Getting the home ready for the holidays is both easy and creative with the Starbucks Gingerbread Café. The gingerbread walls, candy embellishments and snow frosting can be assembled to form the unique decorative piece in approximately one hour. A relaxing indoor activity that can be shared with the whole family, the kit is also versatile, so feel free to get creative and make it your own. And yes, most of the Gingerbread Café is edible. Available online as well as in Starbucks stores.
Amazing Gingerbread Houses Susan Palmer of O'Fallon, IL, decorated her house with Beef Jerky Tudor trim, bubblegum bricks, and sugar-cookie shingles. One distinguishing element of this house is the brickwork — compiled of 7 pounds of Pez.