In their stockings, Laura and Mary each found a tin cup, a stick of red and white peppermint candy, and a heart-shaped cake.
"But Ma asked if they were sure the stockings were empty. They put their arms down inside them, to make sure. And in the very toe of each stocking was a shining bright, new penny!"
"There never had been such a Christmas."The girls' excitement over the simple gifts found in Little House on the Prairie may be hard to comprehend in this day, but they were thankful for their simple Christmas treasures.
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