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gingerbread season!

It’s gingerbread season for sure! I was kindly asked to compete on a TV lifestyle show gingerbread baking contest that is filming today, but it was too short-notice for me to travel with no compensation…however, my Hogwarts gingerbread castle is … Continue reading

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more Halloween party prep progress…

It’s been a very busy summer, working on Halloween between Cinema Brittahytta movie nights, and visiting my grandmother in Seattle, but now it’s back to all Halloween until November 1st! Since my last update, I have harvested the 3 sugar … Continue reading

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Holiday Happy Hour 2012

Holiday Happy Hour 2012 last week was another fun evening with 29 adults & 7 kids! Since the last-minute decorate-your-own cookies was so popular last year, I planned ahead with easier gingerbread shapes and a warmer location this year, and … Continue reading

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Giant Gingerbread House Demolition!

After 50 hours construction for Halloween, then another 20 hours redecorating it for Christmas, the Giant Gingerbread House needed to go out in a blaze of glory! Kids, do NOT try this without adult supervision! We are grownups, we had … Continue reading

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Giant Gingerbread Holiday House

After spending over 50 hours creating the Ghoulish Gingerbread Haunted House for Halloween, I decided it would be really fun to keep it around for awhile and redecorate it for Christmas! Keeping it safe from kitties for so long was … Continue reading

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Holiday Happy Hour 2011

Another Holiday Happy Hour was a grand evening with 33 adults & 7 kids throughout the evening! The mini gingerbread Holiday Houses appeared for the second year in a row, this time as a decorate-your-own activity with all sorts of … Continue reading

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speaking of gingerbread… :)

My gingerbread Hogwarts castle from my Year 7 at Hogwarts party in 2007 has been making the rounds! Today it was spotted on Flavorwire… http://flavorwire.com/236422/20-pop-culture-inspired-gingerbread-creations …and they found it from Mental Floss’s article last year… http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/75771 …who found it from … Continue reading

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Ghoulish Gingerbread Haunted House

Way back in 1999 after I made the gingerbread thatched cottage in the summer, I thought it would be fun to make a gingerbread haunted house for Halloween, complete with fun tiny details. That very same fall Martha Stewart’s magazine … Continue reading

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Even more Halloween party prep progress…

Here we are, last chance I’ll have time to write up my progress until my party is over! I’m taking Thursday and Friday off work so I can hopefully get everything done and even some sleep along the way if … Continue reading

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My Hogwarts Castle is a Sunday Sweet!

I made it on the Sunday Sweets edition of the CakeWrecks blog! The blog started with horribly hilarious professional cakes gone wrong, but then she decided to take a break each Sunday with a different theme of really nice cakes. … Continue reading

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