He was so thrilled to be decorating, but not as thrilled for me to be taking photos.
It was fun to have extended, out of town family with us. We love being able to get together.
For the little people the goal seems to be to add as many sprinkles as possible.
The first cookie decorated is always immediately consumed. You can find the recipe here... they are wonderful! There was frosting drizzled into mouths instead of on the cookies. It's so delicious.
John always makes his dagger and blood gingerbread guy. He's been making a version of this since he was a little boy.
Sometimes horrible things happen while decorating so you just make the best of the situation. Headless gingerbread people are common.
Sometimes for design legs and arms are removed. There is quite often some ceremony to accompany the agony of amputation.
This brave cookie lost a leg during the frosting stage so he was given a purple heart.
My little guys like the steal the phone and take hundreds of photos of each other.
Whitney was so wonderful to let Loaf dress her up and then dance with her....
I thought this was a mermaid, but apparently it's a swimmer and those are the wave. I adore the creativity.
The beautiful greeting that met up at the front door.