Tag Archives: Bed & Breakfast Inns

Sleeping in Gainesville: The Laurel Oak Inn

Now don’t get us wrong here.  We stay in plenty of chain hotels and appreciate their standardized accommodations.  But when we have leisure time the morning after a stay, we look for bed-and-breakfast inns where the owners are friendly and … Continue reading

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Three Sisters Tour: You never know who you’ll meet at the Don Gaspar, Santa Fe

Serendipity, by definition (I suppose), comes in many forms.  It was serendipitous that we would happen upon three inns owned by David and Shirley Alford all within the pathway we took from Farmington, New Mexico, up to Durango, Colorado, and … Continue reading

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My Very First Blog Award! Thanks so much!!

A couple of weeks ago, I was nominated for a Leibster Blog Award, an award given to fellow bloggers to recognize new, up-and-coming blogs! “Liebster” is a German word meaning dearest, beloved, or favorite.  The Liebster Award is given by … Continue reading

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Three Sisters Tour: Don’t Miss Sunset at Blue Lake Ranch, Hesperus, Colorado

The second day of our New Mexico journey took us from the Casa Blanca Inn  in Farmington to the town of Shiprock on the Navajo reservation where I conducted a workshop for teachers. (Click here for post on Casa Blanca Inn.) Wanting to … Continue reading

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Three Sisters Tour: Colorful Southwestern Decor at Casa Blanca Inn, Farmington NM

When a business opportunity training teachers in Shiprock, New Mexico, opened up in November, I jumped at the chance to work and then sight-see in this state that has always been on my Bucket List.  I searched the Internet only … Continue reading

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Better Bring a Cooler: Independent Seafood, Georgetown SC

My husband and I have spent the last days of summer at Pawleys Island for so many years, we’ve lost count.  But even though we know the routine of renting, the journey down highways and byways from Knoxville to South Carolina, and that great … Continue reading

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Even Better Than I Remembered: Chattanooga’s Mayor’s Mansion Inn

Years ago, my husband and I dabbled in antiques, and I wrote a column for the Busy Bee Trader featuring shops, restaurants, B&Bs — just about anything that the Busy Bee readers would want to visit in their publication area.  And … Continue reading

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Bluff View Art District: Chattanooga View Points

Even on the Fourth of July, Chattanooga’s Bluff View Art District was open for business!  It’s a place unique unto itself — an artist colony of sorts, offering historic lodging, a noteworthy museum, artists’ renderings, and places to relax and eat … Continue reading

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Asheville’s Black Walnut Inn — Elegant Relaxation

Asheville, North Carolina is blessed with gracious Southern accommodations — the Inn on Biltmore Estate, the Grove Park Inn, and, if moved side by side, enough Bed and Breakfasts to line a street worthy of Hollywood.  But when we began searching in earnest … Continue reading

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