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Clown watermelon carving for Purim

Happy Purim

I stumbled across this watermelon carving photo that was created for Purim. It was sent to me by one of my students several years ago. I’ve since lost the info about who created this cute clown carving. It got me wondering about the meaning of the annual Jewish holiday of Purim. So I looked it […]

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Yolada Diaz' wateremoon carvins celebrating the new year in 2017

Happy New Year!

Here are some fun ideas for making fruit carvings to celebrate a Happy New Year. Some of these are from past years but all the ideas can be used for any year’s New Year celebration. Simple New Year’s Idea Sometimes it takes us a while to get around to posting photos that student /customers send […]

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Rhino carved from a giant pumpkin by Z=Andy Gertler and Sue Beatrice. Isn't it fantastic!

Best Pumpkin Sculptures of the season

Here are a handful of the best pumpkin sculptures that I saw during this Halloween season. These talented pumpkin sculptors and their creations are amazing! Many were created from giant pumpkins. Masterful 3 Dimensional Pumpkin Sculptures Chef Frankenbunny in all his glory 🙂 Sue Beatrice designed this wonderful character on a placemat at our local diner. […]

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64 Carved Pumpkins for Halloween

Each year the city of Encinitas and the Self Realization Fellowship puts on a fun community event that features lots and lots of carved pumpkins. In this post you’ll see 64 photos that may give you great ideas for making your own carved pumpkins. The spectacular array of pumpkins throughout the old downtown area of […]

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Fruit arrangement for Mother's Day by Carl Franklin

Mother’s Day fruit arrangements

You can surprise and delight the mothers in your life with these eye catching Mother’s Day fruit arrangements. Here are a handful of photos of beautiful displays and trays. I hope these give you some great ideas that you can use for Mother’s Day. Or, you can adapt these ideas for any special occasion. You can learn how […]

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