Year: 2014

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

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

One of the things James and I love the most about Asheville is the wide variety of independent shops, bookstores and art galleries which make up most of our downtown areas.  This holiday season the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, along with the 16 other inns of the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association, have joined forces… Read more »

Ride the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad in Bryson City, NC

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Nature, Outside Asheville, Things to Do

One summer, when I was seven years old, my parents packed up our Ford Station Wagon and drove from Connecticut to Montana, and back, with me and my siblings in the rear seats.  It was a fabulous trip.  Along the way we stopped at National Monuments, explored caverns full of stalactites and stalagmites, visited “ghost… Read more »

Have a Ghoulish Halloween Breakfast!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes

It’s getting close to Halloween, one of our favorite holidays here at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast. It brings out the child in us:  we love carving pumpkins and the  evening parade of costumed children (and their parents) is a favorite event. I think James and I have almost as fun as the kids do…. Read more »

Blind Pig Supper Club Dinner in Asheville, NC

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

Guerrilla Cuisine Underground Chef Collaborative: Menu Undisclosed Location Undisclosed 4 Chefs, 6 Courses September 28, 2014 This was all the information there was when the invitation to buy tickets to the September Blind Pig Supper Club Dinner appeared in my in-box. I was so excited, I bought the tickets right away!  It was a day… Read more »

10 Great Ways to Enjoy the Fall in Asheville, NC

Filed under: "Ten Best" Lists, Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Hiking, Nature, Outside Asheville

The Carolina Bed & Breakfast is our Asheville home in the Great Smoky Mountains. Our guests love to visit  the North Carolina Mountains in the Autumn where they can enjoy our spectacular weather and enjoy the wonderful show nature puts on as she prepares for the onslaught of winter.  After five years in this town… Read more »

Quirky Asheville and the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast

It is not at all unusual for guests at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast to stay with us while considering a move to Western North Carolina.  It’s no surprise really as our quirky little city consistently makes the cut in publications and blogs of all types.  Asheville has been cited as the “perfect dog-friendly city”… Read more »

Sweet Potato is the Secret Ingredient at the Asheville Chef’s Challenge!

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

In the five years that we have owned the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, our Asheville North Carolina Inn, the Asheville Food & Wine Chef’s Challenge Dinners have been a one of our favorite events to attend.  Last night was the final qualifying round for the Grand Tasting on August 23 and a chance to win… Read more »