Author Archives: Innkeeper

Black Friday – Sandhill Crane Style

For many of you the day after Thanksgiving is filled with what seems to be endless shopping. I know because before I became an innkeeper I was out there like everyone else.  And yes, my husband and I once stood … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Eve

Turkey day is almost here.  And while George and I will be celebrating on our own; I still make our traditional Thanksgiving Feast, only on a slightly smaller scale.  Instead of Sweet potatoes ( I was known for my “Flaming … Continue reading

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This is how you shop in Paris

My husband I recently returned from a week in Paris; a birthday gift from my sister. We stayed in a fabulous apartment in the 7 arrondissement, just two blocks from the Eiffel Tower. Anyone who knows me or has ever … Continue reading

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Fancy Eggs

For the last seven days I have had two guests who prefer eggs every morning.  As they were my only guests I could easily accommodate their preference.  While I love to cook I have yet to master all of the … Continue reading

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Fall is Upon Us

It seems like just yesterday it was in the 90’s – tho with our new foam roof you’d never know it in the house, and suddenly the nighttime temps are in the low 40’s.  We’ve even had our first freeze … Continue reading

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Time Again

Another Balloon Fiesta is over and I now have more time to cook and blog.  Yesterday was the first time in over six weeks I didn’t face at least one set of sheets waiting to be ironed! This Balloon Fiesta … Continue reading

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A Real Bargain!

Do you bake?  Well I do. ALOT. If you own a B&B you are constantly refilling the cookie jar.  As a result I have invested in heavy-duty cooking sheets and, up until recently, quality parchment paper.  Clean up is a … Continue reading

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