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Building Houses

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The girls and I spent Saturday morning with the Girl Scout troop making gingerbread houses.

Lots-of-construction

First they got to make little turkey cookies. Here is Kyla thinking hard about the perfect placement for the candy corn feathers. I would love to show you the finished cookies, but they seem to have been devoured by hungry little carnivores.

Kyla-making-her-house

After the turkeys, houses were built. Here is Paris making a fun little masterpiece.

Paris-is-making-a-masterpiece

All the girls worked very hard and we so very well behaved. They shared wonderfully, and listened (for the most part) to the adult~types.

Gingerbreading-away

As the morning went on, the houses started to drop. It seems we were in desperate need of an architect. Vada’s house was doing so well, until just a few minutes before it was time to leave, then this happened.

Oh-no-Vada's-house-fell

This awesome picture of Alexia sums it all up. Even though disaster struck nearly every house, the girls just went with it. They had fun, and (mostly) had a good sense of humor about the collapses. Honestly, I was extremely proud of all of them for how well they all dealt with the architectural issues. They are such a great group of girls!

Alexia-has-reached-her-limit

I hope you all are having fun gearing up for the holidays!!

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