’Tis the Season! Do you know Southern Holiday Etiquette?
A few months back we started what we intend to be an occasional series on Southern Hospitality. After all, when we introduced the series, we made mention of our motto “Southern Hospitality with an East Coast Flair.” The goal, as we
The Laurel Oak Inn and Your Wedding
So, you said “yes!” And now you are planning for the happiest day of your life. Of course, this day has to be perfect and one that you will remember forever. You can do the traditional – rent a catering hall
Back to School
If you look at a calendar, the first day of fall is Sept. 22. Unofficially, many people consider Labor Day the first day of fall. But parents and families know better. For them, fall starts when the kids go back to
Southern Etiquette at the Dining Room Table
Note: With our motto being “Southern Hospitality with an East Coast Flair,” it makes sense that we would know a little something about southern etiquette. Starting with this piece, we will be sharing that knowledge with all of you. That
Why Gainesville, Why a Bed and Breakfast, Why the Laurel Oak Inn?
So, you’re ready for that weekend escape. Maybe you’re in Florida already or only a few hours away. This state is a tourist mecca. But why does that mini-vacation always have to be the beach or the theme parks? The answer
Gainesville: The Perfect Spot for Your Mini-Vacation
In our last article, we wrote about why you should make the Laurel Oak Inn Bed & Breakfast the place to stay when you come to Gainesville. This time around, we’re going to go into more detail about why Gainesville
Dave & Nan: The Heart of the Laurel Oak Inn
We believe the Laurel Oak Inn Bed & Breakfast is a special place. So, what makes it special? Is it the home, the food, the atmosphere? Maybe! But what really makes the Laurel Oak Inn that magical, special place is simple. It’s Dave
Summer Vacation in Gainesville: Something to Consider
With the world opening up again, people are thinking about vacations. If Florida is on your mind, there are all the usual suspects. Disney and the other Orlando theme parks may be a possibility. If not, there’s always the beaches. Well,