Life by Cynthia: Girl Scout Cookies in The 80's

Monday, February 11, 2013

Girl Scout Cookies in The 80's

Once upon a time I was a Girl Scout. I am sharing a picture as proof. Even though it was a lifetime ago, I still remember selling Girl Scout cookies.  My best customer = my parents.  We had boxes and boxes at our house long after the selling season!  In those days they were less than $2 a box.

I now have nieces who are Girl Scouts and have purchased a good share of cookies.  I must say that I just don't enjoy the taste of them as much as I did long ago.  My all time favorite Girl Scout cookies were the Kookaburra's.  They were made by Burry-Lu and they were THE BEST! EVER.  It's a good thing that flavor has been retired otherwise I'd be buying up the whole lot!  The Thin Mints aren't quite the same these days either. Perhaps it's just my imagination.  Maybe my palate was easier to please during my youth. 

If you remember Kookaburra's raise your hand! AND if you know where I can find a box (or 20) I'll buy them! If you have a daughter in that's a Scout - happy selling! How many boxes of Girl Scout cookies do you purchase?


Off topic: I miss my childhood home! Check out the upholstery on the sofa!  Look familiar? Have you seen the movie Napoleon Dynamite?


14 comments:

  1. Love the retro pictures:)
    I was never a girls scout but they do sell very yummy cookies.

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  2. So cute! And yeah, I was one helluva Girl Scout back then, too. Haha!

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  3. So funny! I love the cute pic of your childhood. Sure miss those cookies, too.

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  4. LOL! I was a brownie and a girl scout, loved those days!

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  5. Ha!!! Love the couch. I wasn't a scout, but I ate my fair share of cookies. I agree -- nowhere near as good as they used to be. I don't think it's the sophisticated palate, either. :)

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  6. That's too funny about the couch upholstery! I was never a Girl Scout, but my older sister was, and I remember going to a meeting with her and singing A Tisket a Tasket song. That's the only meeting I remember going to but it was fun :)

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  7. My granny had a couch like that! Groovy baby!

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  8. Love that photo! So cute!
    My husband is a push over for Girl Scout cookies. He buys them from every scout he comes across.

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  9. sweet shot =) Love the couch-we had one like it too---Never was a Girl Scout-but I <3 the cookies!!!

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  10. Love this post.. the photos are great.. I was a Girl Scout and sold the cookies too! lol

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