FD: Contest brings feel of old-fashioned Christmas in Palisade

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Frances Blackwelder’s winning entry in the 2007 Gingerbread House Contest and Showcase had plenty of decorative and edible details. There were nine evergreen trees, a snowman, birds on the trees, a rabbit running by an ax and wood pile, wreaths and garland made of rosemary needles, all inserted into royal frosting with tweezers; a mailbox with her name on it; and Santa Claus’ feet and legs sticking out of the chimney.



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Photos special to the Sentinel
Frances Blackwelder’s winning entry in the 2007 Gingerbread House Contest and Showcase had plenty of decorative and edible details. There were nine evergreen trees, a snowman, birds on the trees, a rabbit running by an ax and wood pile, wreaths and garland made of rosemary needles, all inserted into royal frosting with tweezers; a mailbox with her name on it; and Santa Claus’ feet and legs sticking out of the chimney.

It all started at a Palisade Olde Fashioned Christmas meeting last year when the vision of building the Gingerbread House Contest to one with many entries and categories came into being and…




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