Category: Innkeeping

9 Things You May Not Know About Our Asheville Bed and Breakfast

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

Today we are going to play “Huffington Post” and give you a list of 9 things you may not know about the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville. 1)  We always leave a little note with our evening treat when we place it in the guest room so our guests will know what we are… Read more »

About Art at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping, Re-decorating, shopping

Last night James and I were watching Sunday Morning (we tape it) in our owner’s quarters at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville.  They ran a story about the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market in which they showed some interesting metal work done  by an artist from Africa.  I made the comment that… Read more »

New Artwork at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping

This blog post is about a new piece of art at our Bed & Breakfast in Asheville, I promise! But in order to do that I need to start with a little digression. James and I have three wonderful daughters and the youngest of them, Abby, is living at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast while… Read more »

Shopping for our Asheville Bed and Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, Innkeeping, shopping

When it comes to shopping for the Carolina Bed & Breakfast it’s generally a division of labor.  I plan the menu about one week out, taking into account the dietary restrictions of the guests at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast, the season and number of guests we are cooking for, then I check the pantry… Read more »

There’s More in Asheville than the Biltmore and Mountains!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping

    In spite of appearances there is more to being an innkeeper than cooking, cleaning, greeting guests, going out to dinner, hiking, theater, concerts and other events as well as exploring historic sites in the region near our Asheville Bed and Breakfast! After we do all of that in an effort to make sure… Read more »

Repairing Antique Clocks from the Carolina Bed and Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping, Outside Asheville

I’m pretty sure I’ve said this before but one of the great pleasures of being an innkeeper at our Bed and Breakfast in Asheville North Carolina comes from our encounters with some of the truly interesting and unique craftsmen and artists in the area.  North Carolina has long had a tradition of encouraging artists of… Read more »

Tami Noyes, Vegan Cookbook Author, comes to the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, and a recipe for Apple Dumplings!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping, recipes

I still remember the first Bed & Breakfast I ever stayed in.  James and I had just arrived in London on a post-university backpacking trip around Europe.  Hoarding money was essential as we could only stay until our funds ran out, so we found ourselves in a small English townhouse, not far from the train… Read more »