Important News About LauraPalooza 2015

Whew! Planning a conference is exhilarating and tedious, all at the same time. We simply can’t wait for July! As you know, we are switching venues this year for LauraPalooza 2015, from Mankato, Minnesota to Brookings, South Dakota. We are

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Christmas in Walnut Grove

by Laura McLemore One of the charming elements of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series is the inclusion of at least one Christmas chapter in each of her books.  To me Christmas is a unifying theme that ties the books

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Posted in Holidays, Homesites, Museums and Attractions, On the Banks of Plum Creek

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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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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