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Pumpkins, Apples & Hayrides, Oh My!

Written by Kaitlyn Stamm

This fall season there are a lot of ways to be festive. The temperatures get colder, the leaves change color, and what better way to enjoy autumn than with baking, celebrating, and making crafts.

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There are so many flavors and creative combinations to cook with in the fall season. Recipes for caramel apple pies made from scratch, pumpkin muffins, soups, along with the perfect turkey. You can find the recipes for the items listed and many others here.


Crafting is another great fall activity to add some festivity to your home. If cooking or baking is not your thing, these simple and easy crafts can be fun to do alone or with friends. You can find ideas online, through Pinterest or by clicking here, where you can find out how to make the crafts shown.


There are a lot of other ways to celebrate the fall season, such as apple picking. Half Crown Hill Orchard is right outside of Pittsburgh and allows visitors to pick their own apples, you can visit their website here.

Yeck Farms is another Pittsburgh local business in which you can visit their pumpkin patch, go on hayrides, and a number of other fun fall festivities. For a list of local farms with fall activities click here.

There are also several festivals in the Pittsburgh area. For a list of more activities click here.

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