Tag: girl scouts

It’s Cookie Time!

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It’s that time of year again! When you throw your week-old resolutions out the door and get ready for Girl Scout Cookies!! Or, do you go the opposite direction where you figure out how many of which cookies you’re going to order, then set up your workout plan accordingly? Me? I’m the first type. Or I would be, if I actually made any resolutions to begin with. But that’s another post!

Here in our region, Girl Scouts are hitting the streets to take orders for their wonderfully delicious cookies. If you see one coming, get ready! These girls have goals, and using the line “I would order, but I don’t have any cash” doesn’t work anymore. Part of the Girl Scout motto is to “Be Prepared”, and they now have card readers on their phones. So get out your cards, and help support this amazing organization for young girls. Ask them what their goals are. Ask them what their troop will be doing with the money earned from their cookie sales. Our troop is saving money to go to Savannah, GA, which is the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of Girl Scouts. The Juliette Gordon Low House has a wonderful program specifically for troops, and our girls can’t wait to take part in that. The troop is also planning a sleep over at Zoo Atlanta at the end of this school year, so they’re a little excited about that, too.

A few years ago, I went a little crazy with helping our troop get ready for their cookie sales, and created a few printables. I’ve also made these available for everyone, so feel free to download and use them!

Generic Girl Scout Thank You Notes
Generic Girl Scout Thank You Notes
Daisy Thank You Cards
Daisy Thank You Cards

To download, just click on the picture, then right-click and select ‘Save As’. Print the cards full size and borderless (if you have that option) on card stock, then cut apart on the lines. Or, you can purchase the Avery Postcards 8387. Super simple! Terms: PERSONAL USE ONLY. Please do not sell the design or the finished product. Print as many times as you need. Design © Shannon Moore, 2014.

If you don’t have a Girl Scout, but still would like to order cookies, please consider ordering online from my daughter! You can order online and have them shipped right to you. Check out all of the cookies we have available here: https://digitalcookie.girlscouts.org/scout/rebecca332586/

Thank you for your support!

The Cookies are Coming, The Cookies are Coming!

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I’ve been at it again! After my first round of Girl Scout printables (which are still FREE, by the way), I decided to whip up some more fun printables for my daughter to use for her cookie orders. I was so happy with how they turned out, I decided to offer them for sale. I found the super cute little girls from an amazing artist (sorry, keeping this one a secret) and I was just so tickled with how all of the cards turned out.

Cookie deliveries will start this weekend, and I love that these cards will help us keep things straight as far as who ordered what, how much they owe, and how many boxes should be in their orders. Plus, they add a little extra to the deliveries, in my opinion.

These Cookie Receipts are the same size as the free Thank You Notes I posted: 4.25×5.5. To make it super easy, you can buy Avery Postcards that come four to a page and are perforated. Or, print on card stock and cut them apart yourself on the guidelines. Easy peasy!

These are currently available in my Etsy shop; go check them out!

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It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time!

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So, I might be going a little overboard with this whole Girl Scout Cookie thing. This is my daughter’s first year as a Girl Scout, she’s a Daisy, and I am so excited that she’s decided she wants to be a part of this. I was a Girl Scout for practically my entire childhood, and I have so many fond memories. I hope she has as much fun as I did! But back to the overboard part.

My daughter’s troop consists of Kindergarten and First Grade-aged girls. Suffice it to say, they’re not too excited about the whole cookie booth sales thing. I’m trying to explain to my girl that it’s important to sell a lot of cookies because it helps the troop, it helps you, blah blah blah. And, everyone loves Girl Scout cookies, and they love to see cute little faces selling them.

When the other moms and I were talking about setting up the booths, we decided to keep it simple; we would handle making the signs since our little girls can barely write legibly at this point. And me, being the overachieving, vinyl-cutting, personalization-business mom, said I would take over the sign-making. Here’s what I came up with:

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I thought they turned out pretty cute, if I do say so myself. And yes, that is glitter vinyl on the Troop sign. We can all use a little extra bling! The girls all signed their names on the Troop Thank You sign, and it looks great.

Is it too much, yet? Am I a normal Girl Scout Mom?

So then I was thinking, it would be nice to give each customer who buys cookies from our cookie booths a little Thank You card with our troop information on it; you know, in case they needed more cookies. Plus, it teaches the girls that a simple Thank You is a wonderful thing. I’ll also be making personalized Thank You notes for my daughter to put with her pre-orders. I’m generally not the best when it comes to writing Thank You notes, but maybe I can at least teach my children how to show their thanks. Of course, after I thought of the cards, it was all I could think about, so off I went to Photoshop to get busy.

I was so happy with how the notes came out, that I decided to share them here, free to download, for whomever may find them useful. Let’s try to teach our children the art of being grateful! And so many people buy Girl Scout cookies, and support the organization; they especially need to be thanked.

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Daisy Thank You Notes
Generic Girl Scout Thank You Notes
Generic Girl Scout Thank You Notes

To download, just click on the picture, then right-click and select ‘Save As’. Print the cards full size and borderless (if you have that option) on card stock, then cut apart on the lines. Or, you can purchase the Avery Postcards 8387. Super simple! Terms: PERSONAL USE ONLY. Please do not sell the design or the finished product. Print as many times as you need. Design © Shannon Moore, 2014, 

Here is an example of the personalized card I did for our troop. If you would like personalized cards for your troop, please contact me for pricing!

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And of course, if you need cookies. I’ll hook you up. :)