Almost anybody who has tried to bake a pie at home for the first time has experienced a rough go at it. That’s understandable, especially considering the precision it can take to make a beautiful, delicious pie.

A video produced by Hello Giggles showcases our expectations of what home baking of a pie should be, versus the reality of what can happen for the casual pie baker.

Perhaps some of us are better off leaving the holiday pie baking to the professionals and picking one up from our local bakery.