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Girl Scout Cookies shouldn't be seasonal.

by marc412 on January 28, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Every winter, the Girl Scouts sell little $4.00 boxes of factory-made happiness. Back when my grandparents were kids, the girls and their parents baked them themselves with all-natural ingredients. If you look on Pinterest, you'll find recipes for cookies that claim to taste just as good or even better than the manufactured ones. As far as I know, there's no law against holding a bake sale whenever you want to, so...


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