Shout Outs: Autumn Edition

Happy weekend, frugal friends and fellow freelancers! I hope the autumnal weather is treating you well in your area. We’ve been having some unseasonably warm days, which is actually making me wish it would cool down a bit.

weddingLast Sunday, we attended my cousin’s wedding. It was a beautiful fall theme, and they definitely could not have wished for better weather. I love fall weddings because you can really carry the colors of the season throughout the decor. We also got to take our pumpkin placeholders home- score one for frugal fall decor!

We took our daughter to the pumpkin patch last week at a local orchard and enjoyed some apple cider and apple cider donuts, yum. We love that place in any season, but I think I’d like to make one more visit before Halloween. I’m on the fence about the haunted hayride, though- I keep thinking, do I really want to pay $20 to give myself a heart attack? I used to absolutely love haunted houses and all that spooky stuff when I was younger, but the older I get, I find myself becoming more of a scaredy cat! Anybody else like this?

On to the shout outs:

I was extremely flattered to be included in Cash Cow Couple’s Woman Crush Wednesday last week with such fabulous company. If you haven’t had a chance to check that out, be sure to head over and read about many of your favorite PF ladies.

How to Make Extra Money Using Qmee by DC at Young Adult Money

Run Your Own Race by Shannon at Financially Blonde

Up in the Air by Tonya at Budget and the Beach

5 Tips for Making Budgeting Fun for Creatives by Liz at Budgeting for More

Behind the Scenes Blog Tour by Erin at Journey to Saving

Have a great weekend!

13 comments on “Shout Outs: Autumn Edition

  • Kate @ Money Propeller , Direct link to comment

    I love apple cider so much! When I was a kid, I love riding a Halloween train and going to a haunted house, but now, I don’t like it anymore, my little daughter is even braver than me!

  • Mrs. Frugalwoods , Direct link to comment

    I love that you got to take home some wedding pumpkins! I took home pumpkins from a work party last week and I was thrilled! I’m always shocked that other people don’t want these freebies.

    I can’t handle scary movies or haunted houses either. I almost jumped when I saw a zombie decoration at the grocery store last night. Clearly I am not meant to go through a haunted house…

  • Tennille F. , Direct link to comment

    I used to be able to watch scary movies with my husband and not think another thing about it. Now I can’t go to sleep at night unless I have watched a “happy show” after watching a scary movie. I have to have “happy thoughts” to get rid of the bad ones! LOL As far as hayrides, I love them. Haunted or not.

  • Alexis , Direct link to comment

    I’ve heard way too many horror stories about haunted houses so I no longer enjoy them. I recently heard about a man getting ran over by a tractor in a paintball game at a haunted house. Who pays for that?!

    • Lauren , Direct link to comment

      That’s terrible! An actor got their leg caught in the tractor at one hayride I went to as a kid. I’m always afraid that some crazy person will dress like an actor and actually do something horrible!

  • Liz , Direct link to comment

    Thanks for the link Lauren! I’m personally not into the haunted house stuff.. a little too scary for me : ) I do remember LOVING them as a kid though… so maybe it is an age thing? I’ve hear of one haunted house in our area that will actually lock you in a coffin or something like that… umm no thanks!

  • Shannon @ Financially Blonde , Direct link to comment

    Thanks for the shout out Lauren!! I am celebrating my anniversary with my hubby in the Pocono Mountains. I love getting away for a few nights. Have a great weekend!!

  • Michelle , Direct link to comment

    Haha I always tell myself that I want to go to a haunted house, but once I get there I always regret the decision. That being said, I do want to go on a haunted hayride this year 🙂

  • Erin @ Journey to Saving , Direct link to comment

    Thanks for the mention, Lauren! I’m a total scaredy cat, but I always have been! I’ve only been to two haunted maze type things, and I get an anxiety just thinking about going in. No thanks! I’d rather go apple and pumpkin picking. =)

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