I love small towns. There is just something special and comforting in the atmosphere and yearly events that remind us of those who came before us. Memorial Day is the perfect day in a small town like Grand Rapids, Ohio. We’re just a town of 1,000 residents, but full of memories of those who […]
Stay Close to your Wedding Day Venue
Guests stay at The Mill House for many reasons. Respite for clergy and spouses, birthdays, anniversaries, family reunions are a few reasons that guests choose to stay with us. During the summer, weddings also make up a decent percentage of our guests. Sometimes it’s the newly married couple on their wedding night, wedding parties, families […]
Early Morning Stroll
What does an innkeeper do on a morning when she doesn’t have to serve breakfast? Take an early morning stroll, that’s what! This morning was just one of those mornings that don’t happen very often. After a stormy and rainy night, the sun was shining and everything was green and sparkly. The sun just […]
Come to our Table…..
The table. The center of many homes. The family gathering place. Even in a bed and breakfast it can serve an important purpose. Recently a guest pointed out how the table can be catalyst of many conversations, laughter, tears, and prayers. He said our table was a “table of grace”. That got me […]
The River with the Funny Name.
How do you pronounce the name of the Maumee River? Meow-me? Mawl mee? Mommy? Our Maumee River is one of Ohio’s scenic rivers and guests who are not local tend to mispronounce its wonderful name. The Maumee River is just beautiful in any season. No, it’s not a crystal clear stream with clear rocks like […]