Ellie invited her "friends since heaven" cousin with her to the Nutcracker this year.
Just like last year, they had a VIP pass to the backstage to sit in Clara's sleigh.
They also danced away with Clara on the big stage. Clara was performed by the one and only highly talented Morgan. She was an excellent Clara. So excellent, that I convinced her to come be Clara in our version of the Nutcracker. She said yes, because she loves
me to dance.
Mia was so proud of her sister! Maybe it will be her up on stage next year.
The rose Ellie is holding was from Morgan, she brought her a flower and a treat. She felt so special! Morgan did an amazing job dancing with DeShawn...it was beautiful. I wish I had taken pictures of Morgan on the stage, and Ellie on the stage for that matter, but I was doing the music. It only took the first two shows to work out the music kinks, and the third show was flawless. :-) Ellie wanted to keep one of the giant Nutcrackers... she thought it actually cracked nuts.
The solider and the Candy Cane... they came from rivaling tap classes, and were unlikely friends, but somehow their love of dancing brought them together. Just kidding.They are buddies...
this post. We could eat Thai food and visit for hours, and now that the Nutcracker is over, we might just get a chance. For a second you thought I had a super long arm huh? It's not my arm- neither is the one that looks like it really is mine. :-) That is my default "pose" arm... I need a new one- this one dates back to my years on the Drill Team. It's time to retire it. seriously...it's gotta go. The good news is