Annual Christmas Shopping Guide 2014

We’re running a little late this year, but there’s still time to get that perfect gift for your Laura fan under the tree before Christmas. Whether you are looking for the perfect present for the Laura Ingalls Wilder fan in

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Posted in De Smet -- LIWMS, Holidays, Homesites, Museums and Attractions, Malone, Mansfield, Pepin, Spring Valley, Walnut Grove

The Proposals Are IN!

Hooray! We have received all the proposals to help craft LauraPalooza 2015. We’re so excited to put the agenda together for you. Familiar friends and new faces abound. Prospective presenters will be notified in early February, 2015.

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Season Ends

October usually is about the end of the main Laura Ingalls Wilder season for the year. If you plan a Laura trip during or after October, make sure you call ahead. They may or may not be able to accommodate

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Posted in Homesites, Museums and Attractions, Little House Travel

Life, Infused by Little House

Rose Wilder Lane

Little House in the everyday… every day.

Posted in Caroline Quiner Ingalls (Ma), Laura's Legacy, These Happy Golden Years

Richard Fisher Donates Part of Artifact Collection to Homesites

Ohio’s Richard Fisher, who began collecting artifacts mentioned in the Little House books in the 1970s, generously donated a portion of his collection to Laura’s homesites across the country this year.

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Posted in Burr Oak, De Smet -- LIWMS, Homesites, Museums and Attractions, Independence, Little House on the Prairie, LIW-Related Items, Malone, Mansfield, On the Banks of Plum Creek, Spring Valley, The First Four Years, Walnut Grove

View from an Outlier

One Little House fan’s feelings about the discovery of Baby Boy Lane’s grave.

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A Good Pie

Apple Pie

It’s better to make a good pie than a poor poem.

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Posted in Cooking, Laura's Legacy, Quotations from Laura

LauraPalooza 2015: Call for Proposals

The Call for Proposals for LauraPalooza 2015: Through Laura’s Eyes has been released. You have until December 5, 2014 to submit!

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Posted in Administrivia, Announcements, LauraPalooza 2015

Many Hands Make Light Work

by Laura McLemore Calling all volunteers! Great conferences don’t just happen. The LauraPalooza Steering Committee depends on the able hands, minds, and most of all, talents of our membership.  In both 2010 and 2012 we’ve relied on a core volunteer group

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LauraPalooza Makes the New York Times!

LauraPalooza garners a mention in the New York Tmes.

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