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Brampton Peach Lassi Recipe

1 1/2 cup cold fat free greek yogurt 2 1/2 cups freshly pureed rip peaches 2 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice 4 Tbsp. sugar or more to taste One dash of pure vanilla extract (optional) Directions: Puree all ingredients in blender and refrigerate for at least 1/2 hour. Serve chilled in stem glasses. Add one…

Spring-Flowers

New Growth at the Inn: Springtime is the Best Time!

No matter what Mother Nature says or does, spring IS here. Even though the wind is whipping around like it thinks we’re in Kansas, it’s still spring. This is the time for the obligatory post about new growth and budding flowers, pictures of blooming daffodils and sprouting asparagus. I am happy to oblige, with these…

woodworking

A Chestertown Learning Vacation: Workshop with a Local Artist

A Unique Maryland Getaway As we’ve mentioned before, Chestertown is home to quite a few artists and artisans who are lucky to be able to make a living with their craft:  a lifestyle that many would like to emulate, but few are able to realize. Taking a year off to apprentice under a master is…

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Another pet friendly cottage at our Chestertown Inn

Animal lovers enjoy the atmosphere here at the Brampton Inn.  Not only do we have our very own CATCIERGES, Squeaky and his sidekick Poppy,  but the wildlife and bird watching is top notch.  Those that wish to travel with their dogs have found our pet friendly accommodations to be just what they need.  The demand…

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Real Wood Fires :: Maryland Spring Break Getaway

  Of course Mutts is my favorite comic! Well, March has arrived like clockwork and typically, the weather is a mystery.  Today it’s sunny and windy and kind of warm, but in two days we might have some snow on the ground and/or gale force winds!  Not much of a surprise.  No matter what, if…

cupcakes

A Very Special Special: 1 Day Only!

This is  a good news/bad news post.  Let’s rip off the band aid and get the bad news out of the way:  We hate to tell you but, if you’ve come across this blog searching for something for Valentine’s Day, let’s face it: you’re in trouble.  Nothing like waiting until the very last minute…sheesh. Now…

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Surround your Valentine with Orchids at Longwood Gardens!

Roses may be the traditionally given flower for Valentine’s Day,  but not everyone always wants to be traditional.  Roses are lovely of course, but what if instead of flowers that will be gone in a few days anyway, you wanted to give the gift of an experience that you can share… and one that just…

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Top Winter Activity :: Kent County Public Library

Perfect For A Relaxing Day : Kent County Public Library It might sound like a surprising suggestion from us, your friendly and helpful innkeepers: but have you been to your local library lately?  We love ours, and it’s actually one of our favorite places for an outing… Besides being a cozy place to sit and…