Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Ellie's Leprechaun Trap




Ellie built a Leprechaun trap last night and set it out in the hopes of catching one of the little critters.


This is what she woke up to this morning:




The note says:

Your ingenious trap almost caught me, little lass. You don't get my gold
but I did leave you a treat!
Better luck next year!

Phineas Greenbottom
(a leprechaun)


She didn't seem to mind at all that she wasn't able to catch a leprechaun. And don't worry, she won't be allowed to eat all those treats by herself! They'll go into the treat bucket for her to pick from when she's done practicing.


I haven't been able to get a very good picture of it, but poor Ethan has his first black eye (kind of). He was throwing a fit at Ellie's swimming lesson and ran away from us. He ran underneath a chalkboard that was on the pool deck and smacked his face, near his left eye, on part of the chalkboard. Getting taller stinks! (As if I would know...)

In this photo he also happens to have a cookie all over his face because distracting him with food is the only way I can get him to hold still long enough to take a picture.

2 comments:

  1. How creative are you?! :) One of our leprechauns went to work and the other drove kids to school. We are SO festive! ha ha!

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  2. Loved the trap! Poor Ethan, we've had plenty of shiners at our house and one Naughty button on the forhead.

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