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Trundlebed Tales host Sarah S. Uthoff will look at Laura Ingalls Wilder and other classic children's literature and social history including historic foodways and one-room schools.

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Today is Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder's wedding anniversary. In honor of that we're having a special Laura Ingalls Wilder basic questions episode. We'll do another special episode so be sure to ask questions for the next one.

This month's birthday girl is Carrie Ingalls. Join us for events in Pepin, Wisconsin; De Smet, South Dakota; Spring Valley, Minnesota; and Malone, New York.

This is the last day of my Walnut Grove trip. I visit the dugout site and get two nasty surprises. Then I have a happy surprise at the museum. Finally, I drive home and talk about videos you can look for.

This is the second day of my trip. I hit several places I hadn't made yesterday. I do my In the Kitchen With Laura (Pioneer Version) and check out the rest of the Family Festival. I visit the Wheels Across the Prairie Museum in... more

The return of my live reports from a Laura trip. These were recorded live, but live none the less. I drive up to Walnut Grove, learn about changes around the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum, and end up in Marshall, Minnesota.

July is about the biggest month in Laura Ingalls Wilder fandom. There are lots of homesite events and it's the heart of summer vacation season. Learn about events in Pepin, WI; Walnut Grove, MN; De Smet, SD; Mansfield, MO; Malone,... more

I recently took a trip with my friend Kelly Pezel down to Chariton County, Missouri to visit the place where the Ingalls family bought land near the town of Rothville. I hadn't ever been there before so I was glad to get a chance at visiting one of the... more

Since this is late we'll go through some of the big events this year and what we're still looking forward to. Whether you're interested in the TV show, the museums, or books, there is a lot going on.

This episode is the second in a series of episodes this month that are going to talk about Laura Ingalls Wilder travel. This first episode is full of questions that you should ask yourself as you start planning a Laura trip. People think there... more

Every year I do some reading in honor of World Read Aloud Day. It's every March 2nd in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday. Sometimes I do something Laura specific, but lately I've been doing Mother West Wind's Children by Thorton W. Burgess. For... more

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