You may not believe this, but I have never made a gingerbread house, until this week. I honestly inherited an un-creative nature! Artsy, hands-on activities can turn into complete flops for me…really!
But my youngest son has been asking to make gingerbread houses. A quick Google search sent shivers down my spine as I looked up how to bake the foundations, prepare the icing and then decorate them. Then he remembered making them at school with graham crackers and using canned frosting as ‘glue’. This…may be do-able! So we gave it a try.
First we assembled the ‘frame’:
Then we built up:
And added the decoration:
Then…it fell, I told you…
But it ended well with an edible treat:
And some cozy time by the fire:
And some great memories to cherish!