Fall is just beginning and everyone is anticipating their favorite parts of fall: Halloween, apple picking, haunted houses, and pumpkins. Pumpkins are a fall favorite from pumpkin spice, carving them, and eating them in various delicious recipes. To get ready for fall and all its pumpkin  glory, here are some ideas to have some seasonal fun. 

Pumpkin Picking 

A perfect activity if you want to get out and have a fun fall day. Many local farms offer pumpkin picking such as Sauchuk Farm in Plympton, MA. It can be really fun, especially if you go with friends and participate in activities that the farm offers. The fresh pumpkins from the farm that were picked are perfect for eating and decorating!


If you want to get creative or add some new fall decor, pumpkins are the perfect accessory. They are great all fall long from Halloween to Thanksgiving. If you don’t just want a plain pumpkin, they look wonderful painted in any style you’d like or carved in all different ways for Halloween. 


Everyone’s favorite part of fall is, of course, the food! Here are a few pumpkin recipe ideas that can be used for occasions like Halloween or even just a chilly fall afternoon. 

  • Pumpkin Bread: A very simple warm pumpkin treat
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake: a rich and creamy dairy dessert
  • Chocolate Chip and Pumpkin Cookies: A perfect snack for any time and easy to take anywhere 

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