30 Autumn Quotes

Are you ready for the fall season? Are you looking for Autumn inspiration? Check out the following quotes. Every word helps bring out the Autumn vibes.

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  1. “I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” Henri David Thoreau
  2. “It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.” Sarah Addison Allen
  3. “Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” J.K. Rowling
  4. “Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love—that makes life and nature harmonize.” George Eliot
  5. “I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.” Nathaniel Hawthorne
  6. “I hope I can be the autumn leaf, who looked at the sky and lived. And when it was time to leave, gracefully it knew life was a gift.” Dodinsky
  7. “Go, sit upon the lofty hill, And turn your eyes around, Where waving woods and waters wild Do hymn an autumn sound. The summer sun is faint on them— The summer flowers depart— Sit still— as all transform’d to stone, Except your musing heart.” Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  8. “Another fall, another turned page…” Wallace Stegner
  9. “Every leaf speaks bliss to me / Fluttering from the autumn tree.” Emily Brontë
  10. “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  11. “And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees and changing leaves…” Virginia Woolf
  12. “There is something so special in the early leaves drifting from the trees–as if we are all to be allowed a chance to peel, to refresh, to start again.” Ruth Ahmed
  13. “The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves. We have had our summer evenings; now for October eves!” Humbert Wolfe
  14. “Autumn is the season to find contentment at home by paying attention to what we already have.” Unknown
  15. “Autumn days come quickly, like the running of a hound on the Moor.” Irish Proverb
  16. “Autumn is as joyful and sweet as an untimely end.” Rémy de Gourmon
  17. “It’s the first day of autumn! A time of hot chocolatey mornings, and toasty marshmallow evenings, and, best of all, leaping into leaves!” Winnie the Pooh, “Pooh’s Grand Adventure”
  18. “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” Albert Camus
  19. “The first breath of autumn was in the air, a prodigal feeling, a feeling of wanting, taking, and keeping before it is too late.” J. L. Carr
  20. “I remember it as October days are always remembered, cloudless, maple-flavored, the air gold and so clean it quivers.” Leif Enger
  21. “A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.” E.E. Cummings
  22. “Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go.” Unknown
  23. “It was a beautiful, bright autumn day, with air like cider and a sky so blue you could drown in it.” Diana Gabaldon
  24. “The leaves are all falling, and they’re falling like they’re falling in love with the ground.” Andrea Gibson
  25. “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” L.M. Montgomery
  26. “The heart of autumn must have broken here, and poured its treasure upon the leaves.” Charlotte Bates
  27. “If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then autumn would be the magic hour.” Victoria Erickson
  28. “Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” George Eliot
  29. “Autumn… the year’s last, loveliest smile.” William Cullen Bryant
  30. “A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye.”  Unknown
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Enjoy the fall season!

30 Fall Hashtags

Hashtags draw attention to your social media posts. The official start of Autumn is just around the corner. Are you looking for fall-themed hashtags to add to your posts on TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, or Facebook? Check out the following list of fall hashtags for inspiration.

  1. #Autumn (Simple but effective)
  2. #Autumn2021
  3. #Fall
  4. #Fall2021
  5. #FallSeason
  6. #Leaves
  7. #AutumnColors
  8. #Nature
  9. #FallColors
  10. #FallDecor
  11. #FallTrees
  12. #ColorfulTrees
  13. #Trees
  14. #FallisHere
  15. #ColdDay
  16. #ColdFallDay
  17. #FallVibes
  18. #AutumnVibes
  19. #AutumnSky
  20. #FallWeather
  21. #WarmAutumnDays
  22. #ColdAutumnNights
  23. #AutumnDays
  24. #SweaterWeather
  25. #FallFoilage
  26. #Cozy
  27. #FallFootball
  28. #ILoveAutumn
  29. #FallFun
  30. #CelebrateFall

Simple Ways to Celebrate the Autumn Equinox

The first official day of Autumn is approaching quickly. In the Northern Hemisphere, the fall season brings cooler temperatures, changing leaves, and earlier sunsets. Are you looking for simple ways to celebrate the Autumn Equinox? Check out these family friendly activities to welcome the fall season.

Get Outdoors

Being outdoors is the best way to celebrate the Autumn Equinox.

  • Go hiking: Check out your local, state, or national park for nearby hiking trails. Most hiking areas post the difficulty of the trail. Basic trails are great for young children or just starting to hike.
  • Go on a nature walk: The fall foliage is perfect for taking pictures. You can easily turn your nature walk into a learning experience for your children or yourself.
  • Watch the Sunrise or Sunset: Spend time watching the day begin or end. Sipping a nice cup of tea or hot cocoa is bonus.
  • Go on a fall picnic: Pack a lunch and head out to the park for a fall picnic.
  • Bonfire night: Host a bonfire for family and friends. Don’t forget the S’mores. A warm bonfire on a crisp fall evening is a great way to start the season.  
  • Stargaze: Spend a cool, crips evening looking at the stars. Don’t forget the hot cocoa.
  • Outdoor Photo Shoot: Grab your camera or hire a professional for an outdoor photoshoot.

Get Crafty

Doing crafts does not require a large expense. Many dollar stores have fall accents perfect for crafty use. Or use items found in nature.

  • Fall wreath
  • Leaf rubbings
  • Center pieces
  • Door hangers
  • Mason jar crafts

Consider making an extra craft item to give away. A small center piece or door hanging could really cheer up someone’s day. 

Make a Harvest Meal

Plan a meal with an Autumn theme. Check out your local farmer’s market for fresh fruits and vegetables. Apples, corn, squashes, tomatoes, and other root vegetables are bountiful this time of year. Turn your abundant harvest goodies into delicious dishes.

  • Homemade Cornbread
  • Apple Bread
  • Apple Crisp
  • Stuffed Squash
  • Butternut Soup
  • Tomato Soup

These are only a few ideas to add to your harvest meal to celebrate the Autumn Equinox.

The Autumn Equinox brings numerous changes to the landscape. Step back and recognize the changing season. Make a gratitude list. Be grateful. Enjoy the moment, winter is coming.  

20 Fun Frugal Fall Activities

The official start of autumn is still days away. Cooler nights, harvest time, and the subtle changes to the landscape are signs of the fall season. Due to the pandemic, fall is different this year. Numerous community events are canceled. Social distancing and other guidelines are still in place. But even on a budget, you and your family can enjoy the changing season.

Family Fall Activities

  1. Play a game of toss football.
  2. Go apple picking
  3. Try an apple cider slushy
  4. Eat a Carmel apple
  5. Go for a hike (Your dog can go too.)
  6. Go for a nature walk (Don’t forget your camera)
  7. Go on a Sunday drive just to look at the changing leaves.
  8. Collect brightly colored leaves
  9. Rake leaves into a pile and simply jump in. (Great fun at any age)
  10. Bake an apple pie. Or bake two, one to keep and one to give away.
  11. Decorate your home with a fall theme.
  12. Wax leaves
  13. Make your favorite homemade soup or try a new recipe.
  14. Collect pine cones for crafts
  15. Go stargazing
  16. Have a fall picnic.
  17. Have a bonfire on a chilly night.
  18. East S’mores
  19. Have a fall-themed craft day.
  20. Go to the farmer’s market.

Despite canceled events, fall is still a fun season. Spend time with your family. Or grab your bestie and head out for the day.

Rebecca’s Top 20: Halloween Movies for Family Night

Changing leaves, cooler weather, football, and Halloween are all a significant part of October. For added fun, incorporate Halloween themed movies into your family night.

Rebecca’s Top 20

  1. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (An all-time Halloween favorite)
  2. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (the collection has The Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
  3. Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie
  4. Curious George: A Halloween Boofest
  5. Disney’s Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Treat
  6. Casper’s Halloween Special
  7. Sesame Street: Trick or Treat on Sesame Street
  8. Paw Patrol: Halloween Heroes
  9. Toy Story of Terror
  10. Spongebob Squarepants-Halloween
  11. Scared Shrekless
  12. The Halloweentown series including  Halloweentown, Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge, Halloweentown High, and Return to Halloweentown
  13. Any of the Scooby-Doo movies
  14. The Addam’s Family
  15. Hocus Pocus
  16. Ghostbusters
  17. The Harry Potter series including Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 & 2. 
  18. Beetlejuice
  19. Little Vampire
  20. Any of the Goosebumps movies

What is your favorite family-friendly Halloween movie?


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50 Date Ideas for Autumn

Whether you just started dating or have been married for 30 years, going on fall dates is the perfect way to enjoy the season. 

50 Ideas for the Perfect Fall Date

  1. Visit an apple orchard, cider mill, or local farm. 
  2. Pick your own apples to bake a pie or just eating.
  3. Watch apple cider pressing. Drink fresh apple cider. 
  4. Try apple cider donuts or apple bread.
  5. Eat caramel apples on your way to a canopy walk.
  6. Drink apple cider slushies while walking around your local park. 
  7. Go on a wagon ride through the orchard.
  8. Attend a fall outdoor concert.
  9. Go for a hike.
  10. Visit a pumpkin patch. Bring home the perfect pumpkin for your front porch.
  11. Carve pumpkins together.
  12. Attend a pumpkin weigh-off or other type of pumpkin event. 
  13. Go on a hayride. 
  14. Go on a nature walk. Go on several at different times and dates to see the changing fall view. 
  15. Take the scenic route to view the changing fall leaves. 
  16. Ride horses on a nature trail.
  17. Go to a football game.
  18. Attend a homecoming parade.
  19. Participate in tailgating.
  20. Host a backyard football game and BBQ. 
  21. Go stargazing. Dress warmly and drink hot apple cider under the stars. 
  22. Attend a fall festival. 
  23. Sit at your favorite cafe or find a new one to try.. Drink lattes or hot cocoa out on the patio area. 
  24. Host a couples’ night. Have a chili cook-off. 
  25. Host a bonfire night. Don’t forget the S’mores. 
  26. Have a picnic indoors on a rainy fall day.
  27. Have a spooky movie night. 
  28. Buy fresh vegetables and fruit at a local farmer’s market. 
  29. Make a fall-themed meal together. 
  30. Dress up in costumes and attend a Rennaissance Fair. 
  31. Unplug from your electronic devices. Spend the day together at home without any interruptions. 
  32. Go for a Sunday drive to a local tourist spot. 
  33. Host a movie marathon with friends. 
  34. Visit your local brewery to try pumpkin beer. 
  35. Go on a wine tour to try new fall flavors.
  36. Participate in a fall fun run. 
  37. Go day-tripping to somewhere new. 
  38. Try a new eatery or restaurant. 
  39. Watch a sunrise or sunset together. 
  40. Attend a fall art show, poetry reading, or museum event. 
  41. Spend a day visiting family or friends. 
  42. Attend a fall craft show or church bazaar. 
  43. Attend a fall-themed painting class. 
  44. Go birdwatching to view the migrating birds. 
  45. Build a backyard birding area for the winter birds. 
  46. Take your dog on a nature walk. Don’t have a dog? Volunteer to dog walk at a local shelter or rescue. 
  47. Decorate your home or yard for fall. 
  48. Ride a train or boat for a color tour. 
  49. Sit by the lake and enjoy the cool breeze. 
  50. Get outdoors before the cold winter months keep you indoors for long periods. 

Enjoy the fall season.

30 Fall Activities

Autumn brings cooler nights, changing leaves, and new opportunities for family fun. Gather your family, friends or even your fur baby and enjoy everything fall has to offer.

30 Fall Activities 

  1. Go to a cider mill to watch apple pressing
  2. Drink cider
  3. Pick apples at a local orchard
  4. Go to a local pumpkin patch
  5. Attend a football game
  6. Host a tailgate
  7. Attend your local highschool homecoming parade
  8. Go for a nature walk
  9. Collect fall fallen leaves
  10. Make homemade hot cocoa
  11. Make a scarecrow
  12. Host a bonfire night
  13. Carve pumpkins
  14. Roast pumpkin seeds
  15. Go through a corn maze
  16. Eat caramel apples
  17. Attend a fall concert
  18. Go on a hayride
  19. Collect and paint acorns
  20. Go to a fall fair or craft show
  21. Go to a local farmer’s market
  22. Take fall family photos
  23. Rake and jump in a pile of leaves
  24. Have a fall BBQ
  25. Go hiking at a local state park
  26. Go on a fall color tour
  27. Host a fall-themed craft day
  28. Do leaf rubbings or other leaf art
  29. Make birdfeeders
  30. Host a fall-themed dinner with finds from the farmer’s market


September Photo Prompt Ideas

September marks the end of summer, the beginning of a new school year, and changes in weather. Enjoy the colorful fall season. Grab your camera and head outdoors to view summer’s transformation into fall.

Photo Prompts for September

  1. Selfie
  2. Labor Day
  3. Black and white
  4. Back to school
  5. High angle
  6. Beverage
  7. Water
  8. Sunset/sunrise
  9. Trees
  10. Words
  11. 9-11 Remembrance
  12. Shapes
  13. Something up close
  14. Feelings
  15. Shadows
  16. Red
  17. Food
  18. Collection
  19. Weather
  20. Current view
  21. Low angle
  22. Nature
  23. 1st day of Autumn
  24. Leaves
  25. Off-centered
  26. Toy
  27. Memories
  28. Apples
  29. Clouds
  30. Love

Enjoy fall. Take and print photos. Make a scrapbook. Have fun.

25 Fun Fall Activities

Fall brings changing leaves, cooler temperatures, and football. Enjoying the simple pleasures with your family and friends, celebrate life.

25 Fall Activities

  1. Go to a homecoming football game/attend the parade and other related events
  2. Go tailgating
  3. Host a fall themed craft day
  4. Decorate for fall
  5. Go on a color tour/photograph the spectacular changing fall leaves
  6. Have a bonfire
  7. Watch apple cider being made
  8. Drink apple cider/eat apple cider donuts
  9. Go outside and jump in a pile of leaves
  10. Go hiking
  11. Collect pinecones for crafts
  12. Bake an apple pie from freshly picked apples
  13. Play football in your backyard or at the park
  14. Go to your local farmer’s market
  15. Go to the library or bookstore to find books about fall
  16. Spend a day reading; wrap yourself in a warm blanket
  17. Burn fall scented candles
  18. Make caramel apples
  19. Go on a hayride
  20. Host a fall tea
  21. Enjoy a fall picnic
  22. Make homemade soup on a cool day (use fresh ingredients from the farmer’s market)
  23. Attend a fall festival or street fair
  24. Host a movie night
  25. Make a scarecrow


September Photo Challenge Prompts

September brings numerous fall activities. Participating in a daily photo challenge can help you focus on the world around you.

Here are some prompts for daily inspiration:

  1. Selfie
  2. Harvest
  3. Labor Day
  4. Back to School
  5. Softness
  6. Favorite Book
  7. Pet or Animal
  8. Bonfire
  9. Favorite Quote
  10. Favorite Beverage
  11. Landscape/Skyscape
  12. View Out Your Window
  13. Favorite Color
  14. Nature
  15. Close-up
  16. Collection
  17. Food
  18. Black and White
  19. Upside Down
  20. Football
  21. Silhouette
  22. Something Vintage
  23. Patterns
  24. Natural Light
  25. What’s on Your Feet?
  26. Clouds
  27. Quiet Time/Relaxation
  28. Fall Leaves
  29. Guilty Pleasures
  30. Something New

After you finish the month of September, print your photos and place them in an album for instant inspiration. For added fun, have your family or friends participate in the photo challenge. Cell phone use makes the challenge easy for everyone to join in the fun. Write a description under each photo. Years down the road, you may find the descriptions interesting, especially from younger children. Gathering the photos at the end of the month will bring a unique perspective on how each person views the world.

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