Sunday, November 28, 2010

Gingerbread houses

When I was a kid, we always decorated gingerbread houses at my grandma J's during the holidays. A box of graham crackers, 2 tubs of frosting and a bag of candy - it was a hit. The kids had a great time decorating and munching on treats after our Thanksgiving meal.

Here's the can see, she's really hard at work!

Here's the house that wouldn't stand. So, we made it an eclectic house without symmetry.

Our master decorators. Note the expression on my neice at the back of the picture in the green shirt. It kills me!

Our daughter's masterpiece...that stood for a while. Milk cartons are very handy for this activity...if only I'd thought about it a little further in advance!
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