The Gingerbread House
We made a gingerbread house! After much debate (in my mind), in the name of simplicity I purchased a pre-baked kit. I figured the experience would be more about the decorating of the house than the eating of it (although I'm certain my girls would give equal importance to both). The kit came with an assortment of gum drops and candies for embellishments; we also used leftover Halloween candy I'd put aside just for this purpose.
Ta-da! My gals had a blast making our gingerbread house. And I did too; I completely let go of expectations and let my little chicks direct the creative process. I'm so glad I did, as I was relaxed, the girls were empowered and the house turned out really darling!