Carolina Bed & Breakfast

177 Cumberland Avenue, Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Innkeeper(s): James and Susan Murray

Sunrise above Asheville: An Innkeeper’s Marathon 27 Jun 2015, 9:47 am

Training Week two This week had the first of the longer runs in the training cycle:  nine miles on Saturday.  It also coincided with the onset of some seriously hot summer weather.  Running between the hours of 9:30-3:30 (my windows … Continue reading

Summertime Food: Grilled Oysters and Watermelon Cupcakes! 21 Jun 2015, 9:39 am

Have you ever noticed how there are some things people eat all year round and there are others which seem to remain more true to the season? So true to the Summer season I am happy to share with you … Continue reading

The Chicago Marathon 2015 and an Asheville Innkeeper (Me!) 15 Jun 2015, 10:35 am

  That’s right.  This Asheville Innkeeper is training to run in the 2015 Chicago Marathon! How did this come about?  Last year James and I ran in the Asheville Half Marathon.  Running is not James’ thing but I loved the … Continue reading

Our Food Philosophy at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast 7 Jun 2015, 5:58 am

I know what you are thinking. “Food Philosophy? She’s been living in Asheville too long!” But there is a reason for this.  Recently James and I have working on an update of the website for the Carolina Bed & Breakfast.  … Continue reading

An Asheville Wedding 20 May 2015, 8:10 am

Weddings are always beautiful and occasions for joy so it is particularly wonderful for us when a couple chooses to have their Asheville wedding at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast.  James grumbles about it’s being a lot of extra work … Continue reading

A Girl, A Rock and Asheville 7 May 2015, 5:00 am

Our daughter, Emily, is graduating today from the University Of Illinois Nursing School and receiving  her Masters Degree as a Nurse Practitioner.  After graduating with a degree in Biology from Davidson College in North Carolina, Emily moved to Chicago where … Continue reading

Why Dining Out is So Much Fun in Asheville! 3 May 2015, 10:23 am

I know you’ve all heard it 100 times: Asheville is a foodie city.  But there are foodie cities and there are foodie cities and in Asheville the food is not only good but it so much fun to dine out … Continue reading

Addison Farms Vineyard: Asheville is not JUST About Beer! 23 Apr 2015, 10:19 am

It’s a sign that winter is truly over when James and I get in the car and head out of Asheville on an excursion into the countryside.  As we turned off Patton Avenue onto Old Leicester Highway I thought that … Continue reading

We’re Cooking with Cheese! (and Caramel!) 12 Apr 2015, 12:48 pm

Did I mention that we are celebrating North Carolina Cheese this month at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast?  Well, we are, and I have been using cheese from the members of the WNC Cheese Trail to in my recipes.  This … Continue reading

The Innkeeper Abroad: Mexico City 6 Apr 2015, 3:02 pm

This year James took me to Mexico City for my birthday!  Hard to believe but in 27 years of living and traveling overseas I had never been to Mexico so I was excited to go.  It was a short trip, … Continue reading
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