Mini Gingerbread House Hot Chocolate Mug Perches: Guest Post for In Katrina’s Kitchen

Cute little mini gingerbread houses that fit on the edge of mugs. Perfect for the holidays!

Mini Gingerbread House Hot Chocolate Mug Perches | Cravings of a Lunatic | Cute little mini gingerbread house. Perfect for the holidays!

Aren’t these adorbs?

I flipping love these things.

They make me super happy.

Mini Gingerbread House Hot Chocolate Mug Perches | Cravings of a Lunatic | Cute little mini gingerbread house. Perfect for the holidays!

So did Katrina of In Katrina’s Kitchen when she asked me to participate in I’ll Bring the COOKIES 2013. It’s her third annual virtual blogger cookie event and I’m thrilled to be involved. She will be posting a new cookie recipe every day in December leading up to Christmas. You can follow along with the hashtag #BringtheCOOKIES to keep up to date on all the cookie goodness.

Mini Gingerbread House Hot Chocolate Mug Perches | Cravings of a Lunatic | Cute little mini gingerbread house. Perfect for the holidays!

So today I’m sharing this cute mini gingerbread house hot chocolate mug perches on In Katrina’s Kitchen.

Mini Gingerbread House Hot Chocolate Mug Perches | Cravings of a Lunatic | Cute little mini gingerbread house. Perfect for the holidays!Make sure you follow along all month-long for more amazing cookie recipes. Katrina has lined up tons of amazing bloggers to share cookie recipes.

A new cookie recipe every day in December- a virtual blogger cookie swap!Giveaway Closed!

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  1. 1

    I’ve only seen these once in real life and thought they were really cute. Well done for making them!

  2. 3

    Love Love Love this giveaway

  3. 5

    Thank you so much for bringing the cookies, Kim! They ARE adorbs! :)

  4. 7

    I cant get enough cookies aorund the holidays

  5. 9

    What an adorable idea! So creative!

    • 10
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      I just had to try them. I loved Not Martha’s so much when I seen them. Not to hard to make either, time consuming but not difficult.

  6. 11

    the gingerbread house is so cute!

  7. 13

    These are DEFINITELY adorbs! I need to have these, if only to gaze upon their cuteness. I have a table in my living room that these would be cute on…until I eat them up.

    • 14
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      Thanks Dionne. I just loved them when I saw them so I had to make them. I’ll be making more closer to Christmas.

  8. 15
    Rita Reedy says:

    This are totally adorable. I can’t wait to make some for my sweet granddaughters! (and me and my daughter, lol)

    • 16
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      Thanks. I want to make a big batch for Christmas Eve. I have to say the gingerbread recipe I used is fabulous too. It didn’t spread too much, and it didn’t break. I was really impressed with it. Usually lots of Martha Stewart’s recipes fail but this one is a keeper.

  9. 17

    That’s it. I really DO need a bigger mug!! A serving size is 2….right? :)

  10. 19

    Really cute! I haven’t seen those before. Great giveaway too – thanks.

    • 20
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      Thanks John. I had so much fun making them. They are too cute for words. I just need to make them a tad smaller without sacrificing the integrity of the building. Ha! Words you don’t expect a food blogger to say over a recipe.

  11. 21

    These look so good! I’m impressed with the amount of work that goes into them.

    • 22
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      Thanks. We make gingerbread villages every year so this wasn’t quite as hard as I thought it would be. We usually do ours with bases made from mini milk containers but these glued perfectly. I can’t wait to make more.

  12. 23
    Sandy Headtke says:

    How you come up with all these ideas is amazing

  13. 25

    My kids would love these gingerbread houses for their hot chocolate!

  14. 27
    Theresa Truslow says:

    What an adorable idea! I can’t wait to make these tomorrow, put in cellophane bags with a fancy coffee mug and gourmet bag of coffee beans for my child’s teachers!

    • 28
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      Just pack carefully. Hopefully they don’t break. That’s always my fear with houses. Such a cute teacher gift though. You are amazing to do that.

  15. 29

    Kim, these are super cute. What a clever and creative idea!

    • 30
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      Thanks Valerie. I just had to try them out. Wait till you see our village. B gets in on the 16th so hopefully we’re at it by the 17th or 18th. We do a whole town and each of us does their own house. So much fun.

  16. 31

    These are super adorable! & the giveaway is so cool! But can we maybe throw in someone to wash all the dishes when I’m done with my baking?

  17. 33

    These are sooo cute. I can’t wait to try them.

  18. 35

    I’m definitely trying these this year!! Too cute!

  19. 37
    Debbie Bray says:

    love the giveaway

  20. 39

    These are very cute. Have to give them a try and include them in this years holiday gifts! Yep and make extras for my own mugs of hot cocoa! nicely done :)

  21. 41

    These are super cute! I can’t wait to try these. Thanks for sharing!

  22. 43

    Great giveaway!

  23. 45

    Cute idea. I just may have to give this a try. Great giveaway, too. Thanks..!!

  24. 47

    So cute! I’ve bookmarked it for the holidays :)

  25. 49

    would love to win

  26. 51
    Pamela Gurganus says:

    Now this is the most clever idea I’ve seen yet this holiday season! How neat! Thank you for sharing. And thank you for this great giveaway opportunity! I love all the products!

    • 52
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      Thanks, when I saw them I knew it was something I had to try. They just look so cute on the mugs. Tedious but worth it.

      Good luck. I love OXO. Great company, I love that they give back to the community. They do a lot of fundraisers which always impresses me.

  27. 53

    These are so adorable. I also love the Scotty mug. Great giveaway too.

    • 54
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      Thanks Glenda. We found the mug in Walmart or Shoppers I believe. We have a westie so I bought the mug for my hubs. Lol.

      Good luck.

  28. 55

    These are darling! I love them sitting on the side of the mug. So clever.

  29. 57
    rayraycartucci says:

    Woah….How awesome! I want to win! Thanks for the chance….cool!

  30. 59

    What a fun idea. And a great giveaway!

  31. 61

    These are so freaking cute! And I love all the adorable mugs. I plan on holding the gingerbread house in my hand, pretend I’m a giant and take a huge bite out of it, cookie monster styles.

    • 62
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      Omg I want pictures of that. That is hilarious. I can see my family doing that too.

      Sooo….FBC in Vancouver next year. If I can swingaling it we may be meeting next October. If not before if you’re doing any others. The downside is my sister moved to Alberta this summer so doing double duty on the visit is out. Looks like I’ll fly to Vancouver for the weekend, then maybe pop over to Alberta for a few days before coming home. I’m going to try to kill two birds with one stone. Well, three if you count my son being Alberta too. Can’t wait to meet you.

  32. 63

    haha! those are super cute :)

    • 64
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      Thanks so much Bernice. I am so loving these houses. I plan on making a whole subdivision full of them for Christmas Eve.

  33. 65

    Now I just need to squirrel away some time to make these and all the other yummy looking things!

    • 66
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      I hear ya. I am just itching to get going on our gingerbread village but my son doesn’t get home from school till the 16th. So we aren’t even getting our real tree till the 17th. Then it’s baking bonanza time. Lol.

  34. 67

    Just love those little gingerbread houses and the pictures are perfect! Great giveaway! Hope you’re doing well Kim.

  35. 68

    So cute and looks like fun! I just love baking during the holidays! HUGS!

  36. 69

    Your blog is beautiful. ok, I too like to bake :)

  37. 70

    How cute are those??? They are way too cute!! I want a house in my hot chocolate.

  38. 71
    Melissa L. says:

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

  39. 72
    Heather B says:

    I love gingerbread and the house are just adorable!

  40. 73
    Meghan Kinch says:

    Thanks for the giveaway and sharing great recipes! :)

  41. 74

    So sweet–I’dlove to make some of the tiny houses!

  42. 75

    They totally ARE adorbs! I would perch them on hot chocolate for the kiddos.

  43. 76

    Love all the products in the giveaway.

  44. 77

    Seen those on pinterest so many times and always wondered! so cute!

  45. 78
    Barbara Mc/Whenihave Time says:

    Those are so cute and I love the cookie set!

  46. 79

    I never would have thought of something like this. I can’t wait to surprise my family.

  47. 80

    I think it would absolutely blow my kids’ minds if I perched little tiny gingerbread houses on their hot cocoa mugs. TOO CUTE!!

  48. 81

    How cute! What a neat idea.

  49. 82

    These are so amazing cute! My almost adult kiddos would be impressed with these!

  50. 83

    Your gingerbread houses are so cute!

  51. 84

    I first saw this on Pinterset. Cutest thing ever!!

  52. 85

    I bet they’d be extra good with spiced hot chocolate (:

  53. 86

    So Cute!

  54. 87

    Those are adorable! I’d likee to try those this year! Thank you. For the give away oppurtunity too!

  55. 88

    These are so cute. I can’t wait to try and make them.

  56. 89
    Bonnie Kwan says:

    Seriously the cutest holiday idea ever!! Thanks for the giveaway!

  57. 90

    This is so adorable. I’m off for 2.5 weeks during XMAS time and going to try this!

  58. 91

    These are adorable! I’d hate to see what they’d look like if I tried, but you did a great job!

  59. 92

    These are really cute! Although it’d probably be too messy to make at my house.

  60. 93

    Such a clever idea Kim!! Love these!

  61. 94
    Tammy Krebs says:

    I can’t wait to try these, I absolutely love them!

  62. 95
    Meghan Finley says:

    Thanks for the chance. They look really cute

  63. 96
    Crystal mccallum says:

    my family’s gonna freak this Christmas! thx

  64. 97

    I love those little houses; too cute.

  65. 98

    I am impressed, what a cute idea!

  66. 99

    Those are so cute! maybe we can get away with a small village rather than an over-candied big house! (minus the squabbling about who gets to put what candy where! SCORE! :))

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