Newsletter, October 2010

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Stonehurst Place

Atlanta’s top rated inn, in the heart of vibrant Midtown, offers the city’s most-lauded luxury accommodation experience.

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EXTENDED! Stonehurst Place Photo Contest

Post your photos to win!Stonehurst Place Photo Contest

Post your photographs of Stonehurst Place to win one of these great prizes:

  • $250 Stonehurst Place Gift Certificate
  • $100 BedandBreakfast.com Gift Certificate
  • $75 Stonehurst Place Spa Robe
  • $50 iTunes Gift Certificate
Visit our Facebook page to make reservations, preview rooms and keep up with Caroline’s Kitchen! Post your photographs here on Facebook to win.
Not on Facebook? Post your Stonehurst Place photographs to our much-visited TripAdvisor pagehere.
Anne Almasy, professional photographer extraordinaire, will select the winning entries. Visitwww.DanandAnne.com for details on her work, including lush boudoir photography at Stonehurst Place!
Stuff our lawyers make us put here: ”By participating in this contest I agree to grant Stonehurst Place a royalty-free, perpetual license to use the photographic images submitted herewith (the “Work”) for any purpose whatsoever. Uses may include, but are not limited to, promotion for Stonehurst Place in any way, including on the web, in print publications, as distributed to the media, and in commercial products. Stonehurst Place reserves the right to use/not use any Work as deemed appropriate by Stonehurst Place in their sole discretion. No Work will be returned once submitted.”

Stash Hotel Rewards

Our thanks to those who stay with us frequently!
Stonehurst Place to join STASH Rewards 

We know you prefer hotels and inns like ours: independently run, authentic properties – places with soul, each with a story to tell. And we also know you’d like to be rewarded for staying at these hotels with some free nights. Who wouldn’t?

We are excited to announce we have partnered with Stash Hotel Rewards, a brand new rewards program where you can earn and redeem points while staying at stunningly unique hotels (like ours) across the U.S.

It’s free and easy to enroll. Start earning points right now … click here to enroll and begin to Reap While You Sleep!

Stonehurst Place supports storytellers’ Georgia Tour

The Unchained Tour of Georgia plays Atlanta’s
Manuel’s Tavern this Thursday and Friday, 8pm


MothUp Unchained Tour
Internationally acclaimed storytelling network, The Moth, hits Atlanta with The Unchained Tour and two unique evenings of entertainment. The tour features both national and local storytellers from The Moth; these are not your grandfather’s storytellers but rather weavers of contemporary tales drawn from personal experience.
 

“New York’s hottest and hippest literary ticket”

Wall Street Journal

Thursday tickets are available here (Friday is sold out!) and a preview of one local storyteller is here (scroll down to ‘Weddin’ Dress’ – just guess who sent Shannon to the alterations studio!)

Stonehurst Place is proud to offer complimentary lodging to one of the tour’s road-weary storytellers, who will be glad to climb down from that Bluebird school bus and into one of our lush beds! (Bus? Huh? More here…)

Joining us in providing beds for these weary heads are our Atlanta lodging friends, the Artmore Hotel and Ponce de Leon Place Bed & Breakfast. Thank you so much!

and the winner is … Stonehurst Place! 

Vote for Stonehurst Place!

Stonehurst Place was fortunate to garner winning votes in a few contests last year, and took home a few awards, thanks to you!It’s that time of year again…

Votes are now being tallied on these websites:
LanierBed&Breakfasts
AOL City’s Best

Stonehurst Place to join gems of the Diamond Collection
Stonehurst Place joins the Diamond Collection of BedandBreakfast.com
The Diamond Collection is a small, exclusive group of professionally inspected luxury inns and we’re proud to be joining their ranks!The innspector has just left, after giving us a thorough going-over to make sure the service, amenities and accommodation we offer is among the best of the best!

As a Diamond Collection property, Stonehurst Place will undergo a comprehensive annual inspection, maintain top consumer reviews, and continue to offer the amenities and services required for a top-quality guest experience.

Caroline works her magic with gluten-free waffles!

Our Stonehurst Place kitchen serves gluten-free, lactose-free, vegetarian and vegan guests.
Here is one way Caroline makes it oh-so easy!
Caroline Holder, innkeeper of Stonehurst Place 

This month Caroline shares with us her lighter-than-air gluten-free waffle recipe, which can also be made lactose-free if you like. The key is her all-purpose gluten-free flour mix, perfected in our ‘test’ kitchen!Gluten-free Waffles:

  • 1 cup Gluten-free Flour Mix (see below)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup Organic milk (for a lactose-free or vegan version, substitute 1/2 cup apple juice plus 1/2 cup water for the milk)
  • 1 Organic egg (for vegans, omit egg and increase baking powder to 2 teaspoons; decrease milk to 3/4 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons club soda (or any acid like lemon juice or vinegar)
  1. Mix flour, baking powder and sugar in bowl. Add milk gradually; stir to mix. Add egg, oil and vanilla; whisk until smooth. Add club soda; whisk for one minute.
  2. Heat waffle iron; spray with cooking oil.
  3. Pour 1/2 cup batter into waffle iron.
  4. Cook according to your waffle iron directions (time varies by iron) and serve immediately with syrup, preserves and the like. Enjoy!

Gluten-free Flour Mix:

  • 1 1/4 cup white rice flour
  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • 3/4 cup sweet rice four
  • 2/3 cup tapioca starch
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup potato starch
  • 2 teaspoons xantham gum
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We love our neighbor, TWELVE boutique and flowers! 
For years voted one of Atlanta’s top three florists by CitySearch and rated Atlanta’s Number One Gift and Stationery location, TWELVE earned its reputation as one of the most unique retail destinations in Atlanta.
Through Thanksgiving, mention Stonehurst Place when ordering to receive 20% off any of TWELVE’s lush and eco-friendly products, orchids and plants!
Offer Expires: November 25, 2010.
Visit TWELVE at 1000 Piedmont Ave, or online at www.TWELVEatlanta.net

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