Carolina Bed and Breakfast

Yearly Archives: 2009

>First Snow in Asheville, NC

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>The stores are calling me for Christmas shopping but I had to share this with you first: the Carolina Bed & Breakfast wearing her new roof, a fresh coat of paint and a pre-Christmas blanket of snow!

>Christmas Cookies

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>I love to bake. And when you love to bake, Christmas is an open-ended opportunity! Who doesn’t love a gift of Christmas cookies? At the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, we make sure our guests are well-fed and one way of … Continue reading

>Things to do in Asheville, NC: Innkeeper Jeopardy

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>When I started at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville, North Carolina I thought my biggest challenge was going to be getting up, being dressed and ready and serving breakfast pleasantly to guests at an early hour. (I am … Continue reading

>Foodie Tour of Asheville

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>James says that I have to stop writing about restaurants but really the food in Asheville is so amazing that it is hard not to write about it. Before I do as was suggested and give you a break from … Continue reading

>Christmas in Asheville

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>Here in Asheville, we take Christmas seriously!Maybe it’s the presence of the Biltmore with its 100 Christmas trees, 150,000 lights, 10,000 feet of fresh garlands and more than 25,000 ornaments; maybe it’s the fireworks which “sizzle” every Friday night (the … Continue reading

>A Thanksgiving Story

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>This is not a story about being thankful (although I have much to be thankful for).In fact, it doesn’t really have much to do with Thanksgiving but I wanted to share a smile and a laugh with you on this … Continue reading

>Asheville Restaurant Reviews: Part 2

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>My mother-in-law and her daughter recently drove down from Wisconsin to visit us and see the Carolina Bed & Breakfast. It’s a long drive and they were pretty tired when they got here. As we were in the middle of … Continue reading

>Carolina Bed & Breakfast: The Great Move In

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> Here’s the scene: Date: Monday, November 16 Time 12 Noon Location: Carolina Bed & Breakfast Asheville, NC Cast of Players: 2 Inn Owners 1 Assistant Innkeeper 6 Roofers 4 Moving Men 2 Mattress Delivery men 1 Fedex Delivery Truck … Continue reading

>Restaurant Reviews–Asheville NC, part I

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>I may have mentioned this before but we are closed next week so that we can get a new roof put on and move in some of our furniture and artwork from overseas. This means a lot of mess and … Continue reading

>Shopping in Asheville,NC

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>I am officially in trouble. The autumn rush has slowed down and I found myself with some free time this afternoon. My oldest daughter’s birthday is over Thanksgiving weekend so I thought to myself it would be a good time … Continue reading

>More to do in Asheville, NC

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>October is over and along with the disappearing leaves, the tourists have fallen off as well. It’s a shame really as winter in Asheville offers quite a bit to do. But I am not complaining as it means that I … Continue reading

>This Old House!

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>The Carolina Bed & Breakfast was built in 1901 which makes it pretty old on an American scale (I have French friend who felt cheated by American “Historic” districts. I think she expected log cabins or something. But that’s another … Continue reading

>October is for Baseball

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>I’m not going to lie to you, I am not currently in Asheville. Yes, the leaves are beautiful there just now. The sun shining on the trees makes them glow red and yellow. And yes, the nights are touched with … Continue reading

>Wine Tours at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

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>Here at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast we serve Biltmore Wines, made in Asheville. You may not realize it but North Carolina has its own wine country right here in Western North Carolina: the Yadkin Valley. Kimberlee Young of Travels … Continue reading

>Where the Wild Things Are!

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>Western North Carolina, and Asheville in particular, remains an area full of wildlife. Most recently the bears have been coming down out of the mountains and as far into town as the Visitors Center. The bears are not really interested … Continue reading

>Why I love Farmers Markets!

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>October in Asheville means beautiful foliage and lots of visitors who want to enjoy the beauty of the surrounding mountains. Knowing we were going to have a full house and wanting to provide something special for our guests, I took … Continue reading

>Carolina Bed and Breakfast: The Adventure Begins!

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> Owning a bed and breakfast has never been a particular dream of mine but the day my husband, James, suggested it something inside me clicked and “yes, that’s it!” We were walking together as we so often seem to … Continue reading