Month: July 2011

Escape to Black Mountain!

Filed under: Outside Asheville, Things to Do

>Sorry about the title–I couldn’t resist it.  Doesn’t it make you think of a Disney film?  Anyway, it was Memorial Day and James and I had one of those weird windows of time that seem to come out of nowhere so we grabbed our camera and hightailed it over to Black Mountain, NC.  We had… Read more »

Pink Lemonade Cupcakes in Asheville, North Carolina

Filed under: recipes

>  It’s summer and it’s hot and while we all love chocolate sometimes it’s nice to have something a little more refreshing.  I had been looking for something bright and fresh for our guests to find in their (air-conditioned!) rooms when they come home to the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, when I thought of Pink… Read more »

Asheville History 101: Riverside Cemetery–Fun Facts

Filed under: History

> Mailbox inside the Cemetery:  Who Lives Here? Example of the Park-like features of the Cemetery It seems as if, whenever I get a good idea for a blog, what starts out as a simple project turns into something bigger!  The other day as I was finishing up my research for the piece on the… Read more »

Asheville History–the Montford District

Filed under: History

> 191 Cumberland Avenue: Home of George Murray (c. 1906).  When people call and ask for information about the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, James and I often mention that it is in the Montford Historic District, an area consisting of more than 300 acres with over 600 structures built between 1890-1920. The vast majority of… Read more »