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If it’s good enough for Oprah….!!  Last year leading up to Christmas we had a number of phone calls and emails from guests, asking about some of the gadgets, gizmos & amenities we have here at the Smithton Inn.  So this year, I thought it would be a good idea to share with everyone some of our …
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There’s no better way to get into the spirit of the Christmas Season than attending the Ephrata Cloister Choir’s annual “Christmas at the Cloister” event.  The concert is an annual event which goes back to 1966 and is carried on today by the Cloister’s entirely volunteer, very talented choir.  The program is a collection of biblical readings …
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What do you do when you can’t decide between bacon or sausage for breakfast?  Use BOTH of course (duh…!)! This recipe was inspired by one of those moments recently, and the result got lots of thumbs-up and recipe requests, so I thought I’d share it with all of you this month! Ingredients: 12 slices thick-cut bread …
Apple-Puffed-Pancake
Typically this Blog has been devoted to stories about local events or activities that guests can enjoy when they visit Lancaster County and the Smithton Inn.  But lets face it, one of the best things about staying in a Bed and Breakfast is…. (drum roll)… the breakfast!  So, I decided that it made sense to …
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Recently we’ve had a few “newsworthy” guests stay with us at the Smithton Inn Bed and Breakfast.  Both are fun stories we’d like to share. Our first guests to make the news are Nole and Beverly Graybill.  These guys are the hardest working couple I know, and that’s saying a lot since I know some …
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Whether you’re planning your first trip to Lancaster or this has already become your “happy place”, it’s never too late to learn Lancaster Lingo 101!  And no, we’re not talking about the latest dance craze!  The locals here in Lancaster County have a distinct dialect, much like other regions of the U.S. such as the …

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