Saturday, December 20, 2008

Our Annual Gingerbread House

Every year, my son and I labor to create a gingerbread house for the holidays. This year, we even made the effort to create one for Halloween, although you won't find me posting pictures of that failure anytime soon. This isn't one of those projects that I create from scratch - I want to enjoy the decorating part, so I buy kits where the gingerbread pieces are baked and precut. I've tried the Wilton and Willy Wonka kits in the past, but this year decided to give the one I found at our local grocery store a try. It's made by a company called Create A Treat and it was by far the best kit we've ever used. The icing is premade, so you don't have to worry about getting it to the right consistency. The kit also comes with a slotted try, making construction very easy. We had so much fun making this one and are looking forward to trying more of their kits in the future.


Dogonwear said...

What a beautiful Ginger bread house Nice Job!!!!!!!


Denise said...

How pretty. And how much fun is that to do with your son. I think I will get into this tradition now that I just found out I'm going to be a grandma. Wow, that even seems weird to type out! Great job!

Kristy said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog!
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Have a Great Christmas SITSta!