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Girl Scout Cookies

How Much Is a Girl Worth? Transforming the Girl Scouts at 100

Davia Temin | Posted 05.12.2012 | Impact
Davia Temin

We are devoted to offering every girl in this country, regardless of her race, religion, demographic, orientation or ability to pay, a fun, positive, powerful experience that will open up a world of possibilities to her as she learns more about herself, and the role she wishes to play in life.

The Girl Scouts at 100

Anna Maria Chavez | Posted 05.12.2012 | Women
Anna Maria Chavez

When Juliette Gordon Low was once asked what girls should do, she answered matter-of-factly: "What do the girls WANT to do?"

Why Thin Mints Are Jon Bon Jovi of Girl Scout Cookies

Forbes | Posted 03.07.2012 | Women

The Thin Mints may be the smartest cookies in the Girl Scout baked canon. Alongside another iconic cookie brand, Oreo, which celebrated their 100th...

How You Can Honor Women For Women's History Month

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 05.06.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

With Women's History Month upon us, many organizations and entities including are paying attention and plan to honor and pay tribute to the many gener...

The Short Way, Through Harrisburg

Joni Hirsch Blackman | Posted 05.02.2012 | Fifty
Joni Hirsch Blackman

I didn't think I'd ever heard of Harrisburg, IL. When a tornado hit that small town and killed 6 people earlier this week, the name of the town 300 miles away didn't sound familiar. Odd, considering the few minutes I spent there were quite memorable.

How To Fight With A Cookie Monster

Steven Petrow | Posted 04.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Steven Petrow

As soon as I heard these off-the-wall charges that the Girl Scouts "are a tactical arm of Planned Parenthood" with First Lady Michelle Obama as their sergeant-in-arms, I went right out to stock up on Thin Mints, Samoas, and Do-si-dos.

Better Than Girl Scout Cookies: Apricot-Almond Nibblies

Rosie DeQuattro | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Rosie DeQuattro

It's cookie time. First it was the Salvation Army ringing the bell outside my local supermarket. Now it's a gaggle of girl scouts, jumping up and d...

Tara Kelly

Renegade Girl Scouts Recognized For Saving Orangutans | Tara Kelly | Posted 02.09.2012 | Green

A pair of renegade girl scouts accepted a prestigious U.N. award in New York Thursday for their work bringing attention to the threat palm oil product...

How This Grown Woman Became an 'Honorary' Girl Scout

Monica Medina | Posted 04.02.2012 | Women
Monica Medina

Though I never did become a Girl Scout, I was thrilled when my daughter did.

10 Psychological Tricks for Eating Girl Scout Cookies Mindfully

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 04.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

It's that time of year again for some of the best cookies on earth. How can you resist buying a box (or five) from your favorite schoolgirl? Let's face it. Those little cookies are hard to eat mindfully.

Celebrity Girl Scouts

Posted 01.24.2012 | Celebrity

Say it with us: "On my honor, I will try to serve God and my country, to help people at all times, and to live by the Girl Scout Law." These words ech...

Girl Scout Cookies: How Unhealthy Are They?

Posted 03.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Girl Scout Cookies Nutrition Facts

What Happened To The Good Ol' Cookie Selling Days?

Leah Singer | Posted 03.19.2012 | Parents
Leah Singer

It's a whole new ballgame. You're not buying from the Scout herself. You're buying from mom and dad, who just happen to be friends, colleagues, bosses, school acquaintances, and family members. Now it's personal, on an adult level.

'Aren't You A Little Old To Be Selling Girl Scout Cookies?'

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 03.13.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

The door opened and then, my world fell apart like Trefoils left in milk for too long.

Good Parents Don't Let Kids Make Bigoted Videos

Lisa Belkin | Posted 03.13.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

I would bet the annual Thin Mint profits on the fact that this sanctimonious Girl Scout did not make her video calling for a boycott without her parents' encouragement. Which means they thought it was wise to allow her to make herself a target for all the predictable backlash.

What Is The Ultimate Girl Scout Cookie?

Posted 01.13.2012 | Home

When HuffPost Food posted news about the new Girl Scout cookie, y'all went kind of crazy, in a good way. People are SERIOUS about Girl Scout cookies. ...

WATCH: Teen Girl Scout Launches Cookie Boycott Over Organization's Transgender Policy

Posted 01.13.2012 | Gay Voices

A California-based teen is hoping to spearhead a national boycott of Girl Scout cookies after the organization's controversial decision to admit a 7-y...

Taste Test: Savannah Smiles, The New Girl Scout Cookie

Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

After hearing about the newest Girl Scout Cookie, Savannah Smiles, we were giddy to try the treat. The tasters all agreed -- these nibbles are fine, b...

New Girl Scout Cookie!

Posted 01.05.2012 | Home

It's Girl Scout cookie season again, and this year there's a new girl in town to celebrate the Scouts' 100th anniversary. Welcome to the clique, Savan...

Girl Scout Cookie Flavored Lip Gloss?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Girl Scout Cookie Lip Smackers. Photo Courtesy of ASPIRE Brands. Love the taste of Thin Mints but loathe the idea of packing on the pounds? Wel...

Bonnie Christian

New Policy Baking For Girl Scout Cookies | Bonnie Christian | Posted 12.07.2011 | Green

What started as a research project to earn a Girl Scout Bronze Award has become a five-year-long campaign by two Michigan Girl Scouts. Rhiannon To...

Who's Been In The Girl Scouts Cookie Jar?

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.05.2011 | Business

Former finance director of the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York, Yaasmin Hooey, has been charged with stealing $310,000 from the nonprofit organ...

Girl Scouts Pledge To Reduce Palm Oil In Cookies | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

A five-year campaign by two Michigan girls to make Girl Scout cookies more environmentally friendly has prompted the youth organization to curb the us...

American Culture: Arriving in America Can be Like Landing on Mars

Mariela Dabbah | Posted 11.28.2011 | Latino Voices
Mariela Dabbah

Inevitably, many things will remain a mystery regardless of how long I live in the U.S., and I'm grateful for that. The discovery of what makes a people unique is all part of the fun and complex process of different cultures coming together.

Which Girl Scout Cookie Is Most Popular?

Wired | by MIKE OLSON | Posted 11.02.2011 | Home

The long drought is almost over. It's Girl Scout cookie time again! These little morsels of delight are sold only October through March (regional coun...