Welcome to the world of competitive figure skating

Alex had her first solo figure skating competition this weekend. She competed last season on a synchronized skating team but this is a completely different league. The new competition skate dress. I spent hours gluing the jewels on this dress. I thought it was pretty good, but seeing on the ice, I think there isn't... Continue Reading →

A quick photoshoot

I had to take pictures last week of our Skate Club's Synchro Masters Team exhibition. The team is competing at Nationals. The photos are for the newsletter I design as part of my mandatory volunteer hours for the skate club. Alex is a member, but I have to do all the volunteer hours...It's not all... Continue Reading →

December Daily | Day 20

Alex started her big day out by vomiting up her dinner from the night before. It's a big day because she has her holiday skate exhibition at the rink; this is not the way to start the day! Good news is she wasn't running a fever. I went to work and then left early to... Continue Reading →

December Daily | Day 9

What a busy day! I took the day off to do a little Christmas shopping with hubby. We went to the mall. We even had lunch together. It was so nice to be at the mall and not have to worry about where the kids are, or not to get half way across the mall... Continue Reading →

Today at the Rink…

Today was Alex's first day at the rink with her new coach. To say she was nervous would be an understatement. I think it was the intimidation factor. She has never skated on a Freestyle ice session or had a skating coach (other than the synchro team coach). They are getting used to each other;... Continue Reading →

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