Too many words here. Here are some pictures. I didn't get as many pictures as I usually do, but people have been sending them to me. It was a fun and big party- held at our condo clubhouse this year.
|I believe it was four double batches? I know it took a week.|
|Melissa and Chelsea apply clothes to their ginger people.|
|Cindy made me get in a picture, so I smiles with Theresa|
|Carey claimed to have never made a gingerbread house before.|
However, she did study architecture, so...her house was amazing.
|Abby built a beautiful house...while her mom and aunt drank beautiful beers |
and encouraged her from the sidelines.
|Clara's first (of many) gingerbread party!|
|Jackson appropriately renamed the party "that candy party"|
|The Kurtz family, pre sugar-rush|
|I didn't quite catch Thomas before he ate the head off his man.|
|Scarlet was only looking at that candy that fell on the floor...|
|Annabelle-- looking like an icing bag pro|
|When Cals collide...it's Cal and Cal!|
|Judy with frosting all over herself making her island house- classic Judy|
|Carey "I've never made a gingerbread house"'s house|
|I don't think those cookies made it very far...|
|The Korin family's traditional house and landscaping-- |
They've been at almost all of our gingerbread parties!
Even before the kids.
|Structurally sound, quaint, symmetrical, whimsical, you name it|
|My sister's forest fire mountain range-- I believe there is a fire fighter|
meeting his untimely demise
|And here is the finish wildfire scene...can't get the picture to rotate|
and not willing to keep trying. It says
"Don't play with matches." You go, Smokey Bear.
|The Kuans and their giant gingerpeople|
|Teddy's cheeks and Margo|
|Teddy loves his Aunt Bean. I think she likes him a little too.|
|Clearly Chloe is in charge of her family's project.|
|Jackson doesn't know where that other cookie went...|
|Crys's final wildfire disaster|
|We've never had so many kids at a gingerbread party before...LOTS|
|Trevor and Trey and their ginger-twins|
|Jen, Gary, and Thomas created a Somalian pirate scene|
with accompanying harrowing kidnapping story!
|The uneaten portion of the Kurtz Family project|
|As the dust settles...Teddy Elf helps with |
Cal and Clark's gingerbread house
|Cal and Clark's house|
Thanks to all who came. And if you have a picture to add, please send it to me!