A 1950s Easter

In the 1950’s, more than 90% of those living in the USA identified themselves as Christian, so a 1950s Easter was a big deal everywhere you looked. A typical day might have looked something like this.

The kids might have woken up to a wonderful Easter surprise!

A 1950s Easter

A 1950s Easter

And then the busy day began.

There were fancy outfits and Easter bonnets galore

A 1950s Easter

of course, there was Easter Sunday Church service (This one held at a drive in theater)

A 1950s Easter

Then  a stop at the bakery and the store for more Easter treats.

A 1950s Easter

There was eggs to color and candy to eat.

A 1950s Easter

A 1950s Easter

A 1950s Easter

And of course an Easter parade of music!

A 1950s Easter

A 1950s Easter

There were stories to read

A 1950s Easter

And tv shows to watch

A 1950s Easter

Bunnies to visit

A 1950s Easter

And maybe the family cooked

Check out our 1950s Country Ham recipe

A 1950s Easter

A 1950s Easter

Or maybe they went out to dinner

A 1950s Easter

To end the day you might have gone to a show.

A 1950s Easter

But no matter what you did, you did it surrounded by family and friends.

From our home to yours, we wish you a good old-fashioned styled, Happy Easter! May your day be perfect and your biscuits not burned.  (A family tradition in our house.)  🙂

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