Seasonal Topics For Your September Editorial Calendar

by Lindsay Valdez

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September kicks off the most search intense time of the year, Q4. Read our list below to see what topics our network starts to see trend with even the slightest sign of cooler weather.

September is weeks away and with it means cooler temps, another school year and new seasonal topics to fill your editorial calendar. Q4 is on the horizon and for bloggers, this can be the busiest content season of the year. Make sure you’re looking at your historical data from this time last year and get all your seasonal top performers in tip-top shape for your readers.

These topics are pulled from the top performing pages across our total network, including our owned and operated properties like SheKnows.com and StyleCaster.com.

1. Entertainment

  • Fall TV shows

  • New shows starting this fall

  • Concerts

  • Weekend shows, movies, and concerts

  • Movies for kids

  • Primetime Emmy Awards

2. Labor Day

  • BBQ recipes (main dish, sides, grilling)

  • Outdoor lighting/decor

  • Long weekend getaways

  • Indoor grill recipes

3. Beauty & Fashion

  • Cool and warm skin undertones

  • Transition outfits and transitioning your wardrobe for Fall

  • Fall makeup trends

  • Fall hairstyles

  • Short hairstyle ideas

  • Blunt bob haircuts

  • Gel mani short nails

  • Cotton candy nails

  • Street style inspiration

  • Best online clothing stores

  • Fall wedding trends

  • DIY Halloween costumes

  • Brunch outfit ideas

  • Best jeans

  • Sneakers

  • Pants and leggings

  • New York Fashion Week

  • Milan Fashion Week

  • Paris Fashion Week

4. Food & Recipes

  • Crispy baked chicken thighs

  • Easy baked chicken drumstick recipe

  • Instant pot beef stew

  • Easy crockpot shredded chicken

  • Smoked salmon

  • Lemon pie recipes

  • Easy brownie recipes

  • Slow cooker buffalo chicken dip

  • Instant pot spaghetti

  • Pumpkin (lattes, pies, desserts, soup)

  • Instant pot macaroni and cheese

  • Instant pot ribs

  • Empanada dough

  • Chilean country bread

  • Bundt cake recipes

  • Easy teriyaki recipes

  • Cheesy hash brown casserole

  • Vegan banana bread

  • Guacamole recipes

5. Lifestyle 

  • Fall date ides

  • Anniversary date ideas

  • Creative date ideas

  • Gardening

  • Party hosting tips

  • Halloween costumes

  • Rosh Hashanah

6. Home & Decor 

  • Fall Bath & Body Works candles

  • DIY candles

  • Fall candle scents

  • Fall decor and decorations

  • Wreaths

  • Blankets and throw pillows

  • Mandarin orange decor

  • Tangerine aesthetic

7. Health & Wellness 

  • Vaccines for kids and college students

  • Yoga

  • How to handle stress

  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

  • Fall superfoods

8. Parenting 

  • Box tops for kids

  • Subscription boxes for kids

  • Autumn baby names

  • Learning games for kids

  • Activity sheets for kids

  • Teaching kids to listen

  • National Baby Safety Month

  • College applications

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