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How To Make Halloween Pumpkins Last Longer

It’s an all-natural way to keep your pumpkins fresh!

Fall is the best season of the year, without question. You can keep summer and all of the bug bites. Don’t even get us started on the annoyances of winter. Spring is cool, we suppose, but fall is truly where it’s at. One of the best parts of fall is checking out all of the Halloween decorations that everyone is coming up with.

The biggest downside of Halloween decorations is the rotting pumpkins to clean up afterward.

Luckily for you, we have the perfect hack that will keep your pumpkins looking their best throughout the fall. We are going to be putting this one to good use, guaranteed. It’s so simple and from the comments we have seen, so effective.

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🎃S I N K I E🎃 Pumpkins picked and bathed, ready to brighten the doorstep 🤗 As Monday’s go, this was probably the best one of the year with my faves (seeing friends, not just talking about the pumpkins 😬) . . . . . #pumpkins #homedecor #homestyling #sinkie #pumpkinsinkie #autumndecor #utilityroom #myhomestyle #autumn #pickyourownpumpkin #pumpkinbath

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As long as you have a tub that is large enough to contain all of the pumpkins you’d like to preserve, this hack essentially takes care of itself. Grab some water and some distilled vinegar, too. The tub needs to be filled with a solution that is 10 parts water and 1 part vinegar. From there, allow the pumpkins to soak for at least a half-hour.

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We have pumpkins! And I can hardly contain my excitement. I was on a mission to find pumpkins and mums this weekend and hit the jackpot at our local nursery with so many pretty pink, teal, and white varieties. Now, if only we could make them last forever! But I guess replacing them each year is part of the fun, right?
. In any case, I’m going to do my best to keep these babies happy for as long as humanly possible with a few pumpkin saving hacks. I’ll share them with you in stories! Plus, let’s keep working on that front porch update! I can’t wait to add all these pumpkins out there. . Have you bought any yet? . . . . . . . . . . #pumpkins #pumpkinseason #falldecor #pumpkinbath #laundryroom #laundryroommakeover #laundryroomrefresh #autumndecor #diyhome #diyhomedecor #mydiyhome #diyprojects #bohofarmhouse #interiordesign #aabhome #cozycottage #americanfarmhousestyle #cottagefarmhouse #katecodkindreds #vintagefarmhouse #countrylivingmagazine #cottagesandbungalows #farmhouseish #farmhousestyle #bhg #bhghome #southernlivingmagazine #mysouthernhome #thefarmhousemovement

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Once the time is up, take the pumpkins out of the solution and give them a chance to air dry. The vinegar kills the unseen mold that is keeping your pumpkins from being their greatest. By removing the mold from the pumpkin, you are keeping them from having a chance to start molding and rooting. Vinegar is all-natural, which keeps your pets and loved ones safe as well.