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Red and Aqua Gingerbread

Nicole W By Nicole W  in Christmas/Holiday


Party Recap

Our annual gingerbread house decorating party! This was actually the first of four gingerbread parties we threw this year (one for each of my daughters' classes, the girl scout troop, and family and friends who don't attend any of the other parties).


Party Highlights

  • Desserts

    Sugar cookies from the display.

  • Activities / Games

    decorating gingerbread houses

  • Party Favors

    Cup cozies, gingerbread houses

  • What People Ate

    Pizza from our wood-fired oven; bacon, date, and goat cheese strudel; cheese and homemade rosemary sea salt crackers; spinach artichoke dip; chex mix.

  • What People Drank

    Wine, beer, pomegranate lime white sangria, turquoise punch, hot cocoa, mulled cider.


Party Helpers



  • Jillian L

    Jillian L wrote:

    Unbelievable!!! You continue to amaze me! Merry Christmas...

  • Melissa N

    Melissa N wrote:

    love the A Frame idea for the houses!

  • Melissa N

    Melissa N wrote:


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    Karen H wrote:

    I would like to know where you bought the Hot beverage dispenser- I am looking for one to have at a wedding. Thank-You!!

  • Nicole W

    Nicole W wrote:

    I bought it from Caterer's Warehouse, an online store.

  • Heidi M

    Heidi M wrote:

    Did you pour flavorings down the straws? The cinnamon, espresso, etc??

  • Nicole W

    Nicole W wrote:

    That's exactly right, Heidi. There's a tutorial on my blog here:

  • Valarie  C

    Valarie C wrote:

    Hey Nicole! I love your party! Where did you find the sterling silver coffee pots or hot water pots? I have been looking for them for forever. Thanks for your help.

  • Nicole W

    Nicole W wrote:

    I bought the coffee pots/cider pots/water pots from Caterer's Warehouse at