Maryland Thanksgiving

Got plans? Thanksgiving Dinner awaits!

Do you procrastinate?  Or are you a planner?   Everything is relative ….. So, are you in the camp that says “Whoa, Thanksgiving is right around the corner!”  OR, those that say, “Slow down, it’s still hot out, there’s plenty of time to make plans!” ?? Either way, this post is for you. Once again, this…

Happy little girl in pink warm coat and colorful knitted hat playing in beautiful autumn park on warm sunny fall day. Kids play with golden maple leaves.

Falling into Autumn with a Killer Puffed Pancake Recipe

Late August into early September… It’s the time of year when we can’t help but notice a yellowing leaf here or there, or a surprising day without debilitating humidity, and we start to dream about fall…..  isn’t it everyone’s favorite time of year? We have talked about it before, here,  and here.  If it’s late August,…

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Getting ready for Fall Festival Season!

    Summer lasts roughly 14 weeks:  June 20 to September 21.  So why is it that when August rolls around, and it’s quite literally the middle of the summer, everyone starts acting like summer is over and it’s all about back to school and Halloween decorations??  Slow it down, people.   Life is short,…

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Passing the torch.

This past July 4th marked 29 years since Danielle and Michael moved into the house known as “Brampton”.  With 18-month-old Sophie, and a teenage Lucas in tow, they opened the doors to the Brampton Bed and Breakfast Inn 5 months later on December 12, 1987.   There were 2 rooms on the second floor available (Yellow or…

Female hand picking peach from tree

Peak Peach Pickin’ Season is Almost Here!

Late summer in Maryland means perfect peak peach pickin’ season! (Say that five times fast.) Guests of our Maryland inn love to visit in Late July and August to take part in the Pick-Your-Own excitement! Godfrey’s Farm is the best place to pick some of Maryland’s finest summer fruit. Located in Queen Anne’s County on the…

Young kissing couple under big tree with swing at sunset

HOT Summer Events Coming to Chestertown

July is a HOT month. The temperatures rise and so do the choices of things to do in Chestertown! Our summer guests always look forward to the best of the best summer events that take place in Chestertown near our Maryland bed and breakfast this time of year. Music in the Park Concert Series The…

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Twigs and Teacups :: Our Favorite Place to Shop in Chestertown!

We are lucky to have an abundance of options for shopping in Chestertown so close to our Chestertown inn. Lots of different types of stores, all great.  If pressed to name a favorite, though, the answer is easy:  Twigs and Teacups This “Gifts and More”-shop has been the go-to place (for 26 years!) when a…

A Photo of a Symphony

So Many Festivals! So Much Fun…Here in Chestertown!

When spring turns to summer things kick into high gear here on the Eastern Shore: The warm weather brings EVERYONE out onto the sidewalks during First Fridays. (And now we have 3rd Thursdays to look forward to as well).  Restaurants with al fresco dining instantly increase their seating capacity.  The farmers market is jam packed each…