Pumpkin Spiced and Everything Nice In the D

By: Amber Ogden | October 3, 2018
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Fall is officially among us! Do you know what that means? Pumpkin spice EVERYTHING! Ok, maybe not everything, but it’s that time of year where you can pull out your long sleeved sweater and pair it with a hot pumpkin spiced latte or wine. (Betcha you had no idea about pumpkin spiced wine huh!?) So, let the Fall festivities commence and check out these cool pumpkin spiced delicacies you can indulge in the Metro Detroit area.

“Beer Makes Everything Better”
Not only does beer make everything better but add some pumpkin for a fall brew. Beer and pumpkin spiced flavors married together makes for a cozy night. Head over to Atwater Brewery to try the Pumpkin Spiced Latte Ale. The coffee extracts and pumpkin spice flavors are all locally custom designed to give customers the perfect balance of seasonal satisfaction. Beer not your thing?  Visit Centaur for a pumpkin flavored martini

Get Lit!
Pumpkin Spiced scented candle lit that is. This is the perfect fall scent. The Candle Wick Shoppe located in Ferndale can certainly get your fire going. All candles here are made with extra love and natural ingredients. These candles are created with a satin finish,  pure essential scents and all natural cotton wicks, plus it will last for 20 hours and surround you with a fall vibe.

Lets have “Whoopie” (Pie)
Two cookies, cake and pie meet to create a multilayered pumpkin spice heaven. This whoopie pie is layered with a pumpkin spiced puree, chai spice, cream cheese, sea salt, ginger, villain vanilla and cinnamon. What says fall like a cozy afternoon at Avalon International Breads in Detroit.  Pair your whoopie pie with a pumpkin spiced latte if you are feeling daring.

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We all Scream For Ice Cream!
I know what you’re thinking, the weather is cozy and crisp; why ice cream? Well this pumpkin pie ice cream will warm your heart!  Did I mention this ice cream has crunchy cookie pieces and pumpkin pie pieces mixed in too?! Yummo! Grab the family and a booth in this 60’s style parlor at Ray’s Ice Cream in Royal Oak for this limited seasonal edition.

Pumpkin Seeds
Grab a handful of pumpkin seeds and reap all the healthy benefits.  Toss some in your salad or take Germack’s recommendation and mix with raisins and almonds for a tasty healthy snack.  While you’re at Germack’s grab some pumpkin spiced chai tea and make it a fall of a time.

Remember to drink responsibly and plan ahead with a designated driver or take advantage of one of these local designated driving services.