I don't think we do halloween in the UK like you do in the US. It's basically kids (under 10 years old) dressed up a witches and ghosts. That's kind of it. We might also carve a pumpkin, although this is a new idea, when I was young we just carved a swede (!).
So I would love to know your thoughts on what you have made in the past for halloween and what we could be aiming at for the upcoming challenge..........
A swede Lol! Yes is it true that you English won't even eat Pumpkin? I heard you just feed it to the cows - man, you are missing out.
I am with you Charlotte in it being only a relatively new idea - I did it once as an 11 year old. My kids are totally into it but having just forked out $300 to have my son's tooth repaired - me, not so much!
No, we eat pumpkin. In soup etc. But I don't even remember seeing them when I was small, now they are all over the place at Halloween. I certainly didn't eat any when I was a child in the 70s. For me it is a newish thing.
Swede is lovely mashed with carrot and butter. As a lantern it's not so great. They are really hard and solid so it took my Dad ages to hollow it out. Then the candle makes them smell weird. I don't think we did anything else for halloween much as a child apart from the swede lantern! Maybe my family was just odd ;0)
All sounds very Blue Peter - good luck! I made a scarf and a flower corsage myself last week and STILL made it onto the main page highlights! I was super chuffed.
Actually I am skipping Broadway and going straight to nightwear and Halloween, although I have been in the last four in a row so I don't feel too bad. Broadway didn't suggest anything to me that I want to make right now.... I have sleepwear plans and this thread has given me a plan for Halloween....
Blue Peter??????????????/ what in the world.hahahhahahah
I am chuffed to find out.hahahha