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19 December 2012

A Gingerbread House and an Angel


 I asked Angel a few weeks ago, "Did you ever make a gingerbread house when you were growing up?"

His very kind and politically correct response was: "Heck no! Mexicans don't make gingerbread houses!!"

So, obviously, I decided that it was my role to expand his experience of traditions from cultures outside his own, and I bought us a gingerbread house kit to put together. The results of our building project are pictured above. I don't think that the makers of the kit really intended for the gingerbread man to be balanced on the roof, but he's my favorite part. We're not sure if he's a gingerbread Santa or a burglar--but then again, it's always hard to tell those two apart!


I also love our front-yard snowman with evil red eyes and spiky green hair.

But guess what?? The day after we made the house, I came home from school to find this:


The house did not have a back door when we made it! Angel cut it out and ate it while I was gone, figuring that since it was at the back of the house, I wouldn't notice the gaping hole.

But I noticed.

9 comments :

  1. lol! He ate the back door. :) how silly!! It didn't even have any frosting on it!

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  2. Love the back door! Haha! Very cute gingerbread house!

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  3. hahaha, I tasted some of the gingerbread from when we made our gingerbread train and it was nasty! I'm shocked he actually ate it! Haha

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  4. Haha he's sneaky, but boys need to know that we ALWAYS figure this stuff out.

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  5. Are the hole isn't actually from the gingerbread Santa/burglar?

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  6. Hahaha...that is too funny. I love your burglar Santa, and the fact that he ate the "back door"...is totally something my husband would do.

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  7. Lol!! I love your gingerbread house!! And the door stealing is the best part :)

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  8. Funny! Making a gingerbread house was a fond childhood memory.

    <3 Melissa
    wildflwrchild.blogspot.com

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