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Yin Yang Squirrels

And so here we go again with another of The Nest’s patented Squirrel O’Lanterns.  After 12 designs, I was really scraping for something new for number thirteen this year… so I decided to try carving two squirrels opposite each other … Continue reading


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There’s Always Someone Bigger…

Ladies and gentlemen… this year’s Squirrel O’Lantern! This is the 12th edition of my Halloween tradition, and after that many, I really have to think outside the box to keep it fresh.  So, after toying with a number of ideas, … Continue reading

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Trick And Treat

It just wouldn’t be Halloween on The Nest without a brand new, freshly carved Squirrel O’Lantern!  This year, the good pumpkins sold out way faster than expected, and by early last week when I normally buy my pumpkin each year, … Continue reading

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Scratchy Squirrel

The Squirrel O’Lantern has been a Halloween tradition of mine that predates my blog (You can see all nine of my crazy carving designs here), and this year’s presented more challenges than usual.  First off, just the way I procrastinated … Continue reading

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A Graveyard Smash

From no idea what design I was going to carve to glowing for your amazement and amusement in about two hours.  Meet The Nest’s official 2016 Squirrel O’Lantern! As usual, there are some aspects I really love (the raven and … Continue reading

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