Farmers' Guest House
November 11th, 2012

Toasting Veterans Everywhere

On Friday, November 9, 2012 Farmers Guest House hosted John Latino from Southern Wine & Spirits for a special Galena Illinois wine tasting event to kick off Veterans’ Day weekend. Farmers Guest House hosts WineTime™ nightly at 5:30pm for registered guests to meet and greet other guests, discuss various Galena attractions and make reservations at the best Galena restaurants.
Guests of Farmers Guest House tasted an exciting array of wine during the event that they could then make note of for Thanksgiving and holiday gifts.
Make reservations now for your own getaway to Galena and Farmers Guest House. Every night at 5:30pm guests enjoy WineTime™ – it’s sure to be your best midweek or weekend getaway to Galena.
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November 8th, 2012

Our Galena Cottage

Welcome to Annie’s Cottage at Farmers Guest House! This deluxe two story bath and a half, two-room Galena cottage featuring whirlpool for two and gas fireplace is the perfect choice for your next Galena getaway.
Located just a five minute walk from historic Galena Main Street, Annie’s Cottage is a wonderful cottage that rivals any vacation rental home in Galena. Our Galena cottage has all the amenities you’re sure to enjoy.
Annie’s Cottage is secluded and separate from the main inn. The private grounds at Farmers Guest House are perfect for relaxing with an an open green lawn where you can enjoy a restful escape with your favorite book. Annie’s Cottage has a rear porch that is a great place to unwind and relax [...]

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November 7th, 2012

Pumpkin Muffins

1 egg
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup canola oil
1/2 cup canned pumpkin
1 cup  flour
1 cup ground oatmeal
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
3 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
 
Heat oven to 400.  Grease bottoms of about 12 muffin cups.  Beat egg, milk, oil and pumpkin.  Stir in remaining ingredients all at once just until flour is moistened.  Fill muffin cups about 3/4 full.  Sprinkle with course sugar if you like.  Bake 17 – 20 minutes.  Remove from pan onto wire rack immediately.  Serve [...]

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November 6th, 2012

Skiing in Galena

The season’s first light snow fell in Galena this morning and that turns our thoughts toward skiing in Galena at Chestnut Mountain.
Skiing in Illinois is not the first outdoor activity that many people think of when planning a winter getaway in Illinois, but skiing at Chestnut Mountain Galena is the best skiing in Galena. Instead of staying at a resort in Galena, you should improve your getaway to Galena with a stay at the best bed and breakfast in Galena, Farmers Guest House.
Chestnut Mountain Galena is the place to ski in Galena, IL, but lodging in Galena does not end there. Galena bed and breakfasts offer a superior experience that the traditional hotels in Galena and there is no better [...]

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November 6th, 2012

Gift Card Savings from Farmers Guest House

Purchase Farmers Guest House Gift Cards on November 24, 2012 and Celebrate Small Business Saturday when American Express will put $25 in your pockets when you purchase your Farmers Guest House Gift Cards with American Express.
On Small Business Saturday, American Express will give a $25 credit to any cardholder who makes a charge on the card at a small business on November 24, 2012. You can receive your $25 by using your American Express Card to purchase Farmers Guest House Gift Cards that can be used for a future stay at the best bed and breakfast in Galena.
Small Business Saturday is a day for everyone to support small businesses like Farmers Guest House that invigorate the Jo Daviess County economy [...]

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