NATIONAL GINGERBREAD HOUSE COMPETITION DISPLAY 2016, Asheville, NC

 

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Nov. 27, 2016

What better way to boost  one’s holiday spirit  than to enjoy dozens of imaginative  Gingerbread Houses?   Every holiday season, there are many Gingerbread House Competitions throughout the country,  but the one held at The Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC  claims to be the largest.   It has been a annual  Grove Park Inn tradition now for 24 years.  After a terrific Thanksgiving feast  and about 8 hours of driving,  these were my favorites of the  150  I saw on display:

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Keep in mind – the rules say – it  all  has to be edible…

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Not sure what this is about  but you have to love the expression on that baby’s face!

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Crazy amounts of detail…

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Loved these trumpeters especially…

Now you may be asking – who won this competition?

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3rd Place

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2nd Place

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1st Place

As I said, these were my favorites, though  I applaud them all for the hours of planning, work and dedication to finish their  wonderful  creations.

Thanks for reading!

 

 

 

 

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