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15 fun things to try in November!


Monday, November 04, 2013

Happy November! Here are a few things you could do to try and spice up this fall season! I always like to try new things with family and friends. Even when no one is available, I like to do some things on my own! Fall is here in my area (outside Philly) even though it keeps getting warm, and then cool and then warm and then cool again! The leaves are beautiful right now & there are some fun things I want to do this month. I know some Sparkers have snow already! Yikes!

I was trying to think of some fun new things I could try. I figured I would post them here on Spark. Everyone on here has different reasons for sparking, but I love being reminded of how fun life can be! I did some research to find some fun things to do this month. Here are the best 15 ideas I could put together!

Ideas on what to do in November in a random order:

1. Celebrate Peanut Butter! November is National Peanut Butter Loverís Month.
2. Have some apple cider. Go on a Hayride and pick some apples if they still have them in your area!
3. See holiday lights or other holiday competitions. Close to my area, they have a scarecrow competition & a gingerbread competition!
4. Go to a firepit/bonfire or start your own.
5. Start a garden. Tulip, iris and daffodil bulbs are ideal for fall planting.
6. Celebrate veterans day Nov 11th.
7. Try new Spark/healthy recipes with fall squash and pumpkins. Soup, bread, pie, muffins - yum!
8. Nov 14th Clean out your Refrigerator Day. Go through your fridge and clean out that old food! Also, go through your cabinets and donate some canned goods. It is a good way to see what you have hidden away and use it before it goes bad!
9. The third week in November is "game and puzzle week." Try out a new or favorite game with family and friends.
10. Attend a local HS or college sporting event! Bring a blanket!
11. Nov. 17th is "Take a Hike Day." Even if you aren't up for a hike, take a walk around the block! Plus, you could do this on other days too - not just this day!
12. Attend a craft fair Or make your own crafts!. This time of year there are many crafts for sale for all of the upcoming holidays.
13. Visit a holiday parade or festival. There may be thanksgiving parades or veterans parades in your area. Or apple/pumpkin festivals.
14. Sign up for a Turkey Trot or other charity walk! Even if you just walk, the money usually is donated for a great cause! or just walk on your own time.
15. Spend time with family if you can. Play a game, try a new recipe, watch a movie, take a walk outside, give that relative who lives 10 hours away a call!

Have fun with whatever you choose to do or not do. Share the memories and keep pushing towards your goals. Or make new ones!

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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
BECCA315 11/9/2013 7:02AM

    Wow! Great ideas! I'm happy to say I've already done a few, but will borrow some of yours, especially the 'take a hike' day...

Becca emoticon

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JENRAQTAY87 11/7/2013 10:33AM

    Great suggestions!

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POMATOJUICE 11/6/2013 10:53AM

    For me, November has always been a "try a new food thing" month. I'll eat something weird I've never had before, or go out of my way to try a new fruit or vegetable I've never had. Past items have included:

Kiwano melons
Starfruit
Wasabi
Ki
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Edamame

(Spell check didn't like any of that)

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LIVINHEALTHY9 11/4/2013 9:47PM

    Thanks for the great ideas!

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KITTYCAT64 11/4/2013 9:15PM

    How fun. I am going to make my list tomorrow. Way to go emoticon

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ROXYZMOM 11/4/2013 7:40PM

    Great ideas! Thanks!

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MWWENSIN 11/4/2013 6:31PM

    Great ideas to add some variety each month!

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LIVINGFREE19 11/4/2013 4:49PM

    What an emoticon list of ideas!

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EVRLNGFOO 11/4/2013 3:48PM

    great ideas! ugh, wish clean your fridge out day was on a weekend. lol! mine is scary. something leaked and needs to be emptied and scrubbed down.

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ROCKPORT9 11/4/2013 3:09PM

    Great list! Great fun! emoticon

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BATCHICK 11/4/2013 1:56PM

    thanks for the reminder! i need to start crafting for the holidays!

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KONRAD695 11/4/2013 1:34PM

    Your creativity never ceases to amaze me. I think taking the garbage out at a different time is "A Big Change". I have family coming over for dinner on the 9th, and your list just gave me some ideas. There has got to be some way to combine PB with chicken, I already know sweet pot/apples/apple cider combo, and then maybe we'll play some games afterward. Well done on keeping it fresh and lively.

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PMRUNNER 11/4/2013 1:00PM

    Great list! Thanks for sharing!

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LINDAMARIEZ1 11/4/2013 12:57PM

    I do the craft items! I make 12 table favors for Thanksgiving that is new and different every year for starters! Home made is special! love the smell of burning leaves so a fire pit is a must! thanks for the other ideas! emoticon
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linda

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CHRISGORGME 11/4/2013 12:51PM

    I like the idea of the clearing my fridge day and I'm in any day for some more peanut butter!!!

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DALID414 11/4/2013 12:06PM

    I LOVE peanut butter!!

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JAXMOMMY 11/4/2013 11:10AM

    I'm planning a little party on the 16th to show off my newish sunroom and the new decor! I think I will plan to play a board game and have some warm apple cider that day, so a few birds with 1 stone there! Thanks for the ideas! Love your list!

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DEB62BIE62 11/4/2013 11:02AM

    What a great list. I may try some of them. I don't know if there are any of those walks here, but am certainly going to go to the events calendars and see if there are. Thanks so much for the list. emoticon emoticon

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ERINLINDSAY83 11/4/2013 10:48AM

    Great list! I used to go to craft fairs a lot with my mom, haven't been to one since she got "sick".... I should go to one this year!

Thanks for sharing and have a great week!

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