..while visions of gingerbread danced through their heads

Maybe there's something a little bit odd about having a gingerbread construction contest to raise funds for researching juvenile diabetes.

Maybe these gingerbread houses aren't environmentally proper or particularly sustainable.

But they are impressive.

If you're in Seattle over the holidays, you can see them at the Sheraton Hotel until Jan 2nd and even help fund research on juvenile diabetes.

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Some more examples are below.

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But they are impressive.

Wow! They are very impressive! It would be a shame to eat them, but it is the Holiday season so I guess I could have my arm twisted into chowing down! LOL! Thanks for the pretty pictures! You can always be counted on to bring us the fun and interesting!
Dave Briggs :~)