Category: shopping

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Southern Folk Pottery near our Asheville Bed and Breakfast

Filed under: About Asheville, History, shopping

It seems like most towns in America have an old road which was once the primary route to the next town but has since been bypassed by a much faster highway.  No longer a major commercial artery, these roads are nevertheless cluttered with businesses, malls and sad-looking homes which  have seen better days.  Hendersonville Road… Read more »

Winter Markets in Asheville, North Carolina

Filed under: About Asheville, Farmer's Market, shopping, Things to Do

Some  of my favorite places to visit in Asheville in the summer are the Tailgate Markets.  Small farmers and purveyors from Western North Carolina pack their goods into  trucks and gather together in parking lots on assigned days to sell their produce.  I love to walk out the door of our Asheville Bed and Breakfast… Read more »