Cookie Wars!

On Thursday, after just having gotten done saying that I could lose about 50 pounds, the Universe intervened, and surprised me with a package. A package?!? Yes, A package. Some lovely friends of mine sent me 6 boxes of Girl Scout cookies from across the pond. 2 Boxes each of Samoas, Tagalongs, and Thin mints. (No dieting for me on that day!)

Well, being the kind hearted person I am, I chose to share the one of each of the types of cookies with the team at work. By the time yesterday rolled around, I was trying to keep the cookies away from me – as I had been nibbling on the cookies – along with the rest of the team – for the better part of the day. There was now only a single Samoa cookie left in the box. So, I set the cookie box aside, and said Please, someone else eat the last cookie!

My colleague, Paddy, rarely eats sweets. In fact, he’s one of the least sweet-toothed people I know. Each day, he has tea and toast for breakfast, and if it’s a really busy day, he’ll maybe have a little something sweet, like a bit of a cookie, but that’s it. So, when I handed him the box, he laughed and this is what he did – to torture me. It made me crack up laughing – and thus began the first shots in….

The last girl scout cookie in the samoa box has begun a cookie war... #cookie #girlscoutcookies #yum #humor #officefun #deskwars #laugh


My response was swift, as he had placed the cookie right on the “line” between the desks, and it was staring at me, tempting me. I decided to tempt him back – No cookies = No tea… and then wondered… Is this how North Korea got started with their “line in the sand”??

The response to my teammate was swift and sure. No cookies - no tea. #cookiewars #officehumor #fun #funny #humor #office

And thus, the tensions had escalated…and the NO Cookie Zone had been established.

The lines have been drawn... No cookie zone. I wonder if this is how N.Korea got its start?!? #cookiewars #fun #officehumor #allinadayswork #friday #funny #office #humor

Quickly thereafter, the glass jelly bean tanks moved in, trying to keep the peace… and defend the “line” through impartial intervention. Tee hee!

The glass tank jelly bean jars have joined to keep the peace!! #humor #office #fun #cookiewars #lol #friday #officehumor #joy #laughter #omg! #allinadayswork

The quiet didn’t last long however, The Forbidden cookie’s evil paper coffee cup dictator is having none of it. Meanwhile, my coffee mug has adopted its own slogan across the de-cookified zone.. “i am not a paper cup!”

Oh no!! Angry paper coffee cup dictator has joined the war..spreading lies and propaganda!! What shall we do?!? #cookiewars #humor #allinadayswork #officehumor #office #fun #funny #ohnoes! #funny

Hooray! The recycleable coffee mug has joined the battle and brought his own slogan!! I am NOT a paper cup!! #standoff #cookiewars #officehumor #office #humor #fridayfun #friday #fun #greenteam #laugh #allinadayswork #whilethecatisawaythemicewillplay

The standoff continues through the weekend… who will win?

How long will the forbidden cookie war standoff last?!? Who will win?!? The world may never know. #cookiewars #office #politics #humor #fun #funny #amusing #officehumor #laugh



Went Christmas shopping today for a white elephant gift for a team party coming up on Thursday. Saw 3 cool mugs – that I had to share – because they gave me a laugh.


Star Mug. When cold it displays black with white stars. Add a hot drink… And a star map magically appears.


Humorous hair mug -where was this for movember?!?


Last one from the shop – Metal look beer keg mug. Just what you need for Mondays in the office?!?


Hilarious TV ads 4 (Guest Appearances)

Every once in a while, I catch an ad on TV – that results in me pausing / looking up, and bursting into bouts of laughter. They really do have some cute ads here in Ireland, and I think some of the funniest I’ve seen in a while. As a result, I have decided to start keeping tabs to share these.

Today’s theme… Guest Appearances …..I hope you enjoy!

Paul Whitehouse – Scottish Comedian:

David Soul (Starsky and Hutch) & Omid Djalili:

And last but not least –

A guy named Josh Roberts – sounding like Morgan Freeman:

Oh – and speaking of Guest Appearances – I caught a re-run of Smallville this week. I knew John Schneider was in the series as the dad – but there was an episode that made me do a double take and show my age. It was a subtle “easter egg” reunion of the Dukes of Hazzard….

Note that I couldn’t find an actual copy – but essentially, I had the biggest crush on John Schneider (from back in the CHIPS days) back in the 1970’s all the way thru the Dukes of Hazzard Days… let’s just say that this left me obsessed and youtube-ing for a copy. This was the best one I could find.