Playhouse

This week my dad and I embarked on a BIG father/daughter project. We are building my 4 year old a playhouse!

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Look at the craftsmanship on that! This coming from a girl who has never really used a power tool correctly. I’m learning a lot from my dad and it’s actually quite a bit of fun. So if anyone wants to go buy me that well deserved tool belt now, I’d be honored!

While talking to my daughter, I asked her what she MUST have in her playhouse. This kid has some really big dreams and here are her top 5!

1. A Nice Couch

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This isn’t an unreasonable request. You need to sit down somewhere, right? Let’s just hope we can fit one in the door opening when it gets to that point.

2. A Skylight

My own house doesn’t even have a skylight, but this kid insists on getting one. Two words: Not Happening! She’ll be lucky with my first time construction if the house stands for more than a week. Asking for a skylight is just asking for complications.

3. A Toilet

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Come on, really child, a toilet in your playhouse? Although I can understand her reasoning behind it (we have a bathroom in our house), I’m not running plumbing to a playhouse. I don’t even know how I would accomplish this!

4. A Fireplace

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Well well, little miss fancy pants. Why don’t we just line the walls with gold? I told her that I have never seen a playhouse with a fireplace. Her response, “I can be the first.” Keep on dreaming kid!

5. Cable TV

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My husband and I both laughed when she told us this. Sure, I’ll just call up DirecTV and get another box, run electricity out there for ya and you’ll be all set! I guess I should ask if she wants to upgrade our service to include all the movie channels.

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