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Why Loving Fall Does Not Make You 'Basic'

Jenna Wawrzyniec | Posted 10.21.2015 | Style
Jenna Wawrzyniec

I'm sitting here, drinking a toasted graham latte, wondering when it became uncool to soak up the seasons. Some women playfully embrace this new "basic bitch" label, but I find it derogatory and petty. Here's why.

The Origin Of The Pumpkin Spice Latte

Quora | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business

The pumpkin spice latte was originally featured in in-store signage (the banner, posters, counter card), it was sampled in-store at the point-of-sale (as well as walked around the cafe on a tray by a barista).

Pumpkin Spice Nation

Jesse Lasky | Posted 10.18.2015 | Taste
Jesse Lasky

I was in Trader Joe's recently and there were pumpkin flavored dog treats. Now, I can't speak for my dog (though I have been known on occasion to spea...

I'll Admit It: I'm a F*cking Freak Who Loves Fall

Catherine LeClair | Posted 10.06.2015 | Comedy
Catherine LeClair

Listen up, I need to say something. And I know plenty of people are going to disagree with me or have something to say about it, but I've got to get this off my chest. So here it is: I really love fall. Like, it might be my favorite season.

The Joy of Pumpkin Spice: The Science Behind Loving Fall

Catherine Franssen | Posted 10.01.2015 | Science
Catherine Franssen

Not only do you like change, but you like the changes associated with fall. You see orange leaves and think about pumpkins, which gets you thinking about Halloween, which gets you thinking about how much fun you had at last year's Halloween party, and now you feel really good.

Here's What Startups Can Learn from the Pumpkin Spice Latte Frenzy

Quora | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business

Pumpkin spice latte was a "middle way" among popular and/or unique flavors. This ensured a critical minimum (mass) of audience who became evangelists of the product.

Every Coffee Shop Chain's Pumpkin Latte, Ranked

Thrillist | Posted 09.23.2015 | Taste

By: Lee Breslouer Credit: Rachel Kuzma/Thrillist Like commercials for Geico on YouTube, you cannot avoid pumpkin lattes. They are on every major co...

3 Pumpkin Spice Treats You Need in Your Life

This Old House | Posted 09.22.2015 | Taste
This Old House

In case you hadn't heard, we launched a brand-new DIY community Called The Snug (! At The Snug, we spotlight top-trending DIY ideas, handp...

The Pumpkin Spice Recipes Your Life Needs

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 09.22.2015 | Taste

Starbucks may have started the pumpkin spice latte frenzy, but that doesn't mean they're the only ones who can produce this popular seasonal flavor. N...

The Pros And Cons Of Pumpkin Spice

Jill Robbins | Posted 09.20.2015 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

It's flavored coffee. People look forward to it all year... either that or they look forward to the whole "love to hate" aspect of it all. I don't get why people get their undies in a bunch because the Internet talks about pumpkin spice.

Will The Pumpkin Spice Trend Ever Die?

Inverse | Posted 12.09.2015 | Taste

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Yasmin Tayag Like dogs to Pavlov's bell, the middle class reacts to the slightest hint of autumn ...

Pumpkin Spice Is Dead, Long Live Salted Caramel

The Huffington Post | Ben Hallman | Posted 09.10.2015 | Business

Pumpkin spice is over, dead. If you are still doing whatever one does with pumpkin spice (eating? drinking? snorting with $100 bills?), you are like t...

Get A Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Early With This Password

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.04.2015 | Taste

Unless you've been living under a rock, you're probably aware that Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte officially returns to stores on September 8. But if ...

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Lattes Officially Return September 8 (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.24.2015 | Taste

Starbucks announced Monday that the Pumpkin Spice Latte will return to Starbucks stores on September 8. While we give you a second to gather yourself...

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Lattes Will Now Be Made With Real Pumpkin

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.17.2015 | Taste

Listen up, PSL people. We have some pretty unexpected Pumpkin Spice Latte news. On Monday, Starbucks announced that when the drink returns this fall, ...

13 Things You Didn't Know About Starbucks

Thrillist | Posted 06.09.2016 | Taste

There are still no Orange Mocha Frappuccinos on the books, but we trust Howard Schultz is just saving those for the 50th anniversary.

'Twas The Day After Christmas

Shruti Eva Saini | Posted 02.25.2015 | Business
Shruti Eva Saini

It's a common emerging theme -- unleashing products for a holiday in an accelerated non-sequential order (with so much Christmas stimuli in stores in November I often found myself wondering what happened to Thanksgiving) -- but who is causing and reinforcing this trend?

Starbucks To Unveil Its Next Holiday Drink November 14

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 11.06.2014 | Taste

You're gonna like this drink. A lot.

Rejected Festive Fall Coffee Drinks at Starbucks

Stacey Graham | Posted 12.13.2014 | Comedy
Stacey Graham

What's better than festive gourd season? Festive gourds with a pumpkin spice latte and a cozy sweater, preferably in the company of a dog named Steve. Some of the names bandied around the Starbucks back room didn't make the cut however and ended up circling the drain.

Don't Call Me A Basic B*tch -- I Can Love Pumpkin Spice Lattes And Still Be Extraordinary

Bustle | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women

I may not be the most self-confident person on the planet, but I am confident enough to know that I am neither basic nor a b*tch.

Even Celebs Have Lost Their Souls To Pumpkin Spice Lattes

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.14.2014 | Taste

They're just like us.

John Oliver Destroys America's Pumpkin Spice Latte Obsession

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.13.2014 | Comedy

It's that time of year: Leaves are changing, Halloween decorations are on display, and cable knit sweaters are everywhere. But most importantly, the a...

This Pumpkin Spice-Flavored Parody Of 'Shake It Off' Is So Basic We Can't Even

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.11.2014 | Comedy

You'll never drink your Pumpkin Spice Latte without thinking about Taylor Swift ever again. Maxwell Glick pairs the two to hilarious effect in his...

What Your Favorite Fall Foods Say About You

Katie Hoffman | Posted 12.08.2014 | Comedy
Katie Hoffman

Let's not lose sight of what this time of year is really about: getting into heated debates about the merits of the season's most polarizing food items.

BREAKING: PUMPKIN SPICE IS LOADED WITH GLUTEN. White Girls Everywhere Can't Even. Literally Dying.

Eva McEnrue & Mel Owens | Posted 12.08.2014 | Comedy
Eva McEnrue & Mel Owens

"Literally I can't even," said 24-year-old Allie Smith, who works in PR. "First fro-yo has cals, and now this? I die." Moments later, Allie was hit by a bus.