Truthfully, I should have been more suspicious of the silence in the kitchen. In my defense, Ellie just recently established a little spot next to the heater under the bistro table in our breakfast nook as her reading spot. (Extra points if you can count all the prepositional phrases in that previous sentence.) So I assumed she was just reading away in there.
But then I came upon this scene.
Yes, that's powdered sugar.She was using the bag's obviously ineffectual clip as a dipping apparatus.Am I a bad mother for taking pictures of her (and therefore letting her eat a little more) before I cleaned her up? Maybe. But look at how cute she is. It's hard to resist such a great photo opportunity.