Fall Has Finally Arrived, Here Are 20 Reasons To Be Happy About It

Fall Has Finally Arrived, Here Are 20 Reasons To Be Happy About It

It may be cold, but that just means you get to wear sweaters now.


It's fall. You know what that means: everything thats ever existed is pumpkin flavored and you can finally go outside without breaking a sweat. Autumn has been referred to as a very overrated season, but personally I think it's the best one. You get perfect 50 degree weather, the leaves look beautiful, and it's an excuse to eat hearty meals. There's a million reasons to love this season, but here are the top few.

1. Sweater weather

2. Pumpkin spice flavored everything

3. Halloween

4. Thanksgiving

5. No shave November

6. Watching Halloween movies

7. Apple cider donuts

8. Corn mazes

9. Caramel apples

10. Changing leaves

11. Halloween candy

12. Fuzzy socks

13. Warm beverages

14. Hay rides

15. soup 

16. Having a good excuse to curl up with a good book

17. Baking anything and everything

18. Apple picking

19. Haunted houses

20. Jack-o-lanterns

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11 Reasons I Love the Season of Autumn

I love every season in its own way, but autumn has a lot to offer.

If you were to ask me what my favorite season was it would be a very difficult question for me to answer. I love summer with its warm weather and sandals. I love spring with its blooming flowers and new life. I love winter for its snowy days and bright starry nights. And I love autumn for its world of colours(and it doesn't hurt that my birthday falls during its season.) I guess though if I had to narrow it down I'd say my favorite season falls in between the transition from summer to autumn because the weather is perfect and the taste of all that fall has to give is teasingly just around the corner. Autumn has so much to give, and so in honour of the season, I compiled a list of a few of the things I love about it.

1. The Leaves

When you think autumn you think leaves. Leaves turning to set the world ablaze with colour, leaves falling to crunch underfoot, leaves raked into piles to play in, and just leaves galore!

2.Hot Coffee, Hot Cocoa, Hot Tea, and Hot Apple Cider

Fall is the perfect time to fix yourself a hot cup of almost anything! Hardly anything beats a warm cuppa and a nice long book. Whether you're a coffee, tea, cocoa, or cider type of person it all hits the spot during autumn!

3. Fall Festivals

I don't know if it's the atmosphere or the festival food, but I have always had a soft spot for fall festivals. I love the music, the booths, the talent, and the people that all manifest together for a few days.

4. Fall Clothes

I'm not a huge fashion follower, but its hard to beat comfy sweaters and worn in boots. I love the clothes that you get to wear in autumn, especially leggings and big scarves. The clothes are super comfortable and keep you cozy as the weather gets cooler.

5. Fall Scented Candles

The smell of fall scented candles are a blessing in this life! I love the smell of all the herbs and spices mixed together. Little else is better at putting you in the autumn mood than a deliciously scented candle.

6. Halloween

I have always loved Halloween because I love spooky things. I love watching movies that are Halloween themed or are just plain scary. I love folklore, dressing up in costumes, eating sweets, and carving pumpkins. This is just one of those holidays that I enjoy celebrating and have lots of fun while doing it.

7. Thanksgiving

Along with celebrating Halloween, we also get to celebrate Thanksgiving during autumn. This holiday has a special place in my heart because it is family centered and a time to reflect on all our many blessings. Mix good times with those you love and amazing food, you've got one happy camper!

8. Bonfires

I love a good bonfire while huddled under a quilt, making s'mores, and surrounded by friends. I have many fond memories of laughing around a fire, and staying toasty while enjoying a night out with buddies.

9. Cooler Weather

Down here in Alabama the summers are as hot as Hades and the winters are as cold as the North Pole, so the reprieve of autumn really hits the spot. The rainy days are perfect for readers and the foggy mornings are nice and peaceful(even if it does look like zombie apocalypse weather!)

10. Watching Folks Get Excited Over Football

Being the only one in my house that doesn't care about football is funny because I get to watch my family hop around the room and scream at the TV. Though they don't see what's so amusing, I am capable of seeing the humor in their antics. The whole football atmosphere can really be fun, especially if you tag along to a tailgating event or a big game. I don't give two craps about the sport, but it can be a fun experience to watch other people get excited about it.

11. Christmas is Just Around the Corner

Though a lot of people complain that Christmas stuff starts popping up in stores way too early I respectfully agree to disagree. I love Christmas (it's my favorite holiday), so bring out the Christmas songs on the day of Thanksgiving, decorate your houses as soon as the turkey has been put away, and fill all the towns with Christmas cheer because I love me some holiday spirit! Autumn for me means that Christmas isn't far off, and that's music to my ears!

I hope you all enjoyed this list and I hope you all enjoy the autumn season.

God bless!

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25 Activities You Must Add To Your Fall Bucket List This Year

Before we blink, it'll be next year.


Jot these down, sister, it is officially the best season of the year.

1. Make apple cider

2. Carve pumpkins

3. Go on a hayride 

4. Burn ​​ALL​​ the fall scented candles, girl

5. Make homemade caramel apples 

6. Watch Freeform's 31 nights of halloween 

7. Go through a corn maze with your BFF's 

8. Bake pumpkin bars/bread/pie/EVERYTHING pumpkin

9. Visit a haunted house 

10. Make a cozy playlist 

11. Toast pumpkin seeds

12. Create a gratitude jar 

13. Attend a farmers market for fall produce 

14. Cheer on your favorite football team


15. Shop those Black Friday deals

16. Find joy in a new hobby

17. Find a new favorite soup recipe 

18. Host a friendsgiving 

19. Two words... halloween. oreos. 

20. Try a new fall Starbucks drink

21. Start a new book

22. Take all of those fall inspiration insta pictures

23. Explore a new local coffee shop 

24. Buy a new (or old) three times too big flannel 

25. Soak it all in 

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