Nutcracker Suite Ballet Themed Christmas Tree

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    After I shared my daughter's Nutcracker-themed Christmas tree in my holiday home tour, I had several requests for more close up photos of the ornaments that we've used to decorate it, so today I thought I'd share those with you. Most of these are from various Nutcracker … [Read more...]

Simply on Sunday

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Photo credit: Teri Blades Happy Sunday, friends.  Today I thought I'd write a quick post and catch you up on life in the MCC House, as I've been a bit off the radar lately. First off, last weekend I took a quick trip to Kansas to see my hubby.  He's doing well, although it's a sacrifice to be … [Read more...]

Simply on Sunday

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Happy Sunday, everyone! School may be out for the summer, but our ballerinas are about to start a busy tech week as they prepare for two performances with the Winston-Salem Festival Ballet (join us if you're local; tickets are here).  This pack of girls spends hours together dancing and driving … [Read more...]

A Ballerina Birthday Party

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**Our current giveaway ends today; be sure to enter at the end of this post** I've had these pictures from my daughter's birthday celebration tucked away to share since before the holidays. I had decided to keep it simple this year, my intention was specifically that this party was NOT going to be … [Read more...]

Post-Nutcracker Soup and Sweets Party

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  We finished up another successful Nutcracker season yesterday and thought it would be fun to celebrate that milestone with friends last night.  Once all of the rehearsals and performances are finished, I feel like I can finally concentrate on Christmas--and yes, I still have some shopping … [Read more...]

Vinyl Project: Monogrammed Ballet Booties

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I'm sharing a super-easy and fast project today; as you know I'm hard at work on my garage entry/pantry/mudroom project and that's taking most of my DIY time right now. But THIS project is further proof (as if we needed any) that you really can monogram anything! I think I've mentioned that my … [Read more...]

Ballet and Vacation

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This is the last week in our house before the packers arrive next Monday.  I'm spending it re-hanging the original light fixtures that were here when we moved in (I only leave mine behind when we've sold a house and the new buyers want them to convey), pulling things off of the walls and spackling … [Read more...]

{Another!} DIY Ballet Barre For My Little Ballerina

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One of our most popular posts is my tutorial on a make your own / DIY ballet barre--it brings us lots of search engine traffic.  My daughter has loved having a barre in her room, and it was an easy and inexpensive project.  However, she asked me to make a few modifications when we moved, so I built … [Read more...]

DIY Ballet Barre for My Tiny Dancer–Tutorial

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My nine-year-old loves to dance, and she's been asking for a ballet barre in her room ever since we visited her cousin in South Carolina.  Katie has an entire wall of mirrors and a barre  Of course, she is a serious dancer (8+ hours a day and a special high school for the performing arts!), but the … [Read more...]

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