As always, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields is our lovely hostess for the Friday Fictioneers challenge.
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Rochelle’s picture choice is courtesy of Jennifer Pendergast.
Ida carried the tray of gingerbread into the dining room. It was the first time she’d made the family figures herself and decorated them by name.
Carrie’s bottom lip began to quiver.
‘What is it honey?’
‘I don’t want to eat me,’ she said as a big tear snaked down her six year old cheek.
‘I heard you in the kitchen. Even Spot and Whiskers are there, and I don’t want to eat them either!’
She started to sob.
‘Oh sweetheart, the biscuits aren’t us. I made them for us, there’s a difference.’
‘Yes, love, really.’