You know how the old saying goes, while Dad's away the mice will...wear outfits to church that he doesn't like (even though Mommy thought he looked adorable).
No! That's not how it goes. Is it while Dad's away the mice will...do home repairs. Ellie found this paint brush in the hall closet and went nuts painting everything she could reach.
I believe the real saying is while Dad's away the mice will play. And that's exactly what these little mice have been doing.