Thursday, March 30, 2017

Julia's trio "Freedom"


Julia's new solo "Cry Witch"

Julia competed her new solo again last weekend. She's such an incredible performer. I'm so proud of her!!


Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Happy Birthday Gianna!

My baby is 12 today!! She brings so much joy to my life and makes me proud every single day. Gianna is such a hard worker at everything she does whether it be her school work or her dancing...whatever she does she puts 100% effort into it.


Today she came home from school with a pile of cards from her friends. Some gave her her favorite candy and one friend even gave her a big bag of her favorite Doritos. She said they decorated her locker too!  The handwritten messages from her friends were so sweet and thoughtful. Then when I dropped her off at dance today, all the girls ran outside yelling "Happy Birthday" and gave her big hugs. It made me cry! It fills my heart with joy knowing she is loved by so many.

Here are a few of those cards given to her today by her friends at school and dance...














and look what Julia posted on Instagram for her sister...


See how much she is loved? Oh I'm going to cry again...

Gianna requested a confetti cake with my homemade chocolate frosting and peppermint stick ice cream of course...



She actually picked out most of her birthday presents...like these bath bombs from Lush...


(but I surprised her with some Moroccan Oil Shampoo and Conditioner...)


and she also picked out a jacket and leggings from the Ivivva store.  This is her classic silly face that makes me laugh every time...


Happy Birthday to my funny, super smart, thoughtful, animal loving little girl. She will always be my baby...even at 12.

I love you Gianna Mae!!!


Monday, March 27, 2017

Gianna's Duo "Papa"


They were so gorgeous and couldn't have danced it any better!  I am so proud!! Choreography by my super talented sister!

ADA

This weekend was the girls first studio competition at ADA. It was probably one of the hardest competitions we've ever done with so much incredible talent.

All the middle school dance team girls wore their dance jackets to school on Friday...



Waiting for the doors to open 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning...bright and early and ready to go!



Julia's jazz "Ballroom Blast"


Julia's solo "Cry Witch"





Gianna & Victoria "Papa"



Gianna's "Pop Drop & Roll"




Gianna's "Proud Mary"



Gianna's "Dust of Life"


Production "Cops & Robbers"...Julia as a robber...


and Gianna as a Cop...


Julia's tap "Top Chef"


Julia's trio "Freedom"

 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Invite

Julia got asked to the 8th grad Grad Dance...



Sunday, March 12, 2017

Elite Performance Challenge

Julia competed her new solo "Cry Witch" for the first time last night and she did great for her first time out. There were 70 solos and she placed 5th overall! There were some beautiful dancers too so it was a very good competition. Julia won an Elite Platinum and the "Elite Concept Award". Yay for my sister who choreographed the routine! She sure does come up with incredible ideas.

Her solo is about the Salem Witch Trials thus the costume and "bible"...



Julia and her friend Livvy...


Julia and her talented Auntie...




 And these three silly girls came along for support...

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Nicholas' Confirmation

The Confirmation was really nice. Just a beautiful Mass and the Bishop was wonderful.






Nicholas with his Godfather and Sponsor Uncle Peter...



Nicholas with his Godmother Auntie Kimmy...


We are very proud of our boy. Time is passing so quickly and yet another new milestone has been achieved.