You’re my anchor

Outfit Details:
Dress – Target
Cardigan – Modcloth (Cabin Fever Sale)
Heels – Jessica Simpson Collection
Anchor Necklace – Gift from the 8th Grade Ballet Dancers
Roses – Gift from the 8th Grade Ballet Dancers

The ballet is over. It feels so insane to think that for the last three months, we have been working so hard, working each weekend, and the show is done. The 8th Grade Girls really surprised me on opening night. They always do a speech on opening night to thank the various teachers that have helped them for the ballet. I usually stay backstage on headset during this, so I can call the cues. Well, this time, the girls asked for me to come out on stage (after they’d thanked the ballet teachers), and presented me with this gorgeous bouquet of roses, and a small tiffany’s box, inside sat this cute little anchor necklace. I was so floored, I was speechless. I am going to post the ballet photos, at least a few of them, to share one of my lighting designs with you. 
I hope all of you had a great weekend!! Happy Monday!

About Kirstin Marie

Hi, I'm Kirstin (pronounced - Keer-stin)! Shoe crazed, animal lovin', vintage addict, and I love dressing up. I live in the moment, and thrive on change & challenges. Contributor to Lucky Magazine & The Curvy Fashionista. Stylist | Plus Size Fashion & Style Blogger | Events Coordinator | Lighting Designer.
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20 Responses to You’re my anchor

  1. Mode Plus says:

    That’s such a sweet gesture. Makes your heart melt and go even harder for the students, don’t you think? You look amazing in this ensemble and may I say: I WANT YOUR SHOES BAD! Have a great monday too 🙂

  2. Yvonne says:

    I love your spring dress! Those shoes are great – remind me of Jeffrey Campbells. You must be working with some great kids and how nice of them to recognize you. You have very pretty skin.
    Yes – I used to have to lug around monitors and desktops and crawl under desks. Not anymore! Thank goodness!

  3. Betty Ray says:

    What a heartwarming gesture to read about. That necklace is too cute. And you are glowing today in your red dress. You can tell you are a happy lady today! 🙂

  4. M.J says:

    Aww that is so sweet! Things like that make the craziness all worth it!

    That color looks great on you and the shoes are amazing!!

    Have an awesome Monday!

  5. aw sweetheart, look at you! so pretty 🙂 <3 You look wonderful in coral, and I adore your shoes. Hugs!!

    x Anika

  6. Chrissy says:

    How sweet!
    You look gorgeous!
    Happy Monday! xxx

  7. CAITLIN says:

    aww that’s adorable! i would have cried like crazy 🙂 that dress is so lovely! for some reason i really adore folk-y florals on red fabric lately.

  8. sounds like it was a great ballet, and what a beautiful bouquet you received.

    and i think those jessica simpson heels are stunning on you kirstin!

  9. Annebeth says:

    I love this unlikely colorcombination, warm and fun! 🙂
    and your story is so sweet!

    thanks for your comment!

  10. Ellie says:

    I love those Jessica Simpson shoes! This is such a great outfit! I love your blog doll, definitely following 🙂

  11. Aww! Isn’t it nice to know that you’re appreciated? I really like anchors… I worked at a pub called the Anchor and my life changed there…

  12. Kara says:

    Wow, I can’t believe that dress is from target.. so cute! And I love your shoes (dying of jealousy).

    That’s crazy that you grew up in springs.. first blogger ever to have been so close to me. where did you go to school?

  13. What a beautiful dress! The colours are so bright and vibrant and it fits you perfect!

  14. GretchTM says:

    What an adorable outfit. You look so lovely! The colors are great!

  15. Kristy Elena says:

    awww!!! that’s so cute, i didn’t know you worked with 8th grade girls doing lighting for their ballet shows! how lovely, and the roses they got you are beautiful. love your outfit, very Spring!

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  16. Sanja says:

    Omg that is so sweet of those girls they must really appreciate you a lot! I love your dress!

    Love, Sanja

  17. Della says:

    Awww, that is so sweet! Little girls are the best. And they have such great taste!

    I can’t wait to see one of your designs!

  18. ming siew says:

    i spot a pair of amazing shoes! aweosme outfit!

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