We won't be carving pumpkins this Halloween...

10/22/10

...because I can't justify spending S$33.90 on one and actually carving it (that's about US$26).
 
This is the limited Halloween selection at the nearby grocery store. So disappointing; it's not even good stuff!

I miss going to Target and seeing aisles and aisles brimming with awesome Halloween stuff. Even the drugstores like Longs and CVS have an entire aisle dedicated to Halloween stuff. I guess it's not as big of a deal here as it is in the US. Which for me is a bummer because Halloween is my favorite holiday of the year. 

Pour some pumpkin seeds out for us, friends!

5 comments:

  1. Actually, the fact that there are these Halloween "products" in the supermarkets are already progress. When I was a kid there was NOTHING, because Halloween is not a Singaporean holiday at all. I think it's more or less generally just an American one.

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  2. Yeah it was always a big holiday growing up, and even in my adulthood it has been something to look forward to. We also celebrate Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead).

    I used to buy Halloween decorations, the good kind, and I could leave them up all year! They're all in storage at my Mom's now.

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  3. If you want a pumpkin, I've heard that they're going to be relatively affordable at tomorrow's Pumpkin Patch at the Singapore American School...something like 9-noon. They'll also have pumpkin cupcakes, and hay bales and other stuff.

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  4. Awesome! I'll have to see if we can make it out there. Thanks for the tip.

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  5. wth! and i wont spend 10bucks on one here- that is kerrrazy! send me your address and i'll send you some pumpkin seeds so you can grow your own in an indoor mini garden.

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