Friday, March 1, 2013

One Sweet Little Dress



This little dress belonged to my mother when she was a child. I don't remember how I was the lucky one who ended up with it, but I cherish it.

It is not in the greatest condition, but it's at least 75 years old by now. Things happen when you get old, as I've been learning during the last few years. Lawdy mercy. Whoever said "the best is yet to come," well ... I tend to disagree but that's another post for another day.

Back to this adorable dress ...

The joy of having this dress is having the photo of my mother wearing it. Isn't she just a doll? She has the bluest eyes, to this day.

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Linking up with the following party girls:

Claudia (A Favorite Thing)
Cindy (Show and Tell)




22 comments:

  1. Cherish that little dress, and even more, cherish your mom and the stories she has to tell while she is still here with you. Thank you for sharing this post with us at Flashback Friday. Have a great weekend :)

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  2. What a treasure! The photo of your Mom is beautiful and to have the sweet little dress is wonderful! I know you are happy it was saved all these years! Sweet hugs!

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  3. Oh, that is an amazing, precious treasure.

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  4. That is superb! The lace! Everything about it, but especially that it was Mom's!
    My granddaughter now wears a dress that I bought in France for her mother about 30 years ago...and I still love it!

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  5. Love it! I am sure you cherish it. I have one of my mom's too...maybe I will share it someday too. Your mom is adorable, and those eyes! wow...Enjoy your week-end!

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  6. I can see why you cherish it. How lucky you are to have that picture of your mother wearing it!

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  7. I cherish my grandmother's cards and letters my Dad wrote to her during the war.
    Your Mother was a beautiful child and she is lovely woman today.
    Smiles, Dottie

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  8. Oh, I just realized I've a worn n' well-loved little dress that belonged to my own mother (toddler-size), as well! You've preserved yours so beautifully, Dayle.
    The word that leapt in my mind on seeing this photo of your mom? Enchanting. (Not a word I ordinarily use, but that's what struck me!)

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  9. What a TREASURE!!!

    Kristina @ www.mothersniche.com

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  10. What an adorable post! I loved reading it! Such a wonderful treasure, the photo AND the dress!

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  11. Oh my that dress is a treasure and she was an adorable little girl! Love this old photo!

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  12. When I glanced down at the photo before reading your blog - I thought this was you!! YOU look like your Mother!! Lovely dress and beautiful picture of your Mom! Very special!

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  13. How incredibly sweet the picture of your mother is. And what a treasure that you still have that dress.

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  14. I can't tell you how nice it is to see family memories pasted down and appreciated.

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  15. Such a very pretty little girl! How very special to have both the photo and the dress!

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  16. Dayle, your Mama was, indeed, one of the most adorable, beautiful really, children I have ever seen.

    To have the photo AND the picture? Well, that's a tremendous gift.

    Thanks for all your visits and comments to my blog, too. Susan

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  17. How wonderful to have your Mother's dress! My Mom still has some of her childhood dresses :) Found you on A Favorite Thing and I would love to have you share this on The Creative HomeAcre Hop today!
    http://www.theselfsufficienthomeacre.com/2013/03/the-creative-homeacre-hop-5.html

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  18. That is a lovely dress and the photo makes it even more precious. I have one of my mom's dresses hanging in my studio - it's aqua and it was made by my grandmother. I, too, am lucky enough to have a photo of my mom wearing that dress.

    xo
    Claudia

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  19. What a treasure indeed to have. Your mother is a cutie for sure and love those blue eyes!

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  20. Oh, that is just precious! What a treasure!

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