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June 17, 2010 @ 6:19 pm | Filed under: ,

Rilla, who is four years old now, pointed to the garland (made by Lesley) that hangs between our living room and kitchen. “I can read that,” she announced matter-of-factly.

“It says, ‘Please—be—on—this—house.'”

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  1. feebeeglee says:

    Oh, four year olds. She and Trixie are peas in a pod.

  2. tanita says:

    Early messages to St. Nicholas from girls who are surely being very good?

  3. Sue says:

    LOL! She’s adorable. I hope she knows that.

  4. Penny in VT says:

    Too cute. St. Nick was the first thing i thought of too. 🙂

  5. Mary Ellen Barrett says:


  6. RecollectedStephanie says:

    Well, technically she DID read it. She just didn’t read the letters. Good job, Rilla!

  7. Katy says:

    So cute!

    Every day when I drive my kindergartner to school, we pass the Foster Memorial Church. A few weeks ago a little voice piped up in the backseat: “Mama, I have been meaning to ask you…what is Frosted Memorial Crunch?” (we have decided it is our new holy breakfast cereal 🙂

  8. mary says:

    VERY cute.

  9. Lesley Austin says:

    This is *very* sweet, Lissa and makes me *very* happy to have been a part of…I wonder if that could be a new garland sentiment? If I were making them anymore, that is!

  10. Melissa Wiley says:

    Lesley, you are a part of many stories around here, because there are Small Meadow things all over the house. 🙂

    Katy, Frosted Memorial Crunch! I love it! Too funny.

  11. Karen Edmisten says:

    We have that same garland here. 🙂 I’ll have to tell my girls about Rilla’s translation ….