Category: Christmas in Asheville

A Compendium of Christmas Decorating Tips From Asheville, NC

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

Compendium, isn’t that a great word?  It means a numbered, or detailed, list about a particular subject (according to Google). So, in the spirit of Christmas and Asheville and the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, here is a brief compendium of decorating tips from some of the businesses around town.  Creating a Wreath, courtesy of the… Read more »

Christmas Cookies: Pfeffernusse and Peppermint Whoopie Pies

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

For most of the year people avoid baking like the plague but something about the end of the year brings out the pastry chef in all of us.  Thanksgiving is all about pie.  And Christmas?  Christmas is the season of the cookie!  This is true for me too.  Most of the year we stick to… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »