Girl Talk

All Ella

In bed, waiting for Bart to come home from a late school meeting
Ella: [tearfully] It’s just hard to be a kid.

Holding a jump rope and trying to convince Ani to hold the other end and act like a dog (apparently named “Jeffy”)
Ella: Come on, Jeffy. Be a good doggy. Do what I tell you.
Ani collapses on the floor and won’t move.
Ella: Well, then, I just won’t be your owner ANY MORE.

Out of nowhere
Ella: I hope they have food in prison.
Janssen: . . . .
Ella: So I don’t starve.

Explaining to Ella that Bart’s step-dad was married before and that his first wife died.
Ella: Did she have grandkids?
Janssen: No, she was pretty young.
Ella: Like four or five?
Janssen: No, I think she was probably about 35.
Ella: That is NOT young. Did you mean to say she was pretty old?

Ella: Come upstairs, Ani. Let’s go change your reeky reeky bum.

After braiding Ella’s hair into two little pigtail braids
Ella: [bursting into tears] I’m so worried no one will recognize me like this.

Ella: From now on, I want you to call us the names from Frozen.
Janssen: Okay, Elsa, your clothes are sitting right there. Why don’t you go get dressed?
Ella: Actually, your ship has already sunk and you are drowned.

Getting out of the bathtub, Ella trips on her towel and smacks her face on the wall
Ella: [crying] I just would have really preferred not to have done that.

P.S. More Ella hilarity here

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  • Reply Brenda D Priddy May 26, 2014 at 11:32 am

    She's so funny!

  • Reply Paige Flamm May 26, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    Aside from the fact that I continue to think she is absolutely hilarious… that cupcake looks so delicious!


  • Reply Karen May 26, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    Delightful as usual, though I am sorry she fell getting out of the bathtub. We borrowed Frozen and hope to watch it this evening, so we can see who Ella and Ani resemble. Glad to here Ella and Taggart are getting along well, I understand they both act as though they have been starved for conversation. Wish I were there to hear. Love to all.

  • Reply jeffily May 26, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    Ha.. love the dog named "Jeffy!" I will have to use that as a nickname for my husband as his name is Jeff!

  • Reply Becca May 26, 2014 at 4:22 pm

    Ha! The Frozen comment just about killed me. What a kid. 🙂

  • Reply Jessica May 26, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    Haaa. I love the Frozen one.

  • Reply Denise Z. May 26, 2014 at 9:09 pm

    After one of possibly the most stressful weeks of my life, I find myself literally laughing out loud at some of her comments! Thanks for sharing, made my day! (And HOW do you keep a straight face?!?)

  • Reply Lauren May 26, 2014 at 11:14 pm

    Oh my goodness! The prison food and frozen comments were my favorite. I love a good bit of toddler hilarity. Thanks for making me laugh out loud!

  • Reply Kimberly F. May 27, 2014 at 3:19 am

    Little kids always say things you'd think serial killers may say too. I bet your kid will grow up nice and sweet though…

  • Reply Mary May 27, 2014 at 6:33 am

    I'm in agreement with everyone else, she's a hilarious kid but the Frozen one got me. Too too funny!

  • Reply Melissa May 27, 2014 at 2:04 pm

    Obviously the Frozen one is good, but being worried that no one would recognize her with pigtails got me. The tears! What is it about the drama in the life of a 3 year old girl?

  • Reply Kristen May 27, 2014 at 6:20 pm

    Those eyes! They're gorgeous!

  • Reply Lexilooo May 27, 2014 at 9:17 pm

    I'm sorry, but that last one cracked me up!

  • Reply kim May 28, 2014 at 3:08 am

    Gah so hilarious. I love the braid story.

  • Reply kim May 28, 2014 at 3:09 am

    Gah so hilarious. I love the braid story.

  • Reply Jenae May 28, 2014 at 3:43 pm

    This is just my favorite thing that you do.

  • Reply runtspickins May 28, 2014 at 6:15 pm

    OH MY GOSH that last one. HAHAHA!!! And the whole "reeky reeky bum". She is just so darn funny.

    Runt aka Ella's biggest fan
    (If responding, please email or comment a blog post of mine.)

  • Reply JoLee May 28, 2014 at 7:09 pm

    My favorite post! This made my day. I find the comment about no one recognizing her to be particularly hilarious, for some reason.

  • Reply Camels & Chocolate June 1, 2014 at 3:25 am

    This is too adorable–I love your spunky girl!

  • Reply Meghan June 2, 2014 at 3:38 am

    She is looking so old (like even from oct)……. it must be because she's another year older soon.

  • Reply Stephanie Lee June 2, 2014 at 5:35 am

    You know these are my favorite posts. The braid thing. And the frozen thing. Too funny!

  • Reply Sophi at Simply {Sophi}sticated Blog June 3, 2014 at 11:58 pm

    oh my gosh. i laughed so hard! she is too cute!

  • Reply Vanessa • Little Gold Pixel June 14, 2014 at 6:10 am

    The Frozen one — touche, Ella!

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