During the rest of the year, they’re considered only as real estate for children-consuming witches. But at Christmas, gingerbread houses are a charming reminder of the past. You know, back when folks strung popcorn garlands around their trees, instead of buying boxes of Martha Stewart’s glittery balls at Kmart. Building a gingerbread house takes work — mixing and baking and cutting little perfect shapes. Then there’s the assembling and icing and decorating. And after all of that, some greedy little bastard’s going to rip a hole into the roof and devouring the fruits of your labor. The ideal gingerbread house-maker loves baking and architecture. That’s why the Coral Gables Museum is celebrating... More >>>