The weather and the leaves are changing, bidding summer goodbye and saying hello to fall. If you’ve recently decided to declare bankruptcy and are concerned about managing your finances, it might seem impossible to enjoy the new season. However, bankruptcy doesn’t mean you aren’t allowed to have fun. There are many free and affordable activities for you and your loved ones to enjoy!
The Best Free And Affordable Fall Activities To Enjoy Even If You’ve Declared Bankruptcy
Here’s a list of some fun activities to think about participating in this fall:
There are many state parks where you and your family can pitch a tent for the weekend. Enjoy nature, go on hikes, or even take a swim in a local pond or lake. Many campgrounds even have events for the family to attend!
Have A Bonfire
On a chilly night is there anything better than curling up next to a roaring fire? Go for a walk in the woods, collect dry wood, and (safely) start a bonfire in a designated area! Bring the marshmallows, hot dogs, and scary stories to share!
Enjoy A Fun Chore
Who enjoys chores? Almost no one. That being said, raking leaves can become fun if you decide to jump into them!
Create A Scavenger Hunt
Scavenger hunts can literally be for anything! Do it in your backyard, make it fall-themed, and even use cameras to take pictures of the things that have been “found” so that later a memory book can be made of the pictures. Make it even more challenging by making everyone solve a riddle to figure out what it is they are hunting!
Go Pumpkin And Apple Picking!
Support local businesses by visiting farms to pick out a pumpkin or to pick apples for baking. Maybe you could even turn your apples into cider!
Carve Your Pumpkins
Once you’ve selected the perfect pumpking it’s time to carve them! Will it be scary? Funny? Sad?
Cheer For Your Favorite Team
It’s football season! Gather those you love for a potluck game where treats can be shared and a good time had by all.
Cook Up Some Fall Flavors!
Pumpkin soup, maple cookies, and apple pie are just a few of the great fall foods that you can make at home!
DIY Halloween Costumes
What’s your plan for Halloween? Save money and get your creative juices flowing by making your costume at home! What will you be – a ghost, vampire, or troll? Maybe a witch or wizard? There are no limits to the imagination!
Have A Family Movie Night
Watch old favorites like “Hocus Pocus” or rent something new! Pop some popcorn, pass around the apple cider, and settle in for a relaxing evening.
There are dozens of fun crafts that can be done with fall leaves. Or, if you enjoy knitting, knit yourself and your loved ones a new scarf or sweater to wear in the cool weather.
Check Out Local Festivals
There are always local festivals for you and your family to attend that has something for everyone to enjoy!
Don’t let a difficult situation keep you down – think of all of these fun activities as a way to celebrate a new beginning.