Thursday, August 30, 2012

Lilyisms--Football fan

Uncle Cookie: Andrew Glen!! Get off of Lily! She's not a play toy!
Lily: that's right, Andrew Glen! I'm not a play toy. I'm a REAL toy!

Lily: I can do that (points to tv).
Mommy: play football?
Lily: yep! You get the ball and fall down on it.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Are you being obstinate?

Mommy: are you being obstinate?
Lily: Yes. Like my daddy.
Daddy: You MEANT like your Grand-Da.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

I Want To Go To Cracker Barrel

While deciding what to have for dinner, Lily said she wanted to go to Cracker Barrel. Eric and I looked at each other. He said,"At least Lily was decisive." I said, "We did pray for her to be that way." So, to Cracker Barrel we went...for the second time this week.

When we got there and settled, she said, "May I go play with the dollhouse now?" And we understood why she suddenly wanted to go to Cracker Barrel so much. It's a good thing Noni and Grand-Da bought her a dollhouse for her birthday!

When it was time to go, we warned Lily she had one more minute.
Lily: No. I have two.
Daddy: We will compromise. One and a half.
Lily: nope. I'm two. I need two minutes!

Monday, August 20, 2012

Andrew's first day back!!!

This summer there has been an oft-heard mantra in the Lemmons household. It goes something like this, "Miss. That. Kid!" Andrew has been sorely missed by all of us, directly or indirectly, but he has been missed most of all by Lady Lily.

To celebrate his return, we went to the park with some MOPS friends, the splash park with Auntie Kayla and then ate a happy lunch of chicken salad before a long nap.

It was a great day followed by a sad goodbye from Lily, who wanted Andrew to stay with her (imagine this said in sad toddler voice, accompanied by big mournful brown eyes). But she threw him over at the promise of a pretty pink manicure from Auntie Kayla. Such is life. ;)

Saturday, August 11, 2012

I'm like a boy

While running down the hall, Lily trips, falls & picks herself right back up.

Lily: I tripped. But I'm ok.
Daddy: I'm glad. Why are you ok? (expected response: because I got right back up again)
Lily: because I'm like a boy like Andrew!

Playing With Miss Meagan

Squishing Grand-Da's Pills

(While in Sam's Club)
Mommy: (looks over in horror to see Lily using the flap of the buggy to squish Grand-Da's freshly purchased medicine) DON'T SQUISH GRAND-DA'S MEDICINE!
Lily: (sad face) but I was just squishing it.
Grand-Da: it's okay. I don't really want that medicine anyway. (they share a look)
Lily & Grand-Da: SQUISH!!!!!

Why is this a toothbrush?

Lily: (holding Daddy's toothbrush) why is this a toothbrush?
Daddy: because that's what the manufacturer wanted it to be.
Lily: but WHY is it a toothbrush!?
Daddy: why are you a little girl?
Lily: you mean, why am I a big girl?
Daddy: (giggling) yes. Why are you a big girl?
Lily: because I brush my teeth.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Twist My Arm a Little

Mommy: what would you like for dinner, Lily?
Mommy: Alright. How about two pancakes?
Lily: How about one pancake, instead?
Mommy: Well fine then. Twist my arm a little.
Lily: (happily starts twisting my arm)