This week we’re going to honor Halloween by drinking some pumpkin coffee. And to be honest, this activity might be the best one yet. But finding pumpkin flavored anything in June will be tough. In fact, I bet you could not even get an actual pumpkin if you needed one. Which means that this activity can be like a scavenger hunt for you and your SO or your kids or your whole family. Or that guy who sits in front of the check cashing store. I guess you can do it alone but don’t let the check caching store guy know. He looks sensitive.
So what do you do? Well, you need to find some pumpkin coffee and it is not going to be easy. Forget Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts. If they are still selling any at this point, it is pretty much guaranteed to be poison.
Start in your house. Maybe there is a Keurig cup you stole from somewhere last fall. Or a can of pumpkin coffee wayyyy back in the pantry. I bet there are plenty of pumpkin coffee cans in your garage, but they are probably filled with nails of various sizes and not coffee. You’ll have to venture out! Not to the supermarket, though. Go to places like 7-11 and little corner stores where they mostly sell pizza but have one rack with Vienna Sausages, extension cords and pie filling. You might have to knock the dust off whatever you find, but maybe you’ll get lucky.
And if you don’t find anything? Well, then you had a good day with people you care about. And let’s face it, we were trying to find pumpkin coffee in June. We never had a chance. So hug who* you’re with and get some ice cream. It’s summer!
*Do NOT hug the guy from the front of the check cashing store. He doesn’t like it….I, uh, heard.