In years past, we had a tradition of carving jack o’lanterns for Halloween (you can see some of them in previous posts). When we debated whether or not we would carve them this year, we realized that the last time we actually did jack o’lanterns was in 2020. Three years ago! It was time to revive the tradition.Continue reading “This Is Halloween 2023: The Jacks Are Back!”
One of our Halloween traditions is pumpkin-carving, but the last couple of years saw us digging deep to find the desire to do it. Last year, in fact, we didn’t carve any. This year, though, we realized that it doesn’t feel much like Halloween without some jack o’ lanterns…so carve we did.Continue reading “This Is Halloween 2020: Are Scary Pumpkins Even Needed?”
Do you like pumpkin seeds? Seeds that are crispy with a touch of savory saltiness on the outside and meaty on the inside? I do, too. I’ve tried making my own roasted pumpkin seeds in the past and the results were not what I had hoped…but now I know the secret to getting them just right.