I’m sharing this little present I gave my now 4-yr old niece Gabby when I visited for her first dance recital last October. I was so happy to be able to visit (thanks to my DMIL and sister who paid for my plane ticket!) I wanted to give her a special little gift to commemorate attending her dance classes and her first recital. I naturally had to use my Trick or Sweet II set by Taylored Expressions with cuppie in a tutu! I wanted to share a sweet photo of Gabby in her tutu, but I don’t have the original picture (it’s uploaded in costco.com and can’t retrieve it –ugh)! Believe me when I say Gabby is ADORABLE in a tutu!
Here is a close up of the box (it’s a nugget box) and the cute little pink tutu bracelet I gave her. I used justrite stamps to personalize the tag and put some stardust stickles on cuppie’s tutu!
Here is a picture of us right after her recital; she did such a great job during the WHOLE song – she was right on with all her moves, and never skipped a beat! In fact, I may be a little biased but I have to admit she did better than all the other little girls – some froze and didn’t do much dancing at all! She made us ALL proud…afterward, we had a pizza party at Round Table pizza which is where she wanted to go) and then went back to the house for some yummy cake!!
…and while I am thinking of my trip, I want to share with you a cute picture of me reading to Gabby and her little brother Joey – it took him overnight to warm up to me since he hadn’t seen me 6 months and he was only a year old. I had such a wonderful, blessed time during this last visit – all the trips are special but tend to get better and better, I guess it’s because the kids are getting older and we always have so much fun – I know they enjoy the one on one time I have with them. I try to give my sister & bil a break and do as much as I can to help them out like feed them, get them dressed, etc. I miss them so much and think about them every day; try to talk to them at least once a week although sometimes a few weeks may pass in between calls, I hope they know their auntie Donna and Nino John who live in Texas love them so much!
Thanks for stopping by today; sorry it’s been SO long in between posts! We are gearing up for a BUSY month getting so close to the house being completed, we have a close date of August 31st- Yikes! So the posts may be few and far between while we get a handle on things and of course there will be some time until we get settled once we do move and I get my craft room set up. Check out the house blog if you’d like an update!