Door County Fall

Getting Ready For Fall

I am BEYOND excited for fall. The leaves, the crisp air, the colors, pumpkins and that cool breeze in the air. Although I do love the summer season, I’m ready for autumn. Check out my list of ideas for preparing for fall!

A beautiful fall hike Nic and I took last year!

Pumpkin Pie Spice 

I know that many people aren’t part of the pumpkin spice craze, which is totally fine. However, I DEFINITELY love it.  We have pumpkin pie spice in our cabinet and I began to think up all of the possibilities it can be used for. Anyways, I’m planning on using it for a number of different foods this season. Here is a list of ideas I’m going to try:

  • Popcorn (adding some spice will get you fall ready)
  • Oatmeal (Definitely trying this recipe)
  • Waffles

ALSO, Simply Nicole, one of my favorite bloggers, wrote a blog about pumpkin pie spice and it’s benefits (you should check it out).

2. Hunter Boots

I LOVE my Hunter Boots. I got them as a Christmas present last year and I’ve gotten so much use out of them. I love that they are fashionable and practical (such a great combo). I am so excited to incorporate them into my fall wardrobe this year. They are great for rainy days (actually, they’re amazing for rainy days), chilly weather and cool autumn days.

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3. Sounds Of The Seasons

I began to create a playlist that captures of sounds of autumn. It’s just the start, but this list will continue to grow as the leaves fall:

  • The Girl – City and the Colour
  • Signs Of Light (their NEW album, woohoo) – The Head and The Heart
  • Let’s Be Still (the whole album) – The Head and The Heart
  • The Head and the Heart (the whole album) – The Head and the Heart
  • Bonfire Hearts – James Blunt
  • Breakeven – The Script
  • For the First Time – The Script
  • All I Want – Kodaline
  • The One – Kodaline
  • My Girl (something about listening to this song as you’re watching the falling leaves makes this song a fall must) – The Temptations
  • Cleopatra – The Lumineers
  • Fire and the Flood – Vance Joy

(More to come)


4. Fall Crafts and Recipes 

Pumpkins, burlap, leaves, recipes… I am planning on lots of fall crafts and (more) recipes this season! I will be starting them soon and I will be blogging about them so you can see how they turned out, the crafts AND recipes! Don’t worry, Nic and I will be the taste testers so I won’t share anything unless it’s delicious. 🙂 Also, if you want to see fall ideas I have, check out my Pinterest board! Warning: you may be inspired to cook (or craft) right away.

What are you planning? I’d LOVE to hear!

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