Halloween is just around the corner but there is still plenty of time to get your pumpkin carved and ready to spook all your neighbors and trick or treaters.

As a kid pumpkin carving was always fun but as I got older it becomes more of a mess and frustration kicks in and the next thing you know you’re left with a half carved pumpkin whose teeth you probably ended up cutting off accidentally.

Well no worries because here are some clever pumpkin carving hacks that can actually be pretty useful and it won’t drive you crazy including how to use your pumpkin as a chip bowl or how to quickly clean out the insides of a pumpkin in this easy quick video guide.