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Dean Butler’s Memoir – Prairie Man: My Little House Life and Beyond

Dean Butler’s Memoir – Prairie Man: My Little House Life and Beyond

As I sit down to write this article about my upcoming book, Prairie Man: My Little House Life & Beyond, for LittleHouseonthePrairie.com, I know I am writing for perhaps the most devoted group of Little House on the Prairie fans in the world—those who love the Little House books written by Laura Ingalls Wilder beginning over 90 years...

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Dean Butler Inspired Little House on the Prairie 50th Anniversary Giveaway

Dean Butler Inspired Little House on the Prairie 50th Anniversary Giveaway

Get ready to embark on a nostalgic journey through the world of Little House on the Prairie with our exclusive Dean Butler giveaway! In anticipation of the release of Dean Butler’s book, Prairie Man: My Little House Life & Beyond, on June 25th, we're thrilled to offer a treasure trove of autographed prizes from the actor who brought...

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Little House on the Prairie 50th Anniversary Cast Reunion and Festival

Little House on the Prairie 50th Anniversary Cast Reunion and Festival

Calling all Little House on the Prairie fans! Get ready for the ultimate celebration of your favorite television series. The Little House on the Prairie 50th Anniversary Cast Reunion & Festival is a once-in-a-lifetime event taking place March 22, 23, and 24, 2024 in Simi Valley, California where the original TV series was...

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Gifts for the Home

Gifts for the Home

Laura Ingalls said it best, “home is the nicest word there is.” Add a cozy, prairie-inspired touch to your home with our décor ideas.

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Gifts for the Writers & Historians

Gifts for the Writers & Historians

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s pioneering stories have enthralled generations of readers. This curated gift guide is for those who seek to uncover more about her extraordinary life, writing, and legacy.

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Gifts for the Ultimate TV Fans

Gifts for the Ultimate TV Fans

Millions of people worldwide fell in love with the Ingalls family on the “Little House on the Prairie” TV series and the love remains strong today. This curated gift guide is for those who can’t get enough of Ma, Pa, Laura and the actors who played them on the show.

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Gifts for the Young Ones

Gifts for the Young Ones

Whether making papers stars, picking flowers, or sewing patchwork quilts, Laura and Mary learned and played through hands-on creativity. This gift guide is perfect for kids who enjoy playing, reading, and of course having fun!

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Pioneer Girl: The Path Into Fiction

Pioneer Girl: The Path Into Fiction

Our articles about recently-released books are great resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Little House books. Here is a brief overview about Pioneer Girl: The Path into Fiction. Buy Now! Author: Laura Ingalls WilderEditor: Nancy Tystad KoupalPublisher: South Dakota State Hist Society Pr; Annotated edition...

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Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane on the Path into Fiction

Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane on the Path into Fiction

In mid-February 1931, Laura Ingalls Wilder found a surprise in her rural Missouri mailbox—a letter from New York publisher Alfred A. Knopf. Opening the letter, Wilder discovered that editor Marion Fiery, the head of the children’s department at Knopf, had very much enjoyed her manuscript “When Grandma Was a Little Girl” and wanted the...

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The People and the Word: Reading Native Nonfiction

The People and the Word: Reading Native Nonfiction

Focusing on autobiographical writings and critical essays, as well as communally authored and political documents, The People and the Word: Reading Native Non-Fiction explores how the Native tradition of nonfiction has both encompassed and dissected Native experiences.Buy Now!   Author: Robert WarriorPublisher: University of...

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The Underground Reservation: Osage Oil

The Underground Reservation: Osage Oil

The Underground Reservation: Osage Oil explores the impacts that sudden wealth from the discovery of oil on their land had on the Oklahama Osage, making them financially better off than other Native Americans because of their tribally held oil and gas rights. This is an insightful study based on a variety of sources.    Buy...

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The Osage: An Ethnohistorical Study of Hegemony on the Prairie-Plains

The Osage: An Ethnohistorical Study of Hegemony on the Prairie-Plains

The Osage were a powerful group of Native Americans who lived along the prairies and plains of present-day Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Despite their power and critical role, however, little has been written about them. In The Osage: An Ethnohistorical Study of Hegemony on the Prairie-Plains, Willard Rollings shows how the...

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The Osages: Children of the Middle Waters

The Osages: Children of the Middle Waters

The Osages: Children of the Middle Waters is an account of the Osages, a Siouan tribe once centered in the area now occupied by St. Louis, later on small streams in southwestern Missouri and southeastern Kansas, and then in northeastern Oklahoma. Here is a brief overview of the book and author John Joseph Matthews.   Buy Now!...

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Osage Indian Customs and Myths

Osage Indian Customs and Myths

Siouan peoples who migrated from the Atlantic coastal region and settled in the central portion of North America long before the arrival of Europeans are now known as Osage.  Osage Indian Customs and Myths conveys the richness of Osage beliefs and associated ceremonial practices. Here is a brief overview of the book and author Louis F....

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A History of the Osage People

A History of the Osage People

A History of The Osage People traces 400 years of Osage culture from prehistoric times to the group’s current status as an officially recognized tribe. This rich scholarly work includes information about the period of the 1860s when the Ingalls family moved to the Osage Diminished Reserve and were part of an illegal rush of settlers...

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Meet Our Contributors

Meet Our Contributors

Meet our wonderful community of contributors who are passionate and knowledgeable about Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Little House stories.

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Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults

Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House books continue to inspire generations of young readers. They are classics in American children’s literature. But for young readers who want to know more about Laura Ingalls Wilder, the books below can enrich their reading and educational experiences with different perspectives on the Ingalls and...

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Recommended Reading for Adults

Recommended Reading for Adults

As a researcher and biographer of Laura Ingalls Wilder, I’ve found the work of other Wilder authors and scholars both essential and illuminating. Listed below are titles that explore different areas of her life and work, often bringing entirely new and unexpected interpretations to a wide range of Wilder topics. The list includes...

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The Little House Books

The Little House Books

These are the books that started it all - the stories that captured the hearts and imaginations of children and young adults worldwide. Written by Laura Ingalls Wilder and published by HarperCollins, these beloved books remain a favorite to this day. These classics have sold over 73 million copies in more than 100 countries. The 90th...

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The Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder: Biographies of her Life and Times

The Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder: Biographies of her Life and Times

Laura Ingalls Wilder said, “All I have told is true, but it’s not the whole truth.” She was right – her Little House books provide a window into her experiences growing up in the 19th century amid the hardships of the Great Plains. But her life and legacy extend far beyond the books she wrote. Throughout her life, Wilder saved her early...

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Little House Books for Readers of All Ages

Little House Books for Readers of All Ages

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s vast literary legacy has captivated readers of all ages. This specially curated list should help you find the perfect book for your Little House fan, no matter their age.Pre-Reading and Picture BooksMy First Little House Board Books: The very youngest readers can share in the Little House adventures with these...

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Books About the Osage People

Books About the Osage People

Siouan peoples who migrated from the Atlantic coastal region and settled in the central portion of the North American continent long before the arrival of Europeans are now known as Osage.  The vibrant history of the Osage is that of a proud, spiritual people known for being bold warriors and skilled hunters and farmers.  We are pleased...

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My First Little House Books

My First Little House Books

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of My First Little House Books.A Little House Picture Book Treasury: Six Stories of Life on the Prairie...

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Crafting on the Prairie: A Little House Craft Book Roundup

Crafting on the Prairie: A Little House Craft Book Roundup

During long winter days, Laura and her sisters would stay inside. With no television, crafting would have been a quiet hobby to keep them busy. Whether crafting, sewing, quilting or creating, the Ingalls family would have created both ornaments for their home as well as necessary items like blankets and clothing. The craft books below...

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Eating Like a Pioneer: Little House Cookbooks

Eating Like a Pioneer: Little House Cookbooks

Have you ever wondered what the pioneers ate? Surprisingly, a number of the current staple recipes in American households aren’t that different. Fire up your oven and tie on your apron as you explore the wonderful recipes inspired by Laura Ingalls Wilder’s writings.A gorgeous hardcover edition of the award-winning cookbook The Little...

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Memoirs by the Little House Cast

Memoirs by the Little House Cast

From its first pilot broadcast, the "Little House on the Prairie" TV series has captivated audiences across the world. Fans of the show have helped it to live on, attending conventions and meeting with the stars to talk about their experiences. For their part, several of the cast members have documented their time on the show and their...

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Books by William Anderson

Books by William Anderson

Author and historian William Anderson was introduced to the Wilder books in elementary school, as were millions of other American children. Today, he is one of the foremost historians of the Ingalls family and his groundbreaking research has resulted in many books, which we have detailed below. Anderson also serves as a director of the...

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Books by Rose Wilder Lane

Books by Rose Wilder Lane

In the history of literature, there’s nothing quite like the relationship between Laura Ingalls Wilder and her daughter, the journalist Rose Wilder Lane. One of the most remarkable things about the Little House books is how the series grew out of their close and often contentious relationship. Even before their collaboration, Rose was...

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The Rose Wilder Lane Series

The Rose Wilder Lane Series

Roger Lea MacBride, the “adopted grandson” and heir of Rose Wilder Lane, was born in New Rochelle, New York in 1929. His father, Burt MacBride, was an editor for Reader’s Digest when Rose wrote for the magazine, and he introduced his teenage son to the author. Roger loved to listen to Rose’s stories and political theories, and the two...

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Little House on the Prairie TV Series

Little House on the Prairie TV Series

About the TV Series "Little House on the Prairie" is one of the most successful dramatic series in television history. This TV legend began with the two-hour pilot movie first broadcast on NBC March 30, 1974 that introduced the Ingalls family to millions of viewers around the world. It was subsequently picked up as a series which...

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Simple Molasses Cookie Recipe

Simple Molasses Cookie Recipe

Ma was busy all day long, cooking good things for Christmas. One morning she boiled molasses and sugar together until they made a thick syrup, and Pa brought in two pans of clean, white snow from outdoors. Laura and Mary each had a pan, and Pa and Ma showed them how to pour the dark syrup in little streams on to the snow. They made...

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Sweet Potato and Root Vegetable Bake

Sweet Potato and Root Vegetable Bake

Mr. Edwards was taking sweet potatoes out of his pockets. He said they had helped to balance the package on his head when he swam across the creek. He thought Pa and Ma might like them, with the Christmas turkey. There were nine sweet potatoes. Mr. Edwards had brought them all the way from town, too. It was just too much. Pa said so....

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Create Your Own Little House in the Big Woods Diorama

Create Your Own Little House in the Big Woods Diorama

Create your own Little House in the Big Woods scene with these beautiful downloadable dioramas by artist Renée Graef.Download the Pepin, Wisconsin diorama here and the Big Woods log cabin here. Once you’re ready to get started assembling, follow along with these diorama instructions: Step One: You will need scissors and tape handy. You...

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Episode Guide – Season 1

Episode Guide – Season 1

The "Little House on the Prairie" television show is an adaptation of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s best-selling Little House books based on her own life. This TV legend began with the pilot in March of 1974, which introduced millions of viewers around the world to the Ingalls family. It was then picked up as a series and became one of the...

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Share Your Story

Share Your Story

How has Little House on the Prairie inspired you? We know many folks are trying new crafts such as knitting, planting, canning, and baking. Please share your photos and stories with us for a chance to be featured on social media! You can also tag us on Instagram and Facebook and use hashtag #LittleHouseMoment.

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Celebrating Good Neighbors

Celebrating Good Neighbors

There are many worthy organizations in the U.S. and around the world committed to fighting poverty, protecting the environment, providing access to education, and promoting economic development, peacekeeping initiatives, and health and well-being. We are pleased to highlight and celebrate the following inspiring organizations, our good...

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Prairie Man: My Little House Life and Beyond

Prairie Man: My Little House Life and Beyond

Books and articles by and about the actors who starred in the Little House on the Prairie TV series provide a behind-the-scenes look at the show and how it affected the lives of the people making it. Here is a brief overview of Prairie Man: My Little House Life and Beyond.Buy Now! Author: Dean ButlerPublisher: Citadel (June 25, 2024)...

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Back to the Prairie: A Home Remade, A Life Rediscovered

Back to the Prairie: A Home Remade, A Life Rediscovered

Books and articles by and about the actors who starred in the Little House on the Prairie TV series provide a behind-the-scenes look at the show and how it affected the lives of the people making it. Here is a brief overview of Back to the Prairie: A Home Remade, A Life Rediscovered.Buy Now! Author: Melissa GilbertPublisher: Gallery...

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The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion: A Chapter-by-Chapter Guide

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion: A Chapter-by-Chapter Guide

Our articles about recently-released books are great resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Little House books. Here is a brief overview about The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion: A Chapter-by-Chapter Guide.Buy Now! Author: Annette WhipplePublisher: Chicago Review Press (August 4, 2020) Synopsis:Eager young...

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Pioneer Girl: The Revised Texts

Pioneer Girl: The Revised Texts

Our articles about recently-released books are great resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Little House books. Here is a brief overview about Pioneer Girl: The Revised Texts.Buy Now!   Author: Laura Ingalls WilderEditor: Nancy Tystad KoupalPublisher: South Dakota State Hist Society Pr; Annotated edition...

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Keeping Backyard Chickens for Fresh Eggs

Keeping Backyard Chickens for Fresh Eggs

Caroline, just one more thing. Just remember, the eggs are for selling, not for throwing. —Charles Ingalls, Season 1, Episode 9 – School MomWho could forget how often Ma was able to add a bit of extra spending money by selling eggs from her chickens to the general store? The truth is, keeping backyard chickens for fresh eggs is a...

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DIY Little House on the Prairie-Themed Summer Camp

DIY Little House on the Prairie-Themed Summer Camp

It’s been a difficult year, and more families are choosing to spend “summer vacation” at home. With no set schedule, it’s easy to fall into a rut that involves a LOT of screen time. To introduce a fun new routine, help your family plan your own Little House on the Prairie pioneer-themed summer camp! We’ve got a daily itinerary of things...

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Episode Guide – Season 2

Episode Guide – Season 2

The adventures of the Ingalls Family continue in Season Two of "Little House on the Prairie". The original episodes of Season Two aired from September 10, 1975, to March 31, 1976. These heart-warming stories captured the attention of fans around the world and garnered two Emmy nominations for the episode "Remember Me, Part 1 and 2"....

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Episode Guide – Season 3

Episode Guide – Season 3

Season 3 of "Little House on the Prairie" is filled with love, courage, hardships, and tests of faith. Just as in seasons past, the Ingalls must come together to face decisions about their future and find the courage to overcome tragedies. Season 3 aired from September 27th, 1976 through April 4th, 1977 and led viewers on many...

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Heart-Shaped Cakes Inspired by Little House on the Prairie

Heart-Shaped Cakes Inspired by Little House on the Prairie

Those stockings weren’t empty yet. Mary and Laura pulled out two small packages. They unwrapped them, and each found a little heart-shaped cake. Over their delicate brown tops was sprinkled white sugar. The sparkling grains lay like tiny drifts of snow. The cakes were too pretty to eat. Mary and Laura just looked at them. But at last...

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Creating the Little House on the Prairie Collection from Cubles

Creating the Little House on the Prairie Collection from Cubles

The Little House on the Prairie® collection from Cūbles. is a fun and creative collaboration between Renée Graef and me. Cūbles are the paper toy re-invented, which makes them a fun activity for the whole family.  Building a Cūble is unlike any other paper toy experience from your past. Assembly requires just the right amount of...

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Episode Guide – Season 4

Episode Guide – Season 4

In Season Four of “Little House on the Prairie,” we experience a great many exciting adventures with the Ingalls. The original episodes of Season Four aired from September 12, 1977 to March 13, 1978. We watch as a trip to Chicago makes Charles and his daughter, Mary, appreciate their home, Laura and Mary witness the drowning of a...

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LICENSEES AND CONSUMERS AT HOME  WITH LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE

LICENSEES AND CONSUMERS AT HOME WITH LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE

NEW YORK (July 24, 2020) – With millions of Americans spending more time at home and rediscovering the joys of baking bread, churning butter, tending food gardens, or coming together to face uncertainty and weather challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, the classic family brand Little House on the Prairie is providing many with...

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Episode Guide – Season 5

Episode Guide – Season 5

The adventures of the Ingalls family continue in Season 5 of "Little House on the Prairie". The original episodes of season 5 aired from September 11, 1978 to March 19, 1979. Due to economic problems, the Ingalls, Olesons and Garveys leave Walnut Grove and settle in Winoka for a time. However, they find that the hustle and bustle of the...

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Episode Guide – Season 6

Episode Guide – Season 6

The adventures of the Ingalls Family continue in Season Six of “Little House on the Prairie.” The original episodes of Season Six aired from September 17, 1979, to May 12, 1980. Season after season, these heart-warming stories continue to capture the attention of fans around the world. Season six brings new characters that we grow to...

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Episode Guide – Season 7

Episode Guide – Season 7

The adventures of the Ingalls Family continue in Season Seven of “Little House on the Prairie." The original episodes aired from September 22, 1980, to May 11, 1981. In Season 7, change is in the air! Laura and Almanzo say, "I do." Adam's sight returns and he and Mary open a law practice. Laura begins teaching. Nellie's pregnancy...

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Episode Guide – Season 8

Episode Guide – Season 8

In Season 8 of "Little House on the Prairie," which ran from 1981 to 1982, we get to relive some of the most endearing moments and see some significant changes in the little town of Walnut Grove. Adam and Mary leave for New York where Adam intends to practice law, Percival and Nellie go for New York to take over his father's business,...

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Creating the Little House on the Prairie Collection from Cubles

CUBLES ANNOUNCED AS LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE® LICENSEE

NEW YORK (April 21, 2020) – Friendly Family Productions and Spotlight Licensing and Brand Management today welcomed Minnesota-based Cubles into the licensing fold as the newest licensee for the classic Little House on the Prairie® brand. “We live within a few hours driving distance of Walnut Grove, Minnesota, Pepin, Wisconsin and many...

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Episode Guide – Season 9

Episode Guide – Season 9

The adventures of the Ingalls Family continue in Season Nine of “Little House on the Prairie." The original episodes aired from September 27, 1982, to March 21, 1983. In Season 9 of "Little House on the Prairie",change is in the air! The Ingalls family (apart from Laura) leave Walnut Grove and move to Iowa. Laura and Almanzo adopt...

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Big Sky Ranch: The Set of “Little House on the Prairie”

Big Sky Ranch: The Set of “Little House on the Prairie”

Today, Big Sky Ranch is known as the iconic backdrop of beloved Hollywood shows such as "Little House on the Prairie,” “Twin Peaks,” and “Gunsmoke.” However, when the Little House producers originally went scouting locations for the show, they started in Arizona, then worked their way to Northern California, before finally discovering...

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Walnut Grove Hits Home: Prairie Values for the Modern Family

Walnut Grove Hits Home: Prairie Values for the Modern Family

Our articles about recently released books are good resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Walnut Grove Hits Home: Prairie Values for the Modern Family by Alicia Hogan Murphy.Buy Now! Author: Alicia Hogan MurphyPublisher: Bear Manor Media (June 19, 2021)...

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Quotes From the Little House on the Prairie TV Show

Quotes From the Little House on the Prairie TV Show

Fans of the Little House on the Prairie TV Show will recognize many of these quotes and exchanges. The wise words of the Ingalls family and their friends can speak to us still today. Feel free to pin and share these fan favorite quotes and enjoy!“I knew there would be rivers to cross and hills to climb, and I was glad, for this is a...

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Almanzo Wilder: A “Very Special” Perfect Young Man

Almanzo Wilder: A “Very Special” Perfect Young Man

I met my first book crush when I was seven. He was handsome and courageous, driving Laura home every week from the depressing (and dangerous) Brewster’s house. He was quiet, but when he did speak, he always said the perfect thing. Almanzo Wilder was the multi-talented farmer boy who could brave a raging blizzard to save a starving...

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DIY Paper Heart and Star Garlands

DIY Paper Heart and Star Garlands

Ma brought out two long strips of brown wrapping-paper that she had saved. She folded them, and she showed Mary and Laura how to cut tiny bits out of the folded paper with the scissors. When each unfolded her paper, there was a row of stars. Ma spread the paper on the shelves behind the stove. The stars hung over the edges of the...

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In Search of Laura – About Laura Ingalls Wilder

In Search of Laura – About Laura Ingalls Wilder

Who is the real Laura Ingalls? Is she the smart, strong, and resourceful fictional character of the Little House books? Or is she the more mature and somewhat worldly Laura Ingalls of Pioneer Girl? Or perhaps she’s the character that actress Melissa Gilbert created in the “Little House on the Prairie” television series.And what about...

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Baked Beans Recipe Inspired by Little House on the Prairie

Baked Beans Recipe Inspired by Little House on the Prairie

I’m glad I put beans to soak last night,’ said Ma. She lifted the lid of the bubbling kettle and quickly popped in a spoonful of soda. The boiling beans roared, foaming up, but did not quite run over. ‘There’s a little bit of salt pork to put in them too,’ Ma said. Now and then she spooned up a few beans and blew on them. When their...

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Making Homemade Butter With Kids

Making Homemade Butter With Kids

At first the splashes of cream showed thick and smooth....After a long time, they began to look grainy. Then Ma churned more slowly, and on the dash there began to appear tiny grains of yellow butter. — Little House in the Big WoodsIn Little House in the Big Woods, Laura recalls how she and Mary would help Ma make homemade butter. Not...

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Top 10 Romantic Moments on Little House on the Prairie

Top 10 Romantic Moments on Little House on the Prairie

When you love somebody, it’s worth putting your pride behind you. —Caroline Ingalls, Season 4, Episode 9 – The High Cost of Being RightWhile there are many aspects and facets of love, from crushes, true romances, marriage and simple connections with one another, there are many episodes of “Little House on the Prairie” that teach us that...

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Winter Snowflake Appliqué Pillow How-To

Winter Snowflake Appliqué Pillow How-To

A recent issue of From Scratch Magazine featured some of our fabrics in a quilted snowflake winter pillow DIY. We wanted to share another variation for a winter pillow DIY with this simple four-patch background appliqué snowflake. Both projects feature the beautiful line of Little House on the Prairie fabrics by Andover Fabrics in...

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: An American Fixture

Laura Ingalls Wilder: An American Fixture

In 1942, literary agent George Bye received the final manuscript from a client he had reluctantly decided to represent twelve years earlier, an author whose first work, a memoir for adults, had left him uninspired. But she had found her voice as a children’s book writer, and Bye felt deeply moved and stirred by her eighth and final...

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Laura’s Tin Can Lanterns DIY

Laura’s Tin Can Lanterns DIY

Laura was proud to be helping Ma with the milking, and she carried the lantern very carefully. Its sides were of tin, with places cut in them for the candle-light to shine through. When Laura walked behind Ma on the path to the barn, the little bits of candle-light from the lantern leaped all around her on the snow. The night was not...

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Little House on the Prairie Holiday Giveaway

Little House on the Prairie Holiday Giveaway

“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.” ― Laura Ingalls Wilder     This holiday season we are partnering with Storiarts and The Queens Treasures®, to bring the spirit of Little House on the Prairie®...

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Tips for Quilters inspired by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Tips for Quilters inspired by Laura Ingalls Wilder

We are so pleased to have Linda Halpin back with us to share some quilting tips for beginners. Many of us are inspired by Laura Ingalls Wilder to learn some of these lost arts but might be wondering where to start. Here Linda shares tips for beginning quilters to learn old-fashioned crafts for the modern era.How to Choose Patterns to...

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Historical Timeline

Laura Ingalls Wilder Historical Timeline

Ever wonder about the chronology of events in Laura’s life and the historical context surrounding her experiences? The two timelines below weave some of her major life events with interesting historical milestones in literature, politics, science, and technology.Interactive Timeline Below is the interactive timeline, which allows you to...

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Documentary

Laura Ingalls Wilder Documentary

Little House on the Prairie: The Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder is a one-hour documentary that goes beyond the famed Little House book series to the behind-the-scenes, true life story of one of America’s most iconic authors, Laura Ingalls Wilder.Wilder’s personal story as a writer, wife and mother is a compelling narrative that has...

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Historical Perspective or Racism in Little House on the Prairie?

Historical Perspective or Racism in Little House on the Prairie?

Imagine you are reading a book that you loved as a child, perhaps you are reading it to your young child, or that you are reading it for the very first time. You come across the words “the only good Indian was a dead Indian.” Do you put the book down in horror, shocked by the cultural insensitivity of the author? Do you decry the author...

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Make Your Own Corn Cob Dolls DIY

Make Your Own Corn Cob Dolls DIY

Mary was bigger than Laura, and she had a rag doll named Nettie. Laura had only a corncob wrapped in a handkerchief, but it was a good doll. It was named Susan. It wasn’t Susan’s fault that she was only a corncob. —Little House in the Big WoodsIn Little House in the Big Woods we learn about Susan, Laura’s homemade doll created from a...

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Little House on the Prairie Rag Doll Puppet DIY

Little House on the Prairie Rag Doll Puppet DIY

Mary was sorting quilt blocks and Laura was making a little apron for her rag doll, Charlotte. —On the Banks of Plum CreekLike many other pioneer children, Laura, Carrie, and Mary each had their own doll fashioned out of rags and leftover materials. During the pioneer era, people were not wasteful. They used every scrap of fabric, wood,...

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Ten Times Nellie Gets What She Deserves

Ten Times Nellie Gets What She Deserves

Why don't you make a SHORT cake? How 'bout some SHORT ribs? Do we need any SHORTening? You know, you really oughta write a book - SHORT cuts to cooking! —Nellie Oleson, He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not, Part 1One of our favorite dynamics on "Little House on the Prairie" is the clashing personalities between Laura Ingalls and Nellie Oleson....

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50+ Ways to Use Little House on the Prairie Fabrics

50+ Ways to Use Little House on the Prairie Fabrics

We've been so excited to see all the ways that crafters, homemakers, and fans have been using the Little House on the Prairie® fabrics by Andover Fabrics to create unique projects. Check out the variety of beautiful projects below. You can find fabrics online at Fat Quarter Shop and Amazon.com. Everything from DIY Christmas gifts to...

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About The Ingalls Family

About The Ingalls Family

Thanks to the cozy, warm, and affectionate portrayal of the Ingalls family across all kinds of media platforms around the world, many people think of Ma, Pa, Mary, Laura, Carrie, Grace, Almanzo, and even Jack the bulldog as part of their family. However, that raises the question of what version of the Ingalls family people relate to...

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Baby Carrie’s Little House on the Prairie Tree Topper DIY

Baby Carrie’s Little House on the Prairie Tree Topper DIY

Happy Birthday, Baby Jesus. —Carrie Ingalls, Christmas at Plum Creek, Season 1, Episode 15In the “Christmas at Plum Creek” episode of the first season of “Little House on the Prairie”, each member of the Ingalls family works hard and makes sacrifices to give gifts to other family members. It reminds me of O. Henry’s ironic short story...

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Old-Fashioned Homemade Eggnog Recipe

Old-Fashioned Homemade Eggnog Recipe

Almanzo trudged slowly toward the hayfield with the heavy pail and a dipper. He thought to himself that the pail was too full, he might spill some of the egg-nog… He should do something to save it. So he set down the pail, he dipped the dipper full, and he drank. The cold egg-nog slid smoothly down his throat, and it made him cool...

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Old-Fashioned Homemade Peppermint Candy DIYs

Old-Fashioned Homemade Peppermint Candy DIYs

Then they plunged their hands into the stockings again. And they pulled out two long, long, sticks of candy. It was peppermint candy, striped red and white. They looked and looked at the beautiful candy, and Laura licked her stick, just one lick. —Little House on the PrairieWhile the peppermint sticks that Mr. Edwards brought to Mary...

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A Little House on the Prairie Inspired Christmas

A Little House on the Prairie Inspired Christmas

Christmas was coming —Little House in the Big WoodsChristmas is a special holiday for Laura Ingalls Wilder, and she writes with fond remembrance of the holiday gatherings, special traditions, and heartfelt gifts from her childhood. Her simple joy at even the littlest treasures helps us remember the meaning of the season and how much...

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Where the World is Topsy-Turvy: Rose Wilder Lane after the Great War

Where the World is Topsy-Turvy: Rose Wilder Lane after the Great War

It was a faith that made one humble, and a little ashamed… Rose Wilder Lane, “The Children’s Crusade,” Good Housekeeping, November 1920.In the spring of 1920, not long after “The War to End War” staggered to its empty close, Rose Wilder Lane boarded the ship St. Paul in New York and steamed for Paris. Recently divorced, hungry for new...

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Old-Fashioned Farmer Boy Ice Cream Recipe (With Blueberry Variation)

Old-Fashioned Farmer Boy Ice Cream Recipe (With Blueberry Variation)

'Let’s make ice-cream!’ Royal shouted. Eliza Jane loved ice-cream….They set the pail in a tub and packed the snowy crushed ice around it, with salt, and they covered it all with a blanket. Every few minutes they took off the blanket and uncovered the pail, and stirred the freezing ice-cream. —Farmer BoyIf you’ve ever made ice cream by...

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Little House on the Prairie Inspired Family Picnic

I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet simple things of life which are the realones after all. —Laura Ingalls WilderWhen I think about the simple things in life, I picture lazy days spent in the sunshine, and summer picnics with my family. An old-fashioned picnic is a perfect time to gather with loved ones, enjoy delicious food,...

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Pioneer Era Games Laura Ingalls May Have Played

Pioneer Era Games Laura Ingalls May Have Played

Have you ever wondered what games pioneer children played? Laura Ingalls Wilder describes many games and activities in her books, and research shows us a few other games that children played during this era. Here you’ll see a full list of games and activities from the “Pioneer Era” that require either easily made items or no equipment...

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How to Throw a Little House on the Prairie Birthday Party

How to Throw a Little House on the Prairie Birthday Party

My kiddos love "Little House on the Prairie". When it comes to television entertainment, I am always cautious about what my children are watching. I relax when I hear the "Little House on the Prairie" theme song and see Laura Ingalls skipping through the fields as they start to watch the next episode. These timeless stories provide...

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Red Tail Feathers: Dare to Discover the Beauty of Grace

Red Tail Feathers: Dare to Discover the Beauty of Grace

Books and articles by and about the actors who starred in the Little House on the Prairie TV series provide a behind-the-scenes look at the show and how it affected the lives of the people making it. Here is a brief overview of Red Tail Feathers: Dare to Discover the Beauty of Grace.Buy Now!   Author: Wendi Lou LeePublisher:...

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A Prairie Devotional

A Prairie Devotional

Books and articles by and about the actors who starred in the Little House on the Prairie TV series provide a behind-the-scenes look at the show and how it affected the lives of the people making it. Here is a brief overview of A Prairie Devotional.Buy Now!   Author: Wendi Lou LeeIllustrator: Steven NoblePublisher: Thomas Nelson...

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Practical Skills We Want to Learn Because of Little House on the Prairie

Practical Skills We Want to Learn Because of Little House on the Prairie

The true way to live is to enjoy every moment as it passes, and surely it is in the everyday things around us that the beauty of life lies. —Laura Ingalls WilderIf you’re like me, watching the Ingalls Family in “Little House on the Prairie” inspires you to learn new skills. Even though most of us will never become homesteaders like...

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Laura’s Wedding Cake Recipe – Traditional and Blueberry Topping Variation

Laura’s Wedding Cake Recipe – Traditional and Blueberry Topping Variation

That afternoon the finished black cashmere was carefully pressed, and then Ma made a big, white cake. Laura helped her by beating the egg whites on a platter with a fork, until Ma said they were stiff enough. “My arm is stiffer,” Laura ruefully laughed, rubbing her aching right arm. “This cake must be just right,” Ma insisted. “If you...

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DIY Maple Sugar Candy

DIY Maple Sugar Candy

At last, as Grandma stirred, the syrup in the saucer turned into little grains like sand, and Grandma called: ‘Quick girls! It’s graining!’ Aunt Ruby and Aunt Docia and Ma left the dance and came running. They set out pans, big pans, and little pans, and as fast as Grandma filled them with the syrup, they set out more. They set the...

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Storiarts Little House on the Prairie Collection

Storiarts Little House on the Prairie Collection

We are delighted to announce the launch of a line of exclusive Little House on the Prairie-inspired designs from Storiarts. This Little House on the Prairie Collection features text and illustrations from the Little House books! Check out their new Little House on the Prairie-inspired product line below.     The Storiarts...

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Quilting with Laura Ingalls Wilder

Quilting with Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Little House books tell of the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder as she grew up in the Midwest during a time of pioneering expansion and exploration. These beloved children’s books were made even more popular by the “Little House on the Prairie” television series.Quilts and Their Role in Laura Ingalls Wilder's LifeChildren and adults...

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Little House on the Prairie Gift Guide

Little House on the Prairie Gift Guide

While the Ingalls family didn’t have many possessions, they delighted in selecting or making thoughtful gifts for each other. We celebrate that giving spirit with our Little House on the Prairie Gift Guide, which we update frequently. Below you will find seven unique gift guides for each Little House fan in your life. Gifts for the...

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Plants that Laura Knew and Grew

Plants that Laura Knew and Grew

My garden is as crowded as my bookshelves, and Laura Ingalls Wilder is a good part of the reason why. I sit down to read, come across a plant, and then want to grow it. Here’s how it happens.Start, let's say, with On the Banks of Plum Creek. By Chapter 2, the family is ready to move into Mr. Hanson’s dugout on their new farm. Jack the...

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Historic Locations and Points of Interest

Historic Locations and Points of Interest

Laura Ingalls Wilder traveled extensively throughout Wisconsin, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, South Dakota, Missouri, and beyond. We have compiled a list of the historic sites and museums related to Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie, as well as other points of interest.  Please click below to go directly to the listings in...

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18 Crafts to Celebrate Your Pioneering Spirit!

18 Crafts to Celebrate Your Pioneering Spirit!

We can't help but think about how many of the beautiful crafts and goods the Ingalls Family made that are no longer made by hand. While some of their skills feel lost on us today, they can still be enjoyed as hobbies for relaxation or embraced for making personalized gifts. Here are 18 crafts and skills you can learn through the...

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Fall Popcorn Balls

Fall Popcorn Balls

Laura kept popping corn and Ma made it into balls until the large dishpan was heaped with their sweet crispness. —These Happy Golden YearsPopcorn has been an irresistible snack for kids since the 19th century, and a food the Ingalls family could grow in their home garden. While there are many kinds of feed and sweet corn, some of...

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Laura Ingalls Wilder and Me: A Prairie Girl’s Faith

Laura Ingalls Wilder and Me: A Prairie Girl’s Faith

As a child, I learned my Bible lessons by heart, in the good old-fashioned way, and once won the prize for repeating correctly . . . verses from the Bible. —Laura Ingalls WilderI would never have written A Prairie Girl’s Faith: The Spiritual Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder if Spring Ridge School hadn’t consolidated with Oak Ridge school...

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Vanity Cakes Recipe

Vanity Cakes Recipe

Laura and Mary made new starry papers for the shelves, and Ma made vanity cakes. —On the Banks of Plum CreekVanity Cakes Recipe: Yield six cakes Vanity cakes are the perfect treat to add to a Little House on the Prairie birthday party, unit study, or gathering. Note: this recipe is adapted from a recipe in The Little House Cookbook, but...

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About Jason Bateman

About Jason Bateman

James Cooper [to Albert]: Why didn’t you ever tell me you were an orphan?Albert Quinn Ingalls: It just never came up, I guess. Being an orphan, it’s not so bad.James Cooper: It’s bad enough. —Season 7, Episode 1Jason Bateman was born on January 14, 1969 in Rye, New York.  His early life was fairly nomadic – his family lived in Boston,...

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Cloth Diapering on the Prairie versus Today

Cloth Diapering on the Prairie versus Today

In the morning after the chores and the house-work were done, Laura and Mary studied their books. In the afternoons Ma heard their lessons. Then they might play or sew their seams. —On the Banks of Plum CreekThe Ingalls family lived a simpler life than most families today, but in many ways, the everyday chores of life were much more...

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The Television Mini-Series

The Television Mini-Series

In 2005 The Wonderful World of Disney aired a mini-series based on the Little House on the Prairie book and produced by ABC/Touchstone Television in association with Ed Friendly. Katie Ford wrote the teleplay. David Cunningham directed the mini-series, which starred Cameron Bancroft as Charles Ingalls, Erin Cottrell as Caroline Ingalls,...

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Illustrating Little House

Illustrating Little House

In the early 1990s, HarperCollins Publishers launched the My First Little House Books program to introduce toddlers and young children to the world of Laura Ingalls Wilder. They began a search for an illustrator who had a similar style to that of the beloved illustrator, Garth Williams.My illustration agent, Merial Cornell, was showing...

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Little House on the Prairie, The Musical

Little House on the Prairie, The Musical

Little House on the Prairie, The Musical was a stage adaptation of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s stories and derived inspiration from six Little House books with particular emphasis on the family’s life in De Smet, South Dakota in By the Shores of Silver Lake, The Long Winter, Little Town on the Prairie and These Happy Golden Years. Through...

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Homemade Dipped Beeswax Candles

Homemade Dipped Beeswax Candles

“Laura felt a warmth inside her. It was very small, but it was strong. It was steady, like a tiny light in the dark, and it burned very low but no winds could make it flicker because it would not give up.” —The Long WinterNothing says “pioneer living” quite like making your own beeswax candles. If you’ve never made them before, dipped...

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About Kyle Richards

About Kyle Richards

Alicia Sanderson Edwards: "You forgot?"Isaiah Edwards: "Never, never! What was supposed to remember?"Alicia Sanderson Edwards: "We were going to have lunch together.  I made sandwiches."  Season 6, Episode 8Kyle Richards' Early Life and Career Kyle Richards was born on January 11, 1969. Kyle, along with her sisters, Kathy Hilton and...

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Little House on the Prairie Inspired Christmas Tablescape

Little House on the Prairie Inspired Christmas Tablescape

Ma liked everything on her table to be pretty. —Little House in the Big WoodsI remember reading how excited the girls were about receiving not only a stick of candy, but also a penny. And not just any penny, but a shining bright, new penny! And how Ma gushed over her sweet potatoes. When you think about it, it puts everything into...

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About Ketty Lester

About Ketty Lester

Hester Sue: Just for the record, I have been married once and I don’t plan on being married again. Not to anyone. Not if he was the last man on Earth. But of course, you may call me “Hester Sue.” Joe (chuckles): Hester Sue, the town you’re going to ain’t nothin’ like St. Louis where there’s lots of colored folk. In Walnut Grove, as far...

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Cotton Babies Introduces New Licensed Cloth Diapers: Cloth diaper company teams up with Little House on the Prairie

Cotton Babies and Little House on the Prairie Giveaway (CLOSED)

“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.” ― Laura Ingalls Wilder This holiday season we are partnering with Cotton Babies, the leading supplier of cloth diapers, to bring the spirit of Little House on the...

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Teachable Moments With Little House on the Prairie

Teachable Moments With Little House on the Prairie

Race and racism, like politics, can be thought of as the 3rd rail of American life and, because of the emotion surrounding them, discussions can get heated. Since they are not talked about enough, the complicated issues encompassing them, never really get solved. Not talking about race and racism doesn’t make them go away; in fact, not...

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Prairie Fires by Caroline Fraser Giveaway (CLOSED)

Prairie Fires by Caroline Fraser Giveaway (CLOSED)

"Even as she acknowledged the hard labor of milking, churning, raising and caring for chickens, washing, ironing, and cleaning, she praised the path she had chosen as “a freer, happier, healthier life” than any other." Caroline Fraser Millions of readers of Little House on the Prairie believe they know Laura Ingalls - the pioneer girl...

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You Need a Farm! Laura Ingalls Wilder and American Farming

You Need a Farm! Laura Ingalls Wilder and American Farming

A farmer depends on himself, and the land and the weather. If you’re a farmer, you raise what you eat, you raise what you wear, and you keep warm with wood out of your own timber. You work hard, but you work as you please, and no man can tell you to go or come. You’ll be free and independent, son, on a farm. —Farmer Boy“Those who labor...

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Country Ham with Cranberry, Mint and Brown Sugar Glaze

Country Ham with Cranberry, Mint and Brown Sugar Glaze

You can’t beat hickory-cured ham. —Little House in the Big WoodsIn Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House in the Big Woods, Pa and Uncle Henry butcher a wild pig. It’s fascinating to read how not one piece of the pig is wasted. Remember when Pa takes the pig’s bladder and blows it up like a balloon? It may sound gross to us today, but the...

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Cranberry Jelly Inspired by Little House on the Prairie

Cranberry Jelly Inspired by Little House on the Prairie

Laura did not need to be called next morning. She was up at dawn, and all day she helped Ma bake and stew and boil the good things for next day’s Christmas dinner. Early that morning Ma added water and flour to the bread sponge and set it to rise again. Laura and Carrie picked over the cranberries and washed them. Ma stewed them with...

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Caroline Ingalls – What Laura Left Unsaid

Caroline Ingalls – What Laura Left Unsaid

Seven years ago this month, I was terrified, my finger poised over the send button on an email to Little House Heritage Trust. —Author, Sarah MillerI’d done my homework — read hundreds of feet of microfilm containing thousands of pages of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s handwritten manuscripts, her then-unpublished memoir, Pioneer Girl, and...

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The Beautiful Snow

The Beautiful Snow

Our articles about recently released books are good resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of The Beautiful Snow: The Ingalls Family, The Railroads, and the Hard Winter of 1880-81.  Buy Now! Author: Cindy WilsonPublisher: Beaver's Pond Press (February 7,...

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A Prairie Girl’s Faith: The Spiritual Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder

A Prairie Girl’s Faith: The Spiritual Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Our articles about recently released books are good resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of A Prairie Girl’s Faith: The Spiritual Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder.Buy Now! Author: Stephen W. HinesPublisher: WaterBrook (February 6, 2018) Synopsis:The beloved...

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About Linwood Boomer

About Linwood Boomer

Adam Kendall: You know what I like about this school?Mary Ingalls: No, what?Adam Kendall: I can kiss you in front of the entire class, and no one would ever know. —Season 5, Episode 4Linwood Boomer’s Early Life and Career  Linwood Boomer was born on October 9, 1955, the third of four sons, and grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia....

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Cornbread Stuffing Inspired by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Cornbread Stuffing Inspired by Laura Ingalls Wilder

We would have roast goose for Thanksgiving dinner! ‘Roast goose and dressing seasoned with sage,’ said sister Mary. —Laura Ingalls Wilder in These Happy Golden YearsAs we get ready for the holiday season, it’s time to start thinking about our holiday dinner menu. Will you serve a Christmas ham, wild turkey or a juicy game hen?...

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Covered Wagon DIY Inspired by Little House on the Prairie

Covered Wagon DIY Inspired by Little House on the Prairie

Everything from the little house was in the wagon except the beds and tables and chairs. They did not need to take these, because Pa could always make new ones. —Little House on the PrairieI’m not sure what it is, but there’s just something about covered wagons that naturally draws children in. With a real fabric roof and turning...

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Sweet Potatoes and Pioneers

Sweet Potatoes and Pioneers

Johnny fussed in the bedroom, and Laura quickly pinned her braids, tied on her apron, and said, 'Let me fix the potatoes while you dress him. —These Happy Golden YearsWhen you think of Little House on the Prairie, you may think of the covered wagon journey, Jack the brindle Bulldog's loss and return, log cabin construction or fever ‘n’...

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The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder Inspired Giveaway (CLOSED)

The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder Inspired Giveaway (CLOSED)

“The grass grew green again and the woods were full of wildflowers.” Little House in the Big Woods Long before she was a writer, Laura Ingalls Wilder was a gardener and farmer, growing food for the table and raising crops for sale. In the beautifully crafted articles shared with us by Marta McDowell, she depicts Laura Ingalls Wilder as...

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Young Pioneers

Young Pioneers

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Young Pioneers.  Buy Now! Author: Rose Wilder LaneIllustrator: Dan AndreasenPublisher:...

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Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Our articles about recently released books are good resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder.Buy Now! Author: Caroline FraserPublisher: Metropolitan Books (November 14, 2017) Synopsis:The first...

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Little House on the Prairie Crossword Puzzle Printable

Little House on the Prairie Crossword Puzzle Printable

How much do you know about Little House on the Prairie and Laura Ingalls Wilder? We have a fun way for you test your knowledge and learn something new with a Little House on the Prairie Crossword Puzzle printable. You can download the Little House on the Prairie Crossword Puzzle printable here. Below you’ll find some clues to the...

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: Naturalist

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Naturalist

Rabbits stood up with paws dangling, long ears twitching, and their round eyes staring at Mary and Laura. —On the Banks of Plum CreekI’d like to suggest a thought experiment. Instead of categorizing Laura Ingalls Wilder as an American children’s author, think of her as a nature writer as well. Take her titles. The Little House books...

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Pioneer Girl and Pioneer Boy Paper Doll Printables

Pioneer Girl and Pioneer Boy Paper Doll Printables

After the day’s work was done, Ma sometimes cut paper dolls for them. She cut the dolls out of stiff white paper and drew the faces with a pencil. Then from bits of colored paper, she cut dresses and hats, ribbons and laces, so that Laura and Mary could dress their dolls beautifully. —Little House in the Big WoodsLaura and Mary enjoyed...

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Homemade Applesauce Inspired by Little House on the Prairie

Homemade Applesauce Inspired by Little House on the Prairie

Then Laura gathered up all the paper wrappings, and she helped Ma set on the table the big platter of golden fried mush, a plate of hot biscuits, a dish of fried potatoes, a bowl of codfish gravy and a glass dish full of dried-apple sauce. …and nothing could taste better than hot biscuits and applesauce. —By the Shores of Silver...

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About Melissa Gilbert

About Melissa Gilbert

For me, Little House on the Prairie means “home” in the truest sense of the word. —Melissa Gilbert in My Prairie CookbookMelissa Gilbert’s Early Years Melissa Ellen Gilbert was born May 8, 1964, in Los Angeles, California, and adopted by dancer and actress, Barbara Crane, and her husband, comedian Paul Gilbert. Her parents later adopted...

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About Merlin Olsen

About Merlin Olsen

Perseverance isn’t just the willingness to work hard. It’s that plus the willingness to be stubborn about your own belief in yourself. —Merlin OlsenMerlin Olsen Early Years Born in Utah, Merlin Olsen was the second oldest of nine children, making for a busy and exciting home growing up. His parents often opened their home up to...

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About Melissa Sue Anderson

About Melissa Sue Anderson

Mary Ingalls: God’s world isn’t fear and hate. It’s love, its understanding.Woman: Amen to that!Mary Ingalls: And learning is part of that understanding. —Season 4, Episode 15 “Whisper Country”Early Life and Career Born September 26, 1962, in Berkeley, California to James and Marion Anderson, [1] Melissa moved to southern California...

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Caroline: Little House, Revisited

Caroline: Little House, Revisited

Our articles about recently released books are good resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Caroline: Little House, Revisited.Buy Now! Author: Sarah MillerPublisher: William Morrow (September 19, 2017) Synopsis:In this novel authorized by the Little House...

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Woman’s Day Book of American Needlework

Woman’s Day Book of American Needlework

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Woman’s Day Book of American Needlework. Buy Now! Author: Rose Wilder Lane Publisher: Literary...

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The Dancer of Sahmakha

The Dancer of Sahmakha

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of The Dancer of Sahmakha. Buy Now! Author: Armen Ohanian (translated from French by Rose Wilder Lane)...

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The Making of Herbert Hoover

The Making of Herbert Hoover

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of The Making of Herbert Hoover. Buy Now! Author: Rose Wilder Lane Publisher: Fabri Press (March 25,...

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The Story of Art Smith

The Story of Art Smith

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of The Story of Art Smith.  Buy Now! Authors: Rose Wilder Lane and Art SmithPublisher: Nabu Press...

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Let the Hurricane Roar

Let the Hurricane Roar

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Let the Hurricane Roar.  Buy Now! Author: Rose Wilder LanePublisher: Harper Trophy (September,...

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Old Home Town

Old Home Town

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Old Home Town.  Buy Now! Author: Rose Wilder LanePublisher: Bison Books; Reprint edition...

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The Discovery of Freedom: Man’s Struggle Against Authority

The Discovery of Freedom: Man’s Struggle Against Authority

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of The Discovery of Freedom: Man’s Struggle Against Authority. Buy Now! Author: Rose Wilder Lane...

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Give Me Liberty

Give Me Liberty

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Give Me Liberty. Buy Now! Author: Rose Wilder Lane Publisher: Kessinger Publishing (September 10,...

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Wooden Peg Dolls DIY Inspired by Little House on the Prairie

Wooden Peg Dolls DIY Inspired by Little House on the Prairie

She went past the willow valley and played in the prairie grasses among the black-eyed susans and goldenrod. —On The Banks of Plum CreekThere is something timeless and quaint about homemade peg dolls. With no moving parts or batteries, they’re the perfect toy for the fully imaginative play that is so important in early childhood. These...

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Free Land

Free Land

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Free Land.   Buy Now! Author: Rose Wilder LanePublisher: Bison Books; Reprint edition (October 1,...

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Diverging Roads

Diverging Roads

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Diverging Roads.  Buy Now! Author: Rose Wilder LanePublisher: Andesite Press (August 21, 2017)...

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Travels With Zenobia: Paris to Albania by Model T Ford: A Journal

Travels With Zenobia: Paris to Albania by Model T Ford: A Journal

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Travels With Zenobia: Paris to Albania by Model T Ford: A Journal. Buy Now! Authors: Rose Wilder Lane...

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The Rediscovered Writings of Rose Wilder Lane, Literary Journalist

The Rediscovered Writings of Rose Wilder Lane, Literary Journalist

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of The Rediscovered Writings of Rose Wilder Lane, Literary Journalist.    Buy Now! Author: Rose...

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Little House in the Big Woods

Little House in the Big Woods

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Little House in the Big Woods.Buy Now! Author: Laura Ingalls WilderIllustrators: Helen Sewell and...

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Farmer Boy

Farmer Boy

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Farmer Boy.  Buy Now! Author: Laura Ingalls WilderIllustrators: Helen Sewell and Garth...

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Little House on the Prairie

Little House on the Prairie

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Little House on the Prairie.  Buy Now! Author: Laura Ingalls WilderIllustrators: Helen Sewell and...

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On the Banks of Plum Creek

On the Banks of Plum Creek

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of On the Banks of Plum Creek. Buy Now! Author: Laura Ingalls WilderIllustrators: Helen Sewell and Garth...

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By the Shores of Silver Lake

By the Shores of Silver Lake

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of By the Shores of Silver Lake.Buy Now! Author: Laura Ingalls WilderIllustrators: Helen Sewell and Garth...

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The Long Winter

The Long Winter

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of The Long Winter.  Buy Now! Author: Laura Ingalls WilderIllustrators: Helen Sewell and Garth...

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Little Town on the Prairie

Little Town on the Prairie

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Little Town on the Prairie.Buy Now! Author: Laura Ingalls WilderIllustrators: Helen Sewell and Garth...

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These Happy Golden Years

These Happy Golden Years

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of These Happy Golden Years.  Buy Now! Author: Laura Ingalls WilderIllustrators: Helen Sewell and...

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The First Four Years

The First Four Years

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of The First Four Years.  Buy Now! Author: Laura Ingalls WilderIllustrators: Helen Sewell and Garth...

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Little House Treasury

Little House Treasury

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Little House Treasury.  Buy Now! Author: Laura Ingalls WilderIllustrators: Helen Sewell and...

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Little House Sisters: Collected Stories from the Little House Books

Little House Sisters: Collected Stories from the Little House Books

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Little House Sisters: Collected Stories from the Little House Books.  Buy Now! Author: Laura...

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The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: The World’s Fair

The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: The World’s Fair

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: The World’s Fair.  Buy Now! Author: Thomas L....

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The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: The Great Debate

The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: The Great Debate

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: The Great Debate. Buy Now! Author: Thomas L. Tedrow...

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The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: Mountain Miracle

The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: Mountain Miracle

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The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: Missouri Homestead

The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: Missouri Homestead

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The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: Land of Promise

The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: Land of Promise

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The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: Home to the Prairie

The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: Home to the Prairie

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The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: Good Neighbors

The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: Good Neighbors

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The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: Children of Promise

The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder Series: Children of Promise

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On the Other Side of the Hill

On the Other Side of the Hill

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Little Town in the Ozarks

Little Town in the Ozarks

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Little House on Rocky Ridge

Little House on Rocky Ridge

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Little Farm in the Ozarks

Little Farm in the Ozarks

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In the Land of the Big Red Apple

In the Land of the Big Red Apple

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On The Banks of the Bayou

On The Banks of the Bayou

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New Dawn on Rocky Ridge

New Dawn on Rocky Ridge

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Bachelor Girl

Bachelor Girl

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Wilder in the West: Eliza Jane’s Story of a Lady Homesteader

Wilder in the West: Eliza Jane’s Story of a Lady Homesteader

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The Walnut Grove Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Walnut Grove Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Story of the Wilders

Story of the Wilders

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The Story of the Ingalls

The Story of the Ingalls

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Iowa Story

Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Iowa Story

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Old Town in the Green Groves

Old Town in the Green Groves

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Meet Laura Ingalls Wilder (About the Author)

Meet Laura Ingalls Wilder (About the Author)

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Laura: The Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura: The Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little Town: Where History and Literature Meet

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little Town: Where History and Literature Meet

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: Teacher and Author (Ferguson’s Career Biographies)

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Teacher and Author (Ferguson’s Career Biographies)

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Laura Ingalls Wilder (Young at Heart)

Laura Ingalls Wilder (Young at Heart)

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Musical Memories of Laura Ingalls Wilder (History Alive Through Music)

Musical Memories of Laura Ingalls Wilder (History Alive Through Music)

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Laura Ingalls Wilder (Welcome Books: Real People)

Laura Ingalls Wilder (Welcome Books: Real People)

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Laura Ingalls Wilder (Rookie Biographies)

Laura Ingalls Wilder (Rookie Biographies)

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Ingalls Wilder Family Songbook

Ingalls Wilder Family Songbook

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Little House on the Prairie From A to Z

Little House on the Prairie From A to Z

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Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Little House in the Ozarks: The Rediscovered Writings

Little House in the Ozarks: The Rediscovered Writings

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Laura Ingalls Wilder, Farm Journalist: Writings from the Ozarks

Laura Ingalls Wilder, Farm Journalist: Writings from the Ozarks

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West From Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder, San Francisco, 1915

West From Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder, San Francisco, 1915

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Little House Books, Volume 2

Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Little House Books, Volume 2

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Little House Books, Volume 1

Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Little House Books, Volume 1

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Refreshing Old-Fashioned Summer Drink – Ginger Water Recipe plus Variations

Refreshing Old-Fashioned Summer Drink – Ginger Water Recipe plus Variations

Now the sun and the wind were hotter and Laura’s legs quivered while she made them trample the hay….She was thirsty, then she was thirstier, and then she was so thirsty that she could think of nothing else. Nothing was ever so good as that cool wetness going down her throat. Ma had sent them ginger-water. —The Long WinterBefore our...

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About Shannen Doherty

About Shannen Doherty

Jenny Wilder: [to Laura] “You don’t have to drive me to school tomorrow. I’m gonna walk.”Laura Ingalls Wilder: “That’s an awfully long way. Are you sure?”Jenny Wilder: “I’ll make it. Believe me. I’ll make it." —Season 9 Episode 12, Marvin’s GardenEarly Years Shannen Doherty Shannen Doherty was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1971. Her...

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10 Things Pa Ingalls Taught Us About Life

10 Things Pa Ingalls Taught Us About Life

The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong. —Laura Ingalls WilderCharles Ingalls, or Pa, as his children lovingly called him, taught us a great many lessons on living a good life. He was a man of...

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About Michael Landon

About Michael Landon

Remember me with smiles and laughter,For that’s the way I’ll remember you all.If you can only remember me with tears,Then don’t remember me at all. —Written by Michael Landon for Season 2, Episodes 7 and 8, Remember MeMichael Landon’s Early Years Michael Landon was born on October 31, 1936, as Eugene Maurice Orowitz. Like the original...

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I Remember Laura

I Remember Laura

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A Little House Sampler

A Little House Sampler

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Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry and Laura Ingalls Wilder

Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry and Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Libertarians on the Prairie

Libertarians on the Prairie

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: American Writer on the Prairie

Laura Ingalls Wilder: American Writer on the Prairie

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From Little Houses to Little Women: Revisiting A Literary Childhood

From Little Houses to Little Women: Revisiting A Literary Childhood

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Biography

Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Biography

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Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder

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American Legends: The Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder

American Legends: The Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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A Wilder Rose

A Wilder Rose

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Laura’s Album: A Remembrance Scrapbook

Laura’s Album: A Remembrance Scrapbook

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A Little House Reader: A Collection of Writings by Laura Ingalls Wilder

A Little House Reader: A Collection of Writings by Laura Ingalls Wilder

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The World of Little House

The World of Little House

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The Little House Guidebook

The Little House Guidebook

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Homemade Jewelry for Children and Grown-ups

Homemade Jewelry for Children and Grown-ups

Laura’s gift was a bracelet of blue and white beads strung on a thread and woven together, and Carrie’s was a ring of pink and white beads interwoven. —These Happy Golden YearsThere are few things as precious and timeless as making beaded jewelry with kids. There’s just something almost meditative to sitting with a young child and...

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Old-Fashioned Creamed Corn Recipe

Old-Fashioned Creamed Corn Recipe

Thanksgiving dinner was good. Pa had shot a wild goose for it. Ma had to stew the goose because there was no fireplace, and no oven in the little stove. But she made dumplings in the gravy. There were corn dodgers and mashed potatoes. There were butter, and milk, and stewed dried plums. And three grains of parched corn lay beside each...

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10 Things Ma Ingalls Taught Us About Life

10 Things Ma Ingalls Taught Us About Life

If wisdom’s ways you wisely seek,Five things observe with care,To whom you speak,Of whom you speak,And how and when and where. —Caroline Ingalls, Little House on the PrairieCaroline Quiner Ingalls, beloved Ma to her five children, taught us many lessons on mothering, homemaking, faith, and life. She was a woman of modesty, tenderness,...

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Reconsidering Laura Ingalls Wilder: Little House and Beyond

Reconsidering Laura Ingalls Wilder: Little House and Beyond

Our articles about recently released books are good resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Reconsidering Laura Ingalls Wilder: Little House and Beyond. Buy Now! Co-editor: Miranda A. Green-Barteet Co-editor: Anne K. Phillips Publisher: University Press of...

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About Karen Grassle

About Karen Grassle

Caroline Ingalls: My home is where you are. And you and the children are my family. Charles Ingalls: Caroline Ingalls, I love you. —Pilot EpisodeWe may have fallen in love with her for her starring role as Caroline Ingalls, but Karen Grassle had a thriving career beyond that. Explore more about the amazing woman who captured our hearts...

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Ed Friendly’s Life and Legacy

Ed Friendly’s Life and Legacy

About Ed Friendly Ed Friendly was born in Manhattan on April 8, 1922. He spent his formative summers on a ranch in Idaho where he fell in love with horses and the American West. He served as an Army captain in the Pacific during World War II. After the war, he worked in New York in advertising, produced and directed radio and television...

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Tomato Ginger Preserves Recipe

Tomato Ginger Preserves Recipe

All day long while the girls were in school, Ma made preserves of the red tomatoes, of the purple husk tomatoes, and of the golden ground-cherries. She made pickles of the green tomatoes that would not have time to ripen before it froze. The house was full of the syrupy scent of preserves and the spicy odor of pickles. —Little Town on...

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A Little House Picture Book Treasury: Six Stories of Life on the Prairie

A Little House Picture Book Treasury: Six Stories of Life on the Prairie

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Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography

Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography

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Diary of a Stage Mother’s Daughter: A Memoir

Diary of a Stage Mother’s Daughter: A Memoir

Books and articles by and about the actors who starred in the Little House on the Prairie TV series provide a behind-the-scenes look at the show and how it affected the lives of the people making it. Here is a brief overview of Diary of a Stage Mother's Daughter: A Memoir.Buy Now! Author: Melissa FrancisPublisher: Weinstein Books...

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The Laura Ingalls Wilder Country Cookbook

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Country Cookbook

Many books are popular resources for readers interested in activities associated with Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of The Laura Ingalls Wilder Country Cookbook.  Buy Now! Authors: Laura Ingalls Wilder and William T. AndersonPhotographer: Leslie A. KellyPublisher: HarperCollins...

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The Way I See It: A Look Back at My Life on Little House

The Way I See It: A Look Back at My Life on Little House

Books and articles by and about the actors who starred in the Little House on the Prairie TV series provide a behind-the-scenes look at the show and how it affected the lives of the people making it. Here is a brief overview of The Way I See It: A Look Back at My Life on Little House. Buy Now! Author: Melissa Anderson Publisher: Globe...

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Prairie Tale: A Memoir

Prairie Tale: A Memoir

Books and articles by and about the actors who starred in the Little House on the Prairie TV series provide a behind-the-scenes look at the show and how it affected the lives of the people making it. Here is a brief overview of Prairie Tale: A Memoir.  Buy Now! Author: Melissa GilbertPublisher: Gallery Books (February 16, 2010)...

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About Blanche Hanalis

About Blanche Hanalis

I’m often overwhelmed by the thought that what I have written is reaching an audience of forty or fifty million people in a single night. —Blanche Hanalis in The Television Writer’s HandbookEarly Life and Career of Blanche Hanalis Blanche Hanalis was born December 11, 1915, in Ohio, but grew up in the Chicago area. According to her...

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Pioneer Girl Perspectives: Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder

Pioneer Girl Perspectives: Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder?

Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder?

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Pioneer Girl: The Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Pioneer Girl: The Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Searching for Laura Ingalls

Searching for Laura Ingalls

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Little Author in the Big Woods: A Biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Little Author in the Big Woods: A Biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: Storyteller of the Prairie

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Storyteller of the Prairie

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Homemade Apple Turnovers

Homemade Apple Turnovers

Eliza Jane opened the dinner-pail on her desk. It held…four delicious apple turnovers, their plump crusts filled with melting slices of apple and spicy brown juice. —Farmer BoyApples were a popular fruit for many pioneers because they stored well and could be used in a variety of ways. Every respectable pioneer garden would have...

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The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Pan Fried Fish Fillets with Lemon Dill Sauce

Pan Fried Fish Fillets with Lemon Dill Sauce

Laura and Pa went back to the house, carrying those flopping fish. Ma’s eyes were round when she saw them. Pa cut off their heads and stripped out their insides and showed Laura how to scale fish. He scaled three, and she scaled almost all of one. Ma rolled them in meal and fried them in fat, and they all ate those good fish for supper…...

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About Alison Arngrim

About Alison Arngrim

 Mother says we’re not like the rest of the children. —Season 2, Episode 11, The GiftAlison Arngrim’s Early Years Alison Arngrim is a natural-born performer with a love for people and a gift for making them laugh. So, not surprisingly, she entered the entertainment field at a young age, starting out in commercials and bit parts and...

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Dr. George A. Tann, Pioneer Physician and Neighbor to the Ingalls

Dr. George A. Tann, Pioneer Physician and Neighbor to the Ingalls

Some of you may recall the doctor who helped the Ingalls family when they fell ill in Chapter 15, “Fever ‘N’ Ague” of Little House on the Prairie. He was based on George A. Tann, a pioneer, physician, and neighbor of the Ingalls family.  We are excited to explore the real-life of Dr. George A. Tann.Late summer in the Midwest is hot,...

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Little House on the Prairie Events in 2017

Little House on the Prairie Events in 2017

If there's one thing Little House on the Prairie fans love, it's events and gatherings that celebrate the show and the books. Especially this year where many of us are celebrating the 150th anniversary of Laura Ingalls Wilder's birth. We love traveling to historical sites and locations, connecting with the actors, swapping trivia...

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Simple Living Inspirations Learned From The Ingalls Family

Simple Living Inspirations Learned From The Ingalls Family

It is the simple things that matter most. Laura Ingalls WilderThe Ingalls have taught us so many wonderful, wholesome lessons over the years through the Little House on the Prairie books and television series which we can now relive on DVD. This is a look at the poignant life lessons we learned about changing our modern mindset and...

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Old-Fashioned Braided Rug Placemat

Old-Fashioned Braided Rug Placemat

Mary was braiding a new rug. She had cut worn-out woolen clothes in strips, and Ma had put each color in a separate box. Mary kept the boxes in order and remembered where each color was. She was braiding the rag-strips together in a long braid that coiled down in a pile beside her chair. —The Long WinterOn the prairie, no scrap of...

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer’s Life

Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer’s Life

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer’s Life.    Buy Now!   Author: Pamela Smith...

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Homemade DIY Little House on the Prairie Stockings

Homemade DIY Little House on the Prairie Stockings

‘Tis the season for all things festive! It’s time to trim the tree, wrap the gifts, and hang the stockings by the fire. This year, why not create your own handmade stockings that remind you of simpler times? With some help from the Andover Fabrics Little House on the Prairie® fabrics collection, you can create stockings for everyone in...

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Little House on the Prairie Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Little House on the Prairie Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Hurry and get the work done,” said Ma. “And then, Laura, you go to the corn-patch and bring me a green pumpkin. I’m going to make a pie!” “A pie! But how…” Mary said, and Laura said, “A green pumpkin pie? I never heard of such a thing, Ma.” “Neither did I,” said Ma. “But we wouldn’t do much if we didn’t do things that nobody ever heard...

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Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Woman Behind the Legend

Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Woman Behind the Legend

Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Woman Behind the Legend.  Buy Now! Author: John...

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Little House on the Prairie Dundalk Furniture Giveaway (CLOSED)

Little House on the Prairie Dundalk Furniture Giveaway (CLOSED)

Little House on the Prairie represents an enduring appeal of simpler times and a hardy, pioneering spirit that millions have come to know and love. That's why we are so thrilled to announce a new line of rustic furniture by Dundalk LeisureCraft based on the timelessness embodied in Laura Ingalls Wilder's stories of love, home, family,...

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About Richard Bull

About Richard Bull

You know, an animal is no different than a person. It needs to be with someone who loves it. —Season 3, Episode 2 “Bunny”RICHARD BULL’S EARLY YEARS Richard Bull was born June 26, 1924 in Zion, Illinois about 50 miles north of Chicago. His family eventually moved to Chicago, which was great for Richard because “I was a movie nut. In the...

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About Dean Butler

About Dean Butler

“There is no day, there is nothing I do as a producer that I don’t ask myself, on some level: What would Michael do?” —Dean Butler in an interview about his production careerWhen Dean Butler first appeared on the set of “Little House on the Prairie” to play Almanzo Wilder, he may not have known what he was getting into. His first day on...

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Tips for Family Travel to the Little House Sites and Pageants

Tips for Family Travel to the Little House Sites and Pageants

For Laura Ingalls Wilder fans, there is nothing quite like going to the scene of the story. Every year—roughly May to October—thousands of fans descend upon the Midwestern spots the Ingalls family called home in Minnesota and South Dakota. Crowds are thick, particularly in July, when local actors perform Little House-based...

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The Little House Books: A Lesson in Money 101

The Little House Books: A Lesson in Money 101

The Little House book series conveys messages about family, community, perseverance, courage, and a variety of values. The Ingalls family is no stranger to hardship, especially financial strain. Readers of the Little House books can see Pa Ingalls evolve from a young ambitious father to a mature patriarch regarding the family’s...

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About Patrick Laborteaux and Matthew Laborteaux

About Patrick Laborteaux and Matthew Laborteaux

Penelope: “I don't know what I ever saw in you. You are just like him.”Andy: “Thanks. I will take that as a compliment.” —Season 6, Episode 20 “Wilder and Wilder"Little House HeroesIf ever there were icons of perseverance in the face of adversity, it would be brothers Patrick and Matthew Laborteaux (or Labyorteaux; they used both...

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The House on Rocky Ridge Farm: Preserved, not Restored

The House on Rocky Ridge Farm: Preserved, not Restored

Laura Ingalls Wilder was a teacher, seamstress, farmer’s wife, journalist, farm loan administrator, and an author. It was her role as writer of the Little House books that brought her lasting fame. And another job. She was the first, but unofficial, tour guide at her home on Rocky Ridge Farm near Mansfield, Missouri.Readers of...

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Six Can’t Miss Things to Do and See in De Smet, South Dakota

Six Can’t Miss Things to Do and See in De Smet, South Dakota

In my younger years—with no husband in sight—I joked that whomever I married must be willing to take a honeymoon trip to all of the Little House sites. When I did find my own “beau,” he was, ironically, a farmer—quite a foreigner to this suburban Boston girl. Although love was the catalyst for relocating from my longtime New England...

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DIY Lemon Verbena Feed-Sack Sachets

DIY Lemon Verbena Feed-Sack Sachets

Oh, I do, Pa! And you should just see Miss Beadle. She’s the nicest lady in the entire world, and she smiles all the time, and she smells as good as she looks. I came right out and asked, and she says she wears something called lemon verbena. She’s the prettiest lady I ever saw–except for Ma, of course. —Laura Ingalls, Season 1, Episode...

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Edible Landscaping Tips Inspired by Little House on the Prairie

Edible Landscaping Tips Inspired by Little House on the Prairie

The colors in the sky at sunset, the delicate tints of the early spring foliage, the brilliant autumn leaves, the softly colored grasses and lovely flowers - what painter ever equaled their beauties with paint and brush? —Laura Ingalls WilderI grew up watching “Little House on the Prairie” each day while my mom prepared lunch,...

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Miss Beadle and Me

Miss Beadle and Me

By about the late 2000s, I had lived a lot of life, but I hadn’t written any of it down. Even though I’d been in the middle of some of Hollywood’s most celebrated and controversial decades (the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s), it never occurred to me that anything I’d done or seen was worth putting on paper. And then several things began to make...

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Doll Tea Party Plus Make Your Own Slate DIY

Doll Tea Party Plus Make Your Own Slate DIY

The doll was sleeping there in the box. Nellie lifted her up, and her eyes opened wide. They were big blue eyes. She seemed to laugh. —On the Banks of Plum CreekThe Little House books were some of my favorite books to read growing up. I would devour each book, ready for the next one. When I thought about the life that Laura and her...

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About Katherine MacGregor

About Katherine MacGregor

Harriet Oleson: “Pride cometh before destruction; and a haughty spirit before a fall!” Proverbs 16:18 —Season 2, Episode 1 “The Richest Man in Walnut Grove”The Early Life of Katherine MacGregor Katherine “Scottie” MacGregor was born January 12, 1925, as Dorlee Deane McGregor in Glendale, California, [1] but grew up in Fort Collins,...

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Little House on the Prairie Inspired Photo Shoot by Danielle Pousette

Little House on the Prairie Inspired Photo Shoot by Danielle Pousette

Today’s featured fan is photographer Danielle Pousette who shares with us a little throwback to Laura Ingalls Wilder through her inspired photo shoot.Q: What inspired you to do this photo shoot? I was inspired to do the photo shoot because my daughter and her friend are both at an age where they are really enjoying the...

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Andover Sewing Project Contest + Craftsy Quilt Kit Winner 2016

Andover Sewing Project Contest + Craftsy Quilt Kit Winner 2016

Andover Fabrics launched a big sewing contest in 2016! They wanted to see what you've been creating with the Little House on the Prairie™ collection of fabrics.  Many of the fabrics have been sold out and are no longer available.    Who Won the 2016 Craftsy Quilt Kit Giveaway? We are so glad you asked. The winner's name...

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Little House on the Prairie Hoop Project DIY

Little House on the Prairie Hoop Project DIY

Ma turned the strips of muslin and pinned them together and Laura whipped the new seam, over and over with tiny stitches. —By the Shores of Silver LakeLaura, who didn’t like to sit and make fine stitches as a young girl, became very good at her handicrafts later in life. She made beautiful quilts, lovely buttonholes for a job in town,...

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Prairie Life Quilt Kit Giveaway (CLOSED)

Prairie Life Quilt Kit Giveaway (CLOSED)

We were so impressed with all of the interest in the Little House on the Prairie® Andover Fabrics Giveaway that we decided to launch another fabric-related giveaway! We've seen some amazing crafts and projects with these fabrics, and loved the #LittleHouseMoment pictures you all shared. Craftsy is carrying three amazing quilt kits and...

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