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Breaking Bad-Themed Heisenberg Pumpkin Carving

The past three years, I've started making pumpkin carving a part of my yearly October tradition again. In addition to Halloween being my favorite...

My Peanuts-inspired Snoopy pumpkin

Last year, I revived one of my favorite October traditions by carving a couple pumpkins for Halloween. This year, I wanted to continue that...

My Ron Swanson Halloween Pumpkin

"Never half-ass two things. Whole-ass one thing." With Ron Swanson's advice echoing in my head, I took to carving my very own Ron Swanson-themed pumpkin. Earlier...

Halloween recipe: cinnamon-roasted pumpkin seeds

Every year that I carve pumpkins I think, Gee, I hate to waste these seeds. But it wasn't until this year that I decided to...

My Pokemon-themed Halloween pumpkin

Alright, it's not perfect. But a lot of effort went into making this Squirtle pumpkin, which I made yesterday for Halloween. With this week's release...

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