Innkeepers’ Secrets: Fresh Home-baked Cookies from Scratch in a Flash

Nothing beats warm cookies made from scratch the old fashioned way. But we’re all busy and sometimes it seems like too much trouble for just a few cookies. Innkeepers need to have fresh baked cookies available every day whether they … Continue reading

A New Year’s Retrospective of 2013 from the Pens of Our Guests

Online reviews are wonderful- there’s no better way of getting the word out there about a place you love (or not!). But the things guests write in our guest books are so much more personal and expressive! We don’t get … Continue reading

Autumn Colors in Asheville – Saying Goodbye to October in the Mountains of Western North Carolina

The colors have become more muted around Asheville, with tones or rust and gold, but the mountains never cease to be breathtaking. As innkeepers, we are often too busy in October to get out to see the peak fall colors, … Continue reading

A Relaxing Day Trip to Black Mountain- The Front Porch of Western North Carolina

Just 15 miles from Asheville is the quaint town of Black Mountain, nestled in the mountains and overflowing with charm. That small town feeling makes for a relaxing day trip of hiking, shopping or enjoying a leisurely lunch at one … Continue reading