Let’s spice things up

5 things to do with a pumpkin

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

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With fall approaching very fast, take advantage of the nice weather and make the most of the season! Grab your friends and family and participate in your favorite pumpkin traditions as well as trying out the new ones below:
Make unBOOlievable  food

There are so many different things you can make with pumpkin like pies, casseroles, soup, etc. Rather than bake your traditional pumpkin pie this year, try making something new. Pumpkin is a great source of fiber and can go in just about anything. You can make appetizers, main meals and desserts out of it or even snacks. Have a get together and serve your favorite new recipes!
Pumpkin art

If you’re a lover of crafts and want to do a less messy and more hands on activity, pumpkin crafts are for you! You can try paper crafts, make it into an educational craft, or even make it into a gift for someone. This is a cheap and creative way for you to decorate your home for Halloween. If you have family and friends who want to join, they also create great memories to look back on.

Make your pumpkin look spooktacular

There are many ways you can decorate your pumpkin this fall! You can carve, paint or decorate it however you’d like to fit the theme of your home or the traditional halloween theme. Decorating pumpkins is a great way to get family and friends together to have fun and express their creativity.


Pumpkin is known for having vitamins A,C and E. Put on a scary movie and rejuvenate your skin by combining some ingredients with pumpkin and make yourself a facemask while you watch the movie.

Make your own pumpkin spice latte

Pumpkin spice lattes are a seasonal favorite chosen by many. Instead of spending five dollars on one at your local Starbucks, make your own! You can add your favorite ingredients, save yourself some money, and learn how to do something new.