Laura Ingalls Wilder with Neta V. Seal, her closest friend as an adult. Neta cared for Laura at the end of her life and was later sought out by Little House fans who wanted to learn more about her.

Laura Ingalls Wilder with Neta V. Seal, her closest friend as an adult. Neta cared for Laura at the end of her life and was later sought out by Little House fans who wanted to learn more about her.

This cuckoo clock belonged to Grandpa Carter and hung in the living room near his recliner and smoke stand.  It is still working order and is proudly displayed in my living room where its rhythmic ticking gives a cozy feel and the cuckoos keep us aware of the time.

This cuckoo clock belonged to Grandpa Carter and hung in the living room near his recliner and smoke stand. It is still working order and is proudly displayed in my living room where its rhythmic ticking gives a cozy feel and the cuckoos keep us aware of the time.

Mom used to have the bird glaases displayed in our kitchen window.

Vintage Bird Drinking Glasses, Anchor Hocking, Set of 7

Our milk came in glass bottles with colorful foil lids...this is a vintage bottle from the Maplehurst Dairy, Indianapolis, Indiana.  The cream was on the top and had to be shaken into the milk or could be removed for coffee or cooking purposes.

Maplehurst dairy embossed quart milk bottle a+

Our milk came in glass bottles with colorful foil lids...this is a vintage bottle from the Maplehurst Dairy, Indianapolis, Indiana. The cream was on the top and had to be shaken into the milk or could be removed for coffee or cooking purposes.

A family friend, Ted Tucker, was our milkman for many years.  He drove for Maplehurst Dairy out of Indianapolis. His wife,Dutch, was a half-sister to my aunt, Ella May Carter who lived a few doors down from us.

A family friend, Ted Tucker, was our milkman for many years. He drove for Maplehurst Dairy out of Indianapolis. His wife,Dutch, was a half-sister to my aunt, Ella May Carter who lived a few doors down from us.

A galvanized, insulated milk box sat on our front porch for many years...our dairy was the Maplehurst Dairy, Indianapolis, Indiana.

A galvanized, insulated milk box sat on our front porch for many years...our dairy was the Maplehurst Dairy, Indianapolis, Indiana.

The milkman carried the glass bottles of milk in a wire basket such as this...the products were then put into the insulated milk box sitting on the porch. Our dairy was Maplehurst Dairy out of Indianapolis.

The milkman carried the glass bottles of milk in a wire basket such as this...the products were then put into the insulated milk box sitting on the porch. Our dairy was Maplehurst Dairy out of Indianapolis.

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