Creative Uses For A Jack-o-Lantern Besides Making Pumpkin Pie

As Fall progresses, we finish up with Halloween and start thinking about Thanksgiving.

Visions of roasted turkey and pumpkin pie have probably come to mind already.

Now’s the time to start gathering party ideas and recipes to make your Thanksgiving feast special.

For starters, let’s explore the many ways that you could put all of those pumpkins you carved to good use.

Psst! It looks like someone just told this fellow that he’s the key ingredient today…




Creative Uses For Halloween Pumpkins

pumpkin.gif 7 Creative Uses For Leftover Pumpkin – make pumpkin moonshine, a pumpkin pie milkshake & more.

pumpkin.gif How To Make Pumpkin Pie Straight From The Pumpkin – making the most with what you’ve got.

pumpkin.gif 10 Unique Uses For Your Halloween Pumpkin – make a pumpkin planter, pumpkin serving bowls, a pumpkin puree, a DIY facial mask, feed for wildlife, post-Halloween treats, pumpkin butter, and more.

pumpkin.gif What To Do With All Those Leftover Pumpkin Seeds – tips for cooking, roasting, toasting, and baking pumpkin seeds.

pumpkin.gif 11 Ways To Use A Pumpkin – make pumpkin body butter, pumpkin pecan pie, DIY floating pumpkin candles, pumpkin soup, pumpkin biscuits, a DIY pumpkin air freshener, chocolate pumpkin bundt cake.

pumpkin.gif Alternative Uses For Pumpkins – make a doggie laxative, a pumpkin toss game, or a crazy hat for a party.

pumpkin.gif 10 Uses For Halloween Pumpkins – make pumpkin wine, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin bread, a holiday bowl, or decoupage them.

pumpkin.gif Decorative Ways To Use Pumpkins & Gourds – make candle holders, vases, bird feeders, and much much more.

pumpkin.gif 5 Creative Uses For Pumpkins – make your own Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino, or a low-calorie salad dressing.

pumpkin.gif Unexpected Uses For Your Halloween Pumpkins – make flower centerpieces, a beer or wine bottle cooler, serve stew from them.

pumpkin.gif Some Green Ways To Use Every Part Of Your Pumpkin – donate them to local farmers, use the seeds to grow your own pumpkins for next year, and more.

Lynnette Walczak

Lynnette Walczak

I like to help people find unique ways to do things in order to save time & money -- so I frequently write about "outside the box" ideas that most wouldn't think of. As a lifelong dog owner, I often share my best tips for living with and training dogs. I worked in Higher Ed several years until switching gears to pursue things I was more passionate about. I've worked at a vet, in a photo lab, and at a zoo -- to name a few. I enjoy the outdoors via bicycle, motorcycle, Jeep, or RV. You can always find me at the corner of Good News & Fun Times as publisher of The Fun Times Guide (32 fun websites).

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