Miss A discovered the waving of the palms on Sunday while wearing one of her Easter dresses.
No, I didn’t make the dresses. I didn’t even call on my mom the seamstress.
I ordered two of two different dresses on Etsy. Sewing ladies love me. I am sucker. I don’t sew because…I never listened to my mother when it came time for sewing lessons. So today because of my stubbornness, I pay for sewing…unless of course my mom is sewing. Then I just give her lots of hugs and thank you’s.
But back to the palms.
On Palm Sunday in Christian churches, it is a ritual and tradition to wave the palms, symbolizing welcoming Jesus’s return to Jerusalem on a donkey in the last days of His life. Our girls waved the palms on Sunday in church with other young kids and returned home with a few to continue waving.
Palm waving is serious business the girls learned and pretty dresses make it that much more fun.
This is a close up of Easter Dress #1. The damask print with the pink smocked bunnies are adorable. I’ll share Easter Dress #2 post Easter Sunday.
Aside from palm waving and bunny smocked Easter dresses, another Easter tradition I am looking forward to eating later this week is my Grandma Nola’s Hot Cross Buns. I had plotted and planned to bake my own batch this past weekend but ran out of time which really means that I actually bought all ingredients and then opted for a nap. I had aspirations to link up today with my Two Maids A Milking friends for their baking link up. Instead, my mouth is still watering at the Hot Cross Buns recipe and all the recipes shared on Two Maids A Milking.
What are your Easter traditions you are honoring or celebrating this week?
Prairie Mother says
I love ETSY! I could spend WAY too much $ there. Cute dresses. My mom used to smock when I was really young, hmmm..I wonder if she still has her smocking machine. I’ll have to give her a call. Thanks for jogging my memory 🙂
What a cute Easter dress, I can’t wait to see dress #2.
Mom made us sew in 4-H when we were young. It was also a good chance to spend time with Gma, who was our teacher. Sewing is not my cup of tea either.
My husband is a sewer! He fixes his own chore clothes and has sewn extra pocket onto his chore coats. It is impressive and very functional for a cowboy!
Our Easter tradition is that we are calving and stick pretty close to home.
Awww I miss when my girls would wear matching Easter dresses – heck I would be glad if they wore dresses at all now – this year we have an open beef show the Sat. before Easter and they both opted for a new show shirt instead of an Easter dress!
Beverly@Beverly's Back Porch says
Miss A is adorable and I love her dress. Easter is so late this year I feel like it should be over. Happy Easter to you and your family.
your kids are adorable. i remember the palm sunday traditions in my childhood home. after church, we would spend the morning weaving the palm branches/leaves into little “houses” and making crosses which we then displayed in our home for the next year.
Love the pretty dress! I have fond memories of my mom buying me a new Easter dress every year, going to church with my family and waving the palm branches and then eating hot cross buns at my grandparents.
The Wife of a Dairyman says
That is an adorable dress! I hadn’t thought of checking out Etsy for girl’s dresses…too cute:)
Liz @ Two Maids a Milking says
Cute Dress!! I too was hoping to make Hot Crossed Buns for this weeks 2 Maids a Baking, but if you noticed Sour Cream Coffee Cake made the cut…quick and easy!
I adore Etsy a little bit too much myself. Love that dress. Too sweet.