At the request of one of a very persuasive niece, we hosted a family pumpkin carving party this past weekend. It is something we have done before with the intention of making it an annual event. Unfortunately I always forget until after Halloween is over.
Two of our nieces grow pumpkins in their garden each year, giving us a ton of them to choose from. I made a big batch of homemade chili and some festive snacks (everything was dairy-free and gluten-free). Here are a few quick pictures I snapped: