Today I am sharing some of my simple and easy Fall Favorites and why I love this season so much.
Crips air and beautiful colors – Fall is my favorite Season. When the sun is shining and there is a slight nip in the air, I am a happy girl.
Fall is about change. We begin to change the clothes we wear, the plants we grow, and the smells and foods in our homes. All of the things I am sharing today are simple and easy ideas for Fall.
5 WAYS TO EASE INTO FALL AND ENJOY IT!
1. Transition your Summer Favorites to Fabulous Fall Favorites
Let me say – I also love summer and find it hard to give up some of my summer clothes. Oh, you feel the same way. Lucky for us, Fall is a great time to transition our summer favorites into Fall Favorites. When the temps start to cool down here in the south, we start adding jackets and lightweight sweaters to our wardrobe.
Take this cute jumpsuit. The color works for both Summer and Fall. By layering it with a jacket and adding some darker shoes, it transitions beautifully into Fall. Adding a patterned scarf with Fall colors, just makes the transition that much easier.
Same for this t-shirt dress. Perfect for Summer but in Fall, you can layer some beautifully colored or solid sweaters, add booties and maybe a wide brimmed hat and ta-dah, you have a perfectly transitioned Fall outfit!
2. Begin to add Fall Accents and Colors to your Home Décor
Adding Fall to your home is so much easier than you might think. Using throws, pillows, tiered trays and Fall decor, your rooms begin to come alive with Fall. I try to keep the Fall theme around through Thanksgiving. Adding pops of orange, taupe, grays and browns add warmth with out being to themed.
We love having some Fall themed decorations on our front porch. Fun lighted pumpkins and Mr. & Mrs. Scarecrow live on our porch until Thanksgiving weekend.
3. Make a new Fall Favorite with PUMPKIN!
For those of you that have followed me for awhile, you know I love Gluten Free Oatmeal Muffins. I make them frequently. For the Fall, I switch up some of the ingredients and make these tasty muffins!
Pumpkin Oatmeal Gluten Free Muffins
• 3 cups gluten free oats – I use Bob’s Red Mill
• 1 teaspoon baking powder
• 1.5 tablespoons chia seeds
• ½ tsp pink Himalayan salt or fine sea salt
• 2 large eggs
• ¼ cup organic maple syrup – I use Kirkland’s Brand
• 1 cup almond milk
• 1 tablespoon avocado oil
• 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
• 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
• 1 teaspoon cinnamon
• ¾ cup golden raisins
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 12-cup muffin pan by spraying it generously with cooking spray. Combine all ingredients adding the almond milk last. Stir together until well combined. You will need to stir frequently while you fill up the muffin cups – the almond milk will settle to the bottom.
Fill the muffin cups to the top. Bake in oven for 17 to 19 minutes. Let cool completely and remove from pan.
I remove them from the pan when cooled and put them in a plastic freezer bag. I store them in the freezer.
To heat up frozen muffin, place in microwave for 45 seconds to 1 minute.
4. Make your Home smell like a Crisp Fall Day – Orange or Citrus Bliss, Purify and Clove
- 4 Drops Orange or Citrus Bliss
- 3 Drops each of Purify and Clove
This blend will have your home smelling clean and crisp. I love using essential oils and diffusers in my home. DoTerra is my essential oil of choice.
5. Plant some Mums – Favorite Fall Flower
Mums are my favorite Fall flower. They come in so many beautiful colors. Great in pots or hanging baskets. I have them in my pots at the drive way and with our front porch décor.
I hope you enjoyed my #fallfavorites and got some great ideas for yourself and your family!
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