Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Kate's new cottage

Our girl is growing up so fast. Last night we decided it was time for Kate to have her own place so we packed up and headed to Toys R 'US. Not sure it was a good idea taking my husband with me. Talk about a little kid's fantasy store. My man is 29 going on 9 at heart. I did a bunch of searching around to find the perfect house for Kate and when I came across this little cottage it was like a match made in heaven. It's called the Neat and Tidy Cottage. I promise I did not name it. Y'all how perfect is that? You know me, neat freak and all.

I only wish I had a video camera last night in the Toys R 'US parking lot. We brought the new XTERRA and one thing for sure, it's not a truck. This was our first big purchase without the ghetto fabulous truck and for one tiny second I wished we had it last night to take the new cottage home. The car seat had to be moved, one of the seats had to be folded down and the cottage had to be taken out of the box to fit. It was a very cozy ride home and Kate had no idea what was sitting next to her.

We got the girl to bed and my man lit a fire and built this thing by fire-light. That doesn't sound correct but you get the picture. He is my superman.



How fun is this?


I waited until after Kate's morning nap to surprise her with her new place.
The momma came up so she could see her face. It was darling.


My girl cookin me brownies

Here I am! I am sitting in the cottage have a tea party with my girl and bloggin. It's sort of quiet out here. Well, besides Kate crawling over me every 7 seconds to push the door bell. See that ball by the fire pit? That's the only "toy" Kate had out here and that $2.50 ball just wasn't cutting it. Not sure she will ever play with that thing again.


'mom, you don't really fit in here..'

I think Kate and daddy should have dinner out in the cottage tonight. I better go and start to prepare their dinner now since Kate's oven takes forever to warm up and that sink is lagging in the water department.

Oh how I love that she already plays pretend.
Takes me back to just yesterday when I was playing house in the playhouse that my dad and grandpa built for me. This may not be as fancy as the one I had but for now it's perfect for our little cottage and it makes her happy. If I could give this girl the world, I would.

For now, a cottage will do :)

The video of Kate checking out her new place for the first time
video

Now kid, would you stop growing so fast! I can't believe we're already having tea parties and playing pretend. Pretty sure my next post will be to tell you that Kate has graduated college and is getting married.

I better go buy more face cream,quick.

1 comment:

BJEBREWINGTON said...

Super cute Nikki :-) Gotta love the kiddo's first play house!! Love the video too....I can't believe how fast she is growing up either. Enjoy the "new" house :-)