Category: Things to Do

Making Murray Cookies on the Island at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Cooking with Susan! A Series of Cooking Classes at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Our Family Table, Specials, Things to Do, Wine and Food

I am really delighted to announce that we will be offering a series of cooking classes at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast this winter.  Cooking with Susan: Lessons and Recipes from a Life Abroad takes place on select Wednesdays and Thursdays in January, February and March 2017. Each week offers a different series of foods… Read more »

Pottery with a modern theme in a traditional style

Quilts, Feral Pigs and the Blue Ridge Mountains

Filed under: Autumn, Blue Ridge Mountains, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Outside Asheville, Things to Do

It was a perfect Fall day as we pulled out of the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville, NC heading towards Leicester and the Sandy Mush Valley nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  The warm sun shone down from a cerulean blue sky while the brisk breeze kept the day October cool.  We were taking… Read more »

Front shot of the Sierra Nevada Brewery in Asheville NC showing copper kettles through the windows

Beer, Food and Asheville: The Sierra Nevada Brewery hits a Home Run

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants, Things to Do

Asheville, it’s a beer city, it’s a foodie town, it’s a music town, it’s a mountain town.  Our city is so many things! And just when we thought we had it all figured out, someone comes along and surprises us.  After hearing great reviews from our guests, last week James and I took a drive… Read more »

The view from the top of Cold Mountain, NC

Picnic On Top of Cold Mountain

Filed under: Blue Ridge Mountains, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Fourth of July, Hiking, Nature, Outside Asheville, Things to Do

James and I are getting ready for another big hike, this time across the width of the UK.  It’s a long hike, 190 miles, and will take us almost three weeks to complete so we have begun training in earnest.  Of course it’s not really fair to call it “training” when it is so much… Read more »

Happy Valentine's Day Asheville!
(kiss courtesy of emily murray)

Happy Valentine’s Day Asheville! Going Beyond Chocolates and Roses

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Things to Do, Valentine's Day, Weddings

I have to be honest, as I write this our Asheville inn, the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, is already fully booked for Valentine’s Day Weekend (although not for Valentine’s Day itself–more about that later!).  But that doesn’t stop me from wanting to share with you, our guests and future guests, some great ideas for  how… Read more »

Apple Picking near Asheville, NC!

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, Outside Asheville, Things to Do

This was it!  The week when the leaves were at, or nearing, peak color and the weather was perfect: warm sunshine and cold nights.  James and I had plans to take advantage of this lovely confluence of events and take a full day off from the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in order to climb Grandfather… Read more »

Why Dining Out is So Much Fun in Asheville!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants, Things to Do

I know you’ve all heard it 100 times: Asheville is a foodie city.  But there are foodie cities and there are foodie cities and in Asheville the food is not only good but it so much fun to dine out here.  And here’s why: Good food is not just about taste.  Taste, appearance and smell… Read more »