Enter Day 2 of Magic of Miles’ 12 Days of Giveaways

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Earlier today I wrote about some pretty incredible gingerbread displays that hotels have created this year.

I love to look at all the huge edible displays that hotels show off each year. Sometimes there is a line, but as a hotel guest you can often get up close to gaze in wonder at all that sugar after daytime gawkers have departed. Some hotels even have dedicated hours or days for daytime visitors, like the Omni Grove Park Inn so that hotel guests have priority when they are most likely to stay at the property.

At home, I also make make my own gingerbread cookies but am definitely not in the league of the massive display bakers!

Today is Day 2 of Magic of Miles 12 Days of Giveaways.

To enter today’s contest for a chance at some goodies, let me know in the comments below if you have seen any neat gingerbread houses in hotels, if you make gingerbread cookies during the holidays, or that you’d be excited to win today’s contest.

If you’re just joining with Day 2 of the Magic of Miles 12 Days of Giveaways, the prizes in the contest are pretty exciting. They include a couple GoGo Internet 25 use passes, USPS boxes stuffed with first class airline pajamas and other travel swag, and more!

Today’s Magic of Miles contest ends at 9pm PST tonight so get those entries in. Click here to read full contest details, and good luck!

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  1. cnmaz

    I am not doing any baking this year as I am focused right now on losing weight and do not need any extra temptations! Thanks for the giveaways.

  2. cnmaz

    I remember one gingerbread house in a casino hotel in Reno a couple of years back that was stunning. Such great work goes into those public displays. Happy Holidays!

  3. cnmaz

    I would love to win one of your giveaways this year. Have a great day!

  4. Chris

    The gingerbread displays at the Roosevelt in New Orleans have always been awesome.

  5. Robin W.

    I like to make molasses cookies instead. They have a bit of ginger in them, but it’s not overpowering!

  6. Robin W.

    I saw some amazing chocolate buildings in Berlin 10 years ago, I don’t think I’ve seen any gingerbread houses during my travels. I must be traveling at the wrong time!

  7. Robin W.

    A couple of years ago my son had, just recently, joined the Cub Scouts. We decided to make creative gingerbread house and he put together the cutest little Cub Scout tent camp. Complete with colored frosting, Twizzlers, and M&Ms.

  8. Chris

    If you live near the New Hope, PA. area, the shop conglomeration called Peddlers’ Village always has a gingerbread house contest every year. They are on display in a gazebo, but wear appropriate clothing, as it can be cold and the lines can be long to get in. Admission is free.

  9. Bob

    I would be super excited to win today’s contest!

  10. Barbara Lowe

    I haven’t seen any Gingerbread House yet, however, I will be traveling over the Holiday’s and will be looking for them in places I visit. Thanks for the opportunity.

  11. Liz

    I don’t always maker gingerbread cookies, but I do like to make and decorate gingerbread houses!

  12. ed

    Skytop Lodge in the Poconos has an amazing gingerbread display.

  13. Phil gold

    Always one of the best part of the holidays and making gingerbread cookies with my kids Thanks

  14. paul v

    Disney’s Grand Floridian, and the WHite House….BOTH impressive!

  15. Jim F.

    Although the gingerbread houses at the Nuremburg Christmas Market weren’t over the top, they were authentic and seeing them at the stands in the Markt with a light snow falling was simply magical! Love your giveaways!

    • Chris

      @Jim F. – How true, no one does the Christmas Markets like the Germans…for me it is Cologne next year!

  16. JRG

    Can’t say I have.,..,

  17. Sean Hales

    I’m always impressed by the gingerbread village display at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage.

  18. Dan

    I’m in NY and see lots of cool displays in midtown

  19. Ricky

    Holiday party for work at the Gaylord in National Harbor outside of DC last night. They had a great gingerbread mock-up of the White House and other dc landmarks!

  20. phxbne

    We love to make gingerbread, but life this year has been too much of a whirlwind!

  21. Jean

    We saw an incredible gingerbread display at the Grand Wailea in maui a few years ago.

  22. Rita A

    There is a lovely Gingerbread Hotel in the lobby of the Grand Californian at Disneyland Resort!

  23. Dan

    I’d be very excited to win!

  24. Dan

    Have not seen any displays. Nor am I baking this year, but I will be sampling!

  25. Dan

    I’m super excited to have the chance to win!

  26. Giant Sis

    I don’t bake – my skills are more in the EATING than BAKING!

  27. Giant Sis

    My niece made a pretty cute gingerbread house – better than mine would be for sure!

  28. Giant Sis

    Thanks for the chance to win! It’s always nice to get something unexpected!

  29. Abhishek D

    I’d be excited to win today’s contest.

  30. Doreen Drew

    We always go to the Marriott Hotel at Desert Ridge in Phoenix and love their Gingerbread exhibit♥️

  31. J

    Not seen the houses

  32. J

    Would love to win

  33. J

    No baking here,

  34. Paul

    The houses the kids made when they were little were the best. No structural integrity and a questionable aesthetic, but precious and memorable

  35. Jamie

    The Ritz Carlton in DC has a 30 foot tall gingerbread replica of the Washington Monument.

  36. Jamie

    I’m not doing any baking.

  37. Jamie

    Would love to win.

  38. Rich

    Ginger bread house in the Disney hotel was HUGE !!!

  39. Gino

    There were a few at the Gaylord Texan when I was there last month! They looked really out of place in the 60 degree weather.

  40. john vilberg

    Any ginger bread house my 6 year old makes is great….but leaning

  41. rmh

    would love to actually win something…anything!

  42. rmh

    i used to love making gingerbread houses as a kid…but i’d eat all the accessories!

  43. rmh

    i once went to a gingerbread house completion.

  44. martin artenstein

    yes. A huge life sized walk in gingerbread house at the Manila Hotel, in Manila, Phillipines

  45. Pamela

    The Swedish Chef makes a gingerbread house at Hollywood Studios for their Christmas display. The short video is hillarious!

  46. Sidney Cook

    I am sure I have but I can’t remember off the top of my head

  47. Sidney Cook

    No gingerbread houses or cookies, I am more of a cook than a baker

  48. S. Bradford

    I haven’t been out much to see any but I am babysitting next week and taking the kids to IKEA to an activity workshop where they will make Gingerbread houses. A kid’s meal is included. All for a low price of $10 each (I had to buy the tickets in advance.)

  49. Sidney Cook

    would love to win the gogo passes

  50. S. Bradford

    I have only tried to make a gingerbread house from scratch once. It was a failure. At least it was an edible failure unlike the boxed kits which usually turn out okay but you probably wouldn’t want to eat one.

  51. S. Bradford

    I have a Finnish friend whose family makes and decorates gingerbread houses every year before Christmas. Then on New Years eave they take them outside and smash them with big sticks. I would like to say this is a national Finnish tradition, but I think they just do it for fun and as a personal family tradition.