Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Gingerbread



I love gingerbread men. To eat and to decorate with, gingies are the best.



I kept my kitchen shelf simple this year. Did not take down my decor but just added some stuffed gingerbread helpers to watch over our baking.



This first guy started my collection.



Yesterday was dark and rainy. We stayed home as much except for some school runs. I turned on all the tree lights to brighten up the house.



Used up some rather ripe blueberries with a batch of muffins. They were so good with a cup of coffee for a late morning pick me up.


Linking to:
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22 comments:

Kris said...

I love your Gingies!!! Your trees all look so pretty! And look at you...gifts all wrapped and under the tree. Wow, am I ever behind! I shouldn't even be on the computer! I have a boutique to prepare for on Friday. I will never catch up!!!
Muffins look scrumptious!

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Julie Harward said...

I love gingerbread people too, this big one is a cutie! Love your tree all ready for Christmas..beautiful! :D

Redo 101 said...

This year I've fallen in love with gingerbread men - where do you buy such adorable ones?!?!

Mary

Cindy said...

Your house looks so warm and cozy. I can almost smell those muffins!

Precious said...

Your trees are incredibly beautiful!

Cozy Little House said...

I would love to have sat and had a muffin with coffee with you! It's been overcast and rainy here all day. Sometimes it's kind of nice though, to turn on the lights in the dimness and cozy up with a coffee and blanket!
Brenda

LDH said...

Such cheerfulness in you home this Christmas season. The gingerbread folks sure are cute!

Nice stopping by!
Kindly, Lorraine

Denise said...

For many Christmas's I had a gingerbread kitchen too .Now they are packed away, maybe someday I'll bring them out again.Thanks for reminding me how cute it can be.

Denise said...

For many Christmas's I had a gingerbread kitchen too .Now they are packed away, maybe someday I'll bring them out again.Thanks for reminding me how cute it can be.

Shug said...

I love days like that...Time to stay close to home and tend to those little things that we sometimes let slide by.
Your home is lovely and warm....
BTW...you just can't beat Gingerbread or gingerbreads!
Shug

Sweet .n. Simple said...

Such adorable gingerbread men ♥ Your house looks so cherry with the Christmas decor tucked in here and there... save me a muffin! Blueberry is my favorite.

Olive Cooper said...

I usually bake gingerbread men ornaments for the tree but as time goes by they become just little heads hanging there as my family eat the bodies. Gruesome yes?

Sheri said...

Love your gingerbread decor! Your house looks beautiful all lit up too. Nothing like the "feel" of Christmas.

Nellie's Cozy place said...

Hi Elaine,
I love gingerbread and gingerbread people, they are so adorable. Your kitchen looks so sweet. Also your tree looks beautiful, looks like a magazine pic, and now you went and made me hungry with those delectable looking blueberry muffins.

Looks like you are enjoying the Christmas season very much,
blessings hon, Nellie

graceandgritforlivinglife said...

I love snowmen and gingerbread peeps for my decorating. Yours are adorable. Merry Christmas!

Comeca Jones said...

Cuuute!

Daisy Escobosa said...

Your house looks great! :)

Susan said...

Wow, your home looks so pretty and warm. The gingerbread people are so cute! Muffins and everything. Wish I had that much energy! It's great!

kristin said...

I will say it again and probably every time you post.. I LOVE your home. Will you come decorate mine??!!
Your tree is gorgeous!

Maryjane-The Beehive Cottage said...

Everything looks so warm and welcoming Elaine! I can almost smell those muffins! Can you spare a couple? I can met you halfway!!! Have a great day!

Hug,
Maryjane

Sherry said...

Elaine,
I have a muffin tin just like that and I love it! Have a very Merry Christmas! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
Sherry

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