The Tradition Continues; Caving The Punkins

A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween. ~Erma Bombeck

Page One - Bring On The Grub!!

We changed things a little bit as this year we had lunch at home since the house is larger and it avoids having to drive from lunch to the house!

Remember last year?  Well, here  is a quick collage from 2020:  to get you ready!

Pumpkin Carving 2021

One year later and we are doing it again in a new home and special guests from La Mirada! 

Pumpkin Carving 2021

After working half-day, we decided to go to Rockwell's for lunch and then we decided it was a good time to do last minutes checks!

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Check !Check! Check!

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Spiders are everywhere!

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Creepy crawlies!

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It is supposed to look like....

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She made it egg-zackly like the picture!

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"Hello... I am Veggie Man!"

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Pumpkin carving 2021 at Casa Valencia

It's 11:00 AM and time to bring out all the goodies!

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Veggieman was first to come out!

Pumpkin Carving 2021Salsa is definitely a requirement!

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Robin arranged the cheese plate and veggie plate!

Pumpkin carving 2021 at Casa Valencia

Pumpkin carving 2021 at Casa Valencia
They try the potion!

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Cute!

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Bob and Mick head for the punkin's... They know their assigned task!

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Mary places the dry ice in the cauldron!

Did You Know? Dry ice sublimates at 194.7 K (−78.5 °C; −109.2 °F) at Earth atmospheric pressure. This extreme cold makes the solid dangerous to handle without protection from frostbite injury

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Now the ice cream goes in... Green Tea to be exact!

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The Lind's are in full force and Mary delivers them her famous eyeball cocktail!

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Connor and Kerrick  join the fray!

Pumpkin carving 2021 at Casa ValenciaPumpkin Carving 2021Watch out for the spider!

Pumpkin Carving 2021The cauldron was hissing!

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Those are indeed strange sounds, even for a witch's brew!

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Remington takes it all in!

Pumpkin carving 2021 at Casa Valencia
The gaggle gathers!

Pumpkin carving 2021 at Casa Valencia
Two headed monsters??

 

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One proud papa!!!


He spots a tookie!

Pumpkin carving 2021 at Casa Valencia
"Daddy, where is my pumpkin?"

Pumpkin carving 2021 at Casa Valencia

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Robin preps the tables while the boys get the cutting tools ready !

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The Duda's; a force to be reckoned with!

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What would we do without them???

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Lookout, Nick is at the table!

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Something caught his eye!

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Irene joins the party; we can now officially start!

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Amy and Alex showed up first because Charlie was finishing up a game!

Pumpkin carving 2021 at Casa Valencia

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OK, who hid my anchovies??

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Irene attacks the garlic bread; it keeps the vampires away!

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It's magic, the pizzas disappear!


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Food everywhere! Where do we start?


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