Old Settlers Day

Old Settlers Day

Since 2014, we have had a vendor fair at our house during Old Settlers Days.  That first year, it was more of an open house with probably 250 people coming through.  Since we had just purchased the house, we knew everyone would be curious as to what we were planning...
Cheesecake!

Cheesecake!

Do you have something that you thought, was super difficult to do? And there would be you way you could do it?  For me, it was cheesecake.  Many years ago, when I was working with my mom at her catering business, she asked me to make one.  Well, I had this thought in...
Gardening

Gardening

While growing up, my parents planted a huge garden in our backyard.  Pretty much, there was no yard, it was all garden.  We had rows and rows of vegetables. Mostly, my dad would spend many hours prepping, planting, weeding, and watering.  All that hard work, provided...
Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Every year, in May, we appreciate and honor our mothers.  Without them, we wouldn’t exist.  Yes, it does take two people to create a human.  But, the woman is the one, who has to go thru all the pain to make us happen.  I know that some of us, didn’t hit...
Hydeout Bed & Breakfast – Helen’s Room

Hydeout Bed & Breakfast – Helen’s Room

 WHO WAS HELEN:  Helen Sternhagen was my grandparent that I knew the best, and spent the most time while growing up.  She was a complicated woman.  And, I was one of her favorites.  Yes, she admitted she had favorites.  Most grandparents wouldn’t ever say that. ...
Mary’s room

Mary’s room

Back when we were in the planning stages of the bed and breakfast, we needed a way to name or number the bedrooms.  Mary’s room had a name on it from the previous owners.  Their daughters’ name is Mary and as is my mom.  So, it made sense for us to use either our mom...