The 10 Best Things About Being an Innkeeper

The dawn of a New Year is a great time to reflect on all that we have to be grateful for. When we first became innkeepers, over 7 years ago, it was common for guests to say things like “We’ve … Continue reading

Two Meals from the Kitchen of A Bed of Roses using our Versatile Black Bean and Corn Salsa Recipe

Make the most of your food preparation time and get two great meals out of this easy, do ahead salsa recipe. We’re giving you all three recipes here! Make this yummy salsa the night before, use it with our special Chorizo … Continue reading

Clean the World Soap Recycling Program Helping with Hurricane Harvey Relief

We would like to give a shout out to an organization that we partner with, Clean the World.  As a small business in a very “green” town, we think about how we impact the environment. One way we try to … Continue reading

Fresh Local Berries Make a Colorful and Delicious Orange Glazed Berry Salad

Strawberries fresh from the farm taste totally different than ones that have been shipped half way across the country. The season is way too short, so we stock up at our local tail gate market while we can and make … Continue reading

A Hidden Jewell Celebrates Asheville Arts and Crafts

Most visitors to Asheville know about the historic Grove Park Inn, but adjacent to the resort hotel is a hidden jewell that is one of my favorite places, Grovewood Village. Tucked beneath the tall pines, surrounded by lush beds of … Continue reading

Winter 2017 at the Biltmore from A Bed of Roses

Winter is a great time to visit the historic estate of George Vanderbilt, The Biltmore Estate. Our special winter pricing for Biltmore Estate tickets runs from January 9th until March 19th. Included in your ticket price, starting on February 10th, … Continue reading

Recipes from the Kitchen of A Bed of Roses- Chocolate Thumbprint Christmas Cookies

It’s time to bake Christmas cookies! These little gems are baked from a favorite family recipe that my sister Marianne passed along to me. We double this recipe to bake enough each year to give as gifts. They are highly prized … Continue reading