Mansion Tour by 125th Celebration Guest

We love to see what details our guests notice on a tour of the mansion. Here is our friend LaDora’s perspective on a tour during our 125th Anniversary Celebration.

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Fireside Films Inaugural Night

Tonight was the premier of our Fireside Films in the Nicolin Mansion courtyard. Our Innkeeper’s choice rental “Zero Dark Thirty” was played on our new outdoor projector. So fun, ate pizza and snuggled up with a blanket beside the fire-pit. We welcome our guests to bring your favorite DVD, or choose one from our collection,…

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Recipe of the Month: Strawberry Rhubarb Sorbet

Featured as our July 2013 Recipe of the Month, we created this new recipe using fresh stalks of rhubarb from our courtyard garden – a twist on a citrus sorbet!   Combine sugar and water in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer until sugar…

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Sponsor of the Hallmark Channel Cedar Cove Series

The Nicolin Mansion is partnering with The Hallmark Channel and iLoveInns.com in celebration of its first original series, Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove. The two-hour pilot begins July 20, 2013, and continues for 12 weeks, inspired by Macomber’s twelve volume Cedar Cove series. If you miss an episode, watch the series while you stay with us….

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Recipe of the Month: Signature English Scones

Featured as our June 2013 Recipe of the Month, our signature scones will satisfy even the most discriminating British gent. Serve plain scones with lemon curd and clotted cream. Or stir in dry ingredients for flavored scones.     Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and…

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Halloween at the Mansion

Happy Halloween from Nicolin Mansion

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We’re on Twitter!

Hope you’ll join us on Twitter!

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Remembering Bobbi

I was devastated when I learned a fire consumed The Bohemian Bed and Breakfast, and took the life of my friend and mentor, Bobbi McCrea, her precious girls Abby and Savannah, and 3 of her guests. The tragedy is overwhelming and beyond comprehension. It has left New Ulm devastated and grieving – it has left multitudes…

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Innkeeper’s Travelogue: New Ulm

We love New Ulm. We go there alot. Our B&B mentor is from New Ulm. So last Sunday, we took a trip to Kevin’s favorite local brewery, Schell’s. We missed the tour (bummer, so no beer samples for us), but explored the fabulous grounds and reveled in the peacock majesty! A picture perfect pose! After…

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Innkeepers Travelogue: Excelsior

We always get asked: “What got us into innkeeping?” Well, it was falling in love with Bed & Breakfasts as we celebrated our wedding and subsequent anniversaries. This year innkeeper Catherine Dwyer of the Bird House Inn in Excelsior invited us to spend our anniversary. What a fabulous retreat!

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