You'd think that after almost 20 years, Starbuck's Pumpkin Spice Latte would've lost some of its power over fall. You thought wrong.
Maybe it's become one of the predictable fixtures of an increasingly chaotic world, but Pumpkin Spice Everything season is back with a vengeance. We're giving into the cheap thrills of leaf-peeping, pumpkins, and fall spices. Any coffee shop worth having a rewards membership has its own twist on the PSL. The PSL is also the shape-shifting ghost of fall, joining us in the physical realm in the form of lattes, doughnuts, eyeshadow, and deodorant.
If you are a former city-dweller-turned-suburbanite, trips to Trader Joe's are probably one of the most fun things you can safely do right now. As any Trader Joe's pro will tell you, no two stores are guaranteed to carry the same products. And if you do find something special, chances are seasonal items will come and go much faster than you think. Consider this list a guide for your local TJ's potential pumpkin spice offerings.