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2011 Gingerbread Decorating Party-Part 2

With baking all my gingerbread ahead of time and placing the pieces in the freezer, I needed to stay organized.  Each container had a label has to what was in them.  I labeled by house type and piece type.  This is especially handy when you’re laying out your pieces. This is what the pieces for […] Read more…

House Cutter {Giveaway}!

I’m so excited!  This is my very first giveaway for Gingerbread House How To, and I hope you enjoy it.   I was in my local craft store Michaels looking through all of their holiday finery, and came upon the Wilton section, and the House Cutter Set called out to me.   Back in the […] Read more…

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2011 Gingerbread Decorating Party-Part 1

I’m hosting my 8th Annual Gingerbread House Decorating Party this year, and this one is a doozey!  I have 16 people coming to decorate.  That’s a lot of gingerbread!  I sent out my invitations approximately 3 weeks before the party, and gave my guests a choice of what they wanted to decorate.  In the past […] Read more…

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Christmas Project 2011

Ahhhhhhhhh, the season is about to start and kick into high gear.  I’m sitting here at my desk drinking hot chocolate and watching the wind whip around the fall leaves outside.  There’s a definite nip in the air, especially at night lately.  When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing better than to be inside baking with […] Read more…

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Swamp Water

I colored my icing with Forest Green and then watered it down to a “flood” consistency.  I put it into a squeeze bottle and then started covering my board using an off-set spatula to spread it out.  I didn’t like the 1 tone of color, so I took another color called Avocado and dipped a […] Read more…

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