QUESTION for 7th Day of Christmas Past

Posted by on Dec 5, 2011 in Christmas of Past 2011 | 3 comments

Christmas Past contest going on now, see 11/22 post for details.

On the SEVENTH Day of Christmas Past, the QUESTION is to be –

7.  Some pioneer sisters in Orderville, UT made a plan that the children would at least have a treat for Christmas.  Supplies were strictly rationed so what did these sisters do to get the needed molasses to make the treats?


  1. Answer: They snuck some from a barrel while the guy who was in charge of watching the barrel was sleeping.

  2. traded sewing jobs for the need molasses

  3. New answer: The stole it, by carefully removing the boulder and chain on the top of the barrel.

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