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Make Your Jack-O-Lanterns Last Longer

Make Your Jack-o-lanterns Last Longer Recipe

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Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories)


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1 gal
1 tsp


1 qt
water (use fresh water - not from above)
2 Tbsp
white vinegar
1 tsp
lemon juice

How to Make Make Your Jack-O-Lanterns Last Longer


  • 1After you scoop out & carve your pumpkin (aka Jack-O-Lantern), dip it in a large container of bleach & water (see above), 1 minute. The bleach will kill bacteria & help your pumpkin stay fresh longer.
  • 2Once completely dry, (drain upside down), add vinegar & lemon juice to water. Brush this solution onto your pumpkin to keep it looking fresh for weeks.

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