Halloween!

I cannot believe that Halloween 2017 has come and gone already!  We are 2 short days into November, which means that the Huge midwest Irish Dance Competition – the Oireachtas – are QUICKLY approaching!  Jaia did not qualify for solos since she moved up in dance levels too close to the qualifier deadline – but…

Thursday morning

This morning I’m enjoying school and breakfast out with this cutie – Yesterday was a busy day for me – so much so that I left the house at 8:15 AM and did not get back home until 4:30 – just in time to leave once again to take Jaia to dance. Jaia spent the…

costuming

After much discussion,  questioning, pleading and cajoling about the ideas *I* had for halloween costumes, Jaia finally settled on being the White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland – I had offered up a couple (ahem – better) ideas such as: Elizabeth Bennet (I have a pattern I’ve been dying to make!), Steampunk E. Bennet (yep), Steampunk girl/woman,…