I love the change of seasons. I know, I’m a bit biased. I’m Canadian and have lived in Toronto my entire life; the change of seasons is really the only thing I’ve ever known. But, there truly is something magically enjoyable and inspiring that happens when one season ends, and another begins.
I think it’s because the start of each season also provides us with a new beginning. With each new season, our environment changes around us, and we are all brought along for the ride. A renewed energy comes alive within us when this happens.
The beginning of each season makes you feel more hopeful and more inspired. It serves as a reminder that despite any failures or disappointments thus far, you’ve been given another opportunity to live the life you’ve always wanted – the sky’s the limit!
And, each season comes packed with its own awesome uniqueness – which brings me to today’s post, my favourite things about FALL!
Fall is fast approaching, and I couldn’t be happier. If you’re looking for a few reasons to enjoy this cozy upcoming season, then you’ve come to the right place. I’m about to serve up some serious Fall Lovin’ 🙂
Here are 14 of my favourite things about fall:
# 1 – Cozy Sweaters
I am a lover of all things fall fashion. But for this list, I thought I’d highlight a few of my absolute fall fashion favourites. Hello, big cozy sweater! Not only are these sweaters super cute, but they are also incredibly comfortable to wear. And, anytime comfort meets style, that is a major win for me!
# 2 – Boots
Okay, I know I can’t be the only one who feels bolder and more confident in a boot! Not only do they make you feel like a strong, independent, boss lady with each stride, a boot also adds style and flair to finish off any fall outfit. Yes, please!
# 3 – Bold Colours
Bring on the rich, luxurious, bold colours in home decor, fashion, and makeup! The colours of fall are unapologetically beautiful.
# 4 – Fall Scented Candles
Pumpkin, apple, pear, cinnamon, cranberry, orange – and so many other deliciously rich autumn scents. The perfect autumn scented candle creates a wonderfully warm and cozy space.
# 5 – Blankets Galore
Do you know what the cooler weather means? Blankets, blankets and more blankets! Each season brings lovely additions to the home, but the cozy additions that come with the cooler seasons have to be one of my faves. Lush, cozy blankets all around the home make your space a warm and comfy oasis.
# 6 – Pumpkins Here, Pumpkins There, Pumpkins Everywhere
Pumpkin spice this, pumpkin spice that. Pumpkins used for indoor and outdoor decorating. Pumpkin pies, pumpkin soup, and Jack-o’-lanterns. Let’s just say, there’s a lot of pumpkin going around this time of year…and I’m obsessed with all of it!
# 7 – Caramel Apples
The perfect autumn treat! Bring out your inner child as you enjoy this fun, caramelly goody. Yummmmmmmmmmmm
# 8 – Comfort Food and Warm Drinks
All things apples, pears, sweet potatoes, squash, roasted pumpkin seeds, slow-cooked meals, soups, hot chocolates, the list goes on. Let’s face it, fall’s comfort food and warm drinks are drool-worthy and delicious!
# 9 – Thanksgiving
I love Thanksgiving because it reminds us to be grateful, and gratitude brings with it a sense of positivity which feels almost magical this time of year. Everyone is a bit more gracious, a bit more compassionate, and a bit more optimistic. Add delicious food to this already incredible time of year, and you’ve got a match made in heaven!
Read more: 23 Thought-Provoking Quotes About Gratitude
# 10 – Halloween
Even if you’re not into dressing up in costume, Halloween is just another day for fun and celebration. And, any time you’re celebrating and enjoying life, you’re doing it right! Throw some yummy food and drink into the mix and let the good times roll.
# 11 – Picture-Perfect Beauty
Out of all my favourite things about fall, this is one I look forward to the most. The trees as their leaves turn a beautiful red and orange, and the sea of leaves that have fallen and eventually line the streets – these stunning visuals leave (no pun intended!) you surrounded by #instagramable moments the second you walk out your front door.
# 12 – Not Too Cold, Not Too Hot, But Just Right
Autumn weather here in Toronto is P-E-R-F-E-C-T – it’s cooler than the summer heat, but without the frigid air of the winter months. You don’t have to deal with any sweaty or freezing moments, which leaves you cool, calm and comfortable as you go about your days.
# 13 – Cozy Date Nights
What is more romantic than spending the night watching your favourite movie, wrapped in a cozy blanket on the sofa with your Love? Very few things. I swear, there really is nothing like the cooler weather to turn everything into cuddle time.
# 14 – The Return of Good TV
The new seasons of your favourite shows and the premiere of entirely new ones will start up this time of year. Say hello to more evening entertainment after a long day of work!