AUTUMN BUCKET LIST: 50+ ideas to make autumn as exciting as spring

by - September 26, 2017

Ready to spice up fall with some fun to-do's? Not sure what yet? Read on, my friends.
  1. Host a fall equinox slumber party. Invite friends to come over, build the biggest leaf pile, and jump in. Then spend the night watching movies, drinking pumpkin spice lattes, playing scrabble, and eating pumpkin muffins or pie.
  2. plan out 5 cozy outfits around 1 pair of boots or booties.
  3. knit a cowl
  4. Attend a marathon for a worthy cause
  5. Read a classic by firelight
  6. Bake pumpkin muffins or cupcakes
  7. Learn how to bake pumpkin seeds 
  8. Go to an art festival  
  9. Enter in a craft fair 
  10. Go kayaking in the morning
  11. Go hiking in a picturesque place
  12. Camp in the mountains with your dog
  13. Crochet your pet en Amigurumi
  14. Binge watch your favorite show with some popcorn and a sibling
  15. Learn how to home make Pumpkin Spice Lattes
  16. DIY crochet slippers with some cute bunny ears or animal
  17. Make a leaf wreath
  18. Enter something in the county fair
  19. Make two new friends
  20. Set a goal to read a book of the Bible (you otherwise overlooked)
  21. Revisit that show you loved as a kid
  22. Watch the Macy's Day Parade
  23. Stay at a lodge or log cabin
  24. Collect different kinds of leaves and make a collage
  25. Send a message to a forgotten friend via snail mail
  26. Learn how to roller skate or Rollerblade (or remember how...)
  27. Attend a new youth group, young adult group, or Bible study
  28. Donate to Hurricane relief for Floridians and/or Texans
  29. DIY a pair of old jeans into a personal, designer flair
  30. Go on a hayride
  31. Decorate some pumpkins for your room
  32. Home make bees wax candles in Mason Jars
  33. Set a goal for working out (i.e, a daily goal of...10 crunches + 10 jumping jackings, etc)
  34. Make a pair of legwarmers from an old sweater's sleeves
  35. Rock those legwarmers in your fave colors
  36. Try a hot drink you've never had before
  37. Roast marshmallows
  38. Braid your hair in 3 new, stylish kinds
  39. Make a scare crow with your younger siblings or your kids
  40. Bake a carrot cake!
  41. Try a new recipe you've never heard of
  42. Try one of those un-American exotic fruits in the grocery store
  43. Give yourself an autumn-toned manicure
  44. Stay up late and watch the stars
  45. Hold a family three-legged-race
  46. Start a new period-drama show
  47. Host a mock 'barn dance/fall fest' 
  48. Make a fall-smelling facial
  49. Make a whole days meal/dessert/snack around cinnamon
  50. Volunteer at an animal rescue for horses 
  51. Ride the Ferris wheel at a local fair
  52. Donate to Samaritan's Purse for hurricane relief (because the need doesn't stop after the hurricane ends)

Most of the above are pretty economical or free. Let me know if you would like to see a specific list. Perhaps I'll do a travel guide to Washington D.C soon??

Let's talk!
Have you already done any of these bucket list items -- or are hoping to?

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  1. So many great ideas!!! I'm going to have to make my own list and I might have to steal some of these ideas! I love your new blog design btw :)

    1. Aw thank you! Yes -- I actually need to draw up my own personal fall bucket list, LOL!

  2. Great list!!! I really like it! I will have to try to do these things!


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