"Mommy" giggled Thing 2, "come downstairs and see Thing 1-she looks so funny!"
"What is she wearing?" I asked, naively assuming they were talking about some new and exciting dress-up adventure as usual.
"I am not telling you-I want it to be a surprise!" Thing 2 said, through mischievous laughter, and pranced off downstairs.
I finished putting my laundry away and headed down to see my funny little princess, or maybe a cowgirl, or even a little wee tiny bride.
This is what met me downstairs:
(note the proud big sister looking on)
It has been a long summer.