10 Most Awesome Things About the Fall Season

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 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! (Recipe to come.  Oh yes, yes, it is.)

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 perfume!

And I can’t forget…

1.  Stylish pumpkin sweaters!

(Seriously.  There is no forgetting that.)



Candy Kirby is the founder of The Laughing Stork and a professional fun-maker who will never stop chasing her lifelong dream: to find the Pomeranian or porn star after whom her parents must have named her. 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 who enjoy blanketing every inch of the house in kitty fur.


  1. Hannah

    Sep 17, 2013 at 1:03 pm

    It’s just too bad you don’t like pumpkin… 😉

    • Candy

      Sep 17, 2013 at 1:18 pm

      I know, right? I get embarrassingly excited about switching to fall-themed hand soaps.

      • Hannah

        Sep 17, 2013 at 1:30 pm

        I’m all about the latte. Of course, with a 2-year-old who really, really wants to play in the toilet, and a 10-month-old who wants to start walking soon, maybe I’d be better off with the martini….

        • Candy

          Sep 17, 2013 at 1:32 pm

          We’d ALL be better off with the martini.