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Find your Holiday Spirit in the Atlanta Botanical Garden!

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Feeling that Holiday Spirit yet? No matter what brings you to Midtown Atlanta and Stonehurst Place Bed & Breakfast this holiday season, leave time in your schedule for Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at the Atlanta Botanical Garden! A short walk from Stonehurst Place, the festive light show is sure to put you in the holiday spirit. […]

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Baked Cheese Grits – A Southern Tradition

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Baked Cheese Grits I have to confess that I never ate grits until I was married. There, I said it! I was born in the North and raised in Florida, and in my family, grits were held in slight disdain. At the first family Thanksgiving after I married Paul, I spotted an unknown dish on the overflowing […]

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Are you among the Leaf-Watchers?

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Leaf-Watchers Guests at Stonehurst Place have felt some cooler temperatures in the last few days, and spirits are high that fall has arrived. According to Gallup polls, fall is American’s second-favorite season, only slightly behind spring. Fall-lovers have many reasons to embrace the months of October and November, whether it be relief from summer heat, […]

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It’s Hot Now, but Fall is Just Around the Corner!

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I admit, I’m thinking of Fall. Yes, it’s still warm in Atlanta and we still get our summer showers in the afternoons. I’m still serving Georgia peaches in a variety of ways, still baking Lemon Bars because anything citrus is cooling. I haven’t succumbed to Pumpkin Spice ANYTHING, but when I hear the leaves rustle […]

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Virgin Atlantic Guide: Atlanta

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Stonehurst Place is recommended in Virgin Atlantic’s new in-flight travel guide of Atlanta Virgin Atlantic creates in-flight videos that act as miniature guidebooks of the cities to which they fly. Their recently released Atlanta video is well worth a watch, and I’m not just saying this because we’re featured in the video!  The piece lists Stonehurst Place as one of […]

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What’s in the Pantry?

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The Stonehurst Place Gourmet Breakfast starts in our pantry Making a gourmet breakfast for a house full of guests as well as keeping the sideboard laden with sweets can be a daunting task, especially when you do it seven days a week straight from the pantry.  Many times I’m asked “Where do you shop? How do […]

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Intimate Atlanta wedding – Stonehurst is the perfect Place

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Weddings at Stonehurst Place Atlanta are one of the great joys of being innkeepers. When a newly engaged couple searches for an intimate Atlanta wedding and chooses one of our Effortless Elopement packages, the honor and responsibility of making that day perfect is not lost on us. The fact that Paul and I are sometimes the […]

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breakfast today: Southern Twist Eggs Benedict

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Eggs Benedict with a Southern Twist Today at Stonehurst Place we’re serving Eggs Benedict with a Southern twist! Swap the English muffin for a crispy cornmeal-battered cheesy grits cake, tuck in some spicy chicken sausage crumbles, then add a fresh, broiled tomato on the side. We had a lot of Clean-Plate-Club members this morning! ~ Innkeeper […]

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