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Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Corn Husk Dolls


The girls made corn husk dolls from the fresh corn we cooked the other night. They all have really wild hair--matches their owners.
Girls have all been camping out on mattresses in Pippi's room. Pip has been having night terrors about "bees" in her room at night and was refusing to sleep in her crib. Having her sisters camp out with her has solved the problem and Mist and Tabs love it!
Bought Pip a little dress today from "The Children's Place," as we tried it on her (over the dress she had on) and then she absolutely refused to take it off--tantrum. So she ended up wearing two dresses around the mall at the same time today.
Peter and I too tired to go to the beach tonight even though the Pip whipped up to me after supper and announced "Beach!" When I asked her who wanted to go to the beach, she answered "Ke-Ke and Tab!"--She's already learned how to play her folks. So, tomorrow night I promised a picnic at the beach.
Tabs is biking by herself now! We bought her a pogo stick to celebrate (yes, we are overindulgent, even though one of my favourite lines is--"That's not the Buddhist way, remember we don't believe in mass consumption!"). Man, is that pogo stick hard to do!
Mist is a speed demon in the water--I think she should be on the swim team although this fall it's "Flute, jazz dance and fencing" according to her.
Me? I am busy with University work and PJ busy teaching a morning class and afternoon class back to back for the next 3 weeks. Our anniversary Thursday--I suggested "Bouchons"--I feel like I'm in France when I dine there-- and Peter suggested a movie.

4 Comments:

Blogger John said...

I'd go for Bouchons AND the movie. I think Budda would have gone for that as well.

July 9, 2008 at 1:09 AM  
Blogger Miranda said...

what the hell, you have a blog, john's pic of the day???
ANyhow melissa, you are having the idyllic summer or what? Summer of my dreams

How do you make those dolls (not that we could get corn on the cob here....)

July 9, 2008 at 4:50 AM  
Blogger QueenMJ said...

The dolls are really easy to make--I suggested the girls start a business making and selling them. And John--yes, I think you are right...Bouchons and movie it is!

July 9, 2008 at 7:19 AM  
Blogger Sandra said...

The dolls are really cute, especially the hair!!

Happy Anniversary!!!!

July 10, 2008 at 10:10 AM  

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