Tips for Decorating a Gingerbread House

One of the best things about Christmas is the decorating, as long as the decorations don’t get too costly and too much trouble.  One of the simplest and the most fun, especially for kids, is a gingerbread house.  The storebought kits are the best place to start if you are like most of us that are running around like chickens with our heads cut off during the holidays and not in the mood to do the whole thing from scratch.  Then with the basic house put together, comes the fun part.  Here are some tips. * Frosting.  The kit usually comes with powdered frosting that you mix with water to make something akin to concrete with which you can stick on your decorations.  An easier solution…and one that looks really nice, too…is to buy a can of white, pre-mixed frosting.  Slather the white frosting on the roof, sides, base of your gingerbread house.  The more the better.  It looks like deep […]

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