The perfect decoration for the holiday season, is a gingerbread house. Although my talents are in the kitchen, I never can pull off a decent gingerbread creation. It's still fun to sit with the kids and put together a sugary masterpiece; even if mine always seems to be the one that always collapses. To be honest, I think it's a conspiracy.
Making a gingerbread house starts with a sturdy gingerbread recipe. I love this one: