All about Rhubarb

I love learning new things.  Especially tidbits of information that are easy to remember!  For example, yesterday while reading about rhubarb,  I learned that it is actually a vegetable…who knew???   There are not that many savory applications that I know of for rhubarb, so I’ve always just thought of it as a fruit. But…

Home Improvement and Quiet Days at our Maryland Bed and Breakfast

The two weeks just after Thanksgiving are typically the slowest of the year, mid-week at least. I think people are recovering from all that travel, family, eating, and anticipating more to come. Not the most opportune time for a romantic getaway in Maryland, I suppose. So it’s been very quiet, but we’ve been keeping busy completing…

Post Sandy Update for our Maryland Bed and Breakfast

First, a big thank you to all of our friends and family for your concern and well wishes for our Chestertown Bed and Breakfast. We were so very lucky to have had no damage from the monster storm of Hurricane Sandy. Second, our heartfelt sympathy goes out to all of those suffering from the aftermath…

Our Maryland Bed and Breakfast Offers Late August Colors in our Garden!

Very often I hear myself saying to people that the springtime is the most beautiful time at our Maryland bed and breakfast. I usually quickly add that every season has its own specific beauty, but nothing really compares with the spring flowers. I even blogged about it here:  “May Flowers”. I stand corrected as late summer…

Our Maryland Bed and Breakfast Presents Pottery By Manick

If you have had breakfast at our Chestertown MD bed and breakfast on a weekend, you may have been served by Manick Burton, a petite French woman (you cannot miss her charming accent!) who has been working at the Brampton Inn for the last 13 years. Only recently has she started helping out in the dining…

Secret Revealed to World’s Best Pancakes from the Brampton Inn!

We make a lot of pancakes here at our Maryland Bed and Breakfast: the Brampton Inn. Flapjacks; griddle cakes; souffle cakes;  whatever you call them, they are probably most peoples’ favorite breakfast item of all time. And of course they’re not just for breakfast either: who can argue with a  pancake dinner? We have a…