Valentines Day, St. Patrick’s Day, winter storms (or 70 degree weather if you live in Colorado) are all characteristics of February and March throughout the United States. But the best part about February and March is none other than GIRL SCOUT COOKIE SALES!!!
I don’t know very many people who don’t enjoy a good ole’ box of Girl Scout Cookies. They sell so many different kinds of cookies, it’s hard to not find one you like. Girl Scout Cookie season is also pretty dangerous, at least in my past experience, because it’s so hard to pass up some cute little girls selling cookies every time I go to the grocery store. I end up just buying another box every outing. By the time March is over, I have over 20 boxes of cookies stashed in my house (which seems like a lot, but they have to last me for an entire year, so I don’t feel too guilty).
Girl Scout Cookie sales last from February 24- March 12. If you preordered your cookies (starting on January 13), it is your time to pick them up if you haven’t already! If you haven’t got your annual cookie fix in general, don’t worry! You still have time!
Cookies are $4 a box. Cookies sold include: Tagalongs, Thin Mints (my personal favorite), Samoas, Do-si-dos, Trefoils, Savannah Smiles, S’mores (extra $1 per box), and Gluten-Free Toffee (extra $1 per box).
Okay, so now that you see the menu, where do you go to buy your cookies? Girl Scout Cookies are pretty much sold at every local grocery store, from King Soopers to Safeway to Albertson’s and more. By visiting http://www.girlscouts.org/en/cookies/all-about-cookies.html, you can enter in your zipcode, and it will show you a listing of the locations and times of cookie sales near you.
Now if you are contemplating whether or not you want to spend money on cookies, it is important to know that all of the earnings from selling cookies go towards helping girls make good decisions and live good quality lives. Some of the money is also used to pay for local service projects.
Now that you have all the information, go out and buy your cookies! Don’t wait until it’s too late!