My Fall Bucket List
1. Decorate for the season.
I have a large lidded tote full of fall/Halloween/Thanksgiving decor. I also have fall decorative pillows for the sofas and LOTS of cozy throw blankets. Our house really comes into its own during the cooler seasons. It becomes a warm and cozy cocoon with candles, twinkle lights and good things baking in the kitchen.
We also have a front porch, large balcony and covered patio. These will take on a seasonal ambience with potted mums, pumpkins and string lights.
2. Plan a couple of family game nights.
We may have to do these over Zoom but we all love Cards Against Humanity. We recently added The Simpsons cards to our collection.
3. Have friends over for a barbecue.
Now that we finally got some patio furniture, I want to have some close friends over to barbecue before it gets too cold.
4. Do a puzzle.
We have a lovely wood card/game table that I like to keep set up in our family room most of the time. Right now I’ve got a coloring book and colored pencils on it but soon I’ll get out a puzzle for us all to work on instead.
5. Watch a movie on our balcony.
6. Bake seasonal treats.
Pumpkin bread, apple pie and an old favorite – oatmeal cake.
7. Take daily walks outdoors.
I have a nice pair of Hunter wellies and we live on 40 wooded acres. Now is the time for me to make use of them for outdoor walks.
8. Roast marshmallows and make s’mores.
We have a large fire pit where David burns branches and such after yard cleanups. It’s about time do a final mowing and pickup of branches before winter. I’ll surprise the guys with this marshmallow roasting plan as a treat for their hard work.
9. Take a picnic to the lake.
10. Take a fall foliage drive.
What about you? Have you ever made a fall bucket list? I created a free printable that you can use to make your own. I’d love to hear what you’ve put on yours. Leave me a comment!
“It was a beautiful, bright autumn day, with air like cider and a sky so blue you could drown in it.”
– Diana Gabaldon