Pumpkin Wall 2016 By the Numbers

Pumpkin Wall 2016 By the Numbers

1: number of previous blog posts to check out before you read this one

  • 101: number of carved pumpkins on the wall
  • 10: number of shopping carts filled with purchased pumpkins
  • 1: number of UHaul trucks used to transport the pumpkins to my house
  • 1: number of trips to Walmart (made possible by the aforementioned UHaul)
  • 1: how many carving parties it took to carve all the pumpkins
  • 57: how many friends and neighbors helped carve
  • 126: number of carving tools used
  • 0: number of stab wounds and lost fingers while carving
  • 43: how many Halloween songs were played during the carving
  • 2: number of pinatas the kids got to play with
  • 4: how many sections of construction scaffolding supported the pumpkins
  • 6: number of feet tall the wall stood
  • 30: number of feet wide the wall stretched
  • 900: how many LED light bulbs illuminated the wall
  • 7: how many days the wall lasted before fruit flies took over
  • 1: how many local publications featured the wall on the front page (!!!)
  • 1,820: number of dollars raised in support of Food Allergy Research & Education
  • 50,724: how many seeds are in 101 pumpkins (just kidding, I made that one up)
  • 1,000,000,000: number of thanks to everyone who made this possible!!!

 

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