It is the first to be plucked from the patch in Yaya's garden. There are about a dozen still brewing there. But this little guy has been calling to him.
So today, he answered.
We found an angry birds template and tool set at target and lo and behold, nearly 5 year old Eli is big enough, dextrous enough and doggone it, he wants to carve his own.
Holy big kid batman.
Hazel was a bit flummoxed by the whole proposition.
And I roasted the first batch of pumpkin seeds. To a crisp! Doh.