Sunday, February 27, 2011

I can fit almost 13 in my mouth at a time...

Oh it’s one of my favorite times of year. The weather is getting warmer, I get to put my damn plants back outside AND the most precious snack of the year gets delivered. Yes, you know what I’m talking about. Girl. Scout. Cookies.


One of our docs in the office has 2 daughters in the Scouts, so I of course was professionally obligated to order some. When I ordered 7 boxes she looked at me funny so I quickly said, “Oh, I have to order for a couple of friends too…” Yeah, my right and left thigh…

So I waited patiently for my boxes of chocolate covered gold to come in and when the day came I realized that other people in the office had only ordered 1 or 2 boxes. Don’t these people know that they only sell this shit once a year?!? Me? I got 2 boxes of Samoans (I am very aware they are called Samoas. I prefer to call to Samoans so I can pretend they were made by jolly, overweight Pacific Islanders. So sue me, bitches.) 2 boxes of…the blue ones?? and 3 boxes of the Holy Grail of Girl Scout Cookies, the beloved Thin Mints.


Thin Mints = Crack

The problem with these delicious rolls of minty chocolate wafers is that you can’t stop eating them. You set out to only eat, let’s say half a roll, and the next thing you know you’re 3 rolls in and looking around like a rabid cave-dog trying to protect the last bit of meat. So what did I do? I decided to hide them from myself and put them in the freezer. But of course, when you know you have something delicious hidden from yourself you can’t stop thinking about it. Every second of every day that is not actively spent doing something else is spent thinking about the damn delicious cookies in the freezer and when you will get to eat them.

Of course the next day comes around and as I love to treat myself for doing good things, like not eating them for 12 hours, I broke the cookies out of their frozen captivity only to discover they are even better frozen. So I put the rest of them in the freezer too. Except for the Samoans…that just didn’t seem right…they are used to tropical climates you know…



"Talofa!!  I made this delicious, circular cookie with chocolate, coconut and caramel for you!!"
Side note-  I just noticed the coconuts on the palm tree in the Samoan picture soooortof look like testicles.  Accidentally on purpose?? You decide.

6 comments:

david said...

LMAO! Thin mints just shot out of my nose:)

I'm Susan Szold. said...

I NEVER THOUGHT OF FREEZING THEM!!!!! And I have none right now.

infact, I have a sinking feeling that we may not have had a Girl Scout even conme around this year. It's possible I scared them off last year by crying and licking their faces.

CatZilla said...

Oh yes, frozen is THE BEST!

If you don't get to order any within the next few weeks, let me know. I could ship you some!!

The Most AWESOME Cousin EEEVAAARRR! said...

MMmmmMMMmmmmm...Thin Mints! I've been successful in avoiding every place those sneaky little girls have been hiding out in front of... the grocery store, Walgreens, Walmart, the side of a street corner (I'm not sure what kind of uppity neighborhood you live in, but in ours, the girls aren't afraid to work the corners!). But now.... now I think I'm gonna have to break down and go find me some Thin Mints, damnit!

Jen said...

I have a girl scout which means I have 7 CASES of cookies in my basement right now. I have eaten half a box of Samoans today and will do the same tomorrow. Why, you ask? Well, because I refuse to go door to door selling cooking when there is 3 feet of snow on the ground, and it gets dark early and I don't like selling anything door to door and dammit I am not in the girl scouts, so I have 7 CASES of cookies because my daughter wanted to win a prize and I really like Thin Mints.

Laugh now but come August I will have Thin Mints and you won't.

CatZilla said...

@Jen- I am sooo jealous!! You have the perfect cover!! I should find and abduct a small child so that I can make her be a Girl Scout just so I too can have COOKIES ALL YEAR!!! Ahh, just the thought makes me all fuzzy inside. When I run out of cookies..will you ship me some??! ;)