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Getting Messy Indoors: Pumpkin Painting! - The February Fox
Happy October! The beginning of this month marks the rolling out of our Halloween decorations, scary movie marathons, and the start of fireplace season. Since this is my husband’s first October in Buffalo, I prepped him with a few stories from the past about the weather in our dear town. I was a sophomore in college when the “October Surprise” rolled in mid-month dropping 2 feet of snow in 48 hours. It’s not uncommon to see snow and ice come to fruition this month! There’s been many a Halloween costume ruined by wearing a snowsuit or heavy winter coat over top. I remember sitting outside in San Diego dripping sweat while trying to carve a pumpkin that would only last a few days before hitting it’s expiration date, but here in Buffalo we do our dirty work inside the house. Fox is still a bit young to appreciate carving, so we opted for painting this year and set up shop in the living room. Painting in the living room? The same one with a white couch and beautiful, original hardwood floors? Yep, we did it. Side note about hardwood flooring: when my husband and I first moved in together, our …