Gingerbread houses

It was a lot of fun decorating mini gingerbread houses with the kids tonight. It’s nice to do something together especially since 2 of my 3 are teenagers. Traditions are really nice. We’ve been doing houses together since the oldest was 2 or 3. 

I remember when I was home from college and my sister said we were going to make gingerbread houses with my niece – who was the first grandchild. We baked everything from scratch, and then struggled to put the houses together. Finally we were ready to decorate. My niece ate a few gumdrops, put a few on the house, and yelled, “done!” As she hopped down from her chair. I couldn’t believe it. Kids are too funny! 


15 thoughts on “Gingerbread houses

  1. This is a wonderful tradition for you and your kids! Love your gingerbread house. πŸ˜‹ My sis and I took a class one time where we learned how to bake the gingerbread and assemble them to make a house. It was a lot of work! Hehe! 😜 So I see your house as a definite work of art! πŸŒŸπŸŽ„πŸŽ

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