This morning I decided to post a different breakfast or dessert recipe every week! Byron and I both agreed that our pancake recipe was probably the most popular with repeat guest and on our menu once a week. With the Labor Weekend upon us I thought it a perfect time to share while you may […]
OK- let’s talk honestly about retirement- which we just did after 17 years of inn keeping! Byron and I are having a blast in North Carolina renovating our home and meeting really sweet retired neighbors. Funny how we chose a neighborhood that is mostly retired, relaxed and really friendly folks. Even during the epidemic we […]
Decorating homes and inns has been my passion for the past 30 years. I love that something so simple as changing a paint color and updating fabrics can transform an entire room. These past six months I have had the pleasure of decorating and remodeling our retirement home that is located in the mountains of […]
Keeping your Bed and Breakfast and Inn marketing local has never been more important in these challenging Covid times. As many innkeepers are tightening their belts and cutting back expenses to offset the reduction in room revenue now is NOT the time to cut back your marketing budget.
Cleaning tips from the pros Over the years I have cleaned our home, cleaned the inn’s guest rooms and supervised our cleaning crew for over 17 years. I always thought I was somewhat of an expert- I have written cleaning manuals and thought my way was the best way!
I am always looking for summer salads that are not only good for you but easy to make. Our vegetarian neighbors shared this salad recipe with us and I found it so tasty and easy to make that I just had to share! Thinking of our inn keeper friends that are working especially hard this […]
Like many, so much has changed for us in the past six months. In addition to living with coronavirus and all the new protocols, we also sold our second inn, retired, moved to North Carolina and have been busy fixing up our new home. Many have told us that we must have angels looking over […]
The new cleaning protocol in Hospitality The traditional hospitality industry has always paid attention to cleaning common areas and guest rooms. and with the onset of Covid-19 these cleaning standards are now being updated and improved even more. Typically the modern bed and breakfast and small inn excels in cleanliness above and beyond other types […]
Attracting younger Millennials to your inn can be a game changer to your bottom line! This younger clientele is independent, books on line, and requires little interaction with staff. In other words, they are your perfect guest.
With over 18 years of inn keeping under our belts and recently retired, we decided that this is the perfect opportunity to share our experience and passion with other innkeepers and thus Waterfall Associates, LTD was formed last month. We have been doing the ground work to think through our business plan along with creating […]