Sweet!

Congratulations to our maple syrup vendor, Dufresne’s Sugar House!  They received 3 ribbons in this year’s North American Maple Syrup Council’s annual competition.  Taking first place for maple cream, second place for golden/delicate syrup and third place for maple candy, … Continue reading

Waynesville Bait & Tackle Gets You Connected

When Melissa was giving us advice about where to fish, she also told us about a shop we didn’t know about in Waynesville.  And although it’s not one of our downtown Waynesville Art Galleries, from what Melissa told us, the owner is definitely … Continue reading

Fishing along Big Creek Trail and Reconnecting with Nature

Since Western North Carolina fishing is something we haven’t tried yet, we asked Melissa to share some information on fishing with us, and to keep us updated with any good spots she finds.  (She’s getting quite good at it!) To start, she told … Continue reading

Juggling Motherhood and Work: A Reconnection

I often wonder when I meet innkeepers with children still at home – how do they do it?  Owning and operating a bed and breakfast requires you to do it all.  You have to be flexible and spontaneous, while very organized, … Continue reading

Connecting to Nature at Lake Junaluska

  Lake Junaluska, Waynesville, North Carolina  Lake Junaluska, Waynesville, NC You don’t have to go far from the bed and breakfast to connect with the beauty of our Western North Carolina Mountains!  Lake Junaluska is just five miles from the … Continue reading

Connecting to Nature and DuPont State Forest

After driving about 47 miles from the Inn I connected with DuPont State Forest. This 10,000 acre state forest has over 90 miles of hiking trails. I chose the 3 mile roundtrip hike which takes you to 3 waterfalls, Hooker Falls, Triple … Continue reading