7 Things You Forgot You Love About Fall
“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.”
– F. Scott Fitzgerald
Do you feel that? The heat fading away. The air around you finally getting cool and crisp. It’s been a long time coming but it’s time to take a seat summer, fall has arrived. Time to put away your flip flops and put on your boots. Like most, you may have forgot about fall. One thing you never forget about fall is the warm feeling it gives you with its seasonal flair and flavors.
Spice Up Your Life.
Get ready to warm up your belly with a mix of different spices, such as cinnamon, nutmeg, and the crowd favorite, pumpkin spice. Flavored with fruit, meat, or dessert, these delectable spices can uplift anything. With the fall season, come the limited edition flavored drinks, snacks, and food. Pumpkin spiced everything!
If fall had its own mascot, it would be the pumpkin. Known for the peak season to grow pumpkins, some local farmers will open up their farms to locals for their chance to snag the best pumpkin. Not only a wonderful way to support your local farmers, but also a fun activity to do with loved ones. You can use your freshly grown pumpkins for recipes and decorations.
Holidays and Events Galore.
It’s time to call up your friends and loved ones, grab your car keys, and celebrate the numerous holidays and events fall has to offer. Time to wear your costumes and snag some candy for Halloween, indulge yourself with German beer, bratwurst, and soft pretzels for Oktoberfest, overstuff your belly with a home cooked meal for Thanksgiving, and eat all the deep fried goodness at the County Fair.
As the chilled air follows day to night, we turn to layering our clothes to shield us from the airs cold touch. It’s time to bust out those forgotten turtlenecks, scarves, sweaters, and coats, to optimize warmth and fashion. Bundle up with your favorite fall favorites, such as a hand knitted scarf or beanie.
Cheaper to Travel.
Compared to summer, fall is one of the best times to buy yourself a plane ticket to wherever you desire. Not only is it cheaper, but you’ll also have the advantage of the weather cooling down and have less of a chance of being stuck in a hoard of people. So next time you plan your vacation, don’t forget to save your vacation days for the fall season.
As the color of the leaves turn from a lively green to ultimately meet its demise at a crunchy brown, they fall to the ground and give you a gratifying crunching sound as you step on top of them. There’s been at least one time in your life that you’ve went out of your way to step on a crispy leaf. Whether you’re a child or an adult, it’s one of those simple instances that only happen once every year that can give you a moment of satisfaction and bliss.
From tailgates to huddling around the television, football season is a time of camaraderie and community. Wherever you go, the game is always played on a monitor surrounded by numerous people, and loud shouts followed by high-fives from friends, family, or strangers. It’s a strange sense of community and happiness that you want to surround yourself with all the time.