Friday, August 17, 2012

Beginning Ballet…

On Monday, AB will go to her first ballet class. I am beside myself.

But not nearly as excited as she is about “dance class!”DSC_0244

A few Friday’s back, Mom & I took the girls out to lunch and shopping for all of her dance class essentials. We made a day of it!DSC_0228

We hit Arabesque which is a little dancers dream…DSC_0253

so many tutus and leotards! :) 

We had her fitted for her ballet slippers first. DSC_0249

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Then, we got her tap shoes! DSC_0260

She was so excited! (We all were) :)

After Arabesque, we went to Target and we found LEG WARMERS!!! AB had to try them on at Great-Granny’s when we stopped to show Granny all of her dance stuff. DSC_0269

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Showing Great-Granny how her tap shoes sound

She’s had to try on her “dance cwothes” at least a half dozen times since we got them and has pulled them all out to show anyone who’s been over at our house! :)

We’ve been practicing our ballerina buns this week– I even watched a tutorial on the “sock bun” and we tried it… it might be a little too big for AB for now. (It looks like I have put fake hair on her! ha)

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Grandma got her the ballerina nightgown, and AB’s worn it every night this week since getting it in the mail on Tuesday! 

We are all so excited for Monday!

DSC_0252 I can’t wait to see our little ballerina twirling and tapping! 

~amw~

5 comments:

Arielle said...

Omgosh so exciting and adorable!! :))

Tania said...

You have a cute ballerina. She is going to have so much fun. I loved my ballet and tap classes when I was a little girl.

Kellee Whitehurst said...

i am really not sure how much more my heart can take..... adorable!!!! when do Annabelle and I get to sign up for our hip-hop classes..... i'm just sayin' :)

Immeasurably More Mama said...

What a milestone for your sweet girl! The ballet bun is big but ADORABLE! Can't wait to see pics from her first lesson. :)

Surrounded-By-Boys said...

Oh my word. She is hardly old enough to be in ballet !! I'm getting OLD !!!! Love it though--such a cute dumpling!!!