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corn smile


hey emmy, do you like corn?


oh yeaaaaah. you get a corn smile* for that

other recent emmy sightings...
- acting out the song "if you're happy and you know it..."
- dancing the hokey pokey
- walking like an ajumma (no joke!)
- figuring out the difference between "dog" and "puppy"
- wearing her backpack all by herself
- getting ready for her first dance class on friday... leotard and ballet slippers, oh yeah!


later dudes... i'm outtie


*yes, we call it her "corn smile" - who needs to say "cheese" for the camera when you've got corn? mmmm...

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11 Responses to “corn smile”

  1. # Anonymous Mama Nabi

    I wonder if Emmy's ajumma walk is similar to LN's "funny walk" where she sticks out her tummy and sort of waddles while somehow looking defiant.

    I LOVE the corn smile! That's the cutest smile I've seen all day!  

  2. # Anonymous carol

    Does she wear socks with clogs or sandals that slap-slap the bottom of her feet as she walks?  

  3. # Blogger Rachel

    I really like the last picture, where she has her backpack *and* a purse. Too cute! I'd love to see that ajumma walk.  

  4. # Blogger kim

    Carol, reading your comment made me bust out laughing! I'll have to look into getting her a pair of old lady black sandals and "matching" white athletic ankle socks. So hip!

    And ladies, the proper ajumma walk is as follows:
    1. Hold hands behind waist
    2. Bend over a bit
    3. Shuffle away slowly
    The funniest thing is that she looks so PROUD to be doing it! LOL  

  5. # Anonymous Superha

    emmy will be so cute in her ballet outfit! :)  

  6. # Blogger Angela

    What a little cutie, love the photo with the corn!  

  7. # Anonymous carol

    I keep coming back for the corn smile :-)  

  8. # Blogger halfmama

    Oh good, glad you explained the ajumma walk—it's exactly what I pictured in my head. Although Carol's question and MN's 'looking defiant' made me laugh!

    Emmy's corn smile: best. smile. ever.

    Love her getup too—she's so fashionable and ready to go. School? Or shopping? I can't figure out which! :)  

  9. # Blogger kim

    Seriously! That girl LOVES to dress-up... and she picks all of her ensembles by herself. She'll be quite the fashionista one day. Latest fad: cute hats. And um, oven mitts.  

  10. # Blogger Snickollet

    I can't get over all the cuteness. I hope we get to see pictures of the ballet outfit.  

  11. # Blogger halfmama

    OVEN MITTS!! Now that's hysterical. Please get a picture up of that!  

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