Lucy Was Here Part 4

It’s Lucy’s birthday. Time for the annual round up of her shenanigans (well, at least the ones I remembered to document).

Parts 1,2, and 3 are here.

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I heard a crash while I was in the bathroom and when I was finally able to investigate, I found this. She had broken a potted plant after walking on the counter tops (note trampoline used as a step ladder) and was attempting to hide the evidence. She had donned her Elsa gloves for protection knowing the pottery shards were sharp. I guess I should just be happy she was cleaning this one up herself.

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For lack of an easel, she had clipped her painting to the side of the entertainment center. In her world, everything is a canvas…

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…like the toilet,

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moving boxes,

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packaging,

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the TV,

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the tub,

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her plate,

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and my porch.

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Not even soup cans are safe from her creativity.

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She had used a real stamp on this drawing because she wanted to mail it to her grandparents.

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I told her she could bring one animal in the car. Lucy:1 Mom:0

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Safety first.

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When big brother wants to play in the park after ballet class, you have to play soccer in a leotard.

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Speaking of leotards- let me save you the google search: if you happen to get chewing gum smashed into the fabric, just heat white vinegar to boiling and then use it to scrub out the gum with a toothbrush. This also works on winter coats. Trust me.

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Some more advice: beloved toys will burn and melt if left for extended periods in bowl shaped lighting fixtures.

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Beanie Boos everywhere. Always watching.

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I wasn’t allowed to sit on the couch.

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She wanted me to buy the big carrots so she could be like Bugs Bunny. I don’t think you’re allowed to tell your kid no if they ask to buy vegetables.

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A great spot for a secret Cheez-It stash

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Imaginative play at its best.

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Why I’m scared to have more babies.

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exactly

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She dressed like Merida and insisted on bringing her bow with her for school.

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That time Lucy had a pet for 30 seconds after she caught a field mouse in the yard and was certain she could keep it because she had already named it. Safe travels, Sparkly.

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Doug sat down with his songwriting journal to practice a new song. Lucy grabbed her songwriting journal too, placed it next to his, and decided it was a duet.

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Why daddy doesn’t work from home very often.

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Rocking her Aunt Tammy’s 90’s sweatshirt.

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Never a dull moment here. I can’t wait to see what year 6 will bring.

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