Fall food finds at Trader Joe’s

The leaves are falling and shops are stockpiling their shelves with candles titled “Autumn Cinnamon Strudel.” All of these are clear signs that fall is upon us. Time to break out your coziest flannel and hop in line for those pumpkin spice lattes. But if you’re looking for those extra
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Perfect pie for Thanksgiving

No Friendsgiving meal is complete without a pie! Buying one from the store is lame, but attempting to make the pumpkin pie recipe passed down from your family just isn’t realistic. Do you even own a rolling pin? And even if you do, have you proved yourself worthy to be a
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Creative uses for your leftover jack-o-lantern

Making jack-o-lanterns out of pumpkins is one of the best parts about Halloween. Or at least it was when you were young. If you have yet to let go of your childhood and have taken the time to buy a pumpkin and carve it with a scary face, pretty soon you’re
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Pumpkin decorating

With the weather so sunny and your assignments so dreary, life may be feeling a bit dull. If you need a stress-relieving activity, channel your artistic whims and decorate some pumpkins. It’s easy, cheap and you don’t need any sort of artistic talent, trust us. Gather some friends and roommates, put
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Autumn in your residence hall, summer outside

Fall is supposed to be upon us. Our brains have already begun to think about Halloween costume ideas, and we can get a sniff of pumpkin spice as we walk past Caffe Strada. However, the leaves are not changing, and there is not a crispness in the air, considering it’s 75 degrees. But just because
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Daily dose of pumpkin products from Trader Joe’s

Breaking news — you can incorporate pumpkin into your life in other ways besides having a pumpkin spice latte.  In fact, thanks to Trader Joe’s, it’s possible to incorporate pumpkin into breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. While eating something pumpkin-flavored every two hours during the fall might be slightly excessive, we at
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It’s fall, friends

It’s fall, friends! While Berkeley might still be in the heat of an Indian summer, it is officially fall. And, it has been for some time now. Grab your flannels, your most basic friends and go out and spend an excessive amount of money — and calories — on pumpkin spice
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Yes, you pumpCAN: pumpkin pancakes

As Thanksgiving has come and gone, so has the bittersweet end to pumpkin season. Now, don’t get us wrong — we spoon globs of the delectable puree into our chubby little mouths all year long — but for some reason, when the calendar progresses from November to December, the masses
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