Girlfriends: Fall Outings to Try With Your Girls

Girlfriends: Fall Outings to Try With Your Girls
ESSENCE.COM Oct, 14, 2011

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Pumpkin picking isn’t just for the kids. Adults can have fun at the patch too. Take a hay ride to a nearby pumpkin patch and pick your favorites. When you return home, host a pumpkin pie bake-off or decorating contest for a little competitive fun.

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Makeover your ladies’ brunch in favor of a more outdoorsy experience. The best part about the fall is being surrounded by all the lovely foliage. Catch up on each other’s live over sandwiches and cider on a flannel blanket beneath the trees.

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Head to a local vineyard for a group tasting or host a party at your place inviting everyone to show up with their favorite bottle of vino. Good friends plus good wine is sure to equal a great time.

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Everyone has a great outlet mall within driving distance. Call up the girls and car pool on down to the one closest to your town. Fall is a great time to find outlet sales on summer items for your off-season tropical vacation, or that great pair of boots for winter.

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Fall provides one of the most beautiful backdrops you could ever find. The leaves will make your pictures really pop. Grab the girls and your point and shoots and head to the nearby woods for a little photo fun.

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Riding a horse in the summer heat isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but fall is the perfect time to head to a nearby stable. Take in the fabulous foliage while you make friends with your newest chauffeur.

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After you’re done trick or treating with the kids, what could be more fun than getting together with your girls to throw a big costume party for the adults on Halloween? The rules: 1. Don’t let anyone in without a costume. 2. Spike the punch. 3. Decorate, decorate, decorate.

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Get fit and have fun together this fall with a planned run through a gorgeous trail or park. Many runners say fall’s the best time of year to run, and without a doubt, it’s the most beautiful.

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