While it’s notoriously difficult to pass up a box (or six) of Thin Mints when an adorable troupe of Girl Scouts intercepts you on your way to the bank or the grocery store, at least you can use the “they gave me the puppy eyes and seemed so genuinely invested in their little business that I couldn’t say no” excuse. And if you haven’t run into a cookie stand of late but have a hankering serious enough to warrant ordering your cookies for delivery, that at least takes the deterring extra step of filling out a form or contacting your
dealer niece. But what if all that stood between you and the wonder that is the Samoa was a click of your mouse while you’re curled up on the couch watching Grey’s Anatomy?
That’s right; Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., after barring online sales of their cookies for years, has officially approved “Digital Cookie,” an online platform that will allow Girl Scouts to sell and ship their wares via the internet superhighway. There will even be a mobile app; goodbye, skinny jeans. Read more