1.24.2019

gracie says, vol. 7



Me: "What time is it?"
G: "Fifty five seven."
(For the record, I don't remember why I asked her what time it is. She can't tell time yet.)

My mom, looking out the window: "Wow! Gracie, look! A squirrel!"
Gracie, underwhelmed: "Grammy, haven't you ever seen a squirrel before?"

While visiting my parents, I'm getting Gracie up from her nap when my mom runs in the room talking about a guy who won't stop spinning donuts in his car in front of the house.
My mom: "He keeps spinning donuts in his car! He won't go away."
Gracie: "DONUTS?!"
Me: "Not real donuts. Spinning donuts means driving your car in circles really fast. He's not being very nice to do this right now."
Gracie: "But it was so nice of him to bring us donuts!"

G: "What song is this?"
Me: "I Feel the Earth Move by Carole King."
G: "It's by a king??"
Me: "No, that's just her name. She's not a real king."
G: "Wow! Does she live in a castle?"
Me: "Gracie, she's not a king."
G: "I wish I could be a king too!"

After G says something in her made up language
Me: "You have a great imagination, G. Don't ever lose it."
G: "Oh! Too late! I lost it! Oh no! Wait. There it is. There's my imagination. *pretends to eat* I ate it so it went to my tummy and I won't lose it there."

G: "Look at me crab walk, mama!"
Me: "Where did you learn how to do that?"
G: "Oh, when I was a crab."

G: "What are you doing, Bob the Tomato,  I mean mama?"

I walked into the bathroom one day to find the toilet paper mostly unwound and strung all around the bathroom.
Me: "So, what happened here?"
G, looking surprised: "I guess the toilet paper wanted to have a parade!"

G: "Are we there yet?"
Me: "No, we're still driving."
G: "You're not driving! Daddy's driving, you're not, and I'm perfect."

G: "Apples starts with the letter A. Orange starts with the letter O. And F starts with blueberries."

Gracie, who still doesn't understand that dollars is not a measure of time, talking about our cat sitting on the window sill: "She's still there! She's been sitting there for a thousand dollars."

G: "I want to watch Paw Patrol!"
Me: "You're not going to watch Paw Patrol later unless you start listening."
G: "Fine, I'll just go to Minnie Mouse's house. She'll let me watch Paw Patrol."


The sass is real in our house.

8 comments:

  1. I mean, it's pretty hard to tell Bob the Tomato and Mom apart, right? I get it. Or not. But kids are fun.
    My favorites are "Haven't you ever seen a squirrel before?" and "When I was a crab."

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  2. I mix up Bob the Tomato with my mom all the time, too. Hahaha.
    I love her toilet paper excuse. She's quick. And maybe donut guy wouldn't have been so bad if he HAD brought you guys some donuts! Lol
    I love her sass. It's definitely strong, though ;)

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  3. Never a dull moment <3 love her!

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  4. I never tire of these... Bob. haha... Because you do look so much like a tomato :) haha
    My dogs like to take our toilet paper on a parade too ... hmph
    The "have you ever seen a squirrel before?" totally cracked me up.
    Please keep these coming!!!!

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  5. This is fantastic. Parker is starting to say the darndest things and it's hilarious.

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  6. These are just the best. SHE is the best. I read the squirrel one to Isaiah and he laughed so hard, too.

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  7. "I'm perfect"!!! I love her. Annabelle mixes up time, money and measurements and it always makes me laugh. "She was, like, thirty seconds tall."

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  8. "F starts with blueberries" is my favorite.

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