A Recent After-Preschool Conversation:
Me: Hey, Natalie, how was preschool today?
Natalie: Good! We made you a present, but I'm not supposed to tell you what it is. It's a supwise.
Me: Oh, well don't tell me, okay?
Natalie (without skipping a beat): It's something what you hang on the tree.
Turns out it was several of "something what you hang on a tree," lovingly wrapped in a hand-stamped white lunch bag.
Just might be my favorite gifts of 2009! I hope she retains her talent at keeping secrets through her teen years....