Fall Favorites

by simplylife on November 7, 2012

What I’m loving this fall:

1)  Pumpkin Cream Cheese Spread.  You know how Trader Joe’s always has that little corner filled with warm samples and small cups of hot coffee?  Yeah, I always start my shopping trips in that section of the store.  Last Saturday, when I was at Trader Joe’s, they were serving warm bread with this Pumpkin Cream Cheese Spread.  I’m usually not someone who makes impulse purchases, but I just couldn’t leave the store without this.  It’s light, fluffy and has a strong pumpkin flavor.  It’s only available seasonally, so I have a feeling I’ll be picking-up another container before the end of the season. 

I also can’t wait to tell you what I used it on (one of my favorite new recipes)! 🙂

 2)  Pumpkin Spice Chai Tea Latte Mix.  Yup, another Trader Joe’s purchase.  I literally made a cup of this just before writing this post.  All you need to do is mix it with hot water and it instantly tastes just like it sounds: A Chai Tea Latte with Pumpkin Spice. Soooo good.  My husband and I have been having a cup of this after dinner and it’s my new favorite fall drink to have at home!

3) Hugging People.  Just because we can all use an extra laugh throughout the day.  (If the video doesn’t work, click here to see it).  🙂

~What are you loving?

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  • http://whatisbakinginthebarbershop.blogspot.com/ Colleen

    I need to get some of that pumpkin spice chai tea latte mix! Yummm!! When we move next, we need to move closer to a Trader Joe’s. Priorities. 🙂

  • http://twitter.com/LittleFamBlog Holly Marie

    Priceless video… made my stomach hurt from awkwardness- but still a lovely idea!

    • http://www.simplylifeblog.com/ Simply Life

      Haha, I know- isnt’ that great?! 🙂

  • http://twitter.com/LifeAfterSwim Nikki Tritsch

    yummmm so much pumpkiny goodness 🙂

  • http://thehappinessinhealth.com/ Jessie (Happiness in Health)

    I’m bummed I have no Trader Joe’s here! Loving chocolate this fall – yum!

  • Amy B @ Second City Randomness

    I love that section of Trader Joe’s! Always hitting up the free samples…. I also really like when they do wine tasting. 😉

  • http://www.singerskitchen.com/ Singerinkitchen

    Trader Joe’s Peanut BUtter filled pretzel bites. YUMMMMMM! I need that pumpkin chai asap!

    • http://www.simplylifeblog.com/ Simply Life

      Oh those sound SO good! I would love some right now!

  • yummychunklet

    That pumpkin chai looks delicious.

  • http://kirantarun.com/food Kiran @ KiranTarun.com

    Orlando needs a TJ, ASAP!! I’m so jealous!!!!!!!

  • Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca)

    I am loving emergen-c. They add just a touch of flavour to water (which makes me drink waaaay more water), and they help me ward off cold and flu season.

  • http://bite-sized-thoughts.blogspot.com/ Kari

    Why oh why don’t we have these in Australia?!

  • http://www.culinarycolleen.com/ Colleen

    I sampled that pumpkin cream cheese at trader joe’s and was SO tempted to buy it. Now I kind of want to go back and get it!

  • http://twitter.com/WillJogForFood Natalie O

    I need to get that spread! I’ve been loving Pirates Booty lately, once you start eating it, it’s hard to stop.

  • Liz @ Tip Top Shape

    That pumpkin drink sounds amazing!

  • www.glidingcalm.wordpress.com

    that pumpkin spread sounds amazinggggggggggggggggggg!!!! I MUST TRY!

    also, that hugging video is awesome!

  • Sutapa Ghosh

    both pumpkin tea and spread seems two most wonderful thing to celebrate the season!

  • http://www.acambridgestory.com Emily

    I totally meant to get this cream cheese today at TJs! Yumm!!!

  • Mom

    Never been a pumpkin flavor fan, but I am of this video. Thanks for passing it on.

  • http://twitter.com/swankydietitian Kristen RD

    I love pumpkin!!
    I think I will have to pick up those items next time I go to TJs.
    I did have to splurge (4 dollars poorer now) and got a pumpkin spiced latte at Starbucks the other day! Soo good!

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