Thursday, January 24, 2013
It's that time of year to buy Girl Scout cookies!
As a former Girl Scout, there are a few important things to know: the Girl Scout Promise and Girl Scout Law by heart, all the songs you sing at camps down cold and the perfect speech for selling Girl Scout cookies in your town. I still know the Girl Scout Law, I haven’t forgotten the lyrics (and accompanying dance steps) to “Make New Friends”, and I’ll always remember ringing the neighbor’s doorbells with my Brownie sash on, ready to recite why they needed at least 20 boxes of Thin Mints. Girl Scout Cookie Season is now upon us, which means that you now have the chance to buy 20 boxes of Thin Mints, if you so desire (which I’m sure you do). So, where can you buy Girl Scout cookies in Swampscott? You have a few options: Here is a list of …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Cookies go on sale Jan. 18. Swampscott and Nahant Girl Scouts have been training for the annual sale.
Here are five things to know Jan. 7, 2013 in Swampscott: 1) Downton Abbey Watch: The third season of the wildly popular British soap opera started its third season on American television Sunday night. Check out this article on how you can catch up on the series by visiting the Swampscott library. 2) Newsbit of the Day: Nora Walker tells us that Swampscott and Nahant Girl Scouts are kicking off the New Year with Girl Scout cookie sales. These iconic cookies will be on sale till January 18th! Do not hesitate to contact the Girl Scout in your life to purchase some! Girl Scout troops of all ages, from the Ocean Bay neighborhood, gathered at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Lynn, for Ocean Bay’s Second Annual Holiday Cookie Exchange & Troop …
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
You asked and we answered...Why are Girl Scout cookies cheaper in NH?
Wondering why your Thin Mints cost more in Massachusetts than in New Hampshire? A reader wrote in this question yesterday: "Why are Girl Scout cookies $3.50 in New Hampshire but $4 in Massachusetts?" Patch went straight to the source - the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts headquarters in North Andover and found out. According to Cindy Campbell of GSEM, it all has to do with who bakes them. "The reason for the price difference is because N.H. uses a different bakery than GSEM," Campbell wrote in an e-mail. "They use Little Brownie Baker and GSEM uses ABC Baker. Pricing is based on how much the baker is charging the council. From that, the council sets the price." With those cookies hitting the market soon, we want to know what your …
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Girl Scout troops can add comments to this article to let readers know where the girls will be selling cookies.
Have you bought your Girl Scout cookies yet? Local Girl Scouts are taking orders and selling their famous cookies at locations throughout the area until March. We want to know: What’s your favorite Girl Scout cookie? Do you like the minty-chocolatey taste of Thin Mints or the peanut buttery goodness of Do-si-dos and Tagalongs? Or is Savannah Smiles more your speed? Take our poll and let us know. Girl Scout troops, put your upcoming sales in the comment section of this article to let readers know where the girls will be selling cookies. This article is going onto multiple Patches in the area so take advantage of this opportunity to let everyone know about your sales.