The leaves are falling, the air feels crisp, and the holidays are starting to begin. It is my favorite season– fall. After having had what feels like an endless summer since January, I am ready for these colder temperatures and cozy vibes. To celebrate the beginning of fall, I’m sharing my top three fall items and fall activities.
- A good infinity scarf. I got my infinity scarf ordering off of Amazon Prime and I am absolutely in love with it. I love scarves that are pretty but are really cozy and this is one of those.
- A chunky chenille blanket. I love wrapping myself up into what I call a blanket burrito when I come home from class in the fall and this type of blanket is so perfect for that. This type of blanket is so warm and comfortable and is perfect for staying home and cuddling up with a book (or netflix) and a cup of hot chocolate. My blanket is actually handmade by a wonderful family friend, but I’m linking to a similar blanket that you can find on sale at Pottery Barn right now.
- An adorable mug. I have a bit of a problem and it’s that I am absolutely obsessed with mugs. I can never have too many, but I end up using the same one or two over and over again for my tea, coffee, and hot chocolate. I’m currently using my Anthropologie Homegrown Monogram Mug from a few years ago, but I am eyeing this home state mug on their website right now.
- Exploring the local area. I think fall weather is the best weather to be outside in and I love going to places I haven’t visited before in the fall. When I went home to New York a few weeks ago, I went apple picking with my mom and sister and then explored a local fall festival. This past weekend, my family visited me and we went out to Mount Vernon to visit George Washington’s estate. Everything is prettier in the fall with the leaves falling so I think there is no better time to get to know where you are.
- Netflix Binges. I might be jumping the gun a bit, but I believe Christmas season starts on November 1 so I’m already binging all the best Hallmark Christmas movies. If you are more traditional in your take on when Christmas begins, then I suggest watching The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. It is such an addicting show and is only ten hours long, so you can easily do that in on a rainy weekend where you don’t quite feel like going out.
- Drinking hot chocolate and tea. I love iced lattes more than anyone, but in fall, I switch away from my classic drink and move towards hot chocolate and tea. Recently, I’ve gotten really into grabbing a hot chocolate somewhere on campus and just walking around and enjoying the scenery. It’s such a nice way to relax and find my center.