Autumn 🍂

Here is my current Autumnal list. Bear in mind that I’ve collected the media recommendations from others and can’t vouch for them if I’ve not seen them yet. Also, I will be adding to this as I get suggests and watch more wonderful Autumn videos!

Seasons

  • Thanksgiving
  • Halloween

Themes/Subjects/Atmosphere/Mood

  • Astronomy, stargazing
  • Harvest
  • Forests, woodlands
  • Myths, legends, folklore
  • Mystery, noire, suspense
  • Hitchcock
  • Decline, melancholy, nostalgia

Activities/Bucket List

  • Knitting, especially baby blankets
  • Pumpkin picking
  • Apple picking
  • Ladies’ Thrift Shopping Day
  • Black Friday/Cyber Monday
  • Thanksgiving
  • Fall puzzle
  • Maple festival
  • Any other festivals I can find
  • Miniatures/models
  • Sew velvet pumpkins and squash, make some foxes, plan Xmas dress
  • Bonfire and s’mores
  • Zoo
  • Broadway (the traveling shows that come to various cities)
  • Piano guys concert? Any other concert?

Rereads

  • Pat Books 2021
  • All Tolkien 2021
  • Aunt Jane’s Hero 2021
  • Brontë’s, particularly appropriate are The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Wuthering Heights 2021
  • Scott’s Poetry 2021
  • Sherlock 2021
  • Story Girl Duology 2021
  • The Westing Game 2021
  • Thirteen Secrets trilogy 2021
  • Wildwood Dancing 2021
  • Agatha Christie 2022
  • Inkheart 2022
  • Stephen Lawhead’s Pendragon Cycle 2023
  • The Book Thief 2023
  • Entwined 2024
  • Good Fairy Tale retellings 2024
  • Lord Peter 2024
  • Faerie Rebels 2025

Books

  • Separate Peace by John Knowles
  • The Secret History
  • Fairytales and myths are haunting enough for me
  • Dracula
  • Wilkie Collins
  • Fallish Classics
  • The Librarian and other books (my sisters and in law mentioned another of hers being better) of Elizabeth Kostova
  • The Woman in White
  • Turn of the Screw
  • Poe
  • The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (reread)
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • Call of the Wild
  • Octavia Butler short stories?
  • Montgomery Short Stories
  • Jackson short stories?
  • Bradbury short stories, The Halloween Tree
  • Lets Explore Diabetes with Owls
  • Northern Light Trilogy
  • Extremely Loud an Incredibly Close
  • Miss Peregrines Home for Children

Movies and TV

  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
  • Arsenic and old lace
  • The Heiress, Montgomery Clift
  • Rewatch Laura
  • Dead Poets Society
  • Lorna Doon
  • The Riot Club
  • Spellbound
  • Tolkien
  • Goodwill Hunting
  • The Theory of Everything
  • Old Agatha Christie Movies
  • Dial M for Murder
  • Tolkien
  • School Ties
  • The mummy
  • Hitchcock
  • Good Will Hunting
  • Hugo
  • Midnight in Paris
  • Extremely Loud an Incredibly Close
  • Night Must Fall
  • Older version of A Lady Vanishes
  • Gosford Hall
  • Ms Fisher’s Murder Mysteries
  • Poirot
  • Jeremy Brett and other Sherlock
  • Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
  • A Tenant of Wildfell Hall
  • Wuthering Heights
  • A Tell Tale Vlog
  • Spellbound
  • October Skies
  • Halloweentown, Caspar, other nonscary Halloween movies
  • Ms Peregrine’s Home
  • Dark Shadows
  • The Village
  • Turning of the Screw/The Others
  • the Queen’s Gambit
  • The Truth About Murder

Music and Audio Media

Drinks

For Food

  • Flavors
    • Pumpkin
    • Molasses
    • Butterscotch
    • Spice
    • Apple
    • Apple cider
  • Butterscotch brownies
  • Oatmeal Pancakes
  • Cardamon Buns
  • Gingerbread
  • Gingersnaps
  • Pumpkin Bread
  • Pumpkin Muffins
  • Pumpkin Truffles
  • Pumpkin Pancakes (maybe)
  • Maple Rolls
  • Maple Cookies
  • Maple butter
  • This Ghost Cake (the design, I’ll probably stick with Hershey’s tried and true chocolate cake with dark chocolate cocoa)
  • Spice doughnuts
  • Sweet Potato Casserole
  • Chicken Potpie
  • Mac n Cheese
  • Soups
  • Breads
  • Chick fila a 🌮 soup

Decor

  • velvet pumpkins
  • lanterns
  • old fashioned looking lights
  • foxes
  • mushrooms
  • acorns
  • deer
  • squirrel
  • white real pumpkins,
  • blush velvet pumpkins
  • rose gold shimmery papaer leaf garland on windows
  • aster or mum wreath
  • wheat wreath

Scents

  • Vanilla
  • Spice
  • Molasses
  • I want that Girl on Fire Candle!!!!!!!

Colors

  • Sage
  • Yellow
  • Mauve
  • Rose
  • Blush
  • Teal, darker
  • Neutrals like cream, tan, brown

Styles

  • Romantic Academia
  • Boots with ribbons or lace laces
  • Oxford Pumps
  • Mary Janes
  • Clogs
  • Jumpers
  • Sweaters
  • Turtle necks
  • Jackets
  • Vests/dirndls/peasant styles
  • Collars, for me peter pan or vintage
  • Vintage blouses
  • Ruffles, ruffles, ruffles!
  • Silk scarves instead of ties
  • Berets
  • Seasonal apron

Fabrics/Textures/Prints

  • Velveteen, velvet
  • Plaids
  • Flannels
  • Corduroy
  • Wools
  • Silks

Nail Polish

  • That green Dragon-y polish
  • Do I have a good copper?
  • I’d like a rose gold, feel Like I saw some somewhere
  • Those space peel ons

Jewelry

  • Pearls
  • Rose gold
  • Gold
  • Ancient inspired jewelry
  • Woodland inspired jewelry

Flowers (in season in my area)

  • Anemone x hybrida – Japanese Anemone. 3 to 4 feet.
  • Antirrhinum majus – Snapdragon, Common Snapdragon, Garden Snapdragon. 6 to 48 inches.
  • Aster – Michaelmas Daisy, Starwort, Frost Flower. 18 to 60 inches.
  • Buddleia davidii – Butterfly Bush, Summer Lilac. 3 to 12 feet.
  • Calendula officinalis – Calendula, Pot Marigold. 1 to 1.5 feet.
  • Caryopteris x cladonensis – Bluebeard. 2 to 4 feet.
  • Ceratostigma plumbaginoides – Plumbago, Leadwort. 8 to 12 inches.
  • Chrysanthemum – Mums and Daisies. 1 to 3.5 feet.
  • Corydalis lutea – Yellow Corydalis.  9 to 15 inches.
  • Dendranthema x grandiflorum – Garden Mum, Hardy Chrysanthemum. 1 to 3 feet.
  • Felicia amelloides – Blue Daisy. 1 to 2 feet.
  • Gerbera jamesonii – Gerbera Daisy, Transvaal Daisy. 1 to 1.5 feet.
  • Kalimeris pinnatifida – Japanese Aster. 2 to 4 feet.
  • Lobularia maritima – Sweet Alyssum. 4 inches to 8 inches.
  • Verbena – Verbena, Vervain 4 inches to 2 feet.
  • Viola x wittrockiana – Pansy, Garden Pansy, Ladies Delight. 8 to 15 inches.