Martha Thinks

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

assembled with frosting and big brother...

We love the gingerbread houses that our local grocery store makes up. They glue the thing together with frosting and provide the pretty candies and plastic figures to then decorate as you like. We HAD one this year but the dog ate it. Ronan was so disappointed, but happy that we could replace it with a train kit.
This kit, however, proved a bit more complicated. The frosting was much more difficult to pipe from the bag and more than a few times the train threatened to collapse.
But we threw some more frosting on it and candy and such and voila...
She's a little crooked, but a beauty nonetheless. In a couple of weeks, she'll choo-choo her way outside to feed the critters. What? Squirrels don't like candy?
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