All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Girl Scouts’

New Girl Scout Cookies Are Coming to Surely Wreck Your Resolutions

Oh, it’s not like you were really going to stop eating sweets forever. Here in time to bust your diets, the Girl Scouts organization has just announced that this year’s cookie season will include three new varieties – two of which or gluten-free. The first new cookie is called Toffee-tastic and, as advertised, will feature “crunchy golden toffee bits” inside …

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Girl Scout Breaks National Record For Number Of Cookies Sold

A Girl Scout from Oklahoma City broke the organization’s record for Girl Scout cookies sold last Sunday. Katie Francis, a sixth grade student, sold 18,107 boxes in seven weeks. The previous record-holder was Elizabeth Brinton, who sold 18,000 boxes back in the 1980’s. Katie credits her three ingredients to successful sales: a lot of commitment, a lot of time, and asking …

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Girl Scout Cookie Record Broken By 11 Year Old

If there is one thing Girl Scouts like to do, it’s sell cookies. Every year, Girl Scouts all over the world challenge themselves and each other to sell the most cookies possible. There is even a record for the most Girl Scout cookies ever sold. The previous record of 18,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies was broken this week by …

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Fleece Blankets: Give or Receive Their Many Gifts

Fleece blankets. Who doesn’t love a fleece blanket? Even sheep love fleece blankets, because fleece blankets are commonly made with insulating polyester blends unless it is specified to be fleece-wool. Every time a fleece blanket is manufactured, one more sheep is able to graze undisturbed in the meadows for a few seconds more. Fleece blankets are light, but serve as …

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Anti-Semitic Elmo Gets Jail Sentence

Today’s letter of the day is “J” for “Jail,” though the recently sentenced Elmo might think it’s for another word. The homeless man who dressed up as Elmo in Times Square and went on an anti-Semitic rant last year, and was then arrested for extorting the Girl Scouts, has received his jail sentence. On Wednesday, Dan Sandler, also known as …

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“Evil Elmo” Charged With Extorting Girl Scouts

This just in from the “you can’t make this stuff up” department, the “Evil Elmo” who made the news last year when he was arrested after going on an anti-semitic rant in Central Park, is now in trouble for trying to extort the Girl Scouts. Yeah. Just let that sink in a moment. Elmo has been arrested for extorting Girl …

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Girl Scout Cookies: Mother Fired For Selling to Customers

Parents who pressure co-workers to buy fundraiser products for their child’s sports team or school band can make things awkward around the break room, but Girl Scout cookies are generally the welcome exception. Even so, one woman went a step further by offering the snacks to customers and has now been fired for the offense. The local Fox affiliate in …

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Girl Scouts Celebrate 100 Year Anniversary

Before I begin this article, let me personally state my congratulations to the Girl Scouts organization, who is responsible for what I consider to be one of the greatest foods this green Earth has ever seen – the Thin Mint. I could dedicate an entire to that fabulous cookie, however, there are more important things to discuss… When Juliette Gordon …

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