5. Scarves! and Cardies!

4. Hearty fall food – squash, beets, sweet potato, beans – bring it on

3. The perfect temperature for a walk where you can see your breath, but you are cozy with a hat and a steamy americano in hand

2. The start of the season – plays, opera, music, all good things

1. Snuggling under blankets with tea and an amazing book, without feeling guilty that it is a beautiful day outside