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On Thanksgiving day, I had this absolutely crazy idea to improvise a “Thanksgiving Latte.” Now before you go thinking I’m crazier than Michael Irvin and TO combined, I had no interest in a turkey and gravy latte. Instead, I ordered the pumpkin latte, bought some pecans and sliced apples and threw those in there. Voila! I had my thanksgiving dessert, pumpkins, pecans and apples transformed into my own Thanksgiving Latte. Looks like Brett Favre and Tony Romo aren’t the only people who were able to improvise success on Thanksgiving.

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One thing I love about Starbucks? The special seasonal coffee drinks.

One thing I hate about Starbucks? The special seasonal coffee drinks!

Take the Pumpkin Spice Latte, which is available right now. Undoubtedly in the top tier of Starbucks drinks. So, if I walk in to a Starbucks on an Autumn-like day in March and ask for a Pumpkin Spice Latte, they look at me like I’m crazy! And I’m not talking about some airport kiosk in Nashville, right here in New Jersey!

Look, far be it for me to tell Starbucks how to do things. Lord (and my accountant) knows, they’ve done alright. But, if the customer wants it, why not give it to him? Isn’t the first rule of the service industry, ‘the customer is always right?’

How about a test run, guys? Pumpkin Spice Latte for one week in March. If it sells, we keep it.

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