Our service unit always puts on a Thinking Day event, and I’m sure yours is similar. We’ve done countries a million times, so for the past few years, we’ve had variations on Thinking Day. For example, last year we highlighted countries’ holidays. Each troop can pick one (or two – or three!) different ones to present. Continue reading
GS Troops across the country are right now figuring out what the heck to do with all of these leftover boxes of Cranberry Citrus Crisps that we’re stuck with. Snack time, girls! Or field trip to the closest lake, and let’s feed the ducks and geese! But even they may think they are too dry.
Maybe trade another troop that uses Little Brownie Bakers for their leftover Rah Rah Raisins? Or freeze them to sell next year as “retro” cookies! I kid, I kid. But not about the snack time and feeding the ducks.
Growing up, my troop was the #1 top seller in our council for
7 years 5 years straight (as confirmed by Mrs. Vickers). As I mentioned in a previous post, we had two ringers in our troop that were always neck and neck with each other as to whom was going to be the top seller in the council. I think one year there was a girl in a different troop that actually sold more cookies than Caroline or Jenny. It was as if we entered into an alternate universe for that whole year. Craziness! But I guess the other girl couldn’t deal with the pressure, because the next year, Caroline and Jenny were back to switching off for the #1 and #2 top seller and order was restored in the world. WHEW! Continue reading