Recipe To Riches. My journey to Vancouver.

It all started with a dislocated rib in my back and few Tweets with the man behind the Recipe To Riches Twitter handle. He was very encouraging. Not that 2400 kms is unrealistic to drive, though with limited mobility in my arms made it seem like perhaps it was not my time. Which was killing…

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Sugar Plums Festival of Trees 2010

Sugar Plums is a multi award winning gingerbread house from the Grande Prairie Festival of Trees 2010 build by Redawna Kalynchuk of Nutmeg Disrupted. As always I was excited to get started on my gingerbread project for the season. I decided to go with nice bright colors, the house, somewhat traditional with a fun flare.This…

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Precision Well Servicing Rig #1 GBH 2005

Precision Well Servicing Rig #1. GBH 2005 was the first gingerbread structure made by Redawna Kalynchuk of Nutmeg Disrupted. Talk about jumping in with both feet! I had seen an article in the local newspaper about the annual gingerbread house competiton that takes place at the Festival of Trees event in Grande Prairie every winter.…

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Angel Academy Festival of Trees Grande Prairie 2012

The Angel Academy, where all angels come to get their wings! The annual Festival of Trees in Grande Prairie kicked off last night with the Decorators Take A Bough event out at the Tec Center. It is a chance for those who designed and donated for the event to gather for a few hours, have…

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Gingerbread Dreams Festival Of Trees Grande Prairie 2006

Never in a million years did I expect I would come to design and create gingerbread houses. I did make a few of the kit ones you can buy. I remember the feeling of “that is all” after the simple build. Though I never had a reason to build anything bigger. Many years later and…

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Midnight Mass Festival of Trees Grande Prairie 2011

Midnight Mass at the Festival of Trees in Grande Prairie was an incredible gingerbread build. The Season of Celebration The smell of gingerbread is in the air! As with the end of fall the gingerbread season begins. Since 2006 I have been a regular contributor to the Festival of Trees in Grande Prairie and have…

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