Is it just me, or are there fewer places to buy pumpkins this year? It also seems like the places that have them are charging quite a bit more for them than last year. Folks are blaming weather, (Hurricanes & Droughts), and the economy for limited supply and the higher prices...

Consider this... If you have some carving skill, maybe you can make your Halloween Jack-O-Lantern out of something other than a pumpkin.

We've got a few photos here of some of the creepy creations from Russian artist Dimitri Tsykalov that he carved out of some cheaper fruits and vegetables...

(Daily Mail)