8 Things I’m Excited to Do This Fall

This time of the year is tailor-made for the wearing of your coziest sweaters, curling up in front of a roaring fire, and sipping on something hot (preferably hot chocolate or that seasonal standby the pumpkin spice latte). Throw in a few gray skies and a good book or craft project, and you have what I consider to be the plan for a perfect fall day.

Chili with cornbread

On the Menu: Chill-Chasing Chili

So tonight, I'm cheering myself up by watching some Christmas movies, dancing around my living room to Beyoncé's 7/11, and eating a hot and spicy bowl of the easiest (and tastiest) homemade chili I've had in a while because, baby, it's cold (and wet) outside.