Monday, October 31, 2011

How to preserve Pumpkin seed for next year and Shutterfly Christmas cards giveaway


Mimi got this beautiful pink Heirloom pumpkin and i wanted to save the seeds for next year.

Here is how you do it:


Get your seeds out of the pumpkin and wash the flesh out in your bowl.


When seed are clean. pad them with a washcloth or paper towel.


Let them dry for 6 weeks on parchment paper in a dry area.


After 6 weeks place the seed in a plastic bag with paper towel and label your bag with permanent marker.


HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!





7 comments:

It's me said...

Happy haloween darling...love from me...xxx...

Hope Filled Living said...

Isabelle, I hope you're doing better with the morning sickness and the pregnancy is going well. I have enjoyed your last couple of posts and the kids are getting so big. I am hosting guest bloggers in November and would love to have you share some of your family traditions with my readers--you are always so creative and inspiring. Let me know if that's an option for you.
Hugs,
Mary

Victoria said...

Wow, your oldest daughter is turning into such a beauty!!! She's gorgeous!

High Heeled Life said...

Happy Halloween!! This is so great ... our God Daughter was asking if we could save the seeds - after pumpkin carving... and plant them next year.. we washed them ..but didn't know about the 6 week drying and storage ... thanks for sharing this...xo HHL

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

My daughter love to roast her pumpkin seeds. Looks like a delightful Halloween table for your children to enjoy their treats.

chubskulit said...

So beautiful!

Pink hat, have a great weekend!

Lisa Balazs said...

Wonderful, thank you so much for the post! My hubby and I love pumpkin seeds. It's been too long so I've participated in Pink Saturday and I've missed coming to your blog. We've had a very busy, stressful year and I'm looking forward to a calmer year next year (fingers crossed)
Hugs, LisaKay
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