Tag Archives: Spring cleaning

May 5, 1926

Wed., 5  Work in the Pantry. Finish Anna’s dress & box it ready for the mail. Miss Sessions calls & takes a lot of the afternoon. Messrs Patterson & Smith call to talk about taking the orchard & garden spot … Continue reading

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April 22, 1926

Thurs., 22  Another fine day. Dumas finishes the kitchen cleaning, goes into the attic & brushes it down, which is the quickest cleaning it ever had, but I do not care to spend any time there this spring. If is … Continue reading

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May 24, 1924

Sat., 24  Make pies, get meals, &tc. Wash doylies (sic) Iron & put up curtains in the Den. Put away things & hang pictures in the upper hall. Tired to night.  

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May 23, 1924

Fri., 23  Dumas finishes the attic stairway & cleans the shed, which has become an impossible rubbish hole. I work with her until time to get dinner and then some. A lovely day. Lavigne digs out the cellar drain & … Continue reading

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May 22, 1924

Thurs., 22  A good day. Dumas finishes in the Den & we go into the attic. Get to the attic stairway which is left for tomorrow. Cool nights.  

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May 20, 1924

Tues.,  20  A lovely day after a cool night. Feeling a little shaky. Dumas washes hall windows & commences cleaning the den. Letters from Anna & Jeanette. Do a little washing. Make an apron. Look over & cook dandelion greens. … Continue reading

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May 6, 1924

Tues., 6   Dumas finishes the pantry & puts in the day in different rooms. We paint the sides of the Pantry floor, putting every thing into the kitchen.  

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