By Karen D'Souza | [email protected] | Bay Area News GroupPUBLISHED: February 19, 2019 at 6:30 am | UPDATED: February 20, 2019 at 5:01 am Amalea Thijssen has been selling Girl Scout Cookies since she was in kindergarten. She started because she wanted to meet her neighbors, but the 13-year-old says her sales didn’t really take off until she went from door-to-door to digital. Gone are the days when pint-sized entrepreneurs could only trek from house to house or set up cookie booths in parking lots to hawk their Thin Mints and Samoas. Like everything else these days, Girl Scouts can now peddle their wares online with the organization’s Digital Cookie platform. There, they or their parents can set up a site and reach out to friends and family through email and social media. “I love digital cookie sales. It’s awesome,” says the bubbly Amalea, who three years ago became the highest seller in Mountain View when she sold 1,300 … [Read more...] about Girl Scout cookie sales: door-to-door or digital?
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Just in time for your brand new 2019 diet, the season for buying Girl Scout Cookies has officially begun. The annual sale – which has its origins in Philadelphia – kicks off Wednesday, Jan. 2, and will feature all the familiar flavors known and loved by many, as well as a new gluten-free cookie.The Caramel Chocolate Chip cookie, the addition of which was announced last year, adds to the gluten-free cookie options for shoppers, joining the Celiac-friendly Toffee-tastic and Trios cookies. If you're gluten-free and on the hunt to try the new snack, you'll have to be a bit more proactive than the average person looking for some Thin Mints. Gluten-free cookies are only available in markets while supplies last, the organization said in a statement. Despite the Jan. 2 launch date, it will still be another couple weeks before you see booths popping up throughout the Philadelphia area. The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania begin selling locally on Jan. 17, when you can expect to … [Read more...] about The 2019 Girl Scout cookie season is already underway
By Craig Hlavaty Updated 1:59 pm CDT, Tuesday, September 4, 2018 PHOTOS: Houston hip-hop signs around the Bayou City New York City-based graphic designer Jason Shells brought his Rap Quotes project to the Bayou City this past weekend. Shells installed 38 purple signs around Houston emblazoned with Houston rap lyrics about the area around them. >>>See a handful of the 38 signs situated around Houston... less PHOTOS: Houston hip-hop signs around the Bayou City New York City-based graphic designer Jason Shells brought his Rap Quotes project to the Bayou City this past weekend. Shells installed 38 purple signs ... more Photo: Aymann Ismail "Ain't no thing, like a chicken wing / Coming down Fondren, right on Main" - "I Feel Good", Z-Ro "Ain't no thing, like a chicken wing / Coming down Fondren, right on Main" - "I Feel Good", Z-Ro … [Read more...] about NYC artist installs Houston rap lyric signs all around the Bayou City