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April 19, 2014

Happy Halloween!

Filed under: Family, Motherhood, Personal — Tags: , , — llcall @ 9:29 pm

Wait, what? You don’t celebrate Halloween in March? Can I at least get credit for buying the pumpkin in October?

I had been promising Addison that we would paint her pumpkin, so I thought it was high time after 5 months and some major pumpkin wiltage. I know some people prefer carving but (1) yuck and (2) you can’t carve a pumpkin that’s probably molded right out internally.

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 We don’t paint very often around here, but when we do, we don’t mess around!


  1. This cracked me up so much! First time I laughed was when I saw her cute body just covered. Second time I laughed was when I realized this wasn’t a DELAYED post from around October that was just sitting in the queue–no, this was a recent project. Third time I laughed was when I had to re-read the post and realized you have had that pumpkin since October!!!! If it makes you feel better, I think squashes keep a looooooooong time haha! Anyways, I just loved everything about this

    Comment by kei02003 — April 21, 2014 @ 4:52 pm

    • This was definitely the little-pumpkin-that-could since it got moved from place to place for 5 months…there were even a couple of dropping instances that I thought would shatter it for sure.

      Comment by llcall — April 27, 2014 @ 10:42 pm

  2. What a fun mom!!!

    Comment by Nikki — April 24, 2014 @ 12:45 am

    • Yes, you should definitely take notes from me on the “fun mom” business — I manage it at least twice a year! ;)

      Comment by llcall — April 27, 2014 @ 10:43 pm

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