Category: Christmas in Asheville

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 »

Carolina Bed & Breakfast Mince Pies on Asheville Holiday Pinterest Board

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

I just learned from the Asheville Chamber of Commerce that my recipe for Holiday Mince Pies is going to be featured on their Holiday Pinterest Board.  And this morning there was a professional food photographer in my kitchen  at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast making my humble little Mince Pies the center of attention.  I… Read more »

A Biltmore Christmas Package

Filed under: Biltmore Estate, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Christmas in Asheville, History, Specials, Things to Do

I’ve been toying with the idea of putting together a package based on the ties between the Biltmore Estate and our historic house and neighbourhood for a while now and finally decided to do a small version this Christmas.  I think a lot of people come to Asheville and see the Biltmore as a distinct… Read more »