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

Orchid Extravaganza Now at Longwood Gardens through March 24, 3-13

    I bet by now you are as tired of the cold and the bare trees and brown grass as I am.    Well, I have just the tonic for what ails you.  We are so lucky to live so close … Continue reading

West Chester Pa Artisans Exchange and Indoor Farmer’s Market

Looking for something new to do in the winter?   One of my favorite winter activities is visiting Longwood Gardens.  Winter is my favorite time to go to Longwood because of the four acres under glass conservatory full of beautiful flowers … Continue reading

La Colombe Goes to Great Lengths to Supply Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast’s Coffee

Well, I realize that title makes us sound pretty special.  Actually what is special is the coffee we serve at our Pennsylvania Bed and Breakfast.  We also searched for several years for the best coffee we could serve our guests … Continue reading

Farm to Table in the Brandywine Valley

In the Brandywine Valley we have many farm to table restaurants.  One of our favorites is Styer’s Garden Cafe, a short 3 mile drive from Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast.  Located in a green house, you’ll dine in a charming atmosphere … Continue reading