Many of us at Real Simple are now home for the holidays, but I wanted to be sure to wish all of you a Merry Christmas.
This is how I’ve been celebrating with my family on the morning of Christmas Eve:
Here’s the step-by-step. Fair warning, it’s the Charlie Brown Christmas tree of Gingerbread Houses.
Setting out the supplies:
Icing the pieces to stick together:
Walls are up. We’re ready for the roof:
The roof is on:
Now it’s piped:
Now it’s decorated:
It’s coming right along. That wreath is going to require a little love.
Frosty the Snowman!
We’re almost done.
And the finished product:
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at RealSimple.com (and The Appenbrink family)!