10 Most Awesome Things About the Fall Season

Welcome to the First Day of Fall, folks! As much as I love summer, my heart still leaps with excitement when the crispness of autumn hits the air (yes, we even get that crispness here at our office in L.A.) — mostly, for the following 10 reasons:

10 Most Awesome Things About the Fall Season

10. Pumpkin hand soaps!

9. Pumpkin spice lattes!

8. Pumpkin bread!

7. Pumpkin pie-tinis!

6. Pumpkin fudge!

5. Pumpkin cheesecake!

4. Pumpkin ice cream!

3. Liquor-filled pumpkin white hot chocolate! (Um, it’s five o’clock somewhere, right?)

2. Pumpkin Pie perfume! (No, it does not taste like pumpkin pie. I learned this from, um, a friend.)

And I can’t forget…

1. Stylish pumpkin sweaters!

(Seriously. There is no forgetting that.)

Candy Kirby

Candy is the founder of The Mom Beat and a humor columnist whose work as appeared in Redbook, Nickelodeon's NickMom, Disney's BabyZone, HelloGiggles and eHow. She also used to be a staff writer for the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful, where she penned many scripts featuring prolonged heated stares and countless “Who’s the Daddy?” story lines. Candy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two young kids and three rescue Persian cats, the latter of whom are the real brains behind this operation.