Sunday, September 30, 2012

Savor Fall: 20 Things I Love About Fall

To kick off our Fall Series, here are the Top 20 Things I Love About Fall.

1. The Changing Leaves.

2. Decorating with Nature. Fall is the perfect time to use Nature's Bounty as a decor source. Bring a beautiful branch inside or place a bundle of leaves in a vase. Use what you've got!


3. Fall Produce. Celebrate the Fall Harvest by having a Harvest Celebration!
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3. The Anticipation of the Holidays.

4. Bundling up! In our area, the weather stays pretty warm through the Fall, but we do have a few days where we get to bring out our sweaters and scarves to bundle up.


5. DIY Projects. Every Fall I get bitten by the DIY bug and I feel more crafty than usual. I'll be busy making wreaths, decorating our yard and dreaming up new tablescapes.

6. Fall Picnics. Sure, most people picnic in the Summer, but we are of the lucky few! We picnic at local wineries throughout Fall. And we love every moment of it!

7. Fall Cocktails. We enjoy Spiced Cider, Mulled Wine and Hot Cocoa. There's nothing better than curling up with a book or a good movie and enjoying a festive drink!

8. The Parties! Harvest Celebrations, Halloween Parties, Thanksgiving and even Friendsgiving.

9. Apple Picking. Make it a day! Pack a picnic, pick some apples, then go home and try every apple recipe you can think of!

10. Boots. I can't be the only one that looks forward to wearing boots. My feet are always cold!

11. Oktoberfest. Need I say more?

12. Carving Pumpkins.


13. Hearty Soups. I always use my Slow Cooker during this time of year. Soups, stews and chili are all staples in our house during Autumn. And I make a mean chili!

14. Football.

15. Planting bulbs for Spring. This year, we'll be planting Aliums and Tulips.

16. Caramel Apples. YUM!


17. Our Anniversary. We got married on September 29th because we love Fall and wanted another reason to celebrate Autumn every year.

18. Thanksgiving.

19. Planning Black Friday Shopping.
Here are my tips.

20. Spending Time with family.

What are your favorite things aboout Fall?

Linking up to The Inspired Room's 5th Annual Fall Nesting party.



  1. You pretty much covered all my favorites too.

  2. What a fun stroll through fall! Enjoyed your favorites...and the photos too!

  3. Beautiful list. I love all of those too! Especially the pie...always my favorite.

  4. You have a great list too! How did I forget about Black Friday??

  5. I forgot to add football to my list. Great list and I love that picture of kitty in a sweater!

    1. Isn't that picture adorable? Not sure how someone was able to get a sweater on a cat, but I love it!

  6. Love the kitty sweater. Happy anniversary!

  7. Wonderful list! The fall is a great time for DIY projects -- I am hoping to get lots done on a basement playroom for my kids this fall!

  8. Nice list and such a cute sweater on your cat.

  9. The DIY bug usually hits me hard in fall, too. Lovely list.

  10. Great list ... I do love the picnic in the back of the truck. =)

  11. Love your list! Especially numbers 10 and 11 (especially if you are at number 11, wearing #10 and enjoying #1) :)
    Found you on SITS - Happy Fall!

    1. EXACTLY!!! That sounds like the perfect day to me. Thanks for visiting!

  12. Happy Fall! I can relate with the weather, I live in CA too.. I wish we would get more cool days as well. Nice post:)

  13. #9 is a great the hubs and I have something to do this Saturday!
    Happy fall!

    1. Have fun and pack a picnic! During the summer we go cherry picking, but it's much too hot to picnic then.

  14. Your list AND your photos are so fun.

    I am a wee bit late to the party but glad to link up.