A surefire way to Escape Adulthood this week is to carve a pumpkin. I know, it seems too simple, but sometimes the simplest ideas are the best ones. On my morning walk (or waddle, as Jason calls it), I love seeing all of the jack-o-lanterns adorning the walkways and stoops of houses in our neighborhood. They bring a smile to my face.
When you’re living with Adultitis, you often find yourself making excuses for why you are not having that extra fun. You haven’t carved a pumpkin yet this fall because… well, it’s messy, for one. Plus, you haven’t even bought a pumpkin, so you’d have to take time to go get one. Plus, they rot so quickly- what’s the point, really?! Well, set all of the excuses aside, and trust me on this one… it will instantly remove any stress and worry that may be keeping your heart beating a bit faster than it needs to. [Read more…]