Gingerbread House Extravaganza at Broadlands Lodge
Residents at Broadlands Lodge recently came together in the lounge for a delightful and delicious activity – making, decorating, and indulging in homemade gingerbread houses. This festive tradition, rooted in 16th-century Germany, brought joy and creativity to the residents, adding a touch of sweetness to the holiday season.
The making of gingerbread houses has a rich history, with its origins traced back to 16th-century Germany. Over the centuries, it has become a beloved holiday tradition associated with Christmas. The sweet and spiced aroma of gingerbread, combined with the creative process of constructing and decorating houses, adds to the festive spirit and becomes a delightful centrepiece for holiday gatherings.
Residents at Broadlands Lodge, each bringing their unique touch and creativity, gathered in the lounge to embark on a gingerbread house extravaganza. The activity was more than just a culinary venture; it was a shared experience that filled residents with laughter and joy.
The lounge transformed into a festive workshop as residents engaged in the process of making gingerbread houses from scratch. The delightful scent of ginger, cinnamon, and spices filled the air as the edible masterpieces took shape. From mixing the dough to cutting out house shapes and assembling the structures, residents immersed themselves in the holiday-inspired activity.
Once the gingerbread houses were assembled, the real fun began – decorating with flair! Residents let their creativity shine as they adorned the houses with an array of colourful icing, candies, and edible decorations. The result was a collection of unique and charming gingerbread houses, each reflecting the personality and artistic touch of its creator.
After the creative process was complete, residents had the joy of indulging in the sweet rewards of their labour. The homemade gingerbread houses became not only a visual delight but also a delicious treat.
Broadlands Lodge continues to infuse the festive season with warmth, laughter, and delightful activities, making it a home where residents can cherish the magic of the holidays.
Danforth Care Homes are currently welcoming residents, If you or a loved one wish to find out more information or come along, explore the facilities, and meet the staff, you can do so by contacting the enquiry team.
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