With autumn well underway in Chicagoland (brr . . .
it's been chilly!), I thought it was a perfect time to come up with
a list of things for your family to do in the fall . . . you know,
before the temps plummet to below freezing in the
Making memories together as a family is what I
strive for everyday and enjoying the outdoors is a perfect way to
come together as a family. Some people call these lists "bucket
lists," but when I think of things to do with my kids, the last
thing I want to think about is kicking the bucket!
So here's my list of the top 15 things to do with
the family in the fall:
1. Visit a
2. Go on a
3. Attend a
4. Attend a
leaves . . .
6. . . . then
jump in them!
7. Enjoy some
9. Go on a hay
10. Walk through a corn maze
11. Carve pumpkins (or just decorate
12. Roast pumpkin seeds
13. Go Trick-or-treating
14. Make hot chocolate (with
15. Take a family photo
We've already completed a few items on this list
and hope to complete them all before winter comes.
What are some of your favorite family activities to
do in the fall?
Amanda Ortiz is a full-time working mom to two kids (a teen and a toddler), living in suburban Chicago.
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