Why You Need to Visit Maryland’s Eastern Shore after the Holidays

The holidays are over. The past few weeks were spent decorating the tree, baking cookies, squinting at the computer screen as you searched Amazon or Wayfair for the perfect gifts, reminding your (grand)children that Santa is watching them, shopping for holiday food, gift wrap, and other supplies, and wrapping an endless pile of presents. The … Read More

Baked Cranberry Oatmeal

  Ingredients 3 c. old-fashioned oatmeal (not quick cooking) 1½ c. brown sugar, divided 1½ tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. salt 1 tbl. finely grated orange zest (zest of about one orange) 2 tsp. cinnamon, divided 3 c. almond milk 1 tbl. vanilla extract 2 large eggs 2 c. fresh cranberries, divided ¾ c. all-purpose … Read More

Rent Out Great Oak Manor: Weekend Packages

Great Oak Manor is a charming Georgian estate located on the Eastern Shore, just minutes from historic Chestertown. No matter the season, Kent County offers beautiful scenery and plenty of fun attractions for you and your friends or family, including wine tours, bird watching (visit the tundra swan that drops by the Chesapeake Bay during … Read More

Six Reasons to Plan a Fall Adventure on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Labor Day has come and gone, which means the unofficial end of summer. Before we know it, Pumpkin-flavored goodies will adorn grocery store shelves, the heat will begin to dissipate and the green leaves will give way to beautiful red and gold hues. It’s never too early to plan your fall getaway to Kent County, … Read More

Downrigging Delight: A Chestertown Festival Along the Bay

If you’ve been keeping up with our past few blogs, you know that Kent County is a hub of activity in Maryland. From a Pirates & Wenches Fantasy Weekend to a Harry Potter Festival, we know how to celebrate the worlds of history and fantasy. (If you missed or will be missing either of these … Read More

2017 Labor Day Events

Friday, September 1 Head to Chestertown for First Friday. Enjoy late shopping hours, gallery exhibit openings, and a variety of delicious dining options. Saturday, September 2 – Sunday, September 3 Visit Rock Hall, MD for their annual Labor Day festivities. On Saturday, meander around the town and check out the vendors and activities.  At 8 … Read More

Banana Brown Sugar Crumb Muffins

                Ingredients: Muffins 5 whole ripe bananas 1 c light brown sugar ¾ c butter, room temp  2 whole eggs 2 t vanilla extract 1 t baking powder ½ t baking soda ½ salt 2 c All-Purpose flour Brown Sugar Topping ½ c flour ½ c brown sugar … Read More

Star Spangled National Historic Trail

Nestled on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, Kent County is the perfect destination for any history lover who’s is looking to enjoy a historically-rich vacation. One of the best tours is the Star Spangled National Historic Trail, which depicts the history of the War of 1812 in Kent County. There are several important … Read More