I want to share a tip we have been using for years on how to clean out a pumpkin in 2 minutes. Yes, 2 minutes! You don't even have to touch the slimy guts -- and you'll be ready to carve pumpkins with your kids in no time!
Carve a Pattern - Fabulous Fall Decorating Ideas - Southernliving. Turn standard grocery store Halloween pumpkins into decorative votive holders that are embellished with polka-dot cutouts. How To Make It: Decorative Pumpkin Votive Holders