fall 2018 bucket list- free download

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It’s almost fall y’all!!!!

Oh this is my favorite time of the year! The smells, the tastes, the changing temperatures, the cozy socks, sweaters and blankets, the days are becoming shorter and life seems to downshift a bit. Each year we create our bucket list of things we would like to do during the fall- some years we get most of it done, other years only a few things, but it’s fun to have these ideas on hand to prompt a fun outing with friends or family. Check out our bucket list below and download the free printable bucket list at the bottom of the post.

  • Use fallen leaves in crafts - Pinterest is full of creative ways to turn leaves into little masterpieces

  • Use an old sweater to craft with - You can find some great ideas on this Fall Fun Pinterest board

  • Go antiquing - I love finding one of a kind treasures to display on my fall mantle

  • Decorate the mantle - find some great ideas in this Fall Decorating Ideas board

  • Take a weekend trip to the mountains

  • Take a fall foliage drive - we are blessed to live at the foothills of the mountains so we don’t have to drive too far to appreciate the beauty of the changing season. Here is a site that details where you can take in all the beautiful colors all over the country

  • Make apple cider for sipping around a fire - here is a healthy option!

  • Go to a haunted house - I am definitely not one that enjoys scary anything, but it is fun and thrilling to visit a haunted house with friends and family- as long as it isn’t too scary!

  • Make Halloween costumes - full disclosure here - I add this to my bucket list every fall and I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve pulled it off- fingers crossed and with some planning and getting organized I will pull it off this year

  • Knit a scarf - knitting is my fall hobby, something about the days being shorter and the temps dropping makes me want to get cozy on my sofa with a ball of yarn and a cable knit pattern

  • Make a fall scented candle - homemade candles make great Christmas gifts for teachers and friends. This kit from Amazon uses soy which is my preference but there a lot of options at both Hobby Lobby and JoAnns.

  • Watch a scary movie - again, I’m not one to really enjoy a super scary movie, but it is fun to get into the spirit of things with a good scare

  • Visit a pumpkin patch

  • Go on a hay ride

  • Get lost in a corn maze

  • Pick apples in an orchard

  • Dress up the porch with fall flair - one of the best parts about fall is the mums! Whether you are decorating on a budget, or if your style is farmhouse, country or rustic, you’ll find some good ideas here

  • Tailgate -because nothing screams fall like the start of football season!

  • Work on your apple pie game -apple pie is a huge favorite in our house and there are countless recipes for every preference. If you are keeping things healthy this year, give this recipe a try. If you are looking for a more traditional recipe, this one from Paula Deen hits the spot.

  • Bake pumpkin bread - a seasonal classic that you can enjoy using a lower calorie/lower carb option or indulge or if you eat more keto or paleo here is an option for you

  • Carve a pumpkin & bake the seeds - Pinterest is full of ideas for carving your pumpkin, so many clever ideas! This is our family recipe for baking all those yummy pumpkin seeds

  • Walk through a creepy graveyard - not everyone’s cup of tea but if you enjoy a little edgy spooky thrill this can be a lot of fun

  • Hocus Pocus family movie night - a beloved favorite for many, it’s a tradition in our family to watch this movie about one week before Halloween!

  • Paint a fall picture - most cities offer “paint and sip” or painting parties, this is a great activity to do as a family or for a girls night out!

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