Join us for the Annual History Conference and Pre-Release book signing for Pioneer Girl Perspectives: Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder, at the Sioux Falls Holiday Inn-City Centre, Sioux Falls, South Dakota on April 28th. Coinciding with the 150th anniversary of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s birth, the annual History Conference of the South Dakota State Historical Society will focus on Wilder and her... View details ⇨
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Melissa Francis joined “Little House on the Prairie” as Cassandra Cooper in Season 7. For two Seasons, fans enjoyed watching her heartfelt scenes with the Ingalls family. Did you know that today she works as a TV journalist? Learn more about Melissa Francis and her time with Michael Landon and the entire cast, in this exclusive... View details ⇨
Soon-to-be-published, "Pioneer Girl Perspectives: Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder." shows the importance of Laura Ingalls Wilder as an influential author whose stories of growing up on the frontier remain relevant today. The book is a publication of the Pioneer Girl Project, which is a research and publishing program of the South Dakota State Historical Society. Pick up your copy today! [... View details ⇨
The talented illustrator, Wendy Piersall : Artist & Author created these exclusive Little House on the Prairie® coloring sheets for our loyal newsletter subscribers! You will find three different options for coloring fans of any skill level! Please be sure to share your lovely sheets with us on our Facebook Page or on Instagram and Twitter using #LittleHouseMoment. If you haven't subscribed,... View details ⇨
"At noontime everyone was allowed to move about the schoolroom and talk quietly. Eliza Jane opened the dinner-pail on her desk. It held bread-and-butter and sausage, doughnuts and apples, and four delicious apple-turnovers, their plump crusts filled with melting slices of apple and spicy brown juice." -Farmer Boy. Try your hand at making your very own apple turnovers with our step-by-step... View details ⇨
Today we wish a very happy birthday to Ed Friendly, creator and executive producer of the “Little House on the Prairie” TV show! He would have been 95 years-old. We recognize him for his creative vision and the role he played in bringing Laura’s heartwarming stories to TV screens across America and around the world. To learn more about his life and legacy see our article here: [... View details ⇨
Happy National Garden Month! Did you know that in Laura’s day the garden was where you found 80% of your food, not to mention medicine, fragrances and dyes! Today we celebrate Laura and the hard work of the pioneers by offering you exclusive discounts on our favorite gardening classes! [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Ingalls family and their friends in Walnut Grove certainly had strong personalities. Which Character do you feel you are most like? Take this personality quiz to see if you are like one of the Ingalls clan, Hester-Sue, Rev. Alden, or one of 16 different Little House on the Prairie characters. [ Littlehouseontheprairie.com Link ]
Have you ever wondered what games pioneer children played? Laura Ingalls Wilder describes many games and activities in her books. If you’re looking for some fun entertainment, try out these games and activities from the “Pioneer Era” that require either easily made items or no equipment whatsoever. [ Littlehouseontheprairie.com Link ]
Did you know that lettuce is a cool season plant? Right now is a great time to get started planting. Let us give you some ideas to get you started and show you which heirloom varieties the pioneers grew in their own gardens! [ Bit.ly Link ]
In the book, On the Banks of Plum Creek, Pa and Laura built a fish trap and placed it beneath a waterfall to catch fish as they came over the falls. Pa taught Laura how to clean the fish and Ma showed her how to cook them. Try your hand at your own homemade pan fried fish with our recipe inspired by Laura Ingalls Wilder. [ Littlehouseontheprairie.com Link ]
Nellie made fun of Laura from the very start. She was the character that we all loved to hate. We have compiled ten of the best moments that Nellie gets what she deserves in this exclusive video! You can see all 10 plus some extras on the article page too! [ Littlehouseontheprairie.com Link ]. What was your favorite #NellieMoment?
In the book, Little House in the Big Woods, Laura recalls how she and Mary would help Ma make homemade butter. Making homemade butter with kids is quite easy. You only need a few supplies and some willing helpers to enjoy this time-honored tradition. It’s the perfect family fun activity! We show you exactly how to make butter with kids in this step by step article. [... View details ⇨