I made my most elaborate gingerbread house ever! The whole thing is made from scratch and is completely edible. The skating rink and the gnarled tree are made of sculpted candy canes (which involved some burned finger tips); the evergreen trees are sugar cones rolled in white chocolate coloured green and then decorated; and the rest is mountains of gingerbread, icing and candy.
For those of you who are long-time followers of the blog, you will know that between the time my daughter Inara was born and now my posting has been sporadic at best; something about managing a baby/chasing a toddler around taking up all my spare moments (and then some). Now that Inara is two-and-a-half I’m finally finding some time to get back to the blog. And I’m realizing that there are a few things that I would normally have shared […]
The snow is falling outside – it has been all day. The fluffy white blankets covering the landscape are a truly welcome change. For the most part the snow has been really late this year – this is the first snowfall of the season that looks like it’s here to stay, whereas normally children in Whitehorse need extra large Halloween costumes, so that they can wear them over their snow suits to stay warm while tramping through drifts to trick-or-treat. […]