Our Family Autumn Bucket List 2020

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Autumn is well and truly on it’s way. Up here in the North East of England, there seems to have been a flick of a seasonal switch. One day it was gloriously sunny and the next the dark nights were creeping in and the rain and cold winds have made themselves known.

Now that Summer is well and truly over, we can start preparing for Autumn. Which in my opinion is the most amazing time of the year!

I mean, how can you not love Autumn? There’s something magical about it. With the changing colours of the leaves on the trees, the cold chill in the air. Frosty mornings and darker nights creeping in. The smell of fireworks in the air, hot chocolate in hand. All while wrapped up in a chunky knit jumper.

This got me thinking…we, as a family need to put together a Family Autumn Bucket List!

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I don’t  know about you, but Autumn is my favourite season of them all. 

I love the dark nights, the way we have to wrap up warm and cosy to protect ourselves from the Autumn weather. 

So after myself and my boys sitting down and discussing what we want to include on our Autumn Bucket List, we are making some plans…

  • Taking a walk in our local woodland to search for signs of Autumn. I’m thinking of going to Hardwick Park, Thorpe Perrow, Wynyard Woodland Park or National Trust sites such as Cragside
  • Visit a local Pumpkin Patch.
  • Carve pumpkins
  • Make an apple pie or crumble
  • Drink hot chocolate
  • Watch fireworks
  • Plan socially distanced Halloween celebrations
  • Autumn and Halloween arts and crafts
  • Read Autumn related books with our boys
  • Make Bird feeders
  • Have a leaf fight
  • Make toffee and chocolate apples

Do you and your family have an Autumn Bucket List? Let me know what you love about Autumn and what are your favourite things to do in the comments below.

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15 Comments

  1. September 23, 2018 / 3:11 pm

    Love your list of autumn activities. I like autumn once I’ve gotten over feeling sad that summer is over. Good luck with ticking off the things on your list 🙂 #coolmumclub

  2. September 24, 2018 / 9:58 am

    I love that you do this as a family. We have done a few of these already. #CoolMumClub

  3. September 24, 2018 / 7:42 pm

    Autumn is our favourite time of year too! Love your bucket list and we can’t wait to get out and collect conkers. #AnythingGoes

  4. September 25, 2018 / 3:16 pm

    I love the idea of making a seasonal bucket list for the family. There are a lot of great things to do in the fall and I think you have a lot of them covered on your list.

  5. September 27, 2018 / 7:48 pm

    Loved this post looks like you are going to have a busy Halloween xxx

  6. September 28, 2018 / 8:27 am

    You have some great activities planned for Autumn. I love Autumn but we are now in Spring here in South Africa. All the best with the bucket list and hope all gets done #stayclassymama

  7. September 29, 2018 / 6:04 am

    I’ve never had a leaf fight, I’m always worried about bugs finding their way into my clothes. #GlobalBlogging

  8. September 29, 2018 / 6:48 am

    Great list and love the seasonal colours in this post!

  9. September 29, 2018 / 8:47 pm

    This is a great bucket list. My little girl is already excited about going trick or treating for Halloween. #triumphanttales

  10. September 30, 2018 / 1:51 pm

    This is a fab list, I love autumn as its not too cold, but enough to enjoy cosy jumpers and blankets!!! Thank you for sharing this with us at #TriumphantTales. I hope to see you back next week!

  11. October 2, 2018 / 8:19 pm

    Ooh I want to do all of these. I have never carved a pumpkin so I think this might be the year! Thanks for linking up with #stayclassymama

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