Year: 2013

Asheville Round Up

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, History, Restaurants, Things to Do

If you didn’t already know it, I broke my ankle July 1.  While it feels a lot better, I am still wearing a big, bulky boot and using crutches to get around.  Needless to say this has curbed my ability to get out and do things this summer.  So this past weekend I sent some… Read more »

Asheville Restaurants: Off the Beaten Track

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants

Our town has restaurants.  Lots and lots of restaurants and many of them are very good.  So when we are giving suggestions to guests at our Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, we generally send them downtown where they can make a complete evening of it–enjoying the general buzz of activity on the streets, stopping by… Read more »

Your CSA Basket: Tips and tricks

Filed under: Oh My CSA Contest, recipes

Firstly, you all know you can win a trip to the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville, North Carolina by entering our “Oh My CSA!” recipe contest, right?  Well, if you didn’t know that before, you do now!  It’s easy: get the list of ingredients off our Facebook page, follow your inspiration and before you… Read more »

Road Tripping– Off the GPS!

Filed under: Blue Ridge Mountains, Hiking, Nature, Outside Asheville, Things to Do

Nine inches of rain in Asheville since July 3rd, coupled with my inability to get around due to my ankle injury, has made me distinctly grumpy.  After doing what I can to help at our Asheville Bed  and Breakfast I’ve been sitting with my foot up, scouring Pinterest for ideas, reading  books and playing games… Read more »

The WNC Cheese Trail

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Oh My CSA Contest, Outside Asheville, recipes, Things to Do, Wine and Food

A little known fact:  before  James and I decided to become innkeepers we looked into producing and selling goat cheese as a business. So when a little more than a year ago a number of small local dairy farmers and cheesemakers conceived of the WNC Cheese Trail to promote the cheese industry in Western North… Read more »

Blue Ridge Barbeque Festival near Asheville, NC

Filed under: Outside Asheville, Things to Do, Wine and Food

BBQ!  I’m talking Q!  Bar-b-que! Barbecue!  No matter who you spell it, BBQ is a big deal in Asheville.  After all, our Asheville Bed and Breakfast may be in the Blue Ridge Mountains but we are still in the South. And when Presidents come to Asheville, where’s the first place they go?  12 Bones Smokehouse. … Read more »

Oh My CSA! Win a Stay at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Oh My CSA Contest, recipes, Things to Do

Summer is here and with it lots of fresh fruits and vegetables.  One way to take advantage of all that is out there and try some new foods is to purchase a CSA share.  (CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. )  Essentially you purchase a share in the crop from a local farm and every… Read more »