Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Grandma Doings


I bought this little chest at a yard sale last weekend. I cleaned off the stickers and painted it. I plan to give it to my grand daughter to use either for doll clothes or maybe art supplies--whatever she wants to put in it.
She has dropped major hints about wanting an American Girl doll, Julie--something only a grandmother who is well past the struggling young family stage could possibly provide, a grandmother who has, in the past, been known to be a fairly easy touch. Will it happen? Most likely.
I got a post card in the mail today from Circus Smirkus. I took Kristen when she was about four and I'm thinking that Dane is about ready for a trip to the circus this summer.
Isn't it interesting that I substituted for six days and I can spend the money earned at least twelve different ways? I do look forward to doing some fun things with the kids, though! And it is so true...when I'm done having all the fun I can stand, I can ship them back to their parents. What a great concept.

4 comments:

  1. That's a wonderful little chest and you did a great job painting it. For some reason I suspect an American Girl doll won't be far behind.

    A trip to the circus sounds like fun. Go teach some more so we can see what all you do with that money.

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  2. That chest is really cute. My granddaughters all had American Girl dolls, but I didn't buy any of them.....lol. I did buy a new hairdo for one of the dolls, though, in NYC. Can you believe they have a "salon" for the dolls?

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  3. I'm can't tell you how envious I am of you! I'd give anything to have a grandchild to spoil. The chest is adorable...just the right size for doll clothes!

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  4. it looks like a winking face!!!! Lovely!

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