Pumpkin Mania

Craft pumpkins. Carving pumpkins. Sugar pumpkins. Pumpkin pies and pumpkin seeds… this has been the pumpkiniest October ever! I’m glad the kids agree that you’re never too old to carve a jack-o-lantern, and that tradition continued for another year. Sam and Lucy went for traditional jack-o-lanterns. Maggie picked a ghost template, and Clark and collaborated on the “Boo” ghost. He gutted it, and I carved. … Continue reading Pumpkin Mania

Family Fun at the Farm

This weekend we headed to the Reindeer Farm near Palmer, Alaska for their Halloween Fun extravaganza.  There was no way I was missing this event, since I’ve always envied the fall family festivals my Midwestern family and friends attend.  They have a plethora of pumpkin patches to explore, while we are stuck digging through cardboard bins of squash at the local Fred Meyer.  (As if … Continue reading Family Fun at the Farm