Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

Posted on October 30, 2015 by Info info

Happy Halloween from St. Martin & La Jolla!

It's beginning to feel a lot like autumn these days! 'Tis the season for the Pumpkin Spice craze, which does not end when Halloween does ... it goes past Thanksgiving Day and beyond (i.e. leftover Thanksgiving pumpkin pie, anyone?)!

If your pumpkin spice addiction includes the mere scent of it, then you are in luck! We have Pumpkin Soap & Pumpkin Spice Room Spray available for purchase on our online shop!

Just what is it that makes pumpkin spice (the beautiful mélange of pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice and ginger) so popular? Research suggests that the psychological theory of reactance (the strong reaction to limited, seasonal availability) and nostalgia (the warm, fuzzy feelings associated with a specific season) may contribute to the pumpkin spice craze. Also, studies show that pumpkin is considered a sexy scent ...

Today in La Jolla Village, the merchants are hosting the annual Pillage the Village, where Trick-or-Treaters are welcomed to stop in every participating shop to receive treats! In addition to satisfying the sweet tooth, Tijon is making sure each kid leaves with a lip balm (grape, orange or cotton candy)!

Whether or not we see you during Halloween time, we wish you a safe and happy Halloween weekend!

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