Monday, October 26, 2015

Smithsonian Article on Scientists Who Investigate Events in Wilder's Life

Looks like everyone's favorite pioneer girl inspires more than the average bonnet head. On October 22, an article titled, "The Science of 'Little House on the Prairie'" appeared at

The article shared stories of three inspired scientists in totally unrelated disciplines--physics, meteorology, and medicine--who investigated events in the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder and what they discovered.

You can read the entire article at

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Little House on the Prairie Cast Reunion Thursday on Home & Family

This Thursday, October 8, on Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family" the cast of "Little House on the Prairie" is reuniting! The cast including Melissa Gilbert (Laura Ingalls), Dean Butler (Almanzo Wilder), Matthew Labyorteaux (Albert Ingalls) Alison Arngrim (Nellie Oleson) and Lindsay Greenbush (Carrie Ingalls) will be featured throughout the episode. Segment highlights:

- A guided tour of the show's original filming locations with Alison Arngrim
- A tribute to Michael Landon (Charles Ingalls) by his children Michael Landon Jr. and Leslie Landon with never before seen family photos
- Melissa Gilbert will share a recipe from her cookbook (gingersnap pumpkin pie) and discuss her decision to run for congress
- Dean Butler shares a Christmas DIY from his own family traditions
- Home & Family's Debbie Matenopulous talks about Laura Ingalls and offers travel tips to trace the cross-country journey of the Ingalls family

Home & Family airs Weekdays at 10/9c on Hallmark