The weather's getting colder and the trees are browning. It's that time of year again where stores begin to put out Christmas decorations for sale and summer becomes a distant memory. Now, if you're anything like me- you often run out of day trip ideas or just have no clue on what to do on the weekend. Hopefully, this blog helps!
1. Carve Pumpkins
A classic! Most likely the number one fall activity that comes to mind when you think of Autumn. Although it can get messy, carving pumpkins is a great way to spend time with family and friends- and creating spooky decorations at the same time.
2. Visit a local coffee shop
Starbucks is of course always a go-to for coffee, but supporting and trying a local coffee shop helps small businesses directly! A great way to enjoy a cup of coffee whether you prefer it iced or hot, and get work done or small talk with a friend!
3. Halloween Costume Hunt
Whether you prefer to shop Spirit: Halloween or hand-make your costume, let your ideas and creativity flow when deciding your disguise this year! Marvel, Disney, DC, you name it- the costume possibilities are endless :)
4. Scary Movie Marathon
Grab some friends, family, or a significant other and spend the night tucked away watching movies! The perfect opportunity to veg out and relax for the evening. Scary movies, not your thing? Same. I opt for Marvel marathons hehe.
5. Hike with Friends
The weathers getting cooler and as the trees begin to turn that orange-brown hue- a hike is a great getaway from work and the busy life. Be sure to pack essentials like water, a light jacket, and a downloaded map of the hiking trail (safety first!)
6. Apple Picking
Want to stray away from pumpkin patches? Apple picking is a great alternative, great for all ages! Prices vary for each orchard but you can bring home baskets full of apples for you and others to enjoy :)
7. Bake Spooky Pastries
Why buy store-bought pastries when you can bake your own sweet treats at home! From ghost cookies to Franken-pies, Autumn is the perfect time to master those baking skills.
8. Thrift Shopping
Yes, you could TECHNICALLY do this year-round, but thrifting is a great option for reusing and upcycling costumes and winter wear! Perfect for shopping on a budget and giving back to the environment.
9. Candle Making
Something you never realized you needed. Fall is time for warm candles and cold weather- what better way to adhere than to make some of your own? Whether you use a DIY kit or naturally sourced ingredients, your room/home will be smelling of the heavenly scent of your choice and making!
10. Costume Party
Too old for Trick-or-Treating? (even though you're really never too old) A costume party is the perfect excuse to show off your costume and socialize with friends (or family!). Remember to stay COVID safe to protect yourself and those around you :)
Hey yall, thanks for taking the time to read this month's blog and I hope this gave you a few ideas on what to do this Fall! AS always, I hope you enjoy reading and see you next month :)
- Bella <3