Sunday, July 26, 2009

Cookie Cutter

What has our little girl been up to this past week? On top of playing with new friends, doctors appointments and pool time, she has been busy cooking in her new kitchen (pics at bottom) and learning how to use scissors. We were playing with play dough yesterday evening and for the first time she began using the playdough scissors to correctly cut the play dough. Every time she learns something new, I get this overwhelming sense of sheer excitement and pride in her. I had practiced with her before, but it never clicked on how to put her fingers in the holes. She just "got" it last night and then woke up this morning wanting to show me again :) This afternoon we are going to go get her a pair of "real, child safe" scissors.

We ordered Grace a play kitchen for her birthday. We had planned on having it put together in time for her actual birthday. Unfortunately, some of the pieces were broken during shipping. The company shipped new parts out and Ryan spent 2 hours last weekend putting it together. One of the reviewers on the website said it took him 3 hours to put it together. Ryan was determined to beat his time and that he did :) I think it is safe to say that Grace loves it. However, mommy has to make sure she checks all of the cabinets and appliances at the end of the day for any special treats that were left over. We have found a half eaten apple in the microwave, a cup of rotten milk in the fridge and Cheez-It crackers in the stove. If you leave a special request here in the comments, I am sure she will cook it for you :)


Anonymous said...

Dear Grace,
What a grownup cook you are! Could you make us some cinnamon rolls? Then we could have a tea party! We can't wait until you can come back to the farm and cook with Grandma. We can make pizza. Okay?
Congratulations on learning to use your scissors, too.
We love you and are so proud of you. Love Grandma and Pa Pugh

Anonymous said...

Oh wow! I love your kitchen Grace! and you are a beautiful chef. :-)

Aww-she is so cute Laura. How are yall doing?

Love ya,
Lisa Goodwin

mina said...

How totally adorable! Grace makes the cutest little chef! I don't think she'll be tiring of that kitchen any time soon :)

Jamie said...

She is such a cutie! Chef Grace - I love it!

Anonymous said...

Your kitchen is so cute and you are the cutest little chef!

Daric loves pizza...could you make him and his brothers some cheese pizza?

Have fun playing chef and cutting with your new scissors!

Love, The Voss Family

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Britni said...

What a cute chef!! I think she may be on to something with those baked cheez its!!! :)

Anonymous said...

Chef Grace,
I'd love to order some Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Starbucks coffee, but only if I can share it with you! :) Would that be ok? And for your tip, I'll be sure to include extra hugs and kisses just for you! Can't wait to see your kitchen and for you and Sara Beth to have a blast playing together! Much love, Aunt Beth

Jerry said...

It is great having a chef in the family. I know Gracie you are going to make some special things in your new kitchen. Save some for Grams and Pops. Hugs and kisses.