Embracing Your Basic White Girl This Fall
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Fall Is Coming, Here Are 4 Reasons I Won't Apologize For Being Basic

"Maybe part of the reason I love pumpkin so much is because it happens to also be my body shape."

Fall Is Coming, Here Are 4 Reasons I Won't Apologize For Being Basic

Fall is my favorite time of the year. The temperature isn't too cold yet, and I'm no longer sweating on my way to class. Also, let's not forget it's pumpkin spice season. Fall is home to some of the most fun activities as well. So even though I may be incredibly basic this coming fall, I don't care what you think of me because I'm enjoying myself immensely.

I think we can all agree that one of the best parts about fall is the temperature.


If you live in Indiana, you might not experience true fall weather until "winter" is supposed to be hitting, but when you do get that weather, there's nothing better than curling up in a sweater with a nice mug of apple cider. Also, it's a super big bonus because if you happen to be a science major like me, you don't have to change from shorts to pants before you get to lab :).

… And besides the AMAZING sweater weather, pumpkins are flying out of every direction!


If you're not a huge fan of pumpkin, fall is probably not your favorite season. But you know who has two thumbs and loves pumpkin almost as much as her mom?

This Girl


Pumpkin muffins, pumpkin chai lattes, pumpkin carving, pumpkin bread. You name it, I will be thoroughly enjoying it (notice that I didn't include pumpkin spice lattes because, unpopular opinion, pumpkin doesn't belong in coffee). Maybe part of the reason I love pumpkin so much is because it also happens to be my body shape, but honestly, I couldn't care less during this season.

Also, let's not forget about all of the cute pictures you can now take with your friends.


Did you say going to an apple orchard and taking pictures with the people I love most while wearing comfy clothes with the added aesthetic of the turning leaves? Uh yes, please. The sorority girl in me is screaming and shouting for joy. If you ever want someone to go do some cute fall activity with you and take pictures, I'm your gal. I will literally drop my pumpkin muffin to join you. I mean, sure, your friends were cute in summer too, but now you can be cute in scarves.

If you love fall and all of its accompaniment as much as I do, you're probably going to get a lot of flak this season. You'll be called a basic white girl before you can even put down your Starbucks cup, but let's face it, you love being basic. Truly, I think fall is the most amazing season no matter how basic I end up being. It's full of vibrant colors, crisp air, and lots of breaks at school that you can spend with your family and friends. So maybe you want to make fun of me for wearing flannel and leggings every day, but I think you're the one who's really missing out. I mean, if you can't beat 'em, why not just join 'em?

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