Halloween Pumpkin Ideas

By Livingly Staff on
Halloween is in a few short weeks and it's time to plan your Halloween pumpkin pattern.  Take some inspiration from the following jack-o-lantern photos or browse the web for even more great pumpkin ideas.You can also find plenty of books with additional pumpkin carving templates or pumpkin carving stencils.  However, I recommend simply surfing the web for ideas.  You can find lots of creative and artistic inspiration on Flickr or Google Image Search... pumpkin ideas galore.Have fun and stay...Read Full Story

Oregon Man Wins Contest with 1,528 Pound Pumpkin

By Tatiana Guertin on
Thad Starr stands next to his pumpkin as it weighs in at 1528 pounds at the 35th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off October 13, 2008 in Half Moon Bay, California. Thad Starr of Pleasant Hill, Oregon took the top honor at tihis years pumpkin weigh-off with his pumpkin coming in at 1528 pounds, earning his $6 per pound in prize money for a total of $9168. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images North America) Thad Starr's 1,528-pound pumpkin isn't the largest gourd in the world...Read Full Story