Rainy Day Fun: Brownies and Pumpkins

This morning the thunder woke me up. As I was going around shutting windows to keep out the rain, I heard a small voice say, “Mommy, I wake up!” It was 5am.

Since it is a rainy day, it’s the perfect day for an experiment…but after combing through all my pins, nothing jumped out at me. So, today’s rainy day activity will be cooking a batch of brownies followed by making a mess with pumpkin carving.

First, we mixed up the brownies and popped them in the oven. Joe spilled some of the mix…but he cleaned up after himself.
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Jake helped too.
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While the brownies were baking, I brought in the gigantic pumpkin we got from our neighbor’s garden. Ours are not quite ready yet.
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Joe had a blast pulling the guts out of the pumpkin. I, of course did the carving with Joe saying (like a broken record), “Mommy, where’s Joe’s knife?”
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And here’s my beautiful mess of a kitchen and one messy boy, grinning ear to ear.
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2 responses to “Rainy Day Fun: Brownies and Pumpkins

  1. Gotta love the Brownie Smile! Did he immediately want to blow out the pumkin once it was lit?

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