7 Activities to Check off your Fall Bucket List

7 Activities to Check off your Fall Bucket List

We are about half way through October, which means that Fall is in full swing. This past weekend, I had an exceptionally “Fall” day where I went to a pumpkin patch, made homemade pumpkin bread and drank pumpkin ale with friends, all while finally wearing boots and a scarf! So, I thought that I would share some of my favorite Fall activities with all of you to help you enjoy this beautiful and colorful season.

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Country Music, Wine and Sun at Gargiulo Vineyards

Country Music, Wine and Sun at Gargiulo Vineyards

Those of you who know me well know that two of my favorite things in this world are country music and fantastic wine. So, this past weekend when I was invited to a private wine tasting event and country concert at Gargiulo Vineyards, I was so excited. Gargiulo Vineyards is located in Oakville which is only about an hour away from our good family friend’s home in Santa Rosa, so I decided to make a weekend out of it.

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The 20-Something goes Wine Tasting in Livermore

The 20-Something goes Wine Tasting in Livermore

Being raised in Northern California meant that I developed an appreciation for great wine early on.  Trips to Napa and Sonoma were always on the list of places to visit when friends and family came into town, and my dad quickly became a wine connoisseur. What I didn’t understand until recently though, was that there are some fantastic wineries outside of the Wine Country that people don’t usually think of.

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A Summer of Mini Adventures Pre "Real World"

A Summer of Mini Adventures Pre "Real World"

Now that I am home from Mexico, and settling into post-grad life, I have been thinking about mini trips I want to take before I start working full-time in the fall. Even though I grew up in California, I sometimes feel like I have not taken the time to fully explore the state now that I am older. 

I am working part-time this summer at the company I worked for last year, so that leaves plenty of time for weekend adventures with friends.

Here are some of the places I am planning weekend getaways to:

 

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The 20-Something Girl Graduates from College

The 20-Something Girl Graduates from College

It has been a few days since I graduated from Wake Forest, and I finally had time today to sit down and reflect on the weekend’s festivities. I cannot thank all of my family members who came from San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta and Charlotte to celebrate with me. You all made this weekend so special and one that I will never forget. 

Here are some of my favorite moments from the weekend!

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