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July’s Recipe: Apricot French Toast

A nice fruity variation on an old favorite. Recipe Book Favorite Recipes of The Palmer House Inn You can find this recipe and many more in the Inn’s recipe book. Order a copy for yourself (at blurb.com).

Fragrant Flowers on Cape Cod – Stephanotis

This year I decided to have a pot of stephanotis by the entrance door of the inn.     They are a lovely white flower and have a beautiful fragrance. I especially enjoy looking at them as I pass by because they were one of the flowers in my wedding bouquet.

Mother’s Iris at the B&B

My mother’s iris are blooming in on Cape Cod. Mom passed away in 2001 and we sold the family home. Before the house was sold however, my sister took some of the iris from Mom’s garden. We planted the iris the first year that we owned The Palmer House and they have bloomed each spring.…

June’s Recipe: Crustless Quiche

Without a crust, this one is a favorite of gluten free lovers too. Recipe Book Favorite Recipes of The Palmer House Inn You can find this recipe and many more in the Inn’s recipe book. Order a copy for yourself (at blurb.com).

The Palmer House Paying Tribute on Memorial Day

We had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. The skies were clear and the temperature was perfect. Main Street was bustling with visitors. Bill hung our new flags and our newly painted signs. I think that we looked “pretty fine” to greet the unofficial start of summer.

Lilacs on Cape Cod

The Palmer House Inn’s lilacs are in full bloom. They are so fragrant that we just had to bring them inside.

The First Planting of the Season for Our Cape Cod Garden

Each year on March 30th I plant the first pansies. The splashes of color in the window boxes and planters look festive after the long gray winter. As you can see by now they are in full bloom. In the past I have been able to keep them blooming right into November by keeping up…

Cape Cod’s Cherry Blossoms

The Palmer House has four mature cherry trees that are in full bloom. The trees are absolutely magnificent. When the petals begin to fall one can walk through the garden on a carpet of pink. It is almost magical. We also have a lovely apple tree that is also in bloom. Its blossoms are a…