Sweet Sugar Plums

13 Jan

Missy has been doing ballet for a little while now. She loved the summer ballet program, so we put her in the regular class this year. She LOVES it. Last month she had her first winter performance. She and her classmates got to be little sugar plum fairies. They were adorable. ImageMissy really enjoyed the mirrors and ballet bars that are in the larger ballet studio that is in the community center where they had their performance. It was a bit crazy in that room with 30+ 3-12 year olds and only one young adult volunteer. Some of the older girls decided to round the little girls up and do some stretches and little dancer floor work. It was quite a success as many of the little ones were quite keen to join in with all of their friends.

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Everyone did such a good job!

01400de7d7ae7ba1c1b7f43c5c8ea2e62d76f08d76Penny had a great time watching all of the dancing and  loved seeing her big sister on the stage. She was so proud of her. I love that the too of them are already so close. I hope that continues as they get older.

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I just had to get an arial of her hair. I love how it turned out. SO CUTE!

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I think Missy’s favorite part of the performance was the fact that she was allowed to wear a little bit of make up. For weeks afterwards she was trying to get me to let her wear it again. She kept saying, “but Mama! I’m a grown up now!”

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Nice to know that the ballet hasn’t taken her goofy edge off. Ha Ha

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My Little Ballerina

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4 Responses to “Sweet Sugar Plums”

  1. franciscangypsy January 13, 2014 at 8:35 pm #

    Oh, Meg, both girls are adorable in the pictures. It must have been something special to watch Missy perform. 🙂

    • Meg January 14, 2014 at 2:31 am #

      Yeah. It was so great. The song was about growing up to be the Sugar Plum Fairy someday, and the girls all did such a great job. 🙂

  2. Jess Fanaro January 13, 2014 at 9:01 pm #

    Missy is so cute! Did you make the flowers for her hair?

    • Meg January 13, 2014 at 11:34 pm #

      No, I actually got them at Gymboree. You could totally make them though.

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