When I think about Autumn I think about everything natural: leaves, trees, scents and aromas of the outdoor, breezes filtering my hair, hemp string tied around everything and burlap decorations galore. Autumn is one of my favourite times of the year; fresh beginnings, a new school year, new students, old students returning, new commitments, and often new friendships. The best part – Autumn sure is beautiful! Full of colour matching the transition in our lives.
Here is a list of 10 things I would not miss! Enjoy!
1) Go for a Walk
Embrace all the beautiful colours! It is the most beautiful time of the year! Sometimes we can forget how truly gorgeous it is! Don’t miss it by sitting inside lounging on your couch! There will be plenty of time for that later! Fresh air keeps your blood circulating and your inner self enjoying life. Feel and see the season!
2) Go for a Drive
Take a friend or your family and venture up north. Find streets swarming with trees who are waving hello and inviting you to join in their beauty! Talk about the colours and ask each other what you have planned for this upcoming year. Go home feeling inspired and connected with the world.
It might be our favourite childhood memory: get outside! Those leaves need to be raked but most importantly; play in them! Enjoy being a kid again! Create one big massive pile with your kids or friends and enjoy the chaos of leaves everywhere!
4) Pumpkin Lattes
Take a friend out on a date to your local Cafe! They have all their Fall season drinks out like Pumpkin Lattes! Enjoy the conversation and laughter as you warm your bellies. With your scrumptious drinks gallivant outside and walk down the streets enjoying all the sounds and sights around. It will be one of the last warm days before the snow hits, so enjoy it to its fullest!
5) Carve Pumpkins!
This is one enjoyable decoration that can be done year after year! Check out my Carving Pumpkins in 4 Easy Steps!
There is nothing like making the home feel like Autumn! Decorate! Any excuse to brighten up my home I take with an excited thrill! I love seasons and am a fan of our home being in the midst of it all! The inside should reflect the outside and vice versa! Check out my recent blog on Make the Home Feel Like Autumn DIY.
Treat yourself to one new bought decoration each year. You will find year after year your house getting more colourful and glamorous each item you bring home.
7) Potluck Party!
Have an Autumn potluck! Invite your friends and family over for a potluck! Tell them to bring their favourite Autumn themed dish! Your house will be filled with pumpkins and apple scents! Taste test everything and enjoy your gathering
8) Be Outside
The truth is: it’s going to get cold out. So sit outside as often as you can before it’s too cold! Sit in your hammock (or on your patio) with a warm blanket, hoodie, hot apple cider and a good ol’ book. Enjoy the sounds all around and fully embrace this moment.
9) Open Those Windows!
You and your family will feel so good with the cool Autumn scents entering the home. It will bring freshness and filter the air out before it’s too cold to do so! It might be a little chilly, depending on the weather, but well worth it! Enjoy it while you can!
10) Roast Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkins are not around all year so make this a tradition! Have a movie night. Grab a couple cans of organic root beer and roast the pumpkin seeds that have been drying out on the counter. Check out my recipe here. A perfect snack for this month. Enjoy!