Year: 2014

New Year’s Resolutions: Looking Forward to 2015 in Asheville

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping

As Innkeepers we often get so caught up in the business of hosting our guests at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast that needed jobs and tasks get shoved aside.  So every year, when the holidays finish and the winter slow period sets in for good, we have a chance to assess the physical state of… Read more »

The Best Christmas Cookies

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Christmas in Asheville, recipes

I love Christmas baking.  There is something about a steady stream of cookie trays going in and out of the oven that means the holidays, good friends and family,  and delicious once-a-year treats.  In addition, it means I can indulge myself in trying out new recipes while being sure there is a willing audience to… Read more »

The Next Food Network Star Comes from Asheville?

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping, recipes

This past week I was honored to act as spokesperson for the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association promoting our Holiday Shopping Package on both the local Asheville ABC affiliate and Fox Carolina Morning in Charlotte.  The hook was that I was invited onto the programs to demonstrate some holiday cooking tips and recipes.  So I… Read more »

Holiday Home Decorations in Asheville

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Christmas in Asheville

Christmas starts in Asheville the weekend before Thanksgiving when the Biltmore’s Santa beats Macy’s to the punch and closes the Annual Asheville Holiday Parade.  Asheville is known for a lot of things, an early and beautiful spring, wonderful outdoor activities in summer, and the longest Autumn leaf season in the United States, but did you… Read more »

Thanksgiving Breakfast Recipes from Our Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes, Thanksgiving

You have a house full of people for the holidays and, while you know for sure what you are making for Thanksgiving Dinner, what are you going to give them for breakfast?  It needs to be easy, it needs to be fast and it needs to be filling enough to keep them going until that… Read more »

Still More Holiday Shopping in Asheville: The “Inn-Sider’s” Shopping Pass, Part 3

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Christmas in Asheville, shopping

This is the final of a three part series about the wonderful holiday shopping opportunity available to guests at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast.  Only true “Inn-Sider’s” can take advantage of this exclusive shopping opportunity with discounts and gifts from 28 personally selected shops in Asheville.  In our previous posts we have covered 19 of… Read more »

More Holiday Shopping in Asheville: The “Inn-Sider’s” Shopping Pass Part 2

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Christmas in Asheville, shopping

This is the second of a three part series on the wonderful holiday shopping opportunities available to our guests with the “Inn-Sider’s” Shopping Pass.  Our friends in the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association have joined together with the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in creating a personalized shopping package for you with all of our favorite… Read more »