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Give Them Luxury

The Black Walnut Inn is the perfect romantic getaway or maybe that special someone just needs a break from the daily hustle and bustle. Give them the gift of luxurious rest and relaxation. Purchase Gift

Winter Wonderland

Got the winter blues? Join us and cozy up by the fire and enjoy all of the award winning luxuries and comforts that The Black Walnut Inn has to offer. RESERVATIONS

Travel and Leisure Fall Getaways

We made Travel and Leisure’s national list of Affordable Fall Getaways on the Today Show. See The Show!

The Today Show, Oh My!

The Today Show, Oh My!

So we were featured on the today show last week! What a great thing this is, it was completely unexpected and we didn’t even realize that was Kathy Lee with us! She must have thought we had great “game face” But we did not realize who she was! This is not unusual in my world,…

The Red Couch Giveth Still…

The Red Couch Giveth Still…

So we went to preview an auction this weekend and were able to pick up a check from the auction house for the old couch! Lo and behold someone paid 450.00 for it! So the couch just keeps giving… I hope the new owners have as much fun with it as we did! There were…

Food and Writing About Food

Food and Writing About Food

Time to ruminate on eating again as I have just had a decadent month in July. Firstly, we had a lovely visit with friends from our days on Martha’s Vineyard, the comedian and writer, Marty Nadler and his son Charlie(also a comedian and writer) who worked for us a very young child many years ago.…

And Then There Was Summer!

And Then There Was Summer!

The sun is finally shining! This is cause for celebration as we are already at 50 inches of rain for this year( I am just throwing that out there, I do not actually know if that is a lot…it feels like it though!)I am in a lull, caught between wanting to do too many projects…

Wet Heat Wave!!

Wet Heat Wave!!

Weather, it is one of the most discussed topics (next to the forbidden topic of politics) and the most misunderstood! We are in a weather pattern that has it’s perks but is downright soggy. It has rained most of the time for about 3 weeks. I had heard that this environment was more like Oregon…

Food, Glorious Food…

Food, Glorious Food…

So I have been so into the inn that I failed to indulge my absolute favorite pastime, which is eating! A wonderful perk of innkeeping is that you must go out to dine all the time so you may tell your guests where they should go! This weeks adventures include the new Isa’s at the…

A Lovely Livingroom, Now What?

A Lovely Livingroom, Now What?

I am constantly looking for new projects, almost as restlessly as my husband who indulges himself in what we call travel porn, IE he spends hours online looking at travel sights and imagining the trips we could take if only Lori would stop spending all the money on the inn.. this is a great thing…