I grew up in New Hampshire and Easter was always one of my favorite times. I grew up with all brothers so going to church was usually when I dressed like an actual girl. I liked it.
Easter was extra special, we would attend Sunrise Service at someones house. It was near a lake or a pond. There was a chill in the air, the grass was wet, you could smell the grass, trees and flowers. My mother would dress me in a white hat, gloves and shoes. I would wear a flowery dress, which I know she hand made just for me.
When I was in school and had to wear clothes she made I hated it. I never appreciated what it took for her to make my dresses. I wanted store bought clothes. Today, I wish I could tell her that I think back to those Sunday dresses with happy memories.
I think how exhausted my Mom must have been by the end of the day. Thank you Mom for loving us so much!
What was your Easter like?
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