Throwback Thursday its a formal affair!

Lauren is hosting throwback Thursday this week, she alternates with Maggie, and this week the prompt is, it’s a formal affair. Lauren has posed some questions for us which I am going to attempt to answer below, so, here goes!

What were your special clothes like?

I remember having to get dressed up for things like my aunts wedding, or funerals, my first holy communion, my confirmation, when my cousins were being baptised etc. Mostly I’d ware dresses, well as a kid I did. They’d be frilly dresses, with bows on them. For my first holy communion I wore a white dress, a long flowing white dress.

Did you get your hair done for the occasions?

Yes. I’d have my hair done. It would be braided or put up in pigtails.

Was a mani-pedi part of the process?

No, I don’t ever remember getting that done.

Were you instructed on how to behave?

Yes. We had to be really good. We had to be quiet if it was something in a church, we had to be polite to all the adults.

Did you have any input on the formal attire?

No, I didn’t have a choice, well as a teen I sort of did, I picked out my own confirmation clothes, I wore a pants for my confirmation.

Did you feel comfortable in your special outfit?

Most of the time I did, but when I’d be in a frilly dress, it was hard, as I had to be careful not to spill any food or drinks on it. I also had to be careful when I walked not to get tangled in anything.

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Author: Carol anne

I am 40 years young. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

6 thoughts on “Throwback Thursday its a formal affair!”

  1. Carol anne, we also got braids for many special occasions but it was not at a salon. Mom just did not want to deal with the wild hair of three daughters so we all got French braids.

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