As the first grandchild, I was the lucky recipient of Harvey, the bunny that my grandfather won at Wolfe’s Bakery, one of the yummiest places of my childhood. In this picture, it seems as though I was more interested in the candy or whatever else was going on in the room. Maybe someone was coming to take away the candy.

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Easter 1973

 

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Easter 1973

By the next year, I had a baby sister to take on a visit to the Easter Bunny. Based on what we were wearing, we must have been visiting our snowbird grandparents in Florida.

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Easter 1974 Jennifer age 2 yrs. and Heather age 1 mo.

In 1975, we see that my sister wore my hand-me-down dress. I hadn’t noticed that before today. Timelines are extremely useful clue-finding tools for genealogists!

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Easter 1975

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Heather and Jennifer with Grandfather Frank Dolan Easter 1975

I must have liked our visit to the bunny because later that year, I dressed as a bunny for Halloween. My mom was a rockstar with a sewing machine and made me this spiffy bunny costume.

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Halloween 1975

I’m not sure about this next one but I remember having more¬†Easters in Florida. Maybe this was it? I love those adorable outfits. More creations by mom?

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Juno Beach, Florida 1977?

So, about all those weeks of school I missed as a kid. I was in Florida visiting the Easter Bunny. Priorities, people! (If you must know how I tore up my leg, I thought it was a super bright idea to use¬†my rollerskates while holding on to a rope being pulled by Beau, who lived up the street, while he rode his bicycle. Everything was going fine until that speed bump…)

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Easter probably 1980 or 1981

The last picture I have of me on Easter is when my cousin Kate was a bitty one. We still spend every Easter together.

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Easter 1983