Earlier this month, I noticed the gingerbread man cookie cutter looking lonely in my kitchen drawer. I thought, “I wonder if anyone cares what they’re up to when it’s not Christmas?” (Listen, having three kids does permanent things to your brain.) So first came gingerbread man exploring the great beyond. Then came other ideas of how these guys spend their time in the off-season. It became a little series I did on Instagram. It’s mostly silly fun, but also a great exercise in thinking about things, and even people, outside of their normal roles.
One small step for gingerbread-man, one giant leap for gingerbread-kind.
Here’s the original:
And here he is embarking on other activities, like spending quality time with his kids:
doing some soul-searching:
and finally taking that trip he’d been saving up for:
I’m sure he’ll make some cameo appearances here and there on the blog. If you have any ideas, feel free to comment to let me know!