Recently the Frelinghuysen Arboretum celebrated their 20th annual Gingerbread Wonderland. Participants created displays made almost entirely of gingerbread and candies. Throughout the week, visitors voted for their favorites and there were three "winners", although everyone who participated showed great creativity!
The first photo below is a Monopoly set made out of gingerbread. Very appropriate, since the classic Monopoly set is based on Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The iconic Cape May Lighthouse:
iPhone with apps:
Here are some classic gingerbread houses:
House of Cards:
I love the Gingerbread Man!
A beautiful building:
Girls Around the World (many entries were from Girl Scout Troops):
A September 11th Tribute:
Which entries won the hearts of visitors?
Here are the winners of the People's Choice Contest!
I had a feeling I knew which one would win, because I heard many people discussing how much they liked it. It's classically New Jersey with the lighthouse and the wonderful beach, and it obviously took many hours to create, including all the figures on the beach and in the sea. I was right!
"A Day At The Beach."
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