Tag Archives: Victorian

Some New Furniture at Leith Hall

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  We don’t usually let everyone know every time we buy some new furniture at Leith Hall, but this time we’re very excited to have replaced two sofas. It all started when a guest noted that the wicker setee in … Continue reading

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Presidents Day and Valentine’s Day in Cape May

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Presidents Day and Valentines Day in Cape May Now is the time to plan for Presidents Day and Valentines Day in Cape May. Cape May and Leith Hall are always a romantic getaway, but this year there will also be … Continue reading

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ICELAND IN FEBRUARY?

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Iceland in February! This past winter, Suzie and I went to Iceland to see the Northern lights. We stayed in the Northern Light Inn on a lava field in Southwestern Iceland, very close to the Blue Lagoon. We toured around … Continue reading

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CAPE MAY RASPBERRY SOUR CREAM COFFEE CAKE for Donna B.

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A recent Leith Hall b&b guest, Donna B.,  emailed me for two recipes for treats that we serve at afternoon tea. The first was Cape May bed and breakfast Gingerbread which was in an earlier post, and this is the … Continue reading

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Cape May bed and breakfast Gingerbread for Donna B.

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Recently one of our guests at Leith Hall b&b contacted me to request two recipes we serve at afternoon tea. This one, Leith Hall’s Cape May bed and breakfast Gingerbread, is for Donna. It has bits of crystallized ginger in … Continue reading

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FLOWERS AND GARDENS AT THE BEACH IN CAPE MAY

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 A Victorian Flower Garden along the Sidewalk When Suzie and I moved to Cape May in 1989, one of the first projects on our list was to replace the sidewalk in front of Leith Hall and plant a flower garden. … Continue reading

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MEMORIAL DAY IN CAPE MAY

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Memorial Day History in Cape May Suzie and I just got back from New York where we saw the new Broadway production of Porgy and Bess, which is set in Catfish Row in Charleston South Carolina. Many thanks to SK … Continue reading

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Gaze into My Crystal Ball

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Crystal Balls in the Parlor This year we’ve moved our collection of crystal and mirrored balls from the mantle in the Iris Room to the piano in the parlor. Lots of guests and tour-goers ask about them, and one of … Continue reading

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OUR B&B RESTORATION

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Restoring our Bed and Breakfast My last blog post was about the new exhibit at the Carriage House Gallery at the Physick Estate describing the restoration and renaissance of Cape May. That reminded me of our own restoration story at … Continue reading

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Revival at the Beach

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This Friday, a new show is opening at the Carriage House Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate. It is about Cape May’s revival during the 1970s and comes from a book by Ben Miller, The First Resort. An article in … Continue reading

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