National Bacon Day, Labor Day, and the Brandywine Valley

Who doesn’t love bacon?  For several years I’ve seen lots of new recipes with bacon including bacon ice cream.  I just learned that there is a National Bacon Day celebrated every Labor Day (okay, I’m a little behind on the … Continue reading

Travels of the Red Chair Lands in the Brandywine Valley in Pennsylvania

Follow the travels of the Red Chair as it visits bed and breakfasts and inn across the United States. Continue reading

Dog Days of Summer at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast

Bentley is on the lookout for new friends at Hamanassett.    Lots of places for you and your four legged friend to visit and do so gather up their bed and dish and head to Hamanassett and we will forego our $25.00 per night … Continue reading

Dining Under the Stars and Other Events in Media Pennsylvania

  Chester County calls itself Chateau Country for good reason,  all the wonderful historic DuPont houses in the area.   But Delaware County right next door also celebrates French heritage.   And if you’d like to sit at an outdoor table at a Paris cafe … Continue reading

July 4 and Beyond in the Brandywine Valley

There is so much to do in the next few weeks in the Brandywine Valley.   Of course, one of the biggest and most popular is the fireworks and fountains show at Longwood Gardens.  Did you know Longwood was recently voted … Continue reading

Winterthur 35th Annual Point to Point Races May 5, 2013

What a perfect way to spend the day.  Enjoy strolling the grounds of Winterthur, Henry du Pont’s 60 acre country estate and watch exciting steeplechase horse racing.  They have a wonderful parade of antique carriages, you can picnic, and enjoy all … Continue reading

Enjoy Spring in the Brandywine Valley at Longwood Gardens

SPRING BLOOMS AT LONGWOOD GARDENS The Brandywine Valley has more smiles per miles than any other countryside region I can think of.  Today I’m only sharing upcoming events at Longwood Gardens.  Later I will add some of the other attractions’ … Continue reading

Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast is Finalist in Recipe Contest

      I’m proud as a peacock.  Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast entered Bedandbreakfast.com’s recipe contest and have been informed that out of hundreds of recipes submitted, my Upside Down Banana Walnut pancake has been chosen as one of the 16 … Continue reading

Mid-Atlantic Wine and Food Festival March 6-10, 2013

Get out of your winter doldrums by attending a fabulous wine and food festival being held in and around Wilmington, De.  Winemakers and chefs from around the world will be joining local chefs in interesting venues throughout the Brandywine Valley and … Continue reading