Amazing Things To Do In the Brandywine Valley

Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square offers concerts and fountain shows throughout the summer.

Why visit the Brandywine Valley?  Located just 30 minutes southwest of Philadelphia and 30 minutes north of Wilmington, De., we are convenient to Washington, DC, New York, and Baltimore, Md. We are still following all the safety protocols of the … Continue reading

Montgomery Meigs Civil Ware Quartermaster General

Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast was built in 1856 by Charles Delucea Meigs, a prominent physician.  For more information on Dr. Meigs, visit our history page on the website of Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast.   When he passed away, the property was … Continue reading

Winter Time Girlfriends’ Significant Other Getaway

French Baquettes

So you ate yourself into oblivion over Thanksgiving, almost maxed out your credit cards during Black Friday and shopping for Christmas gifts for that hard to please great aunt and now you are wondering what to do until spring?  Now … Continue reading

Philadelphia Flower Show, Orchid Extravaganza 2020

Photo by Greg Griffis of Exhibition Display Hall in Taipei

It is not too early to start planning on attending the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show whose theme this year is A Riviera Holiday.   This show is the nation’s largest and longest running horticultural event having started in 1829.  So you … Continue reading

How to decorate a mantle for Christmas

Mantle decorated with green, gold, and white.

So many people ask where we buy our decorations or how do we do our decorating that I’ve decided to show step by step how to decorate a mantle.  The same steps can be used on a window, a stairway, … Continue reading

All Aboard for All Railroad and Train Buffs

A vintage train winds through the bright green scenery in Pennsylvania.

Who would have thought that the Brandywine Valley and areas nearby would be a treasure trove of museums and vintage trains for the railroad buff.  Ride the Rails on a vintage train –  September 29, October 6, 13, 20, November … Continue reading