Fall is my favorite time of the year, and not just because my birthday happens to be during this warm and cozy season. It is the changing colors of the leaves, the appearance and prevalence of jewel tones, the (usually) temperate weather, and all the fun that comes along with football season. I know you were waiting for me to say something about pumpkins but....I'm not that big on pumpkin flavored things *gasp* so that is one part of fall I could do without. When the calendar finally begins to edge into late September there is also a surge in bucket lists or fall essentials because there are so many things that are essential fall & happen only during this season. I now bring you my fall bucket list along with some suggestions on where and how to cross them off. If you have things you think should be on the list let me know! I also would love to know where you go to mark things off on your fall list.
Dressing up for Halloween can be so much fun but it can also get pretty expensive, especially if you are trying to create your perfect look. There also should be a limit on the number of sexy nurses, sexy police officers, sexy kittens, and Jason/Freddy Masks that are allowed out on Halloween weekend but maybe that's just my opinion. I've done the mass produced, store bought costumes before and I have found that I just have way more fun when I get to create my own costume (or one for a friend). The best costume I have ever made was a punny costume a couple years ago, the Social Media Queen. I haven't made a costume since then because I'm not sure I can top it as she reigned all through the rain all up and down High Street and it was quite epic. You can find pictures and details on how I made this costume below, I made it the day before I had to wear it.
My DIY Costume Tips
The Social Media Queen
Steps to recreate:
I wore black leggings and a black shirt with the skirt over it to complete my look and topped it off with the plastic crown.