Ginger Bread Camper

I'm more excited than a seagull with a french fry about this Ginger Bread kit.

Its a Ginger Bread Camper!



I seen these online last month. After visiting every Walmart in town, I failed to find one. I saw plenty of gingerbread houses, trains and even ninja men. However, the campers were always sold out.

While doing a little grocery shopping the other night at Walmart, I lost my husband in the store. This is not unusual as we both end up going separate ways when we see something we want to look at. After a few minutes, he came around the corner hold nothing more than the gingerbread camper. He knew he found me a piece of gold as he was grinning from ear to ear. I was so excited.
OK I know, It doesn't take much to excite me.

I would normally wait on my daughter to come home to put together a project but I knew this one was a really small task that just one person could handle within a minute or two. 
Pfffhh, It took me an hour!

 

I have to say, tonight I learned I could never be a cake decorater. Decorating this thing was the hardest thing Ive done in a while. The icing would dry faster than I could spread it. It fell apart about three times beacause I don't follow instructions well, and the fact that I have the patience of a three year old. However, I had fun. 

I will let it sit out through Christmas.



What ya think? Cute huh?

I sent my daughter a photo and her response.....
" hahaha, Its pitiful but cute".

Do people really eat these things? Not me. I do not like the taste of ginger bread. Had it been a chocolate chip camper? It would only last long enough to take a photo.

Have you ever made a gingerbread house? 

11 comments

  1. Oh what fun.
    I am with you. I really, really don't like gingerbread. My partner does though.
    (And I couldn't be a cake decorator either, love your effort.)

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  2. Ginger bread was not a biggy around our house, but I have always liked the sound, and enjoyed seeing them. I have never seen the GB camper in my life. I love it, 'tis cute.

    I love your descriptive style. i.e. the Seagull with a FF and the patience of a 3 yr old. Been there with that patience thing and instructions. Ha!

    But me'n a bunch of folks are surprised you 'ain't no cake decorator!' I thought that was a given. But then I wouldn't have said what your daughter said either. LOL But for camper lovers it is beautiful!!!!

    I missed the whole point when I saw the title, I thought somehow you were doing gingerbread over a campfire, at times I don't pay attention to details.
    Love from Florida (71* outside)

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  3. I've never seen one of those before

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  4. Oh my gosh, Lisa, that is just perfect for you!!!!

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  5. Mat's Ma meally mute mand munny minger mead mobile mome .
    (Excuse me. I was eating my trailer Ginger bread people)

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  6. I tried to make one once with a kit like yours, but not a camper. It is a lot harder than it looks and I had the same trouble as you. : )
    It is really cute!
    I love gingerbread!!

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  7. Ditto on what your daughter said..(ha)....but it really is cute. I would be happy to set it out at my house on Christmas Eve when all my family is here. They would love it...now, of course, I WANT ONE...I love Gingerbread, warm with butter but not the cardboard kind that comes in these kits...

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  8. I think it is MUCH BETTER than pitiful. LOVE IT.

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  9. I love it. In fact, I'm going to look for one for us.
    R

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    1. Ok Rick. They at Walmart They are not in the bakery section. They are on the isle of foodie gift sets.

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