December 14, 2008

The house that Ben built

I remember when I was younger making gingerbread houses with my mom. Although I guess they weren't technically gingerbread houses since we used graham crackers, but who likes gingerbread cookies anyway? This year I decided to pick up one of those gingerbread house kits to make with the boys. They had 2 different kits.... a basic model and one with fancy shapes, trees, wreaths and whatnot. While I tentatively reached for the fancy one I looked over at the grocery cart at those 2 devilish blonde haired, blue eyed boys grinning back at me and reached for the basic setup instead. It was a good call. What a mess we made!

But it was tons of fun! After the basic pieces were put together I let Ben take over the decorating, even though it was difficult not to make it 'perfect' looking.

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Decorations aren't just for gingerbread houses anymore!
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He was so proud!
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I have to admit, it is the most perfect gingerbread house I ever saw!

4 thanks for stopping by, i love comments!:

wakeupandlive December 16, 2008 at 6:01 PM  

He did a wonderful job!! That is the cutest little gingerbread house ever! What a cutie!

kim December 16, 2008 at 9:34 PM  

oh he looks like he's having soooo much fun. I love kids doing crafts!

TanishaRenee December 22, 2008 at 11:48 AM  

it looks absolutely beautiful to me! Yummy, too!

Amy January 1, 2009 at 6:34 PM  

You are right. That is definatly the best gingerbread house I have ever seen!!! Great job Ben. He is getting so big too!

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