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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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We were supposed to interview Rev. Inman today, but unfortunately we weren't able to talk to him. However, we hope to reschedule soon and in the meantime I talk you through the Mansfield homesite as it was in September 2019. It's... more

Alison Arngrim, who played Nellie Oleson on the NBC Little House on the Prairie TV show, has taken on a project of reading the "Little House" series welcoming everyone into her liiving room via Facebook. Each day she reads two chapters... more

Join us with guest Bob Miller of the United Church of Christ. Laura and Almanzo Wilder were Congregationalists. The Congregational Church is no longer a stand alone organization, but it is one of the denominations that have been combined... more

Laura Giannarelli is an actress who also reads books for the National Library Service. The National Library Service for the Blind Print Disabled is a part of the Library of Congress that provides materials for NLS "for people with temporary... more

"You always get your just desserts when you insist on Jell-O" Lynne Belluscio of the LeRoy (NY) Historical Society tells us about the history of Jell-O. Gelatine desserts were long the province of the wealthy, but American ingenuity lead to... more

Check in about what's going on in Laura Ingalls Wilder fandom this month. We'll check on what's going on Trundlebed Tales, what's going on in the homesites this month, and some highlights of the coming year.

Drop in tonight, February 7, 2020 and help us celebrate Laura Ingalls Wilder's 153rd birthday. Laura fans are invited to call in and share either the story of how they became a Laura Ingalls Wilder fan, their favorite Laura Ingalls... more

Today we're going to celebrate World Read Aloud Day by reading part of Mother West Wind's Children by Thornton W. Burgess. We're picking up from our 10 minute episodes last year where we were testing microphones. This time... more

There was a lot going on during 2019. There were a lot of things going on. The "Little House on the Prairie" Cast Reunion and the Laura Ingalls Wilder conference lead the list on my social media of what people thought were the... more

I finally got 5 of the 6 people from our trip together to interview about our last trip. Chime in as my mom, my brother, my niece and nephew, and me talk about our trip to Walt Disney World during late January 2019. We talk about where we... more

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