She was determined I have a touch of fall out here in the arid Arizona desert. I acquiesced and bought a pumpkin, to her delight! However, I told her we couldn't carve it because that would more readily attract the Javelina.
Photo is of a mom and baby. I have yet to see a Javelina in person though many residents of our community see them on a fairly regular basis.
Sister-in-law was not about to be gotten the better of by a giant rodent/pig like animal.
That should scare anything off don't you think?