vintage_illustration_girl_baking_christmas_cookies_postcard-r754c20601e204a71aada1997864cf507_vgbaq_8byvr_324Christmas was definitely in the air now, not only in the churches. In school both literary societies were preparing Christmas programs, and teachers were growing indulgent under the influence of the approaching holidays. Anna was involved with Christmas cookies, plum pudding, mince meat, and two kinds of fruit cake. (Quote from Heaven to Betsy by Maud Hart Lovelace)