My Fall Bucket List

Sunday, October 5, 2014

But first a few photos on my iphone from the past few days...






My hair is as dark as it has ever been. The small town Nebraska girl inside of me is screaming for me to die it back platinum blonde. Don't worry, I'm not going to. But that doesn't mean the urge isn't there. I'm kind of liking this whole "dullish ugly no-color" color that's in style right now. Right, it's in style isn't it? Okay cool, my goal is to go an entire year without coloring. So far I'm at six months and clearly killing it.

Harlow and I took a long walk to our favorite fountain in Lincoln Park on Friday night to make sure it still has water in it. As long as water is in the fountains winter isn't here yet. However after this weekend of forty degree weather I have a feeling the water will be gone soon. And thus my Chicago winter anxiety will set in. Make it stop.

I say this every year, but where did summer go? I feel like it stopped in Chicago for a weekend and that was it.

But anyway, as for that fall pumpkin list of mine... it goes something like this:

1. Buy at least five more light-up pumpkins because the five I already own just aren't cutting it.

2. Drink one Pumpkin Spice Latte for the season and Instagram it so everyone knows I did it.

3. Find a kid to take to a pumpkin patch.

4. Take that same kid apple picking next to the pumpkin patch.

5. Find a pile of pumpkins to jump in. (With or without new kid-friend.)

6. Drink some spiced mulled pumpkin wine.

7. Carve a pumpkin and make its face look like a pumpkin.

8. Make pumpkin bread.

9.  Find a pumpkin costume for Halloween.

10. Turn into a pumpkin.

Note to self: don't write posts at 1:00 a.m. on a Saturday night. It gets weird...

What's your fall bucket (or pumpkin) list? Link-up one day, or link-up every day. Blogtober is what you make it, friends! Tomorrow's prompt is: 10 Things You'd Tell Yourself When You First Started Blogging.

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24 comments:

  1. Pumpkin wine is a thing? Oh mama, I need me some of that. It's so much edgier than a simple latte. Clearly, we're no fall "basic bitches." Best bucket list of the season, for sure.

    lovelovelove,
    Erica
    cominguprosestheblog.com

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  2. HaHa, I totally found a kid (a friend's kid but hey!) to take to the pumpkin patch yesterday! You feel much less like a creeper that way. I did stay out of the pumpkin bouncy house however....

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  3. Omg i think i shouldn't mention that i don't like Pumpkin Spice Lattes at all...O.o But i totally support the idea of finding a pumpkin costume for Halloween, it always looks so adorable on adults ;)
    xo,
    Luchessa @ http://luchessa.org/

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  4. I hear you on the not coloring your hair thing. I haven't colored mine since 2012. It was like the most freeing thing when they finally cut the last traces of color out. I am loving my natural color. It may not be super special, but it's me - and it's healthier.

    I'm also saving an almost embarrassing amount of money each year.

    Of course, all of this could be negated by the fact that I swear to God I found a gray hair last night.

    Although, I keep trying to tell myself it's blonde...

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  5. one time my hair was dyed too dark adn i took a selfie crying and then it was turned into a meme. but that storys for another day. yay fall!

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  6. Harlow seems very concerned to check if bodies of water are still there: first the lake, then the fountain - what a conscientious dog. Your pumpkin list is awesome! You should also find a pumpkin costume for Harlow, it's only fair. :-)

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  7. I think I need to do 2.-5. as well :D still laughing. So, where to steal um.. meet a kid now?

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  8. LOL at writing posts on at 1 am on a Saturday night

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  9. I love that "gbr" shirt! I lived in Hastings, NE for 9 years and I loooveeedd game day:) Go huskers!

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  10. Can I get a light up and burn a pumpkin candle? Anyone?

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  11. CHILI. My fall list basically consists of just eating all the things and hibernating.

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  12. OMG I need to get my hands on some pumpkin wine! The true nectar of a basic white girl.

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  13. hahaha i laughed at the last few on your list. You sound like me when I start to get tired. "turn into a pumpkin" lol!!

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  14. damn I should have gone with the pumpkin list it would have been way funnier and probably attainable LOL

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  15. That fall foliage shot is beautiful and I want to go pumpkin picking / carving soon!

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  16. That's a very pumpkin-ful bucket list!

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  17. Posted my fall bucket list last week. This is my favorite time of year. I want to do all the fun fall activities.

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  18. Pumpkin bread is amazing....one of my favorite fall foods! Baked a pumpkin zucchini bread last week that was utterly DIVINE. Love your list - how have I not heard of pumpkin wine??

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  19. You don't need a kid to go apple picking or to a pumpkin patch! Every year my husband and I head out to do a corn maze, hayride, pumpkin patch, and apple picking. Just us late-twenty year old, childless people

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  20. hahah. I love everything pumpkin. But, seriously what girl doesn't?

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  21. Lovely photos and haha great list! Love the last one haah! Abi :)

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  22. Drinking a PSL and not posting is like a tree falling in the woods...does anyone know if it really happened?!

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