Arden's first dance recital was last weekend. It was a half hour ballet and gymnastics class and they participate right along with all the other dancers in the annual recital. Arden's class' routine was to a song called "You Know What".
Here she is ready to go on stage for the first performance! We weren't allowed to take pictures or videos on stage and I had forgotten my camera for the dress rehearsal, so you'll just have to imagine the adorableness that was seven three-year-olds on stage and more or less dancing and tumbling.
We had a little picnic before the second performance. I don't regularly get Happy Meals or chocolate milk for her, but it made her happy and worked well that day.
After we got home, I did a little photo shoot to capture the prima ballerina in all her glory. I think I took about 150 pictures, of which at least 110 were of the top of her head because she kept looking down the whole time.
Luckily a plane flew overhead and then at last I could see her eyes.
What's left of her "half up, half down and curly" hairdo. I used tons of hairspray and a hotter iron than I really wanted and the curls were still hafhearted after the drive to the theatre.
We'll be signed up for classes again next year!