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2015 Season Winding Down

We want to wish everyone a happy holiday season this year. It has been an honor hosting many guests in our home at 706 Fillmore Avenue in Lanesboro during 2015.

As we prepare for the 2016 season, we hope to make a few improvements at the Habberstad House. Continue reading

Breakfast Requests

Mark and I have mastered a few breakfasts, but need to expand our offerings. It is difficult to find the time to practice without our guests serving as official taste testers however.

Today’s disaster: the brownies weren’t done. I baked them in a different pan than I normally do, resulting in an under-baked brownie. That mistake won’t happen again. Our guests never knew that brownies were on the menu. Luckily they were thrilled with the fresh California peaches served during the first course, served with vanilla yogurt and homemade granola. Continue reading

Five Weeks and Counting

We started our new adventure as innkeepers on June 30 when we signed the mortgage on this 1897 Queen Anne Victorian home. It is a beautiful house: well built, full of character and still going strong after 119 years since its birth.

These are some of the things we have discovered in the past five weeks: Continue reading

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