Category: Christmas in Asheville

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 »

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 »

Christmas Cookies: Love in a Basket

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

I recently read an article in our local paper, the Citizen-Times, about an Asheville blogger. Ashley English writes the blog “Small Measure” and is also the author of the “Homemade Living” series of books.  She was asked why people should go to the bother of baking at home when there are so many wonderful bakeries… Read more »

Ten Unique and Unusual Gifts for Lovers of Asheville!

Filed under: "Ten Best" Lists, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Christmas in Asheville, shopping

It’s been a while since I posted anything and I apologize for that.  Between Birthdays, Thanksgiving and decorating for Christmas time kind of got away from me but I am finished playing catch-up (or will have once I post this blog!) and am sitting down to share with you some unique and unusual gifts for… Read more »