Gingerbread Lane

Gingerbread Lane
Gingerbread Lane

The Cookery was at its best this afternoon with 13 kids working their magic.  They decorated cookies and gingerbread houses and taste tested a few gum drops.  Worth the fuss of clean-up?  Yes!  This is the fifth year we’ve participated in a neighborhood gingerbread decorating fest which generates nothing but smiles.




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Peppered Corn Meal

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