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Monday, Dec. 23, 1918
Did numerous taks this morning
The woman washed but couldn't
hang out the clothes on account
of a big snow storm. The ground
was covered with snow when we
awoke and it snowed all day. I
ironed from 1 until 5:30 -- only a
few pieces left. Darned tonight.
Received a great many Xmas
cards & letters. Wrote a good
many. Have put in a very
Tuesday, Dec. 24, 1918
Our table is set for the morning
breakfast for 17 guests -- a white tent
is the center piece under which are
all the Vantines toys of wood. Have
been busy all day -- Getting things
in shape for tomorrow. Mary
has been beside herself with ex-
citement. Received three dolls to-
night -- besides books & other toys.
By the time she opes her
stocking in the morning I'll
have to move out. It is the most
fun to see her enjoy thiungs tho'.
She talks so sweetly . At intervals
all day she has been whispering
in my ear about Santa Claus. Mother
gave me a lovely silk petticoat. A
beautiful vase & Harry & I a liberty