>One of my favorite things about Asheville is its diversity, and nowhere is this diversity more apparent than in the shops and restaurants of the town. In the late 1980′ and early ’90s the town center was almost empty as developers built Walmarts and Targets and Sears and Malls and Home Improvement stores by the… Read more »
>Unquestionably the worst day to go to view the winners of the National Gingerbread House Competition at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC is the Saturday after Thanksgiving but with the whole family visiting us at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast it was now or not at all. Gingerbread houses are a tradition in… Read more »
>It’s almost Thanksgiving. The leaves are just about gone, the squirrels have gathered every nut and berry they can find, and most mornings there is frost on the ground here in Asheville, NC.The Carolina Bed & Breakfast will be closed for the week: our family is coming to join us to celebrate the holiday. They… Read more »
>This past Wednesday, November 10th, the Carolina Bed & Breakfast joined other B&B’s in Asheville, NC and throughout the country in welcoming both active and retired Military to our inns as our guests in celebration of Veteran’s Day. They all arrived in time for our cocktail hour and we were able to spend some time… Read more »
>Halloween has come and gone and October is just a warm memory. We had a great holiday. Asheville is made for Halloween and Cumberland Avenue was filled with children and their parents. I don’t know who had more fun: James, the children and their parents, or me and the guests at the Carolina Bed &… Read more »
>Asheville, like every other town, city and village in the United States, is dressed up and ready to go for Halloween. So I thought I would share these images with you of the houses around us. In day and night! And of course, the Carolina Bed & Breakfast wishes you a happy, scary holiday!
>Recently, one of our guests at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast told us about a great book called Touring the Western North Carolina Backroads, that contains a number of less traveled routes which one can take to explore the countryside and miss much of the October crowd. As soon as our copy arrived we took… Read more »
>As our first frost was threatening the other night, I found myself in the garden at dusk, picking tomatoes and peppers with wind-chilled fingers. It brought back pleasant memories of my childhood in Connecticut when my mother would send me out to harvest her tomatoes. I have no memory of what she did with the… Read more »