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How the cookie crumbles

It seems Canadians just can’t get enough Girl Guide cookies! This spring, Canadians gobbled up some 61 million chocolate and vanilla cookies. And what’s even sweeter is the countless local Guiding activities these cookies helped fund. As we wrap-up the … Continue reading

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“Loom-y” for Girl Guide Cookies!

A lot of the kids I know are caught up in the loom bracelet craze. My daughter, her friends, the girls in our unit – all of them love making and trading them. So I thought:  “Why not combine two … Continue reading

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Cookie Time is Bonding Time

At the little tender age of five, my daughter Amelia already loves Girl Guide cookie sales. She joined Girl Guides late in the fall when cookie sales had already started. Yet despite that challenge, she managed to sell 10 cases, … Continue reading

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Future Radio Star Reporters

One of the requirements for the reporter badge involved writing an ad, so we had our girls in the 1st Fairview Guides split into groups and write three 30-second radio commercials. We had received a couple of sample ads from the … Continue reading

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Yes, She’s a SPARK. No, She isn’t Cute.

Update: This post was voted a 2012/2013 GirlGuidesCANblog Big Deal Seal winner in the Cookies category! Bravo blogger Katherine! ————————————————- When I was a Spark and Brownie Guider, I often heard Guiders say with envy “Oh, your unit can sell cookies so … Continue reading

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Cookie Recipes for Girl Greatness

What do you get when you introduce one of Canada’s best loved foods to some of Canada’s favourite chefs? You get Cookie Recipes for Girl Greatness of course! We all know that the only thing better than enjoying Girl Guide … Continue reading

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Why You Should Buy Girl Guide Cookies and a Recipe

It’s that time of year where little girls come knocking on your door to sell you Girl Guide cookies. My own daughters have been doing this for eight years and I have walked many kilometres in that time, helping them … Continue reading

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What will Get YOU There?

Need inspiration to get to your goal of a dream Guiding trip or camp?  Check out what this unit from Northern Ontario did to get them to the finish line and off to Europe! ————————————- Our Unit has  worked very … Continue reading

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Who Doesn’t Love Girl Guide Cookies?

We all know how much people love our cookies – even foodies! Here’s a great post by Betty Dish about her own memories from Guiding and why cookies are such a good cause to support! Thank you Betty for writing … Continue reading

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The [Other] Great Girl Guide Cookie Debate

Saturday is Cookie Day in Canada when over 400 Units will set up shop in over 130 Sears stores across Canada. In Toronto, subway riders will be able to get their cookies at the ever popular Cookies in Transit event. … Continue reading

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When Cookies Lead to a Cookie All Star…and a Cat?!

Oh no! Not another cat reference on the Girl Guides’ blog! Yes, but this time this cat isn’t out of the bag, it’s purring in a Brownie’s lap. How it got there is what today’s post is all about. It … Continue reading

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Introducing Your Cookie All Stars

Everybody knows that cookies are a pretty big deal at Girl Guides.  And when it comes to cookie selling, Cookie All Stars is the Super Bowl, the Stanley Cup finals, the NBA finals, Wimbledon Championships, the Olympics of entrepreneurial Guiding. … Continue reading

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Best GGC Cookie Conversation – Ever!

Today’s online smile is a real online conversation between two GGC leaders. Guider Jenn and Guider Nicki graciously permitted us to share this charming cookie conversation on our blog. Thank you both for being such great sports! —————————————————- Guider Nicki: … Continue reading

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The ABC’s of Cookie Selling

Last Saturday, April 2 was Girl Guide Cookie Day at Sears, and thousands of Girl Guides were on-hand at Sears stores nationwide to sell our classic chocolate and vanilla sandwich cookies. If you know anything about Girl Guides, it’s that … Continue reading

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We found our Online Cookie All Star for Spring 2011!

Congratulations MEGHAN you’re our #1 Online Cookie All Star! Online Cookie All Star Spring 2011 Winner You had the closest number of guesses in total for all of the daily questions during GGC’s “What Can a Cookie Do?” blog contest! … Continue reading

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Cookies Worth Fighting For???

I know that Girl Guide and Girl Scout cookies are popular amongst the masses.  The ongoing debate about the superior Girl Guide cookie always promotes heated discussion – for me it’s Classic Vanilla or nothing!  When I started at GGC, … Continue reading

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