Tuesday, September 22, 2015

50 Ways to Enjoy Fall

50 Ways to Enjoy Fall
1. Road trip to see the changing leaves.
2. Check out a local craft or harvest Festival.
3. Visit a pumpkin patch.                                                          
4. Go apple picking.
5. Take a walk in the woods.
6. Have a bonfire.
7. Tell ghost stories.
8. Play in a leaf pile.
9. Get involved in The Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure.
10. Throw a costume party.
11. Learn to bake a pie from scratch.
12. Watch a scary movie.
13. Make S'mores.
14. Create a fall centerpiece.
15. Go tailgating with friends.
16. Visit a haunted house or corn maze.
17. Build a scarecrow.                                 
18. Plant spring bulbs.
19. Attend an Oktoberfest.
20. Read a good mystery or horror novel. 
21. Learn to knit a scarf.
22. Go geocaching in a state park.
23. Learn to build a fire.                                                     
24. Rent a cabin in the mountains.
25. Make a festive wreath.
26. Start a journal.
27. Watch the sunset.
28. Take a hot air balloon ride.
29. Go horseback riding.
30. Learn to cook with butternut squash.
31. Perfect your signature chili recipe.                           
32. Tour a winery.
33. Shop for the latest fall fashions.
34. Grab some binoculars and start bird watching.
35. Donate warm clothing to The Salvation Army.
36. Spend a day antiquing.
37. Arrange and pot beautiful fall annuals for the porch.
38. Read by the fire.
39. Hike to a breathtaking overlook.
40. Carve a pumpkin.
41. Start a new hobby.
42. Sketch the season.
43. Learn to preserve food and create your own antique labels.
44. Take a hayride.
45. Go on a ghost tour.
46. Make caramel apples.
47. Explore a historic district on foot.
48. Find a way to volunteer.
49. Visit a zoo.
50. Host a game night.
Image result for deborah maloneDeborah Malone has worked as a freelance writer and photographer since 2001, for the historical magazine "Georgia Backroads." Her writing is also featured in "Tales of the Rails," edited by Olin Jackson and the "Christian Communicator." A member of the Georgia Writers Association and of American Christian Fiction Writers, she has an established blog, Butterfly Journey.