Autumn is officially upon us with the first day of Fall kicking off the season on September 23. What isn’t there to love about fall? Warm drinks, cozy sweaters, beautiful fall colors, cooler weather, and family holidays are all the things that we love about Fall!

We’ve prepared a list of some of our favorite recipes and projects to make during Fall. With so many options, we had pick just a few our favorite warm drinks and sweet deserts, like apple and pumpkin pie!

drawings of fall leaves around a square that says The BEST Fall Projects and Recipes

Crock Pot Pumpkin Spiced Latte(courtesy of Thriving Home Blog)
We love this recipe because it is incredibly easy to do and the end result is delicious!


Voila! Pumpkin Spiced Latte! YUM! Make a pot before big group gatherings – your guests will love it and ask how you made it.

Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino (Courtesy of Sprinkle Some Sugar)
If you’ve got a sweet tooth then you need to try this delicious pumpkin spice frappuccino recipe! It’s pretty straightforward and it will instantly make you feel like it is autumn.

Cinnamon Whipped Cream: 1 cup heavy cream

2 tbs confectioner’s sugar

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp vanilla extract

Pumpkin Spice Frappuccinos:

For the whipped cream:
In the bowl of your stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment or with a hand mixer, beat heavy cream until soft peaks form. Be careful not to over-mix or it will turn to butter. Add confectioner’s sugar, cinnamon and vanilla and beat to incorporate. Set aside.
For the frappuccinos:
Add all ingredients to your blender and pulse until smooth. Top with cinnamon whipped cream and crushed M&M’s.

Pumpkin Pecan Bites (Courtesy of Taste of Home)
These yummy little pumpkin pecan bites are to die for! While we opted to make the cream cheese frosting outlined in the recipe, you can certainly by it premade.


Our favorite Fall seasonal projects

Autumn Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holder courtesy of Spark and Chemistry.

What you need:

What you do:

The best part about fall is incorporating seasonal items, like pumpkins and gourds into your décor. Southern Living has an easy tutorial for creating a pumpkin and gourd wreath to add seasonal flair to your home.

This is how it is done:

Another one of our favorite things to do for Fall is to paint and decorate pumpkins! StyleCaster has 25 ways to decorate a pumpkin and one of our favorites is from The Farmer’s Daughter and it shows you how to create dip-dye glitter pumpkins!



There you have it! These are some of our favorite DIY fall decorations and recipes that you can easily try at home!

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