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The Ultimate Fall Checklist for the Best Spooky Season Ever

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at FSU chapter.

It is officially time to wring in the coziest season of the year: Fall season! Now that it is officially Fall we can finally indulge in all of our favorite seasonal activities. It’s time to whip out our favorite comfy sweaters, fuzzy socks, and eat our body weight in pumpkin shaped sugar cookies. Go buy twelve of those Bath & Body Works candles and order all the PSL’s your heart desires, because this fall checklist is going to put you in the mood for getting festive!

1. Visit a Pumpkin Patch

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Pumpkin patches are easily one of the best aspects of the fall season, without a doubt. Getting dressed up in your cutest fall outfit, putting on your boots and snapping those Instagram worthy pics make for the perfect fall excursion for you and your best gal pals. Make sure to grab a couple of pumpkins and have a carving party to decorate your dorm/apartment and get into the spoopy season!

2. Have a Bonfire

With the weather finally getting chillier, it’s the perfect time to have a bonfire! Nothing screams fall more than gathering around a warm fire so grab your best group of friends, make some s’mores and take advantage of the cooler weather of the fall season. Don’t forget about the hot cocoa and your coziest blankets and jackets!

3. Bake Seasonal Treats

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Fall food is undoubtedly one of the best parts of the season. The spices, baked goods, and delicious drinks make this the perfect time to try out your hand at baking. Plan a baking night with the girls and make anything and everything apple, cinnamon and pumpkin flavored. Nothing prepares you for Thanksgiving quite like eating copious amounts of seasonal deserts so start prepping for the glorious holiday now!

4. Go Apple Picking

Apple picking has been a long-loved fall tradition in the U.S. and I can totally see why. Throwing on a flannel, traveling to an apple orchard, enjoying the fall weather outside and snacking on delicious apples sounds like my slice of fall heaven! Take a road trip to a nearby orchard in Georgia and spend the day picking out delicious apples. Then hop on Pinterest and find the easiest fall recipes to make some apple cider or desserts, now that’s my ideal fall adventure.

5. Have a Fall Craft Party

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Let’s be honest, we’ve all got a crafts board on Pinterest full of ideas that we’re dying to try out, so why not do it? Find some cute DIY’s and fall crafts to make your living space feel comfier and cozier! Try making your own fall scented candle or multicolored wreath for your door to incorporate those gorgeous fall colors we all know and love. Try taking your crafts to the next level by using local items like colorful leaves or pinecones!

I'm a senior from Miami, FL majoring in Public Relations and pursuing a Master's degree in Integrated Marketing Communication. Think of me as the love child of Samantha Jones & Carrie Bradshaw, plus throw in a little Cuban spice.
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