Pa revels in his bumper crop of wheat, making the classic mistake of counting his chickens before they hatch, when in rolls a wicked hail storm destroying everything. All wish list items, and Carrie, must be forgotten as Pa says goodbye and begins a 100 mile walk in search of work and wage.
Along the way he befriends two un-creatively named men and forms the "Fellowship of the Wheat". Together they journey to the quarries of Minnesota where they must prove their worth and become the best double jackers in the land if they want to secure prize money for their families before the looming winter storms and threat of starvation arrive at their doorsteps. Meanwhile, Ma rallies the Walnut Grove women folk together in a stirring battle to save the ravaged wheat fields.
Will Pa become the best double jacker in a matter of a few weeks? Will Ma save the day back on the homefront? Will Willa ever stop complaining? Will Amy, Julie, and Marissa solve the biggest mystery on Little House on the Prairie so far? Find out all of this and more on this week's episode.
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Hail is the worst
Stardew Valley Farming
How It's Made: Flour
Top Five Most Terrifying Jobs in History (Powder Monkey made the cut!)
Mary and Laura start school in Walnut Grove where they meet their arch-nemesis Nellie Oleson. Ma has a run in with Harriet Oleson, and she and Laura must strive to rise above. Laura struggles to write an essay for Visitors' Day that encompasses everything on her heart with words that only end in "at", and she ends up bringing the (one room school) house down with a performance that will tug at your heart strings. Will Marissa finally cry? Why do Mary and Laura wear weird hats when they sleep? Will we find out what causes some eggs to be double-yolked? Will Ed Sheeran make a controversial cameo? Find out all of this and more in these week's episode.
Want some Lemon Verbena?
If you are like us, you have a hankerin' to get your hands on some lemon verbena now. Here are some awesome links to buy/make some of your own lemon verbena fragrance so you can smell like a school mistress and have little freckled girls gaze at you in wonderment.
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Some Long-Legged Snipes
Need more Harriet Oleson in Your Life?
Join Amy, Julie, and Marissa as we break down the first official episode of Little House on the Prairie. We finally arrive in Walnut Grove, are introduced to a few townies, and witness more of that Ingalls work ethic. Will economic hardships destroy their spirit of hope? Will Pa's hubris be their undoing? Is it a good idea to make a deal with a leprechaun you've just met? Will we ever learn how many miles it is from Plum Creek to Walnut Grove? Find out all this and much more in this week's episode.
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WHERE IN THE WORLD IS WALNUT GROVE?
Join Amy, Julie, and Marissa as we leave the little house in the big woods of Wisconsin to the untamed Kansas plains where we must weather wolves, possible skirmishes with native tribes, wildfire, and Pa's many mood swings. Airing in March 1974, the pilot made-for-TV-film is the perfect introduction to our favorite pioneer family and their adventures to come.
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Where in the World is Montgomery County, KS?