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Lifestyle

Is it just me or is there a new pumpkin food or drink item available every week this time of the year?  If you’re a pumpkin spice lover, you’re going to want to give this cool new treat a try!  There’s a new player in the pumpkin spice world and this one I’m not sure if I can feel this one.

Don’t get me wrong, I love pumpkin pie and that’s about where it ends for me.  Now, I know there are tons of you who just love pumpkin spice in your coffee, tea, and lattes.  But in your Frosty?  Yes, I said in your Frosty.

Wendy’s is the latest to join the pumpkin spice craze and is about to introduce a pumpkin spice-flavored Frosty to its menus for a limited time beginning September 12.  I believe Starbucks was one of the first to introduce the world to the pumpkin spice and from there it has taken a life of its own.

What Other Items Have Joined The Pumpkin Spice Bandwagon?

  • Oreos
  • Jelly Beans
  • Hot chocolate mix
  • Cheerios
  • Kind Protein Bars
  • Cream cheese
  • Frosted Flakes
  • Twinkies

I’m taking a hard pass on all of the above.  Just sayin’.  Did you know the U.S. sales of pumpkin-flavored products this year have already reached sales of over $800 million dollars and this is just through the end of July?

Back to Wendy’s for just a moment.  It personally took me a long time to be able to order a Vanilla Frosty.  I can do it now without feeling like I’m cheating on the old faithful.  It even took me a while to be able to dip my fries in my chocolate Frosty and now I do.  I just can’t see me dipping my fries in a pumpkin spice frosty.  Nope, don’t see it happening.

Now if you are a lover of all things pumpkin spice, go for it and please let me know how it is.  This one is hard for me.

Here are some other pumpkin spice favorites these days.

  • Starbucks

    Starbucks is the company that started this whole fad!

  • Dunkin

    It’s Autumn Flavors For Dunkin’

  • Coffee Creamer

    I guess when your pumpkin spiced coffee doesn’t have enough pumpkin in it!

  • Oreo's

    Oreo’s, Please Stop!

  • Trash Bags

    Please tell me this is a joke!  Please?

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