Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day Is the Most Delicious Day of Spring

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ice cream coneListen up, everyone, this is a very important public announcement. Today is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's. Repeat: Today is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's! Are you ready, ice cream eaters? Assume the cone-holding position and proceed to your nearest Ben & Jerry's.

Yes, it's the happiest fifth happiest day of the year, right behind Christmas, your birthday, the day after you finish your taxes, and the day you get your tax refund. Hooray!

But wait! You say. How can I find this free ice cream of which you speak? Well I'll tell you.

With this here handy Scoop Shop locator map. Enter your address, or just move the map around and zoom in to the general area where you live. And ta-da! See the little ice cream cones that tell you where you can haz free frozen dessert. Keep in mind, this only goes until 8 p.m. so don't take all night to get over there. Yes, you can order Frozen Greek Yogurt, too.

Now let's talk about favorite flavors. Here are some of mine: Peanut Butter Cup, New York Super Chunk Fudge, and Cherry Garcia. Coffee Heath Bar Crunch pretty much fueled my college years. I also love a long list of other ice cream flavors that Ben & Jerry's does not make (sorry). But the flavor I'm still waiting for is Nutella Chunk. How long is it going to take, icecrengineers?

And by the way, how thrilled am I that I finagled a way to write about ice cream twice in one day? Is this really my life? I cannot believe it. Enjoy your free, creamy frozen desserts.

What are your favorite ice cream flavors?

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