On Christmas Eve Eve (that's right, Dec 23rd), we decided to let Ish make his own cookies - of the pre-baked, less-mess variety.
He was quite excited.
He even waited patiently for Matt to open all the accessories.
He was - dare I say - gentle putting on the jelly pieces.
He loved putting on the buttons all willy-nilly.
Of course, there were supervisors on the job.
The little button pieces made Ish giggle.
And the icing tube was the most exciting thing ever.
Not too bad for a 2-year-old (with a 40-something-year-old's help).
After Ish's fun, Matt and I decided to tackle our very first Gingerbread house.
This one came with an awesome E-Z Build Tray - there's no better way!
We had one candy casualty - that candy cane on the right didn't make it.
I let Matt do the heavy work.
It's like caulking - and I don't caulk.
We collaborated on the tree and Santa figures.
And if I do say so myself, I think it came out pretty nice!