It’s Singles Awareness Day! (Seriously, it’s a thing.)

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, but did you know there is another special date celebrated the next day?  It’s called “Singles Awareness Day”, observed on February 15th each year.  It was created in 2001, by a high school student, who started it with some friends.  This rather tongue-in-cheek “holiday” celebrates, well, single people right after a…

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It’s Valentine’s Day!

  Do you have a special someone in mind today?  Love is in the air (or at least infatuation) and you’ve probably seen little chocolate hearts in stores since December 26th, to the point that you’re sick of them already.  (Any retail worker will understand immediately.)  So snuggle up to that special person and tell…

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A Jolly Good Time of Year

Have you been a good boy or girl this year? It’s Christmas Day and Santa made the rounds last night, bringing good cheer and mirth to all — and taking a bite or two out of a delicious Christmas cookie along the way.  Who wouldn’t want a snack after all that hard (possibly time travel-assisted)…

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It’s Turkey Time Again!

Today is Thanksgiving and at least one turkey at your table won’t have much to be thankful about. Alongside our feathered friends will be mounds of stuffing, dishes of green bean casserole with crunchy onions, twice-baked sour cream cheesy potatoes, a few pumpkin and pecan pies… oh wait, I’m describing our typical Thanksgiving table.  Your…

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Introducing…ME!

Well, not really.  I’ve been here since day one, but I’m just mostly writing content behind the scenes now.  So, I figured you should get to know me! I’m Ian.  I have a bachelor’s degree in English, with an emphasis in creative writing, from Pittsburg State University (and I’ve finally found something to do with…

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Cool Off From the Heat at Golden Scoop!

It’s the middle of summer and it’s hot! Looking at the thermometer right now, I see it’s 99 degrees outside right now!  I’m glad I’m inside in my comfortable apartment sitting at 70 degrees with the air conditioner running.  For those of you outside today, make sure you drink plenty of water and other hydrating…

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Party Time!

Today marks our second anniversary of Golden Scoop goodness!  We’ll have delicious ice cream to sell (duh), but there wil also be music from the talented Anna and a DJ!  Sadly no face-painting this year, but perhaps you can achieve the same effect with a few artful dabs of chocolate ice cream? The festivities will…

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An Ice Cream to SPY For!

You may want to chase this ice cream down with a martini.  Shaken, not stirred. The Mayor of Leawood, also known as Jack Murphy, has created “Secret Agent 003”, a thrilling new flavor for February.  The Mayor chose our Cookies and Cream ice cream as a base and stealthily added in blue sprinkles after he…

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Hank Joins the Marketing Team!

We like to keep everyone involved in the success of Golden Scoop, and Super Scooper Hank is rising to the occasion!  Eventually planning to take over the graphic design elements of this website, Hank is currently working on a presentation about his involvement at Golden Scoop, to be presented in a few weeks to a…

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Daydreaming About Summer….

If you’ve been into the café over the last month, you’ve probably had a chance to try out “Coconut Daydreams”.  It’s a delicious coconut-flavored ice cream with toasted coconut flakes and pie crust chunks.  Yes, it’s January and twenty degrees outside, but we can all daydream about summer, right?  Here at Golden Scoop, we have…

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