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5 Ideas to try out this Fall

Fall is here and in the air, well not for us Vegans. It’s still mildly hot but soon jean jacket weather and ugg’s will be upon us as soon as we can blink. There are a bunch of fun things and activities you can do this fall with and without your kids. I’ve only come up with a list of five but I’m sure you can find more near you!

#1 Pumpkin Patches

Typical I know but it’s a fun event to visit while with the littles. When visiting you can pick out pumpkins, go on rides, feed the animals, and some even have hay rides or horse riding!

I will advise this fall when done with the pumpkin patch to check the kids, cloths, and pets for ticks. There has been reports at different patches all over of people getting bit and not checking. So be safe but don’t let that scare you from having some fun.

#2 Trunk or Treats

Every school and church I know has this. Trunk or Treats are a fun way to get out of the house pre Halloween with the kids and let them ware their costumes, supporting the community, and having fun with the activities they have their. Seeing all the different themes to the trunks are a plus too!

My favorite theme by far was a car done by my friend in a skeleton theme! It was the best trunk that year!

# Throw a Costume Party

ADULT ONLY costume/Halloween party is the perfect pass time and fun way to socialize. Adults like to have fun on this holiday too so why not host a party! Have fun games, costume contest, and spiked punch!

Decorate and have a monster of a time with friends, family, or even co workers!

#4 Paint/Carve Pumpkin

Carving Pumpkins together is a fun family activity that everyone can enjoy. Picking out different kinds of pumpkins and outlines! There are so many ways to run wild with pumpkins this year.

However in my house we paint pumpkins, I love seeing their artistic side come to life. They have painted bats to mummy’s. It has been come an arts and crafts project.

#5 Thankful Jar

Getting ready for Thanksgiving is easy, Why not make a thankful jar. Everyday of fall write on a small paper what your thankful for, have the kids write some too! Then on thanksgiving or you can even go up untill Christmas, read all the cute things you are thankful for through the month(s).

So there ya have it folks! What are somethings you are going to try out this fall?

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Are you a true Halloween freak?

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As y’all can already tell from my previous posts, I LOVE LOVE LOVE Halloween! My family and friends know me so well that they all tag me in Halloween related stuff on facebook, buy me Halloween stuff throughout the year and just know I am super obsessed with Halloween. I can’t even begin to explain my excitement when I see Halloween stuff in stores. Halloween is where my happy is. Hence why I’m called a Halloween freak. Now, let’s see if you’re a Halloween freak too.

ONE:

You know you’re really into Halloween if you crazy decorate your entire house. I mean go all out. Go overboard.

TWO:

You start planning for Halloween on November first is a for sure sign that you are obsessed.

THREE:

You wear Halloween clothes all year around. I LOVE my spider web and witch leggings and have worn them all year.

FOUR:

If you own more than 4 bins full of decorations, you are definitely a freak. ( I own 4 bins full and then some random boxes.)

FIVE:

When you decorate and EVERYTHING literally EVERYTHING has to be Halloween… from the dish towels right down to the hand soap. (And yes, I do have Halloween hand soap and dishtowels for that matter.)

SIX:

You LOVE LOVE LOVE horror movies, Tim Burton, Hocus Pocus and anything creepy.

SEVEN:

A true Halloween freak starts decorating as soon as September first. I want to, but can’t for two reasons. One, my husband thinks it’s too early and two, I’m throwing a mermaid themed baby shower at my house in October and I don’t think blood and guts go with mermaids and glitter very well. Hah! (I think it would be awesome honestly. Lol.)

EIGHT:

When you are the only person you know who gets excited over stores putting out Halloween stuff in August. Literally, this is the best ever, because no one usually touches the Halloween stuff until mid September so it’s all nice and neat and it’s easy to find what you’re looking for.

NINE:

Do you love Halloween enough to change your phone ringtone to a Halloween song? I alternate between, The Addams Family, The monster Mash, Halloween theme song, and mystical Magic from Hocus Pocus. OH, and Thriller!!

TEN:

Last, but not least, you know you are a true Halloween freak when you are truly sad that Halloween is only one day a year.

 

With all of this said, does any of these pertain to you? If more than half does, then you are a crazy Halloween fan. If ALL of them do right down to a T, then you are  true, 100% Halloween freak… just like me.

Happy almost fall, y’all!

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