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GingerBread People


Saturday, November 20, 2010

We have had the pleasure of having our one and only granddaughter with us this weekend. I wasn't sure all that we would do to keep her occupied this weekend, but the craft fair was one thing I had in mind. We went and did a little Christmas shopping and then went off to a couple of stores. My husband has been thinking about building a gingerbread house with her for a while so we hit the local AC Moore's for some craft ideas. The two of them picked up a couple of different things to do and one was decorating ginger bread cookies.

Here is their great creations!

It was a really nice day and now we are getting ready for a movie before bed. I am thankful for her and the fact that hanging out with grandma and grandpa is still not so bad.
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BARBARAWEBSTER 12/4/2010 9:31PM

    Gee, I wish I had a granddaughter! If I ever get one, I'll be so old I'll be in a nursing home! Sure looks like you had fun. Wish I could've joined ya. This surgery recover is taking a lot longer than I expected! Oh ya, I forgot, I did buy some tiny gingerbread people yesterday to hang on my tiny tree this year!!! Haven't had a tree in so long I can't remember! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LINDABENEDICT 11/23/2010 11:13AM

    I love this blog and the cookies !!!!! My kids and I make these every year, and I started doing this with my 4th and 5th graders at church too....funny how such a simple activity can bring so much pleasure !

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ALASKASKY 11/22/2010 9:50AM

    AWWWW! I love it.

My son and I decorate a gingerbread house every year. Then we leave it out all year.

Gingerbread cookies are my favorite. Remember when you could go to the corner and

buy them for five cents.

I think I'll do some cookies too this year. YUM!

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PHYL220 11/22/2010 12:22AM

    Great job on the cookies. They are adorable. Grandchildren are so much fun. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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TOTHEFUTURE1 11/21/2010 11:04PM

    I'll do this with my grandson at Christmas

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DBFBILLY 11/21/2010 9:55PM

    those r precious!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MBSKIT 11/21/2010 5:53PM

    These are really cute!

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KAT7457 11/21/2010 4:49PM

    the cookies are awesome I had my 1 gson last night for a few hours to hang out with gma here it was nice its so mice to be able to hang out with the gkids and do something special.

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LIBBYFITZ 11/21/2010 3:48PM

    emoticon I just love all the designs on the ginger bread people.

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KARENE10 11/21/2010 9:39AM

    Cookies look really cute! Sounds like everyone had a nice time:)

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DINGALLSTOO 11/21/2010 8:10AM

    I love doing things like this with my DGD,I think it keeps us younger. They look great.

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LINDYPAINTS 11/21/2010 5:40AM

    Wow, the cookies look great and what a wonderful day you made for each other! emoticon

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PEGGY-BEE 11/21/2010 12:14AM

    I love those gingerbread men!!!
And what wonderful memories you are making! I am a bit jealous.

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VICIOUS421 11/20/2010 11:44PM

    The cookies are adorable!!!!! Enjoy you time with your grand daughter!!!!!
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KRITTERKEEPERS 11/20/2010 11:27PM

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LAURELSPARK 11/20/2010 10:30PM

    Looks like you had a great time. I think it is cool that grandpa was so involved.

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MELTING2SVELTE 11/20/2010 9:41PM

    Those are wonderful!

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IBECCA 11/20/2010 9:14PM

    oh how cute! What fun.


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MOM4407 11/20/2010 8:27PM

    My grandmother always was cooking. She taught me so much. These are memories she will have forever.

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WILLOW49 11/20/2010 8:26PM

    What a wonderful time you had with your granddaughter :) Gingerbread men took very good! Wonder if I saw your hubby and granddaughter today, I was at AC Moore this afternoon!


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VKISAMORE 11/20/2010 8:18PM

  Yummy looking gingerbread and a wonderful time of togetherness. You are blessed, as is your granddaughter!

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