Day 24: I heart...
And a legitimate, totally-justified, no-guilt reason to eat them. Like the Girl Scouts -- how can you say, "no" to the Girl Scouts (or "Brownie Scouts" in our case)? We are eating cookies for a good cause!
While ChellBell and I were in Fort Worth for the weekend, Chris did us a favor and picked up 150 boxes of Girl Scout cookies that ChellBell sold for her troop this year. It seemed like a lot to deliver until we subtracted the number of boxes that will never leave this house, because they were ordered specifically for our family's consumption. Frightening!
I was at a Recruiter networking event tonight, and one lady whom I just met asked me what I was giving up for Lent. So maybe I've been in a cave, but I kind of forgot that today was Fat Tuesday (heck, every Tuesday is Fat Tuesday for me nowdays, based on the size of pants I am now fitting into) and that Lent starts tomorrow.
It's days like this that I am happy to worship in the Protestant, non-denominational, non-Lent-observing church. Because I'm sure that God would call me to give up Girl Scout cookies, and I might have a really, really hard time with that.
So, if you are facing another Lenten season with Girl Scout cookies sitting on your counter, take solace in the fact that they freeze well. (oooh, those Thin Mints are really good straight out of the freezer!). Gotta dash, it's snack time!