Friday, January 2, 2009

Yes, please!

2009 is already shaping up to be a great year. Just a few minutes ago, our doorbell rang. We weren’t expecting anyone, so I thought it might be the mailman with a package. But it was even better…a Girl Scout selling Girl Scout cookies! Hallelujah, Girl Scout cookie season has started. It’s a little early, which is just fine by me. When I opened the door, she politely asked me in a quiet voice, “Would you like to buy some Girl Scouts..?” “Yes!” I exclaimed. Then she giggled when she realized that she asked if I’d buy some Girl Scouts (which I would, if each girl came with a case of cookies), instead of Girl Scout cookies. It didn’t take me long to decide on some Thin Mints. I’ve had an obsession with them for a long time. I think this will make up for an incident that happened a couple weeks before Christmas. I went to a party, and another military wife was giving some Girl Scout cookies away…for free! She was trying to get rid of her daughters’ stash from last year, before she got this year’s supply. She held open a bag, and I clearly saw two boxes of Thin Mints, just waiting for a good home. In the two seconds it took for me to reach out to take them, someone else snatched them up. I debated wrestling the woman to the ground, but I didn’t. (But only because it might have destroyed some perfectly good cookies.) Fortunately, I forgave the woman who stole, I mean took, my cookies. And now all is right in the world because there are multiple boxes of Thin Mint cookies with our name on it. Thank you, Girl Scouts. I’m happy to buy you, or your cookies, anytime.

9 comments:

Rebecca said...

I LOVE thin mints! The. Best. Cookie. Ever.

Mike Fox said...

Yummmm. Thin Mints. Especially when kept in the freezer. I'm salivating already.

I better make sure my running mileage is high by the time those Girl Scout cookies are delivered.

erika said...

hello - i just came across your blog and wanted to say hi :)

Is it already girl scout cookie time?? yayyy!! I loooove thin mints too mmmmmm do you put them in the freezer??

Abbey said...

I love thin mints and I use them to make my favorite treat: hamburger cookies! You sandwich your thin mint (burger) between two 'Nilla wafers. Use green and yellow icing to hold them together. As a bonus, it looks like mustard and lettuce. They are so good!

Playful Professional said...

Oh no!!! These are definitely not a part of my diet... guess they could be an after-long-run snack. A box of them.

jlc said...

Omg those are my favoriteeeeee girl scout cookies in the world!!! Yay thin mints.

And ouuu Erika I should def try that freezer thing - that sounds yummy.

TRS said...

Love thin mints... and the shortbread ones too - they keep changing the name of them - the ones that are like Keeblers fudge stripes.

however, I was disappointed the last time I bought GS Cookies that all the varieties contain High Fructose Corn Syrup. You'd think if they're making GS's sell them, they'd make sure they were wholesome.

lala said...

after i read this, i made hubs call his little sister to find out why she wasn't selling any to us yet. apparently she ISN'T A GIRL SCOUT ANYMORE. what is wrong with her?

i'm so sad now. no cookies.

maybe i should have answered the door yesterday morning instead of laying in bed. it was probably that jehovah's witness again, but there is a small chance that i ignored a box of cookies.

LyndsAU said...

Ahhhh Girl Scout cookies. i wish I could eat a whole box but i better not :)