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Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships

For 24 years, Breckenridge, Colorado has been the home of the Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships. Held January 21-February 4, this event draws snow sculpting teams from around the world as well as many visitors who simply want to view their impressive work. This year featured 16 four-person teams from Catalunya (Spain), Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, […]

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Festive Holiday Fruit and Vegetable Carvings

Looking for new ideas for holiday fruit and vegetable carvings? Readers and students have kindly sent me photos of their creations and perhaps they can serve as inspiration for you too. There are many red and green fruits and vegetables available that are perfect for creating holiday fruit and vegetable carvings.  Get in the Christmas […]

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Impress Your Guests with these Carving Ideas for Christmas

I’m excited to share with you  a variety of fruit and vegetable carving ideas for Christmas. These wonderful creations were sent to me by my talented blog readers. Many of these photos I received last year after Christmas, but because my readers are usually on to the next thing – like New Year’s parties and resolutions, […]

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Poinsettia Day

Did you know that poinsettias are the best selling potted plant in the United States and Canada? December 12 is National Poinsettia Day. Yesterday a representative of Dole called me to ask to use my photos of watermelons carved like poinsettias in honor of National Poinsettia Day. I’m certainly aware of the popularity of poinsettias […]

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Superbowl Food Ideas

Looking for some ideas for Superbowl food? Whether you are hosting a small get together or a large party, here are a bunch of fun and creative ideas that you can put to use for your party. These Superbowl food ideas don’t have a piece of fruit anywhere in sight. But this is the Superbowl […]

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Christmas Carvings – Melon and Pumpkin Santas

Here are a few really fun Christmas carving s including photos of carved melon and pumpkin Santas. Maybe they will give you ideas and inspiration for next year. Pumpkin Santa Christmas Carving This Santa Claus carved from pumpkin was carved by one of my customer/students Simon Paul Muscat. He sent these photos to me with […]

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