It's nice that you have so many wonderful memories to hold on to of your mom even
though you feel sad when you remember....
awwww she sounds like she was a fun lady!
Your mom is still celebrating I am sure! Blessings to you and those memories will forever stay with you!
One of my favorite holidays;and,with you where my joy of celebrating the holidays,bigtime comes from my Mum! God continue to bless you with the 'lingering warm memories' of your holiday times shared with your Mum!!!
Thank-you and you too