From taking a woodland walk through autumn leaves, to curling up under a cosy blanket with a good book and a mulled wine, these are the things that get us in the mood for autumn every year. Although there may be many things that we don’t look forward to, like the colder weather, longer nights, and darker days, you can’t deny that these things make autumn a pretty great season!

Woodland walks

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Credit: itsnatalieallen: Me and my boy, River.

When we think of this transitional season we can’t help but conjure up an image of boots crunching through jewel coloured autumn leaves on a cold and crisp afternoon. Where’s your favourite place for a leisurely Sunday stroll or a bracing weekend walk? Let us know on our Facebook page or take a look at some of ours here.

Hot chocolate

Credit: Amanda K. By The Bay

Credit: Amanda K. By The Bay

They only thing we love more than treating ourselves to chocolate, is indulging in drinking it! Whipped cream, marshmallows, sprinkles or plain, however you enjoy hot chocolate you can’t deny it’s one of the remedies for cold weather blues! Have you ever tried nutella or peanut butter in a hot chocolate? Check out these mouth-watering ways to take this year’s hot chocolates to the next level!

Cosy socks and blankets (+ a good book and warm cup of tea!)

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Credit: cinnamonvanillaspice.tumblr.com

Once we’ve got over the fact that it’s no longer warm enough to go out without a coat, and once our summer sandals and bikinis are safely put away, we actually really enjoy getting into our cozy, comfy clothes! Add a good book and a hot drink to create the ideal way to spend an afternoon.

The return of the roast

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 Happiness is getting family and friends together for a traditional Sunday roast. Crispy potatoes, caramelised carrots, crackling and red wine gravy – how do you like yours?

Mulled wine

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 These brilliant mulled wine recipes encapsulate the taste of autumn and winter! GET THE RECIPES HERE.

Great TV

Poldark

With the return of Poldark, ITV’s brand new drama Victoria and Strictly skipping back on to our screens, there’s never been a better reason to stay in at the weekend. Add a glass of wine and a cheeky takeaway for the ultimate autumnal night in.

Homemade soup

Leave the summer salads and half-burnt BBQ food behind, the arrival autumn signals a change in our dinner menus. Homemade soups with fresh bread are the perfect remedy for colder weather and shorter days.

 

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