As promised....here are the Winter Fairy Queen and Mario just as they were stepping out the door to the Fall Festival at both of their schools.
GK has had this thrift store find costume for 3 years. It is one of many in her closet that haven't been worn yet, off the showroom floor, so to speak. And we tried it on in August and then left it alone. Well about 20 minutes before they were ready to leave. Ms. Thang tells me that she has changed her mind about being the Winter Fairy Queen and thinks she will be a gypsy because she can't breath in the costume. Since I knew this was the last time she would be able to wear the red and white costume, I asked to see it on her and then realized that she has grown so much in the last two months, that the straps were strangling her body. She desperately needed new straps......and she needed them, yesterday sports fans.
I hadn't realized how much like her mother she is, until I was in a crunch to create something out of nothing and do it now. I can't tell you how many times we have danced this dance before.
Yep, the nutz don't fall too far from the tree here at Casa de Cuckoo.