This “sweet” exchange….in front of our Christmas tree…..
“Emily, you said that there wasn’t any ice cream left, but you have half a bowl full…., and you barely left any for me…”
“Conner, there wasn’t enough for two bowls, so I just told you that it was gone. It was gone after I already took my scoops. Get it.”
“Emily, do you think that is lying? Because I think that is lying. Just saying. It’s lying.”
“And LOOK, Putter agrees with me. Good Putter, take some of Emily’s stolen ice cream. Good boy.”
Then there is me….shooting pictures…listening to the debate of the ice cream thief. Snapping away…I turn towards the tree….and I remember….
when they couldn’t talk.
Merry Christmas.
I love my tree. And all the fun it brings.

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Tracie Stoll is a wife, mom and has a passion for creating new things. On her blog she is constantly sharing ways to inspire her readers to be clever in their own home. Since 2010 Tracie has been sharing DIY projects, crafting, remodeling and decorating along with some easy tasty recipes...all on a mindful budget. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton where she studied visual art and communications. Tracie has been featured on popular sites such as Country Living, CNN living, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, Huffington Post, Apartment Therapy, Seventeen and Design Sponge. She is also a member of the True Value Blog Squad & Martha's Circle of trusted bloggers.

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  1. Too funny! Love the post!

  2. Funny! Reminds me of "sweet" exchanges with my sister growing up. Great post!

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