Since I (like you) have tired of looking for supporting examples and want nothing more than to put on some Christmas music (I'm looking at you Harry Connick Jr., oh yes I am) and drink egg nog with Charlie and Wes while we create beautiful Christmas decorations from Cheerios and discarded paper towel rolls, I will give you some pictures of our latest Magical Childhood Experience. As you know, a Magical Childhood Experience qualifies as such by ending with one or more participants crying, high as a kite on sugar, or dirty. Charlie was good and sugared up and ready for a bath after both nights of our cookie making.
First you roll out the dough and require several reminders that the rolling pin is not a musical instrument OR a weapon.
Don't forget to eat plenty of flour.
The fun part, making the shapes!
The really fun part, decorating! The more enthusiastic the sprinkling, the better, apparently.
The really really fun part, EATING!