Gulf Coast Mardi Gras 2011

This Alabama Bed and Breakfast Inn near the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay is gearing up for the Mardi Gras season. It’s time again to get out the masks and beads and doubloons. Daily parades through “Fat Tuesday” Alabama Bed & Breakfast Accommodations In 1703 the tiny French colony of Mobile observed North America’s first…

“How To Video” Bronze Frog Sculptures

“The Kiss” Frog Sculpture Tim Cotterill’s bronze frog sculptures capture the whimsical character, the jewel-like quality and the pure JOY of these beautiful little creatures. “Through the centuries and throughout the world, frogs have symbolized many things – Good Luck, Royalty, Fertility, Magic Potions, Energy, Charm”. We were in Charleston SC for the National Innkeeping…

Explore Alabama Coastal Waterways by Boat!

  Take one of the Guided Tours listed below on a 26’ Caribbean Panga Boat. This is one awesome boat for getting to places a lot of boats can not go allowing you to see things that other charters just can’t get to. That is why the boat is seen everywhere in the Caribbean. This boat has stereo,…

PAII Innkeeping Conference & Trade Show

Early in January 2011 David & Eric had the privilege of attending the National Innkeeping Show & Conference hosted by Professional Association of Innkeepers International  in Charleston SC.  We have returned with many new ideas from new breakfast trends to “sprucing up” the guest experience and marketing our business using social media.  Changes are already in the works. It…

A Better Way to Stay Campaign

We learned more about A Better Way To Stay Campaign while attending the Innkeeping Conference & Trade Show.  The campaign showcases and highlights why B&Bs  are a preferable choice for travelers. Soon everyone will be familiar with the term.  This site will be take a fresh new approach, pointing travelers toward bed and breakfasts. Watch for this to go…

International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association

The Magnolia Springs Bed and Breakfast was honored with the opportunity to host a group of 19 from the International Food & Wine Travel Writers Association . Brunch was served including fresh fruit, summer vegetable fritatta with bacon, hash browns, grits,  blueberry muffins and pear dumplings. The Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Media Trip was…

Christmas Shopping & Dining Experience

For all your Christmas shopping needs be sure to visit Tanger Outlet Mall {only 5 miles away} near The Eastern Shore, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach. Visit their website to print your own coupons for additional savings and additional info.

Bellingrath Gardens Magic Christmas in Lights

The B&B near Fairhope and Gulf Shores will remain open for  Thanksgiving and Christmas this year 2010. We will only be closed  Jan 2-16 as we do every year for spring cleaning. Normal business will resume on Jan 17, 2011. Several reservations have already been made over the past few days. The home will be “decked”…