Category Archives: Holidays

Pumpkin Butter Crescent Rolls

… A Scrumptiously Simple Seasonal Treat! … One morning last week, Rory and I had a hankering for fresh baked crescent rolls to go with our coffee with Homemade Pumpkin Spice Syrup. While grabbing the package of crescent rolls from … Continue reading

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Halloween Funnies

… A Few Hoots, Hollers, and Howls and in the End… … Happy Halloween! Do you have any favorite Halloween Funnies? Don’t forget to send in your photo for Lorelai’s Pumpkin Carving Contest!!! … You might ALSO LIKE: … SHARE … Continue reading

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The Legend Of The Jack O’Lantern

… A Halloween Tale of Stingy Jack … It was a dark night in Ireland, and the bitter wind whistled through the trees. The moon shone bright in the sky casting eerie shadows through the branches. Along the root-knotted path, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Carving – Carving & Lighting Tips & Tricks

… Create and Illuminate! … Here are some Tips & Tricks for carving your pumpkin that will take your design to another level. Differing depths give your carving light and shadows, and can create something almost life like when illuminated. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Carving – Gutting & Preserving Your Pumpkin

… Gooey Guts and Preservation! … There is more to gutting your pumpkin than just getting the stringy goo and pumpkin seeds out of the pumpkin shell. Gutting your pumpkin is all about preparing the pumpkin for carving, and for … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Carving Design Tips & Tricks

… Pumpkin Carving Design Tips & Tricks … I draw my own designs and create my own patterns. I love the whole process; Pumpkin Carving is so much fun. But sometimes, trying to get your design or pattern onto the … Continue reading

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Sugar Plum’s For Halloween

It’s That Time Of Year Again! … Rory and I have been going out to the fair grounds for the annual Sugar Plum Boutique for years. In fact, Rory has picked-up a boyfriend over the years. He’s a bit bony, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Carving – Tools of the Trade

The Proper Tools Make All the Difference … It is an old saying that the proper tools make a job easier, and it is no different in Pumpkin Carving. The tools do not need to be expensive, just the correct … Continue reading

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The Girl’s Got Power Tools! Pumpkin Gutter

The Pumpkin Gutter! A Power Tool for Pumpkin Carving … A couple of years ago, Rory and I went to the most amazing pumpkin carving demonstration at Roger’s Gardens in Newport Beach. The local nursery is a beautiful place to … Continue reading

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Lorelai’s Pumpkin Carving Contest

  … Contest Rules: Entries MUST be received by Midnight October 31st, 2013 (PDT). Entries must include: A.) Photograph B.) Your Name C.) Title for the Pumpkin Carving D.) Your Blog Name and URL. Submit all entries via email to: … Continue reading

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