PS 1 second grade students play with dreidels and chocolate gold coins after lighting the menorah Dec. 4, 2007, at the Eldridge St. Synagogue in New York. The class was there to learn about Hannukah and also about the newly restored synagogue which originally opened its doors in 1887.
A model wears a mini dress made with Lindt Chocolate's Lindor Balls and Swarovski crystals n London, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007. The dress designed by Lindka Cierach is said to contain over 70,000 calories.
German Chef Beate Woelstein, of the Grosvenor House Hotel in Munich, stands next to her Christmas gingerbread creation of London landmarks, including Park Lane, foreground, the London Eye, left rear, Trafalgar Square, centre rear, and the Palace of Westminster, rear right, as it goes on display in London, Tuesday Dec. 4, 2007. The model took two chefs over 300 hours to create.
German Chef Beate Woelstein of the Grosvenor House Hotel, stands next to her Christmas gingerbread creation of London landmarks. The model took two chefs over 300 hours to create.
Gingerbread Houses of Parliment and the London Eye, creations by Chef Beate Woellstein, are displayed at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Dec. 4, 2007, in London, England.
German actors Arne Stephan, left, and Stephanie Stumph, right, pose with children in front of a giant gingerbread house in Berlin, Monday, Nov. 26, 2006. The gingerbread house is made of 400 kilograms gingerbread, 200 kilograms powdered sugar and 15 kilogram candy for decoration.
A gingerbread White House is displayed in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007. Based on original blueprints, the gingerbread house took nearly three months to create and includes more than 300 pounds of white chocolate and gingerbread.
The gingerbread White House is displayed in the State Dinning Room during a press preview of the White House holiday decorations Nov. 29, 2007, in Washington, DC. "Holiday in the National Parks" was the theme of the White House 2007 holiday decorations.
Just in time for the holidays, Madame Tussauds museum unveiled its smallest wax figure in the form of "Gingy the Gingerbread Man," a character from the animated feature film "Shrek" in central London, Nov. 21, 2007.
A Christmas tree made of 216 pounds of potatoes is seen during a food exhibition in Lima, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007. In Peru there are around 300 varieties of potatoes; most of them only grow at in the Andes at high altitudes.
An employee of the confectionery Felicitas sorts Santa Claus' and other figures made of chocolate Nov. 6, 2007, at the company's plant in Hornow, eastern Germany. Seven weeks before Christmas, the family enterprise with 45 employees runs its production in full swing.