Thursday, January 26, 2012

Dinner Surprise

My kids are generally not big helpers around the house.  When I ask them to do something I usually get groans and sighs.  Tonight I was in the middle of making spaghetti when Sierra asked if she could set the table.  "Sure," I said, without even looking around.  She asked me a few times what should go on the table and I told her the usual.  "Plates, forks and water bottles."  At one point I finally turned around and saw Sierra's table.  It made me smile.
There were place mats, a full set of silverware and some fake flowers she grabbed from the bathroom.  Reanne added a sign on the flowers that said thanks for coming, as well as fortunes for each of our plates.  Spaghetti tasted a lot better than usual tonight.


Lori said...

Oh what a nice surprise. You beautiful daughters are so sweet and thoughtful. :)
(BTW, my house has 3 rooms, one we have set up as an office/ craft room)

Lynette Mills said...

That was thoughtful... see, your good mothering is paying off!

Brett and Collette Merrill said...

That is so cute! I love the note on the flowers!

jamie hixon said...

That is so sweet and cute! Asher is such a picky eater... I've started letting him "help" me prepare the food, and he will actually try it. Kids are amazing.

T-Ray said...

How cute is that? I love the things kids come up with.

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