The Perfect Pumpkin Picking Date

In case you missed the pictures from Glow, this weekend has been full of Halloween goings-ons. On Friday, my SO and I went to see about 5,000 jack-o-lanterns in Fairmont Park. Today, we decided to make some of our own. We headed to Springdale Farm and Market. Along with a crowd of mostly children, we took a hayride out to the pumpkin patch. I really liked that these pumpkins were actually growing in the patch and weren't just dumped there. I found a pretty reasonably sized pumpkin. To be honest, it was one of the first ones I saw. I just felt like we really connected, you know? 

Tom decided to grab the second biggest pumpkin he could find. The pumpkins were only 79 cents per pound, but his ended up weighing 20 lbs. It was bigger than both of our heads; we should've carved it into a helmet. When we got home, we started watching Ginger Snaps, a movie about a teen girl werewolf, and began carving. Mine, on the left, reads "Creep It Real" with a fangy mouth. Tom's, on the right, speaks for itself. He knew he wanted the Batman symbol, but had no idea how to carve it so I sketched it for him first. Our pumpkins were pretty cute in day light, but we knew they'd be more impressive in the dark. We shoved a few candles in them as we watched Little Shop of Horrors. When you get a free day, pick up some pumpkins, throw on some background entertainment, and carve some creepy pumpkins. If you think yours can beat ours, share them below!