Turning A Classic Fall Craft Into A Competitive Party Mixer

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I was invited to a Pumpkin Carving Contest at a friend’s house recently (Thanks Patrick and Becky!) – a┬ácontest I soon realized was to be taken more seriously than I had originally thought!

Being a newcomer to the rowdy sport of Competitive Pumpkin Carving, my “A-Game” strategy went only as far as planning the size and shape of the Pumpkin for my team! I zipped through the pumpkin patch with nephews in tow, searching for the perfect pumpkin to inspire fear in the opposing teams. My final purchase measured in at two feet tall and a solid 42 pounds, and was the heaviest squash I was capable of moving into and out of my SUV’s trunk!

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