• Sponsor Love {discount Dance Supply}

    Sponsor Love {discount Dance Supply}

    Sending some love over to my amazing sponsor, Discount Dance Supply because they are having a crazy sale right now, and I'm about to do some stocking up in... Read more

    Posted on 18 February 2017 DIARIES
  • Swan Lake Diaries {snow Day Blues}

    Swan Lake Diaries {snow Blues}

    It has been nothing but snow up here in Maine... Within one week, there were four days of cancellations (and then two this week!). Winter is seemingly... Read more

    Posted on 16 February 2017 DIARIES
  • Snow Day


    Tuesdays are usually quite full. I'll work my internship from 9:00am-1:00pm before heading to rehearsal, where I work with my partner and director. Read more

    Posted on 07 February 2017 DIARIES
  • How to Fix a Cracked Toenail

    Cracked Toenail

    #dancerprobs... Recently I had a student come to me with the question,"What can I do to take care of a cracked toenail?" The poor thing had a split nail on her... Read more

    Posted on 07 February 2017 DIARIES
  • Photo Friday

    Photo Friday

    just a moment caught in time. no caption. no explanation. a snapshot of what's happening on this day, at this moment. share your moments with me, too Read more

    Posted on 03 February 2017 DIARIES
  • Diving


    Two weeks through the full-out rehearsal process...I'm going to try to not make all of my Swan Lake diaries so depressing, because there have already been so... Read more

    Posted on 31 January 2017 DIARIES
  • Instagram Roundup

    Instagram has been a huge source of inspiration for me, lately. Ballet is a visual art and Instagram is a very visual platform... What better place to find the... Read more

    Posted on 28 January 2017 DIARIES
  • Everything Changes

    Everything Changes

    Well, the cast list is on the wall and I can officially say that I will be dancing seven shows of Swan Lake as Odette/Odile with the Maine State Ballet. Read more

    Posted on 25 January 2017 DIARIES
  • i Think I'll Go to Boston

    Think I'll Boston

    I don't know how it's already a week later, but last weekend, Travis and I took a trip to Boston to watch a Frozen Fenway game (from a heated box suite with... Read more

    Posted on 23 January 2017 DIARIES
  • Dance Mom


    I had a very strange encounter at work last night. As a precursor to this story, I'll have to quickly explain something. When I teach, I typically don't wear a... Read more

    Posted on 17 January 2017 DIARIES
  • Recital Planning

    Recital Planning

    Another year, another recital on its way. This time I'm working on eight different numbers (excluding competition pieces). I thought I would share what I have i... Read more

    Posted on 13 January 2017 DIARIES
  • Entering Swan Lake

    Entering Swan Lake

    It's the morning after my first day of rehearsals, and let's just say I've been in better shape. There's a tightness in my lower back and a stiffness in my... Read more

    Posted on 11 January 2017 DIARIES
  • the Strangest Thing

    Strangest Thing

    I had the strangest thing happen to me this week. I've been going about my days as usual, and random people from all walks of my life have approached me or my... Read more

    Posted on 07 January 2017 DIARIES
  • First Class of 2017

    First Class 2017

    The holidays have come to an end and today brings us back into the studio.Maine State Ballet is gearing up for its annual "Tap Tap Jazz" performance, where... Read more

    Posted on 03 January 2017 DIARIES
  • Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas

    Wishing everyone a wonderful Christmas! Drink eggnog, hug your siblings, thank your parents, and remember that at the end of the day, this is what matters most. Read more

    Posted on 25 December 2016 DIARIES
  • Going Nutty

    Going Nutty

    Life is too short, guys. How does it go by so quickly? I'm not really sure where to even begin, it's been so long.I suppose Nutcracker is always a promising... Read more

    Posted on 22 December 2016 DIARIES
  • Thirty Day Blog Challenge {day 4}

    Thirty Blog Challenge {day

    day 4: discuss your views on religionNow, on this blog, I'm not sure this topic would be entirely relevant or if anyone out there would even care to listen to m... Read more

    Posted on 16 July 2016 DIARIES
  • Thirty Day Blog Challenge {day 3}

    Thirty Blog Challenge {day

    3. what are your pet peeves?Rapid fire, people:1. Sickled feet2. Society's version of the "ballet bun"3. This 4. Being stabbed by a hairpin5. When any of my... Read more

    Posted on 09 July 2016 DIARIES
  • Thirty Day Blog Challenge {day 2}

    Thirty Blog Challenge {day

    Thirty day blog challenge... Take 2!Let's pick up right where we left off...2. where would you like to be in ten years?Oh, what a pressing question. Read more

    Posted on 08 July 2016 DIARIES
  • Better Late Than Never?...

    Better Late Than Never?...

    I'm bad at this, I know. And there are no excuses. But nevertheless, here I am, so write-on I will.corporateLife has been nothing short of insane since... Read more

    Posted on 24 June 2016 DIARIES