2019 Fall Bucket List: 25 Things to do This Fall

fall leaves on the ground

Hello Fall! It’s official, Summer has come to an end and it’s time to dive into all things Fall ! Pumpkin spice, falling leaves, layers, cool mornings … It’s my favorite season for so many reasons. Even though I live in LA and we don’t necessarily get to experience a true Fall, like I used to have on the east coast, I’ve still held on to all of my favorite Fall traditions. So if you’re in need of a little “Fall-Inspo”, you’ve come to the right place!



  1. Host a fall-themed party or bonfire and serve fall-inspired food and drink (ie. spiked cider, s’ mores, chili, and pumpkin flavored desserts) — Dockweiler State Beach is the perfect place to host a bonfire on a cool fall night.

  2. Bake something with pumpkin in it! — Stay tuned for my Semi-Homemade Pumpkin & Cream Cheese Loaf recipe)

  3. Try a new seasonal coffee drink from your local coffee shop or at home with my Pumpkin Chai Latte recipe.

  4. Take a weekend road trip to a small town you’ve never been to.

  5. Get lost in a corn maze! If your'e in LA, check out Forneris Farm's Corn Maze in Mission Hills

  6. Cozy up to a nice warm bowl of soup, like this delicious Butternut Squash Soup!

  7. Netflix and eat a bowl of chili.

  8. Watch You’ve got Mail ( one of my all time faves ) and think about who you’d send a bouquet of sharpened pencils to! —You’d have to see it to understand

  9. Go apple picking and bake a nice warm apple pie. — The best places to go apple picking near LA

  10. Relive your childhood and visit a pumpkin patch to find the perfect pumpkin.

  11. Carve or paint a pumpkin.

  12. Shop the latest in fall fashion online or at your favorite brick and mortar retailers.

  13. Update your home’s decor with an autumnal color palette by switching out your throw pillow covers.

  14. Decorate your front porch, entryway, or mantle with for fall. — Think pumpkins, fall-themed welcome mat, wheat stalks…

  15. Fill your home with the cozy scents of autumn with a seasonal candle, like

  16. Visit your local farmer’s market and shop for in-season produce.

  17. Try a new fall-inspired nail color or nail art design. — Think neutral and amber hues.

  18. Try a new fall shade of lipstick.

  19. Create a 4th quarter vision board or set your end of year goals.

  20. Create your own fall floral arrangement for your coffee table or as a centerpiece for your dining table.

  21. Try a new seasonal cocktail, like an Apple Cider Sangria or a Maple Bourbon Old Fashioned.

  22. Go on a hike and admire the color changing leaves.

  23. Dress up in a fun costume for Halloween. Last year, I decided to channel one of my faves, Lady O. (O, as in Oprah)

  24. Visit a local theme park for their fall themed festivities, like Halloween Time at Disneyland or Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios.

  25. Host a seasonal dinner and enjoy some quality time with family and friends.

While you’re here, check out some of my favorite fall recipes!

Happy Fall!!