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Oh My, Morel Mushrooms!

Pretty? Maybe not, but morel mushrooms sure are delicious and should be incorporated into your breakfast recipes. Morel mushroom hunting in Wisconsin in the spring is like a secret society, with mushroom aficionados reluctant to share their hunting spots. However, our innkeepers are always happy...

Favorite Spring Cleaning Hacks Innkeepers Use

  As you’d expect, B&B owners know a thing or two about cleaning. So we asked our member innkeepers for their favorite hacks for sprucing up and refreshing around the home. It’s our ode to spring cleaning. Innkeepers wear a lot of hats – host, chef, concierge, gardener, bookkeeper...

Hygge Makes Us Happy

  Hygge is hot right now. It’s a Danish word for cozy, comfortable and content, and it’s showing up in home décor and travel trends. See how some Wisconsin B&Bs are interpreting the simple pleasures of hygge. If Pinterest is any indication of trends – and it is – hygge is big. Ho...

Sustainable Travel Leap

  Looking for ways to tread lightly on the earth when you travel? Try green-certified independent inns to start, and then ask the innkeepers for recommendations on locally owned shops and restaurants. Spring always seems like the ideal time to talk about eco-lodging, what with Mother Nature w...

Where the Rapids Are

  If you prefer lazy rivers over whitewater rapids, then this story isn’t for you. However, if you love an adrenaline rush, try rafting in the spring when the waters are high. Adventure travel has a cousin and it is achievement travel. If rushing through whitewater rapids is on your to-ac...

How to Create Some Valentine's Romance at the B&B

  Valentine's Day offers us a chance to reconnect with that special someone in our life.  A day set aside for Valentine's Romance is just what we all need at this time of the year.  It seems as if we've just made it through the hustle and bustle of the holidays, rushing here and there, try...

Decadent A.M. Recipe

  [caption id="attachment_1707" align="aligncenter" width="374"] Snow-covered Cameo Rose Victorian Country Inn[/caption] Red is the color of the season, which makes this recipe from Cameo Rose Victorian Country Inn for Cherry Berry Breakfast Scones with Berry Honey Butter a picture-perfect ch...

Meet Our New Member Inns for 2017

  Joining the Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association takes more than pretty curb appeal and private baths. Meet the new member inns for 2017 and find out what it takes to make the list. Did You Know: B&Bs join the Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association only after they’ve passed...

Ski by Candlelight, Bike in the Snow

  Here in Wisconsin, we love all four seasons, and that includes the frosty offerings of winter. Candlelight cross-country ski events are a peaceful way to embrace the snow, while fat biking on frozen lakes produces a more adrenaline-spiking high. As antidote to the hustle and the bustle of...

Holiday Events Full of Simple Joys

  [caption id="attachment_427" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Simple Holiday Enjoyments[/caption] If you’re in need of ideas that will put you in the holiday spirit without having to endure massive amounts of commercialization or hefty price tags, then you’ll want to read on. Getting i...

Holiday Gift Cards Are In!

  Let’s be honest, the idea of “one size fits all” is more myth than reality, except, that is, when it comes to the holiday gift card offered by the Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association. It’s ready to order now!   [caption id="attachment_2094" align="aligncenter" width="440...

Cheesy Small Bites - Recipe

  [caption id="attachment_2072" align="aligncenter" width="434"] Brayton B&B[/caption]   With the bounty of the harvest in full swing, you may want to pace yourself with small bites. The Brayton B&B in Oshkosh shared this recipe for a crab puff appetizer they served to rave rev...
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