Good Monday Morning Everyone!
Hope you all have had a great weekend & this week is kicking off to a fabulous start.
We had the chance this past week to try out the Pumpkin Masters Pumpkin Carving Kits. It was really fun. I had always wanted to give them a try but we never end up getting around to the pumpkins. So this year when I was asked to try them I knew it was my chance to actually do it & have some fun with the kids. The hubs is always worried that the time that goes in to the blog can pull me away from the family. But in this case- it gave us a full day of family fun. The kids had a blast- especially because with the use of the kit- they were able to do most of the work. YAY for me. I had the pleasure of taking the video & doing a little carving with them- while they got the messy part of cleaning out the pumpkins. 🙂
Pumpkin Masters Creative Carving
Since I was using the dslr for the video so I could have it in HD I had to take pics with my phone during the process.
We had to break up the shooting of the video into parts due to the rain- but you only see that on the full length version.
I realized when watching back the full length version that I say “really cool” a lot. Guess growing up in So Cal has not worn off yet. 🙂
Please excuse the camera angles- I was bending, stooping, crouching & hovering over the kids in all sorts of strange ways to get the right angle to show what we were doing. I’m sure the neighbors thought I had lost my mind. In fact, I’m pretty sure at this point that with all the things I do on the porch for the blog- they have given up TV & we have become their main source of entertainment.
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Serendipity is Sweet says
What a fantastic job they did! And I love that you are in coats already. We have had a return of summer the past few days…Saturday was in the 90s! But, the fall weather should return this week 🙂
Lots of yummy seeds…and “Jack” turned out great! 🙂
Tamar Strauss-Benjamin says
Now it was so great to hear your voice! The pumpkin looks great!!
Kristy, Life-n-Reflection says
So cute, it does look like this was created by pumpkin masters!!
I love pumpkin carving! It is a yearly activity around here. Love the floral pattern you all did.
We’ve used Pumpkin Masters for years–even before kids. Love them and allows everyone to make great pumpkins mostly on their own with little or no knives. It sure looks cold where you are!