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From The Corner Of Vine Street

See Chattanooga “Under the Radar”

I was thinking today about folks who visit Chattanooga. Some stay with us here at the Mayor’s Mansion Inn Bed and Breakfast next to UTC. These folks have an idea about what they’d like to do while visiting the Scenic City. I mean, who hasn’t seen the “See Rock City” barn roofs all their life!…

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March 10, 2018

The Sweetness of saying “I DO” in February

Weddings and any celebration surrounding them (dinners, teas, weekend stays surrounded by friends and family) bring out the romantic side of the Mayor’s Mansion Inn Bed and Breakfast. Chattanooga is a fun-filled little city to use as a backdrop for your Wedding Day or to celebrate your Anniversary any time of the year, but the most romantic…

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January 31, 2018

Romantic Love and Hard-core Love – what’s the difference?

Romance, flowers, champagne, truffles and luscious berries – we dish those up in Chattanooga every week at our bed and breakfast Inn, but hard-core, stick-by-your-side love? THAT you have to make for yourself! This young couple in Seattle, in just two snapshots, can teach us a lot about love. The young man is only 31,…

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February 25, 2017

Winter doesn’t usually last long…

Well, here it is, FEBRUARY, already and our little Chattanooga bed and breakfast is sprucing up for a fantastic 2017 season. A quiet January gave us a chance to exhale after a very busy last quarter. We had many repeat guests come to stay with us and our Holiday parties, weddings and receptions made 2016…

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February 10, 2017

Apple Cider Cream Cheese Pie, a Fall Favorite!

Fall in Chattanooga means our bed and breakfast inn is full of great Guests and we love to cook for them! One of my favorite ingredients to use this time of year is apples-on our french toast, in our red and green apple appetizer with brown sugar cream, even in the breads and cookies we…

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October 25, 2016

Christmas in Chattanooga – Office Parties, Small Weddings and Intimate Nights

Christmas at the Inn – it’s just one of my favorite times! We “deck the halls” as well as pretty much anything else that is stationary! A few businesses have made us their “go to” for their annual Holiday party to celebrate the successes of the year. Each year, we have two or three Brides…

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September 27, 2016

What do Quilters and Ironmen Have in Common? September in Chattanooga, Tennessee!

With cooler weather on the way next month, Chattanooga takes needle to cloth and rubber to the road for everyone to have a reason to come and spend time in the Scenic City.  September 14 to 17 the quilters come to visit and we still have rooms available.  Ironman weekend begins September 23 and the…

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August 17, 2016

As though you needed Another Reason to visit Chattanooga!!!

Visitors have so many things to do when they visit The Scenic City. (If you’ve found this blog, you already know the best Bed and Breakfast to stay in while you’re here.) Escape the heat by going to Ruby Falls, The Chattanooga Aquarium, The Hunter Art Museum (ask us about a couple of other unique…

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June 29, 2016

Chattanooga Bridal Show and Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

The Chattanooga Bridal Show was just about the happiest place in town last Sunday. Our Bridal Shower and Bridal Luncheon Packages received quite a bit of attention from the MOBs and MOHs that came through!  We give a “BEST WISHES” to all the Brides and their families and friends we met and to the crowds who took…

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March 16, 2016

Recipe for Love

Panned Nectarines with Whipped Cream and Blackberry Jam Drizzle In honor of Valentine’s Day, here’s a very easy dessert that can be used with a variety of fruits, it is also gluten free.  All the pieces can be made ahead of time and the fruit and drizzle can be warmed up quickly when it is…

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February 14, 2016

The Super-Bowl of Romance

Valentine’s Day, 2016…Where have the first six weeks of the New Year gone?? (This year is almost 10% gone) Thank God for busy days, though, because busy days mean that there are people wanting to come to Chattanooga, and, specifically wanting to stay at the Mayors Mansion Inn. Valentine’s Day has been fun this year….

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February 14, 2016

Store Your Memories This Season

Sitting here in my B&B in Chattanooga, I can look out my window into a row of trees lining a city street. A utility line runs through them making a very busy “squirrel parkway”. Usually, the little fellows hang out, have a snack and sometimes lay in the tree on their bellies with their legs…

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November 20, 2015