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A Christmas tradition in my house is to create a gingerbread house every year. While I create my own every year I also love to check out the life size ones in Michigan and sip on some gingerbread inspired treats.










{my gingerbread house 2010}

Do you make a gingerbread house?

xo




63 comments :

  1. I've always wanted to make a Gingerbread house and even checked out the kits in the stores. I should pick up one though, looks like it would be a lot of fun. :)

    You blog is full of so much holiday cheer, love it!

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  2. I have never made a ginger bread house. One day though!

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  3. I am planning to make one this year. I totally adore your gingerbread house:) Its beautiful:)
    Kisses, my dear

    Ps: I am hosting a charming scarf GIVEAWAY later today, just in time for cozy Christmas!

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  4. where in Michigan are the life size ones? My sister just moved to Detroit and it looking for some fun things to do this holiday!! Is it Frankenmouth? I think that is the name of the Christmas town in Michigan

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  5. Very cute gingerbread houses! They made a gingerbread Burruss Hall and it's in one of our dining halls. Burruss is our huge main campus building. It was so cool!

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  6. i haven't made a gingerbread house in years but it is so fun, i kind of want to bring it back this year!

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  7. wow you have a nice talent in making gingerbread house!!! so nice :)

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  8. That is adorable. I've actually been wanting an excuse to make one this year! Now that I have a niece, I'll be sure to make one with her in the future! It's been ages since I've made one...

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  9. when the kids were little we did gingerbread houses. Yours is adorable!

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  10. Those gingerbread houses are so awesome! I love the one you made!
    I've never made a gingerbread house- it looks a bit tricky.
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  11. I did make a gingerbread house! But it doesn't look nearly as beautiful as these! Gingerbread is one of my favorite cookies as well! XO

    http://tryitonmegirl.blogspot.com/

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  12. yes!!! we have a party and make them every year! here's the results from this year!

    http://theleangreenbean.blogspot.com/2010/12/white-chicken-chili.html

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  13. That gingerbread house looks so cute! I have never made one before. I am thinking that this year I would like to make gingerbread men for the first time.

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  14. your house came out beautiful! I used to make them every year with the kids...but not recently. Kids are bigger now :) but I LOVE how gingerbread smells, sooo wonderful!

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  15. Thank you for following! I love these gingerbread houses! They have inspired me to make one too.

    xo L
    www.littleredpurse.blogspot.com

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  16. (your follow did not show up in my list, you may want to try again)
    Thanks!
    xo L

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  17. wow such cool photos! I love your gingerbread house! I may have to make one again this year!

    xoxo,jaz
    fashionstatement101.blogspot.com

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  18. Ive thought about making one :)

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  19. Lol - I just bought 3 yesterday so we could have a contest when we go to Pittsburgh this weekend to visit my husband's family! I can't wait!

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  20. i barely survived making ginger boys... a house would kill me. but your house is sooo cute!
    so...since i never made a house, are they edible? do you eat them after? just asking... dont think id love gumdrops and ginger together lol but if you tell me to i will try it

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  21. I already made one this year... gave it to my candy-obsessed brother... suffice it to say that the house (which was cute BTW) didn't make it till Christmas! :)

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  22. Your gingerbread house is sooo cute. My mom and I try to make one together every year. Happy Holidays!

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  23. I used to love making gingerbread houses as a kid!

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  24. i think the last time I made a ginger bread house was in elementary school! fun memories though!!

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  25. I've only made one from a kit.
    Yours is so cute, love all the colors. Where is MI are those displays at?

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  26. Of course I love gingerbread houses of all sizes & shapes! That giant one is awesome & yours is so cute. I love to decorate GH's with my kiddos. So happy we have found each others blogs :) XO

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  27. Too cute! I just want to eat it! I need to take pics of mine too. hugs doll ;)

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  28. I used to work where the National Gingerbread Competition is held as an event planner....major stress!

    These look great!

    REBrown
    rekdbrown.blogspot.com

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  29. Ok, now I really want to build one of these! Hubby and I built one the first year we were married and it was a lot of fun!

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  30. Your gingerbread house is amazing. Unfortunately we don't make those .. maybe it's time to change the tradition.

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  31. www.lovingsimplemoments.wordpress.comDecember 15, 2010 at 7:46 PM

    I've never made one but have always wanted to!

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  32. LOVE these..Ive always been fascinated by Gingerbread houses....so much to see...I saw your comment..yes, we MUST meet the next time you are in Michigan!!

    Stop by and say Hello:)
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  33. These houses are AMAZING! You did a great job on yours too. Thanx for sharing. Now I want to make my own. :)

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  34. they are unreal...so large and wonderful ! in NYC at Le Parker Meridian, they have some being voted on and my fave was Stuart Little..really sweet. I have a kit at home to try one this year, should be interesting to say the least!!

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  35. Wow, those are sooo creative! I love gingerbread too! :)

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  36. How cool! I love gingerbread houses!!!

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  37. I love this! so glad you stopped by my blog and commented because I am thoroughly loving your pics and posts!!!

    great gingerbread house.... everytime i tried to make one they falled apart lol i just don't have the touch haha...

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  38. you've gotta check the one out for my Gift Guide--unordinary gifts...it's 15k, life-size and is totally edible!!
    ps--thanks for commenting :)

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  39. I don't make gingerbread houses, but the life size ones look so neat.

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  40. Love gingerbread houses! Such a fun way to decorate for Christmas and it makes the house smell so good :)

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  41. OMGosh.....never knew anything like this existed...wild and lovely!!! Have a great day sweetie-xxoo

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  42. Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog Erica and fr being a follower, as you may have noticed I do not have many..hehe.. so really appreciate it :-) !!

    Great pics of the gingerbread house! Its so cool to see the American way of celebrating Christmas, so much more fun than the Dutch way..! :-)

    XO Mandy

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  43. Ur gingerbread house looks cute! :)

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  44. so cute! I've tried making these before and it's hard than it looks! Nice job!

    XOXO

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  45. Love these gingerbread houses!!!

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  46. thanks for stopping by my blog!
    these gingerbread houses are amazing!! we made one for the first time this year, but it did not turn out as good as yours ;)

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  47. How cute... Hmmm now I want to make one...

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  48. oo great photos of gingerbread houses, always so fun to make, but i never end up eating them!




    myblissisthisway.blogspot.com

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  49. Your house turned out amazing! I've always wanted to make one from scratch!

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  50. omgoodness these houses are amazing!!! i wanna break off a piece and eat it :)

    www.ThePantryDrawer.com

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  51. Ive never made one only because they look super complicated

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  52. I have always wanted to make a gingerbread house...I don't think mine will end up like that though!

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  53. I love that gingerbread house, it's so pretty!!

    Chic on the Cheap

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  54. I never made a gingerbread house, and actually I thught they didn't even exist but they were just in movies! =D
    Your is amazing! Thanks for visiting my blog, I really appreciated it.
    Sara C.
    http://styleyoustylemestylish.blogspot.com

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  55. I haven't made a gingerbread house in years but now I am tempted to go buy stuff to make one! I will make my husband do it with me :)

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  56. So adorable! I just don't have the patience to do a Gingerbread house :-(

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  57. So adorable! I just don't have the patience to do a Gingerbread house :-(

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  58. Some friends and I did one a couple years ago but never have done it again.

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  59. Wow, what a gingerbread house! Just amazing! I think I made one growing up, and every year I think we should do that, and then don't!
    Never enough time!
    Hope you have a wonderful weekend pretty lady!
    love
    gi gi

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