Our Visit with Dennis Kucinich

Last week we had the honor of hosting former US congressman Dennis Kucinich at The Marie Bed & Breakfast! Mr. Kucinich stayed for several days while he was speaking in the area and he had some incredibly kind words to say about his stay: Hi, while visiting Olympia, Washington on a speaking tour I had the great pleasure of staying at The Marie Bed and Breakfast. It’s one of the best BnB’s in America. It’s vintage 1892, perfect shape. Beautifully … Read More

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Mad Hatter’s Tea Party!

Come join us for the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party! We’ll be featuring a menu pulled right from the pages of Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’! Activities include a caucus race, croquet, crafts, and more! Dress-up is encouraged, but not required.… Read More

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Antique Books vs. New Books

Who doesn’t love a good book? Cozying up on a cool night with a hot drink and good story? Smelling the paper as you turn a page? Finding yourself swept away from reality and carried to another time and place for a while? I know I do. I LOVE books for all the reasons above and more. You can imagine how excited I was when told that creating a small library for The Marie would be a part of my … Read More

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The Marie’s Transformation

What is it about an old house that makes people want to stop and look around? To be let inside so they can meander and peek? Being a host at last month’s open house at The Marie Bed and Breakfast gave me some good ideas. Style, craftsmanship and history definitely play a part. People want to see how a house is furnished and dressed. What colors and patterns adorn it. They also want to see what old artisan touches still … Read More

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