Lifestyle September 24, 2020

Falling Into Fall

Are you excited for Fall weather, food, and activities? So are we!! There are so many things to do in fall and so much comfort food to be excited for.

Fall Activities

Fall Activities

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, and Apple Picking

Savidge Farms in Mertztown, PA

Unangst Tree Farms in Bath, PA

Grim’s Orchard & Family Farms in Breinigsville, PA

Carve Jack-O’-Lanterns

Carve Jack O’ Lanterns

Whether you make your own design or use printable stencils, carving jack o’ lanterns is a great way to get in the Fall mood and spend some family time.

Family Fall Hikes

Family Fall Hikes

Hiking is a great way to get out in nature and Fall is a perfect time for hikes. It’s not too cold and not too hot. Below are some local hiking trails.

-Hawk Mountain (1700 Hawk Mountain Rd. Kempton, PA 19529)

-Bake Oven Knob (7705 Bake Oven Rd, Germansville, PA 18053)

-Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center (400 Belfast Rd, Nazareth, PA 18064)

-Wildlands Conservatory (3701 Orchid Pl, Emmaus, PA 18049)

-Delaware & Lehigh Valley National Heritage Corridor (2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd, Easton, PA 18042)

-South Mountain (554 Alpine St, Emmaus, PA 18049)

Make Blanket Forts

Make Blanket Forts

No better way to spend a cold Fall night than under some blankets.

Make your own Family Board Game

  1. Pick a Theme (Adventure, Book, Movie, etc)
  2. Make Your Board
  3. Draw on Cardboard or Bristol Board or print out a Board Template
  4. Make Your Game Pieces
    1. Lego Men, Small Figures/Animals, Buttons, Coins, Shells/Rocks, etc.
  5. Add Silly Rewards and Challenges
    1. The Pirate Stole Your Loot. Lose 2 Tokens.
    2. Make A Silly Face. Go Ahead 2 Spaces.
    3. You Forgot Your Homework! Go back 1 Space.
    4. The Dog Ran Away!! Lose 4 Tokens Chasing Him/Her.
    5. You Won Crazy Hair Day! Earn 4 tokens.
  6. Decide whether to use a die, a spinner, or create your own die.
  7. Decide basic rules.
  8. Play the Game!

Fire Pit/Roasting Marshmallows

Fire Pit/Roasting Marshmallows

Fall is the best time for a fire and marshmallows are a fantastic bonus.

Virtual Paint and Sip Night

Stay socially distant and cozy at home while having a virtual night-in with friends. First, the host will pick out what to paint, find instructions, and send it to everyone that will join. Everyone can either get a canvas or just a piece of printer paper.

Fall Photoshoot

Fall Photoshoot

With the colorful leaves, you can get beautiful pictures of your family.

Fall Welcome Mat

Fall Welcome Mat

Use leaves as stamps to create a beautiful Door Matt.

Metallic Leaf Wreath

What you will need are metallic spray paints, lots of leaves, a hot glue gun, a wide gold ribbon, and a foam wreath. First, you will spray paint the leaves. Then wrap the foam wreath in the ribbon. Once it is wrapped, glue the metallic leaves onto the wreath.

Painted Leaves

Painted Leaves

Paint the leaves and then spray them with an acrylic sealant.

Leaf Initial Greeting

Leaf Initial Greeting

Get a large letter from a craft store or create a Paper-mâché letter. Hot glue leaves onto the letter and add a piece of wire or string to the back to allow for it to hang.

Fall Food and Drinks

Apple Cider and Hot Chocolate

-Apple Cider

-Hot Chocolate

-Chicken Pot Pie

-Caramel Apples

-Baked Mac n Cheese

Baked Mac n Cheese


-Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

-Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup