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7 Things that Make Me Fall Hard for Autumn

It’s almost autumn ~ so I’m celebrating this new season by sharing some of my favorite things with you! Please join me on the blog today as I divulge my 7 fave things about fall. I hope you enjoy!

1) From Cutoff Shorts to Boyfriend Jeans


Okay, so I may or may not have a main squeeze this fall – but one things for sure! I’ll be cozying up in my comfy boyfriend jeans. If you don’t have a pair, I highly suggest you invest.  A couple of my faves can be found here and here.  I promise, they last a lot longer than any summertime fling, and are much more reliable. {kidding}  😉

2) Decorating Pumpkins


Change up the typical pumpkin carving routine with this super easy Pumpkin Decorating DIY. I tried this last year and absolutely loved it. It’s a great way to glam out our pumpkins, without making a mess. {Watch out Martha Stewart!}

3) Raising the Cuteness Factor with Baby Pumpkins


Continuing with the pumpkin theme… {they might be a slight fall-time obsession of mine} …one of my favorite things to do during the cooler months is to update my typical coffee table decor with baby pumpkins. They’re so cute, and such an easy way to add a touch of autumn without completely altering your decor.

4) When Wearing Leggings as Pants = an Acceptable form of Fall Fashion

Enough said. If you don’t agree, you can call the fashion police on me. But I happen to think the invention of leggings is the best thing to happen in fashion since the little black dress. I love fall because I can throw on a pair of leggings, an oversized sweater and ballet flats and call it stylish. <3

5) Warming up with My Fave ~ Hazelnut Americano

Hazelnut americano

You would think that I’m paid to promote the Hazelnut Americano at Cafe Luxxe, but no ~ I’m just a super satisfied customer that wants to share this delicious flavor with my friends. If you’re a coffee lover {or even if you’re not} this drink is one of my faves to indulge in during the fall. I know all you diehard fans of the Pumpkin Spice Latte might find this offensive, but you might find yourself switching teams really soon, once you try this one!

6) Fall-inspired Spirits like The Rosemary Maple Bourbon Sour 


Speaking of delicious drinks, check out some of my must—try autumn infused cocktail recipes for this fall.

7) Yummy Fall Recipe ~ Roasted Acorn Squash 

acorn squash

Because it’s not necessarily sweater weather here in Santa Monica and doesn’t yet feel like fall, I’m lovin’ this unique recipe from The dish is bright and beautiful, while still incorporating some tasty ingredients you’ll find in fall.

{Find the full recipe and ingredient list over here.}

Alright ~ now your turn! What is one of your favorite fall things that you can’t wait for?? Comment below!