playing house

this week i needed a break from the craziness of christmas retail.
gingerbread 1

gingerbread 3

gingerbread 6

all that spending was making me feel slightly ill –
making me crave a time when life was simpler.

a time when people had time to build things.
and time to bake things.

with this in mind, on tuesday i baked myself a house.
a delicious golden gingerbread house.

it was a simple dwelling, uncomplicated in design but big on flavour.
unfortunately it didn’t last long –
destined, it seems, to be a holiday house, not a long term rental.

it did, however, provide the necessary respite from my retail fatigue,
and for that i salute it!
(or i would if i hadn’t already eaten it.)

images © tilly pamment 2012
This entry was published on December 22, 2012 at 9:57 pm. It’s filed under biscuits and small nibbles, dessert, sweet and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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