Smashing Pumpkins

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Literally.
Need a totally non-traditional thing to add to your 'fall bucket list'..?
Here you go!! Compliments of Grandma, of course.
All you need is a moldy pumpkin (that needs prepared for compost), hammer, and superman 3-year old enthusiasm.
 There's absolutely nothing Pinterest-worthy--or safe--about this activity, but it was fun, free entertainment (x2), and an energy burner; plus, when you're in the country/at Grandma & Grandpa's - anything goes!! Keep in mind, come a month or so when you have a few pumpkins past their prime..
Seen enough moldy, pumpkin guts..? I'll leave you with the cutest little cheering section - while Homegirl loves to be in the middle of everything, she is usually content observing the action too (for now), plus being held by Grandma = happy girl.
Never fear, we covered our basic bases with a trip to a local pumpkin patch - thanks May Farms for the afternoon outing!! 
 

6 comments:

  1. Ha! Love it! We may have to steal this idea after Halloween! Last year we put our old pumpkins in a burn pile out at my parent's house and this year there were 4 pumpkins growing in it!! So you might try that with all of your pumpkin guts ;)

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  2. What a fun way to experience pumpkins! Maybe not your traditional way but I'm sure your little guy loved it! Boys love making messes so I'm sure this was perfect for him.

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  3. Reed will be all about that!! Definitely going to let him smash our pumpkin after Halloween!

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  4. The hugging picture!!! I die. They are SO CUTE together! I also love this pumpkin activity though, like you said, probably not very safe lol. Mason and a hammer already aren't safe so we may wait until next year to try this ;)

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  5. How perfect! Our window sill pumpkin is slowly getting yucky lol

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  6. What a cool grandma! Probably every boy's favorite thing to do with a pumpkin!

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