Posts by movita beaucoup

2018 commenter of the year

commenter of the year // movita beaucoup

This week, I read through every comment left on my blog in 2018. So many of you made me larf, guffaw and chiggle this year! After some careful consideration, I have chosen to recognize Richard P. as my Commenter of the Year. Richard is the sort of person that makes this crappy blog less crappy. He…

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ginger 2018: the winners!

ginger 2018 winners // movita beaucoup

What’s new, Porkchop? Are you excited? Would you like to know who won Ginger 2018 — the sweetest battle on the planet? Excellent. We’ll get to that, but first I’d like to delve into the history of royal icing. We’ll begin in 1769 when Elizabeth Raffald’s The Experienced English Housekeeper was published with one of…

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ginger 2018: group 4

ginger 2018 // movita beaucoup

It’s a terrifying world out there, puddin’. Global warming, racism, the rise of anti-intellectualism, crocs. I’d say we need this final day of competitive gingering more than ever. So gather ’round! Allow the magic that is Ginger 2018 to bundle you in one last candy-coated bear hug.  KATE & TYE’S SHIP OF DISASTERS Kate writes:…

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ginger 2018: group 3

ginger 2018 // movita beaucoup

Something got you down, duckie? Day three of competitive gingering might be just thing to help you forget all about blood farming, deforestation and the rise of our robot overlords. So take heart! Allow the bliss that is Ginger 2018 to swaddle you in its warmly spiced, slightly too-tight, definitely too-long embrace.  KRYSTEN & AMANDA’S…

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ginger 2018: group 2

ginger 2018 // movita beaucoup

It’s a frightening world out there, sweet pea. Terrorism, Fox News, influenza outbreaks, people eating Tide pods. A second day of competitive gingering is just the sort of thing that might help us push through. So gather ’round and allow the wonder of Ginger 2018 fill your heart with break-your-teeth sweetness.  KERRI’S THE OLD BARN…

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ginger 2018: group 1

ginger 2018 // movita beaucoup

It’s a horrifying world out there, poodle. Poverty, natural disasters, war, villainy. It’s why we NEED competitive gingering. There is no inequality here. No! I will treat each and every competitor like garbage. So gather ’round children! Let the magic that is Ginger 2018 wrap you in its straight-from-the-oven warmth.  BARB’S DECK THE HAUL! Barb…

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meet the 2018 ginger panel

2018 Ginger Panel // movita beaucoup

Prepare yourselves! Ginger 2018 is here! Beginning on Monday you’ll see 21 competitive ginger masterpieces on this here blog. Voting for the People’s Choice Prize starts on Monday and will continue until Friday. The (one) ginger creation with the highest total number of online votes will claim the prize. There are 4 groupings of ginger…

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crap no. 45

crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

‘Tis the season for festive gatherings, eating candy for breakfast, telling people everything I know about the Golden State Killer over eggnog, and going blind as I write about Ginger entries for a week straight.  I survived NaNoWriMo! Over 50,000 words of a first draft written, most of them utter crap. If I had to…

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ginger 2018

Ginger 2018 // movita beaucoup

It’s time! Competitive gingering at its best/worst! If you would like to be a part of this absolutely horrendous annual online competition, read on. THERE WILL BE YELLING. 1. Create a gingerbread house zoned residential, agricultural and/or commercial. Yes, you can glue stuff on. Yes, you can use a kit. Yes, you can use inedible…

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