TGIF and happy Friday, everyone! With the weekend quickly approaching it’s time to talk about unwinding, kicking back and enjoying a little down time. Personally, I’m thinking some baking and a long walk through the fall foliage is definitely in order. On the hunt for a little family fun this weekend? Here are 8 fun fall things to do!
Play In the Leaves 1 of 8Nothing is quite as quintessential fall as raking up a big pile of leaves and then gleefully jumping in them!
Photo from Casaubon.
Go for a Hike 2 of 8Strap on your boots, grab a Thermos of hot cocoa and head out in the woods for a hike! Don't forget to pick up fallen leaves along the way.
Photo by Love Is A Big Deal.
Make a Rosemary Wreath 3 of 8Give your front door a little facelift for fall, but whipping up this simple and inexpensive rosemary wreath!
Get the how-to from Wild Ink Press.
Craft a Halloween Mask 4 of 8Spend a little time getting ready for Halloween by crafting up a cool masquerade mask!
Get the how-to from Martha Stewart.
Sip on Spiced Cider 5 of 8Cozy up in front of the television for a movie night with big steamy mugs of spiced cider! (Hold the rum for the little ones!)
Get the recipe from Shape.com.
Carve Pumpkins 6 of 8With Halloween being next week, this weekend is the perfect time to carve pumpkins! Use cookie cutters and a mallet to create cool shapes with ease.
Get the how-to from Fresh Home Ideas.
Roast Pumpkin Seeds 7 of 8After carving pumpkins, whip up a batch of roasted spicy pumpkin seeds for movie night snacks!
Get the recipe and printable cards from The Sweetest Occasion.
Go on a Haunted Hayride 8 of 8Indulge in the Halloween spirit by taking a drive out for a haunted hayride!
Get the how-to from Green Wedding Shoes.
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