Today is National Girl Scout Day

The Girl Scouts were founded today in 1912, they were originally known as Girl Guides.

 

Let’s celebrate with some Girl Scout Cookies, the real thing not the store brand imitations. One trip shopping on the weekend and you will know Girl Scout Cookie season is in full swing.

Here is the amount of exercise you have to do to burn off Girl Scout cookies:

  • 5 Savannah Smile cookies … 28 calories per cookie … 31 minutes of brisk walking
  • 4 Shortbread cookies … 30 calories per cookie. … 27 minutes of brisk walking
  • 4 Thin Mint cookies… 40 calories per cookie … 29 minutes on an elliptical
  • 3 Do Si Do’s … 53 calories per cookie … 24 minutes of aerobics
  • 3 Peanut Butter sandwich cookies … 57 calories per cookie … 25 minutes of aerobics
  • 3 Trios .. 57 calories per cookie… 30 minutes of cycling.
  • 2 Tagalongs … 70 calories per cookie .. 18 minutes of jogging
  • 2 Samoas … 70 calories per cookie.. 16 minutes of calisthenics
  • 2 S’mores … 90 calories per cookie … 20 minutes of jumping rope