Lessons from the Little House

The Ingalls family knew what's important in life.

Teresa Lynn

Introducing "Prairie Sayings" posters, inspired by the many fun expressions used by Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family in the Little House on the Prairie book series.

These sayings have been in use for many generations to make a point in a pithy manner. Laura helped make them famous by including them in her books. Find your favorite Prairie Saying in one of these charming posters, or discover a new one!

Printed on extra-heavy 100# cover stock, 11" x 17".

                                           SPECIAL

The entire set of 6 Prairie Sayings posters for only $25!

This is a complete planner for the year 2017.  It includes:
Yearly: 2017 calendar, holiday list, lunar list, long-term goal planning, bill payment tracker, checklists, and a year-end evaluation;
Monthly: calendars, short-term goal planning, budget worksheets, and month-end evaluations;
Weekly: outlook including menus, workouts, intentions, and projects, schedules, to-do, appointments, and checklists;
PLUS: special checklists including spring/fall cleaning, auto maintenance, holiday entertaining, gift guides, day trips, fun seasonal activities, important contacts, and more.

​$15. Soft cover, 8.5" x 11", 288 pages.

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Pa Knows Best

Pa knew what it takes to get things done.


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​​To request a presentation, or for editing, formatting, or design services, email me at Teresa@Henscratches.com.


See information about my books and posters below.

The Little House on the Prairie books and TV show have inspired generations, but few people know the history of the Ingalls family in Freemasonry.
Discover new stories about Laura Ingalls Wilder in Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder, the first book to comprehensively document the role Masonry and the Eastern Star played in the lives of this iconic American family.
A lively and informative look at this lesser-known aspect of Laura’s life, including documents which have rarely been seen and never before been published, Little Lodges on the Prairie gives readers an intriguing new and unique perspective on Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family.

$20.  Soft cover, 6" x 9",  316 pages.

For a personally-inscribed, autographed copy, use the contact page to request information.

Ma Declares

Ma had a saying for every occasion.

Advice from a Farmer Boy

Words to live by - on or off the farm.

Banner picture is from Winslow Homer's Farmyard Scene.

$6 each, or all 6 for just $25! Tax and shipping included in price.       Make great gifts!   

Look what the hens scratched up!

Wisdom from the Prairie

Things Laura and her family learned from life on the prairie.

Laura's Teachings

From her writings in the Missouri Ruralist.

Thanksgiving is one of the most-loved holidays in North America. Make the day even more enjoyable with:
*Classic Thanksgiving recipes - along with a few new ones - to prepare a feast appropriate for the day
*Blessings from many cultures
*A history of the holiday, including differing perspectives of the Puritans and the Native Americans
*Music, readings, and activities to enhance the festivity
*Customs from around the world to inspire a celebration that reflects your own personal style
The ideas, tips, and suggestions in Thanksgiving Joy are designed to help you create a memorable holiday, whether you will be hosting a dinner for the first time, will be on your own, or are simply looking for a few fresh ideas to enhance an already-traditional celebration.
Charming vintage illustrations throughout.

$20. Soft cover, 8" x 10", 186 pages.

​For a personally-inscribed, autographed copy, use the Contact page to request information.