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Fall has knocked on your door, made its grand entrance, and announced that it’s here to stay. It’s that time of post-summer sadness and pre-Christmas countdown that always seems to escape us way too quickly. To ensure that we take full advantage of the pumpkin spice overhaul and apple picking photo ops, I’ve compiled a list of my top activities I hope to do this fall season!


  1. Have a fall picnic – sparkling apple cider, charcuterie board, and all.


  1. Carve pumpkins with friends and roast the seeds afterwards.


  1. Have an impromptu fall photoshoot.


  1. Host a movie marathon featuring Disney classics: Halloweentown, Twitches, Lizzie McGuire.


  1. Start a new Netflix series (currently binging Riverdale with my friends).

  1. Make pumpkin bread (Trader Joe’s is the plug and has the best mix).

  1. Burn fall candles (Personal favorite is Bath and Body Works’ Marshmallow Fireside.)

  1. Go apple picking.


  1. Explore a new coffee shop.


  1. Bake a pie from scratch.

  1. Build a fort and play jenga.

  1. Attend a Fall Festival.

  1. Create a “Fall” playlist.

  1. Go to a football game.

  1. Round up your friends for a food drive.

  1. Incorporate cinnamon into your cooking.

  1. Eat apple cider donuts.

  1. Host a bonfire with s’mores (duh).

  1. Invest in some staple cozy clothing pieces.

  1. Write notes to friends and family for Thanksgiving telling them why you’re thankful for them.


  1. Take a morning stroll in your neighborhood park.


  1. Make a “Thankful” list.


  1. Host a Friendsgiving.

  1. Try out a new fall recipe (butternut squash risotto, chili, sweet potato casserole).



  1. Host a clothing swap with friends.



  1. Go for a bike ride and take in the crisp autumn air.



  1. Buy a new mug for your fall drinks.



  1. Bake leaf shaped cookies and decorate them with friends.



  1. Take a scenic drive down a tree-filled road.


  1. Host a game night with friends.


  1. Visit a farmers’ market and stock up on produce.

  1. Explore a sunflower field.

  1. Grab Sunday brunch with the gals and sit outside.


  1. Cozy up with a soft blanket and snuggle with your besties.


  1. Start a polaroid wall.

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