9.19.2011

What I love about Fall...

I love going into this time of year called fall or autumn for many reasons. There are so many fun activities that I look forward to annually and helps me to get into the feeling of fall. 
1. The first thing is apple picking, which my family and I would do every fall when I was younger. We would go apple picking, pick tons of apples, and we would buy some homemade pressed cider from the apple farm, and some doughnut holes for a treat when we got home. Then my mom would make a lot of applesauce using her crockpot, and it would always smell wonderful in the house. Last year, I continued this tradition with my Sean, and I can't wait to go back next month!





2. The second thing i love about fall is the changing colors of the leaves. There is a street near where I live and I love driving down that street, seeing all the different colors. 


3. Another great thing I love about fall is pumpkins, whether it is going to a pumpkin patch, picking one out, coming home and carving it up. Or making one in a bread or a pie and the yummy smells that waft out of the kitchen. I love spreading cream cheese onto a piece of pumpkin bread. Here are a few photos of our trip to the pumpkin patch last year!

I want to use pumpkins to make this too!

Source: google.com via Meg on Pinterest

4. Boots and Scarves, need I say more. Seriously, I love these fashion items the most and since we got married and I started wearing my boots, he started noticing them more. He would comment frequently man, girls certainly do love to wear boots. Good observation honey!
Have you seen this scarf at Anthropologie?

I'll be making my own version shortly and showing you how to do it and cheaper than Anthropologie although it was on sale recently for $20 but I will still beat that price!

5. The rodeo held in a local town. Each year of the first weekend in October, for two days, the rodeo is held locally. Seriously it is so much fun and I always look forward to going! Then at night, my friends and I hit up the local country western bar and dance hall, it is super packed with plenty of cowboys, we dance the night away and have a great time.
Our local hang out!


Happy Fall y'all!

48 comments:

Elizabeth and Kyle @ Love Is the Adventure said...

I. Love. Fall.

I can't WAIT to go pick up apples! We had so much fun last year and it reminded me so much of being a little girl. And homemade applesauce kicks store applesauce's butt. Every time.

Looking forward to seeing your version of that scarf! Yay for making things more affordable!

Hope you have a wonderful Monday.

Nichole said...

Love this! We went apple picking this weekend! I agree fall is the best, the colors, the fashion the smells. I. Can't. Wait! xoxox

Lauren said...

i LOVE all the apples & pumpkins that come out in the fall! Homemade applesauce & apple pie are the best!

Jenna said...

Oh my gosh- what a wonderful tradition of picking apples! I absolutely love that. And I've been eating and drinking anything pumpkin related lately! :)

Samantha said...

I absolutely love this post! It reminds me of one that i'm going to post soon. :) I LOVE apple picking and pumpkin patches! ADORE Autumn!!!!

Samantha
http://petitefemmejolie.blogspot.com

Kaitlyn said...

I love this post! Fall is my favorite month! I love apple picking, pumpkin picking and I LOVE LOVE LOVE the changing of the leaves! Those pictures are amazing! Scarves love it and boots! Ahhh you hit all the amazing things about fall!


In our sea of love

Mandee said...

I picked apples this weekend too!!! I am sad summer is over but Fall will be fun...I can wear my boots!

Sarah said...

Wow! Those trees are gorgeous! We have a couple trees in our neighborhood that change color like that, but they usually turn really quick, then all the leaves fall off. It's still super pretty though!

I never thought about going apple picking! I might have to look into that. It seems like a great date idea! :)

Rebekah said...

I'm planning a weekend for Dylan and I to go apple picking! I'm so excited for it. Those trees are so gorgeous! Boots and scarves are my favorites. :)

Simply LKJ said...

Love this post! We used to visit the apple orchards on Sundays after church when I was growing up in NY. Love fresh cider! The leaves are already turning a bit here, I think due to the lack of rain we've had. I can't wait.

Camylla Leonardi said...

How fun!!! I love fall!! It's just such a cozy season!!

Kate @ Daffodils said...

Hi Meg! thanks for stopping by and following my blog. It is always fun to make new bloggie friends. Isn't fall the best? I love it so much! I am looking forward to reading your blog and getting to know you better!

Stephanie said...

I love fall! I actually made an apple pie on Friday to celebrate my mom's birthday and I made pumpkin cream cheese to have on bagels with my guests this weekend!

Brunette & Blessed said...

arent you guys just too cute! I hope we get a chance to go apple picking!

Sarah said...

I agree with you on all accounts. I can't wait to go to Oak Glen to pick apples this season.

- Sarah
http://agirlintransit.blogspot.com/

CALLIE said...

Love all of these things!!! It's one of my favorite times of the year, for sure.

Krysta said...

I wish I could go apple picking! I love that tradition. all is my favorite time of year for all the same reasons (except the rodeo...ours runs through the summer)

♥ saffie said...

Autumn is my favourite. I can totally agree on the colours and the accessories, but I also love the unpredictability of it all. When you go out prepared for sun, and instead the heavens open up and pour with rain.
It makes me really think back to passing year, and makes me value what the year has given me. I don't quote know why, but I think autumn has a sense of ending and that really makes me hold on tighter to the things I never want to end.

Saffie

www.footprintsforthefuture.blogspot.com

Alexis @bloomedinjune said...

oh gosh, i so agree with you about loving fall!

and i also love your yellow scarf :)

Holly said...

Apple picking! So fun! I wish we could have gone apple picking at our fall festival this weekend, but at least we got to buy some of the yummy apples, apple cider, and apple fritters :)

Fall leaves and pumpkins are soooooo awesome :) :) And boots and scarves make me so happy! Great things you love about Fall for sure! This might be a stupid question, but does it get pretty chilly in CA where you are?

BeckyJo606 said...

I love your apple tradition! So cool! I cannot wait to make pumpkin bread. I always forget about it and when I remember, it's the best! :) I agree--fall fashion is so fun and comfortable!! :)

My Life as A Plate said...

I love Apple picking too, it is also a tradition i grew up doing with my family. It is so fun to pick an assortment of apples and then go home and make so many different things with them!!!

Karen said...

I can't wait to make pumpkin bread! It's still too warm here to turn on the oven so I'll wait till the Southern California fall starts... in a few months :)

Alexa said...

Love the color of the trees as they change color. Fall is one of my favorite seasons.

Bravoe Runway said...

These are all of my favorite things about fall and halloween too :) I have never been to a rodeo but hope to someday! I live in Chicago and will need to visit TX for an authentic experience. Also...3 words, baked french toast, i am excited to scroll down to see the next post!

The Closet Shopper said...

I have fond memories of picking apples with my family in upstate New York as a child. The place we went to always served fresh warm apple cider and plain cake donuts with cinnamon sugar sprinkled over them. Yummmmm. Thanks for bringing that memory back to me.

xo,
Tracy

Ashley said...

I love all of your fall loves! I get so excited seeing what everyone loves about this time of year- it makes me so happy! Happy Monday, girl :)

Meggan of Lila Grace said...

Totally agree with your list! Some of my favorite memories from when I was little were from apple and pumpkin picking! I am excited for you that you get to do that next month! xoxo

Susan said...

We go apple picking too, and reading this just makes me ache for my mothers homemade apple sauce and her homemade pumpkin cake! (which I will be sharing the recipe ASAP! I know you were interested before!). But I love the fall too. I'm a huge boots person, they're fantastic. That rodeo sounds like such a good time! I'm jealous! Happy Monday!

Bay Park Dream said...

Just thought I'd let you know you can go apple picking in Julian. It's east of San Diego, and is a really cute little town :)

~Tammy

amy grace said...

I've never been apple picking! Sounds fun. I love fall too. I used to take walks through the woods when all the colors were changing, but I haven't done it in several years. I need to get Josh out there with me!! Also, love scarves and boots too!

KDC Events said...

I love fall! I have never been apple picking, but I really want to go!

navy and orange said...

the color of those leaves are unbelievable!

xoxo navy & orange

Jess said...

Yes yes and yes! I love all these things about fall! Soooo excited that it FINALLY started cooling down in Texas!

Seashells and Southern Belles said...

I love boots and leggings and apples and pumpkins! I am a summer girl, but am abnormally excited for fall this year! It could have something to do with the fact that I am obsessed with football...

Lindsay @ Delighted Momma said...

Loooove fall!! You guys went apple picking?!! SOOO much fun!!

Amanda C. said...

This makes me so excited about fall. I love cozy winter clothes. We don't have a rodeo but the fair comes here in the fall.

A Beautiful Mess said...

Looks like y'all had a great weekend!!! I think my blogger messed up when you tried to follow me for some reason!

Joelle said...

Ohmygosh I love all of these too! Fall is definitely my favorite season, and I can't wait for Friday!

You really need to come link up on Friday with your Fall Favorites {and get a little freebie too}!

Hopefully you're having a fabulous Monday my dear!

xoxoxo,
Joelle

Megan said...

This is such a cute post!!! I have never been apple picking, but it looks like so much fun. And you are adorable!!

Stesha said...

Can you be any cuter?? gosh!!! Have a good week lovey!!!

Hollie Ann said...

I love your yellow scarf!!!!

dani said...

Wait just one second, little lady... what part of OC are you living in that you're getting fall?! Haha. I'm roasting over here in 80+ degree temps! ;)

Becca {A Blonde's Logic} said...

Where do you go for apple picking?! And I'm excited for boots and scarves! I'm actually wearing them inclass because it's sooooo cold in the lecture rooms even though it's 85 outside during the day. I can't wait for when they will match the weather inside and out of the classroom.

Becca
http://blondeslogic.blogspot.com

Heather said...

Gah, this got me so excited for fall! :) love it all!! xo

Amanda said...

EEEE! This is making me so excited to go apple picking this weekend! Unfortunately, we don't have a rodeo around here, but I feel like this is something that I would enjoy going to.

Katie.Daily said...

OMG fall is my absolute favorite season...im super nervous I won't get to have fall here (I just moved to San Francisco) and I'm not sure they have the leaves changing etc. I hope so tho cause those pics of treees makes me want it to come soon!!

Mrs. T said...

You are so adorable!!!