Daddy was out of town today and I was trying to decide how to entertain the kids. We had a full morning, but while we were out I had the kids pick out a pumpkin. I told them to get just 1, luckily they all were happy with the same one.
Once we were home I told them that if they cleaned the house (which is their typical Saturday chore anyway) they could carve the pumpkin. I admit, this was bribery – and I’m not above that. They are supposed to do it anyway, this just helped it happen quickly with little to no complaints.
I love Ethan’s face in this one. Ew!
This year, unlike others, they were all into getting the guts out of the pumpkin. And they actually did a pretty good job of it.
Once the guts were out Isabella said she had heard about people eating the seeds. Thinking she wouldn’t want to actually do it, I told her if she went through the guts and pulled out the seeds she could eat them. She wanted to eat them right away, luckily I stopped her and promised to roast them for her later. I’m not sure the seed straight out of the pumpkin would have tasted so good.
Truth be told, I actually carved the pumpkin (they drew out what they wanted, I just don’t trust them with the knife yet).
Happy Halloween from my little MONSTERS.
(Aren’t they scary?)