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An Unheard of Offer! Free Property!

An opportunity has just been announced by the Sellers of the Market Street Inn, a Select Registry Inn located in Taylorville, Illinois…the Land of Lincoln!  Located just a few miles...

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Viability…a Juxtaposition of Location Viewpoints

At all of our Aspiring Innkeeper Seminars and Workshops, most attendees have viability as a relevant part of the profile of the Inn they are looking to purchase, especially if...

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A Hospitality Lesson for Me…from a Hot Air Balloon!

I have to begin by explaining that Marilyn and I are in Tuscany, the beautiful region of Italy known for its wine and olive oils…and, as we discovered today,...

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Beating the TV Noise Problem at Your B&B

Buongiorno!  Marilyn and I are in Roma for a little time off and are staying at the Pensione Barrett in center city.  The room is a bit ornate with...

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Aspiring Innkeeper Workshop in Cape May a one-day Success!

For the third time in 2013, The B&B Team® members have conducted one-day Aspiring Innkeeper Workshops to help develop the next generation of inn owners realize their dreams.  This...

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Applause to Bill & Lynne-New Innkeepers that followed the process!

On Thursday, March 28, Bill and Lynne Keiper became the new owners of the Bed & Breakfast at Oliver Phelps, a 5 guest room B&B in the popular Finger...

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Giving Back …and Opening my Eyes to the Needs of my Neighbors

They slept outside in sub-freezing temperatures all night to stay in line.  Hundreds of people…not for tickets to a Lady Gaga performance or a playoff Oriole game.  But for...

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“What’s That (spicy) Smell?”

Stop by the Bushnell & Bushnell Services booth at the Mid-Atlantic Innkeepers Trade Show & Conference (just two weeks away!) and test your sniffer!  Scott and Marilyn, former executives with...

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Maryland, Class of 2013…Guinea Pigs for The B&B Team!

The B&B Team®, Bushnell & Bushnell Services, tried something new this past Saturday as 18 Aspiring Innkeepers tested the new one-day format that The B&B Team® has added to...

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Buying or Starting a B&B? A New Opportunity for Aspiring Innkeepers!

The B&B Team® is trying something NEW in 2013! Starting in January, our Aspiring Innkeeper Seminar opportunities will also include several 1-day Workshops! These Workshops will cover all the...

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Does Your Hot Water “Make you Smile”?

On a recent drive past Dee Fegen’s and Chuck DeMarco’s farmette near Carlisle, PA, there was something different in the side yard next to the barn.  A newly-installed field of solar panels...

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A Recipe Most B&B’s Won’t Use!

As the “friendly” inspector for the Maryland Bed & Breakfast Association, I have the good fortune of visiting the member inns in the state to conduct the inspections required...

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