Yesterday my daughter wore her black leotard and a red tutu to her dance class for Valentine's Day. The ribbon on the tutu has hearts on it. She looked adorable and was in a good mood after class. When she came home she laid this one on me.
"Hey Mom, how about if I be cupid for Valentine's Day?"
She picks up her Merida (from Brave) bow and arrow set that her Grammy gave her for Christmas. "I'll dress up like Cupid and go around the neighborhood and give out treats!"
"Umm, mini, do you know how Cupid dresses?" (said in my Chandler Bing voice)
Mini laughs. "Yep, in underwear."
"So, you're gonna go around the neighborhood dressed just in your underwear in the name of love?"
Mini laughs more and says,"Yeah!" Like it's the best idea in the world.
And speaking of my favorite little wing man...wing girl, that is, who is most into Valentine's Day. Mini was very excited about the thought of Daddy buying me the works, so we discussed the things I'd like to have and she said she would tell Daddy. But she forgot. So with the pending snow, I had mini call and leave a message for Mr. ATP yesterday morning at his office while he was on his way in.
I coached her a bit and she was doing really well remembering telling Daddy that she thought Mom would like to have white, pink, and dyed red daisies this year with glitter on them so they sparkle like Edward. She was doing great on her own until I encouraged her to say that he might want to look into ordering those today because of the upcoming storm. She ended with an "Okay, Daddy? So I'll see you later." And I threw in an "I love you" for her to end with to which she replied, "I love you, too!"
Then I cracked up laughing and so did mini.
Bottom line. If you are going to use your child as your wing man, expect a comedic element to the exchange.
Sweet Mr. ATP did come home last night with a modest bouquet of daisies in varying colors red, pink, white, and lavender with sparkles on them and he had stopped at the Red Box and rented the movie, "Austenland" for me. I had thought this movie was going to be out in theaters early this year, but I guess it went straight to DVD. It was a very cute movie--a bit dragging in the middle--but the end was very rewarding in a fanfiction-twist kind of way! Highly recommend it to you gals if you are looking for something to watch while snowed in today! (The ad before this trailer had a little Rob in it!)
As for mini, she exclaimed how pretty the flowers were and then requested that she would like Daddy to buy her red roses. o.O Give a mini a cookie, and she'll ask for a Venetian dessert table.
Happy Valentine's Day!
And may the odds be ever in your favor
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Missed being here! Miss you guys!