Thursday, December 11, 2014

Gingerbread Houses | 2014

This year, all three of us made Gingerbread houses. But I made mine by myself after the boys were in bed one night. A few days later, we got out all the fun candy for them to each decorate their houses. I love this tradition.

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There is some serious planning and concentration when decorating...

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This year, even more than years past, I just let them do their own thing. It was really interesting and fun to see what they decided to do. 

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The only issue with this "free reign" was that they kept wanting to put really big pieces of candy on the vertical sides of the house where they wouldn't stay. I think they finally figured it out, but not before some frustration ensued. 

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I didn't catch a photo of it, but there was plenty of candy-eating during this decorating. 

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They were so proud of their finished products. And they really loved having them out on the bar counter all during the Christmas season. So did I. 

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