Inspired by Central New York’s Fall Foliage

Art, Inspiration

As I’ve mentioned before, I love fall. While I have a list of things that I look forward to every autumn, the first that always comes to mind is the foliage.

Living in Central New York, I’m privileged to witness the gorgeous changing of season first hand. An environmental splendor that continues to attract tourists to the Northeast, I’m fortunate that I can enjoy it while spending time in my backyard, during my drive to work and on my runs through town.

With cold weather brewing outside and bright colors bursting in the tree tops, it’s difficult not to feel inspired. Below are some photographs that I snapped around my house:


Happy Fall: Seasonal To-Do List

Festivity, Inspiration

As my favorite season, I’m so excited (and inspired) that it is now officially fall! To celebrate, I’ve put together a to-do list for this fall season, a compilation of my favorite ways to celebrate the most anticipated time of year.


Decorate the porch with these awesome concrete pumpkin planters.


Decorate the house with fall foliage, scarecrows and harvest-inspired decór.

Bake pumpkin-flavored goodies even if PSL season did start a month ago.

pumpkin cookies

Plan your own Oktoberfest! Because we all need another reason to eat a ridiculous amount of food and drink beer.


Visit a fall-inspired location. Apple orchard, pumpkin patch, cider mill….Take your pick!

Start making Halloween plans (if you haven’t already). Between goodies, costumes and jack-o-lantern designs, you have your work cut out for you!


Break out the sweaters, it’s officially #sweaterweather!

Drink fall beer. Between Oktoberfest and Pumpkin Spice varieties, fall time is beer prime time.

saranac darktoberfest

Make a fall craft, such as these lovely table textiles.


Get ready for football season.

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Whether its following this list, or your own traditions, I hope you are as excited about this fall as I am. A fleeting time of year, let’s enjoy it while we can!