This was a hit for breakfast!

Joe decided that he wanted to make a “coffee cake” to serve our guests along with our normal, full breakfast. We have guests from Zurich, Switzerland, Jacksonville, Florida and Wales in the UK  staying at our Illinois bed and breakfast … Continue reading

It Runs From Chicago to L.A.! Route 66

It runs from Chicago to LA and is known as “The Mother Road”, “The Will Rogers Memorial Highway”, “Main Street of America” or just plain Route 66. It runs about 28 miles from our location in Taylorville, Illinois as we … Continue reading

International Model “A” Day

International Model “A” Day happens on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Nokomis, IL. These beautifully restored automobiles will be displayed from 10 AM to 2 PM at Fred B. Johnson Park located at 200 South Spruce in Nokomis which is … Continue reading

Route 66 is the Mother Road

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The International Route 66 Mother Road Festival happens in a nearby town September 22-24, 2017. If you like food, music, fun and vintage cars then this is an event you will not want to miss.

http://www.familyevents.com/international-route-66-mother-road-festival?src=PPC&dom=fb

Come and make it a two night stay and play a round of golf at Taylorville Lake Shore Golf Course or ride the Lincoln Prairie Bike Trail. Enjoy our wraparound front porch with a book and a glass of wine or simply reconnect with your best friend. Free Coffee and great breakfasts!

Bad Wolf Pottery Workshops for Fall 2017

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The schedule for Fall Workshops at Bad Wolf Pottery has been released. Get creative and bring your friends and family to enjoy making things from clay for yourself or for gifts for others. The workshops begin Saturday, September 16, 2017 and continue through November 11, 2017. Make Fairy Houses, Wren Houses, Plates & Bowls, Cups & Mugs, Luminaries, or Try the Potters Wheel. Call 217-303-3915 for details and scheduled offerings and make a date for your group of 4 to 7 participants.

Fairy Houses, Wren Houses and Slab Plates

Check out their website http://www.badwolfpottery.com/ or go to Bad Wolf Pottery on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BadWolfPottery/

Teapot for sale in gallery

Get the girls together and come for a girls weekend and do some antiquing as well and/or bring the fellows and turn them loose on the golf course or bike trail while you play in the clay. Better yet, take the guys and let them play in the clay with you. I think I am saying this all wrong by assuming that only girls would like to do this!

Mug for sale in gallery

The Farm Progress Show for 2017

The Farm Progress Show for 2017 will be held in Decatur, Illinois this year on August 29, 30 and 30. The permanent Farm Progress Show site is about one half hour from our front door and lodging space is scarce. … Continue reading

Luke Bryan Country Tour Will Be Close To Us!

Planning to attend the Luke Bryan Country Tour Performance on October 6, 2017? Luke Bryan will be performing on the Ayers’ Family Farm in rural Edinburg, Illinois just a few miles from our front door on October 6, 2017. Reservations … Continue reading