, they are totally destroyed and eaten by squirrels. Is there some trick we're missing to making them squirrel-proof? Or is this just the fate of carved pumpkins everywhere? And also - are there carving tools that are built to last? Where would one buy them?