Fall is like a warm hug for the senses: The spicy taste of hot apple cider with a generous splash of rum, the earthy sound of crunching leaves underfoot, the smoky aroma of a fireplace burning – must we go on? Here are seven fun, easy ways to celebrate the season – just in time for Thanksgiving.
Your summer clothing is now tucked away, but your house may not have received the memo – so update your home textiles accordingly. Nothing says “let’s never leave the couch this fall” like a totally hygge Windowpane Alpaca Throw.
A Collection of Funky Gourds
Sort of like surf rock with occasional ghost sounds, Halloween music really is about as fun as it gets. Cruise Spotify’s options. The Rocky Horror Picture Show soundtrack works, too – on vinyl, natch. Just try to listen to “The Time Warp” without dancing – it’s impossible.
DIY Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
If you invite friends over post Halloween and put those pumpkin seeds to use! Instead of discarding the seed-laden pumpkin innards, rinse and bake ‘em. Try Bon Appétit’s recipe. Your guests will have a delicious snack by the time they wrap up their masterpieces.
A Vintage Scary Movie
A Fresh Pumpkin Pie
If your city doesn’t really have seasons, you probably still know it’s autumn because the pumpkin spice latte is everywhere. But you are not going to order one because you are not 14. Indulge in fall’s favorite flavor another way: Bake a pumpkin pie! The best pumpkin pie recipe is right there on the Libby’s pumpkin can. Hey, why mess with perfection?