AWARDS/DONATIONS/COMMISSIONS

Gingerbread Awards

2022 The National Gingerbread Competition at Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC– TOP 10 Adult Category, along with gingerbread partner Wendy Prior

(Shown to the left)

2022 Bailey’s Fine Jewelry 1st Gingerbread House Competition, Raleigh, NC – 1st Place “A Christmas Proposal” 

Me holding my third place ribbon at The Savannah Harbor Foundation GIngerbread Competition, 2020.

2021 1st Annual Gingerfriends Competition, Cary, NC- “Peoples Choice Award” “Follow The Yellow Brick Road”

2020 Bailey’s Fine Jewelry 1st Gingerbread House Competition, Raleigh, NC – 1st Place “The Finishing Touch” 

2020 Savannah Gingerbread Trail, GA – 3rd Place “Sweets and Treats Trading Post” (Shown to the left)

2019 Heart of the Holidays Town of Cary, NC- 1st Place  “Cute As A Button” 

2019 Carolina Classic Fair, Winston-Salem, NC- 1st Place “Fair Flowers”

Donation piece for Wake Forest Brenner Children's Hospital. Mouse gingerbread house with lights on.

Gingerbread Donations

2021 Summit School – donated a non-edible gingerbread house creation and self published gingerbread book ($275.00)

2020 Cheers Event supporting Brenner Children’s Hospital Wake Forest Health donated house ($375.00)  (Shown to the left)

The French Quarter Inn replica made of gingerbread, includes a horse pulling a carriage, gifts, wreaths with red bows.

Gingerbread Commissions & Collaborations

2022 Elite Canine’s 10th Anniversary- Winston-Salem, NC

2022 Gideon’s Bakeshop – Orlando, FL

2022 Twin City Sweets – Winston-Salem, NC

2021 French Quarter Inn – Charleston, SC (Shown to the left)

2021 Spectator Hotel – Charleston, SC

2021 Baileys Fine Jewelry gingerbread creation that incorporated jewelry onto a snowy piece. Polar bears on either sides of the front door guarding/wearing precious jewels.


2021 Bailey’s Fine Jewelry – Raleigh, NC This piece had $1.2 million dollars worth of amazing jewelry incorporated with the piece. (Shown to the left) https://www.jckonline.com/editorial-article/gingerbread-and-gems-collaboration/

2019 MadCap Cottage (Interior Design Firm/specialty goods)- Thomasville, NC

Television

Food Network (2022) Christmas Cookie Challenge – Season 6 Episode 3

Food Network (2021) Holiday Baking Championship: Gingerbread Showdown Season 1 Episode 2

WXII (Winston-Salem, local news)

NC Museum of History- Luncheon Speaker via Zoom (Jan. 18th, 2023)

Publications

Forsyth Family Magazine

Forsyth Woman Magazine

Winston-Salem Journal

JCK Online

Classes/Judging-

Taught- 2022 Liv for Sweets Bakery, Pilot Mountain, NC– Taught a gingerbread class

Judge- 2022 Liv for Sweets Bakery, Pilot Mountain, NC– Special Judge for their gingerbread competition

Judge- 2022 Home for the Holidays, Cary, NC– One of three judges for their gingerbread competition