Category: Carolina Bed and Breakfast

Inside Asheville: Interview with a Florist at the Biltmore

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

Over the past six years I have interviewed a number of craftsmen and artists about their lives and businesses here in Asheville.  These have been some of my favorite blogs to write for our Asheville Bed and Breakfast website.  So I was delighted when I found myself seated at a dinner next to woman who… Read more »

Thanksgiving Baking: Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes, Thanksgiving

No sooner had I posted a picture of our delicious little Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes than the request was made for the recipe.  Everyone seems to be in the mood for some Thanksgiving baking! So this morning I quickly whipped up a second batch so I could try some adjustments to the seasoning before posting.  And… Read more »

Thanksgiving Baking: Pecan Pie Cupcakes.

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes, Thanksgiving

Poor Thanksgiving.  It’s one of my favorite holidays and it so often gets lost between the excitement of Halloween and the hype of Christmas.  There’s not a lot to the holiday:  it’s about baking, food, family and appreciating all we have. (Although to my mind, that is a great deal!).  But we try to respect… Read more »

Ten Ways to get the Best out of October in Asheville, NC

Filed under: "Ten Best" Lists, Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast

October has passed. The leaves have put on their show. Nights are getting longer and days are colder.  The crowds are dwindling and the pace is slowing.  This year, 2015,  was the busiest ever for the Carolina Bed & Breakfast with close to 100% occupancy for the month.  Asheville has been crazy, traffic impossible and… Read more »

Apple Picking near Asheville, NC!

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, Outside Asheville, Things to Do

This was it!  The week when the leaves were at, or nearing, peak color and the weather was perfect: warm sunshine and cold nights.  James and I had plans to take advantage of this lovely confluence of events and take a full day off from the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in order to climb Grandfather… Read more »

The Ten Best Restaurants in Asheville, 2015

Filed under: "Ten Best" Lists, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants

It’s that time of year again when James and I review our recommended restaurant list which we compile based on our experiences as well as that of our guests at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast over the past year.  As always there are some new restaurants which need mentioning and there are some which sadly… Read more »