Gingerbread Man Bathtime

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How does a Gingerbread Man take a bath?

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In a bowl of oatmeal, of course!

 

Heheh! I’ve been waiting to do this bowl of oatmeal for days!  Isn’t he cute in his bubble bath of oats?

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My Gingerbread Man Oatmeal contained:

 

  • 1/2 cup oatmeal
    1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 sliced banana
  • Toppings: Hazelnuts and a Gingerbread Man’s arms, legs, and head.

 

I ended up not eating the Gingerbread Man (except the body, which I ate during prep) because (1) his little arms and legs and face were too cute for consumption and (2) a cookie at 8:00 AM is a little too much!

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Off for a Christmas Eve run, and then I have to hit the mall because YES, I am THAT person who waits until the 24th to buy presents. šŸ™‚

 

Have a wonderful day!

{ 41 comments }

 

  • teenageveggiehead December 24, 2008, 6:56 am

    that is the cutest/most delicious looking breakfast I have ever seen!!
    merry christmas eve!

  • VeggieGirl December 24, 2008, 6:58 am

    Most. adorable. oats. ever. period.

    MERRY CHRISTMAS EVE!!!!!

  • therunningaddict December 24, 2008, 7:03 am

    OMG Caitlin this is TOO cute!!! You are so creative! I love this bowl of oatmeal!

    Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones!

  • Krista December 24, 2008, 7:07 am

    What a great idea! He is so cute!!

  • Kiki December 24, 2008, 7:08 am

    That is the cutest bowl of oatmeal I’ve ever seen!

  • tfh December 24, 2008, 7:20 am

    You’re so creative.

    I do wish I could live by the philosophy that a cookie at 8 a.m. is a little too much, though!

  • ttfn300 December 24, 2008, 7:21 am

    hehe, i LOVE it šŸ™‚

  • RhodeyGirl/Sabrina December 24, 2008, 7:26 am

    that. is. hilarious. i love him!

    what’s his name?

  • Elina December 24, 2008, 7:29 am

    Cutest bowl of oats EVER!! šŸ˜€

  • K December 24, 2008, 7:38 am

    Oh my gosh – that is SO CUTE! Good luck at the malls girl!!

  • Kath December 24, 2008, 7:40 am

    Brilliant!!!

  • Laura December 24, 2008, 7:46 am

    Hahaha!~ That is so cute!

    Don’t worry. I’ll be hitting up Pottery Barn on my way home from work. I’m one of those people too.

  • Caitlin (see bride run) December 24, 2008, 7:56 am

    his name is future husband šŸ™‚

  • Mica December 24, 2008, 8:15 am

    Good luck with your Christmas Eve shopping!

    What did you do with the gingerbread man’s limbs? Are there arms, legs, and a head lying out on the counter somewhere? He must be taken to the gingerbread man trauma center ASAP!

  • carolinebee December 24, 2008, 8:18 am

    haha SO CUTE..i love that you were waiting to unveil this! šŸ˜€ good luck at the crazay mall.

  • Meghann December 24, 2008, 8:43 am

    I’m glad you did the Gingerbread Man bath time, it came out even cuter then I was picturing it! I hope you have a safe drive today to Palm Coast! šŸ™‚

  • Aimee December 24, 2008, 8:49 am

    Who ever thought that a bowl of oatmeal could make me smile. This was so cute:) Thanks for the morning cheer!

  • BOBBI McCORMICK December 24, 2008, 8:55 am

    your so creative and cute, have fun tonight drink it up (but enjoy the goodies!)

  • just me December 24, 2008, 8:55 am

    ah, that is the cutest bowl of oats ever!!! hahahaha!!!

    yeah, i’m out to hit the mall for one last present…i’m a slacker, but i don’t care…i might be able to finagle a bargain…i’m frugal!

  • Halie December 24, 2008, 8:57 am

    that is too cute!

  • Lida December 24, 2008, 8:59 am

    I debated putting ginger cookies in oatmeal, but decided they would get soggy. your oatmeal is ADORABLE, though.
    so instead, I crumbled some oatmeal raisin cookie, which was just as delicious.

  • livelaughlyss December 24, 2008, 9:00 am

    that is the cutest thing i’ve ever seen! i’m glad i’m not the only cookie monster this christmas! šŸ™‚

  • Julie December 24, 2008, 9:07 am

    That is the cutest bowl of oats ever!
    Good luck at the mall…!!

  • Justine December 24, 2008, 9:25 am

    Your gingerbread man oatmeal is adorable! He looks so happy in his little bath šŸ™‚
    Enjoy your shopping! I hafta grab a couple last minute things today, too and I’m sure it’ll be crazy!

  • Katie December 24, 2008, 9:29 am

    What a cute little cookie! Ari had more morbid thoughts about what was going on in your bowl… I haven’t gotten my gifts yet, either!

  • teacherwoman December 24, 2008, 9:38 am

    That’s too cute! Merry Christmas šŸ™‚

  • Marissa December 24, 2008, 9:44 am

    What a cute bowl of oats!!

  • Megan December 24, 2008, 9:57 am

    That’s a great bowl of oats!!! MERRY CHRISTMAS šŸ˜€

  • ashley (sweetandnatural) December 24, 2008, 10:13 am

    SO cute!

  • loveofoats.com December 24, 2008, 10:14 am

    seriously? too cute for words!

    merry christmas!

  • Rose December 24, 2008, 10:17 am

    Hahaha. That killed me. So funny!

  • Allison December 24, 2008, 10:28 am

    hey Cait! I was just catching up from last night too. My dad and I made sweet potato latkes two nights ago, from a recipe he clipped. ours involved minced bell peppers and curry powder, and it was delish! consider adding those when you tweak! happy holidays, everyone!

  • Courtney December 24, 2008, 10:31 am

    haha that is so cute!

  • fitforfree December 24, 2008, 10:52 am

    so cute. Kudos to you for not eating the cookie… i definitely would have šŸ™‚

  • Caitlin (see bride run) December 24, 2008, 11:07 am

    lol im glad you all liked my oatmeal this AM. it wouldve been perfect for a kid! or a big kid like me.

  • Erin of Care to Eat December 24, 2008, 11:29 am

    It’s true. THat is THE CUTEST bowl of oats EVER.
    EVER!

  • lauren December 24, 2008, 1:06 pm

    oh my goodness – so adorable. Good one! have a great day!

  • Liz December 24, 2008, 1:46 pm

    LOVE IT!!!

  • eatingbender December 24, 2008, 7:04 pm

    That is the best bowl of oatmeal I have ever seen in the blog world – hands down!

    MERRY CHRISTMAS, CAITLIN!

  • ChickPea December 24, 2008, 10:58 pm

    So. Freakin’. Adorable.

  • Anne P December 25, 2008, 1:15 am

    lol i just had to comment because that is SO ADORABLE!!! love it šŸ™‚ merry christmas!

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