Menu Update for a Healthier 2013

Veggies on the cutting board

In July of last year our blog was about catering to various food allergy and dietary needs.  As I wrote at that time, we would be happy to work around any special dietary requirements our guests need.  The more advanced notice we have, the better. As I sit here now and contemplate my own dietary… Read The Full Story

Enjoying Fall in the Country

Bouquet of flowers

I’ve said it before, but will continue to repeat myself:  this place was meant for fall.  The rustic design of the lodge, the colors, the setting are all ideal for this time of year.  This season – it rocks!!  Who would have guessed that the drought we had this summer would ever give way to the… Read The Full Story

Special Diets and Food Allergies

Food at Cedar Crest Lodge

When we opened for business just over twelve years ago (July 14, 2000 to be exact) there was a lady who stayed with us on a fairly frequent basis who was lactose intolerant.  Even though I had heard of this problem, it was my first encounter with preparing food for those who may be allergic or… Read The Full Story

Providing Fresh from the Garden Produce for Guests

Blackberries on a branch

This is a brilliant idea for all of our “garden enthusiast” guests!  If you have been here within the last couple of years you would know that we try to grow as much of the fresh produce we use as possible.  It’s one of the ways we try to give you the best experience imaginable during… Read The Full Story

Great Girls’ Getaway!

Wood fireplace

For me, the autumn season brings with it a sense of nostalgia associated with a new school year, football games, bonfires, and huge leaf piles of years gone past.  Recently, I was able to relive a few of those memories during a girls’ getaway weekend with my BFFs!  The number of years we have known each other… Read The Full Story

Group Discount Buying Sites – Tell Us How You Feel

Interior room view at Cedar Crest Lodge

Admittedly, from a consumers point of view we have been extremely happy with all of the group discount buying sites out there like Groupon, Living Social, Muncharoo and Lucky Monkey just to name a few.  They have initiated us to try (at a discount, of course) a variety of restuarants and services that we probably wouldn’t… Read The Full Story

Producing Weddings

Bride holding bouquet of white flowers

What a great time of year this is!  Summer isn’t actually official until next week, but the benefits of warmer weather have already started.  Life seems fresh and sweet (just like the blueberries!)  The pool is open and being enjoyed by all, the landscape is a beautiful green with many splashes of color (thanks to… Read The Full Story

Romantic Midwest Getaway near Kansas City

Couple walking through green trees

Are you looking for a romantic Midwest getaway near Kansas City? Treat yourself to a stay at our beautiful Kansas bed and breakfast! Our inn is perfect for outdoor lovers, foodies, and those who just want to relax and unwind. When staying at Cedar Crest Lodge you can relax in our private spa, experience true Farm-to-Table dining,… Read The Full Story

The View from my Window

Outdoor lunch at Cedar Crest Lodge

While celebrating with family and friends here at the lodge on Easter Sunday, someone elaborated on how beautiful the view was from atop our hill.  What we found funny about the comment was the fact that this person has seen the same view many times over the years, but on that day it once again caught… Read The Full Story