October Obsessions: Spooky Faves

Happy October, everyone!

Now that Spooky Season has officially begun, I’m sharing a few of my favorite hauntingly good things to watch, read, and do to celebrate during October! Fall is my absolute favorite season for so many reasons and there are a ton of different ways to get in the seasonal spirit. I hope you all enjoy!


  • The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell
  • The Vampire Diaries
  • The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
  • Halloween Wars
  • Sleepy Hollow
  • Supernatural
  • Grimm
  • Mindhunter
  • Lost Girl
  • The Addams Family
  • The Munsters


  • Hocus Pocus
  • The Addams Family (I and II)
  • Ghostbusters
  • It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
  • The Witches
  • Halloweentown (I, II, III, and IV)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Twilight (all movies)
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Dracula (1931)
  • Twitches (I and II)
  • Watcher in the Woods
  • Coraline
  • Corpse Bride


  • Go to a pumpkin patch
  • Go apple picking
  • Visit a haunted house
  • Celebrate Oktoberfest
  • Have a scary movie marathon
  • DIY some festive fall decor
  • Carve or paint a pumpkin


  • Pumpkin and apple flavored beers (preferably from a local brewery)
  • Pumpkin Spice Lattes (unpopular opinion: I do not like the Starbucks versions, I much prefer Cafe Georgetown or Foxtrot’s PSLs!)
  • Fresh apple pastries – apple tarts, apple pies, apple strudels…I love them all!
  • Pumpkin bread and pumpkin cookies – preferably homemade!
  • Trader Joes Pumpkin Jo Jos

I hope this list of my favorite autumnal things inspires you to get out and embrace October to the fullest! What are your favorite fall traditions?



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