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Get Ready to Charge Your Batteries At The Ellwanger Estate B&B

Get Ready to Charge Your Batteries At The Ellwanger Estate B&B.

The Ellwanger Estate Bed and Breakfast teams with Tesla Motors to become the area’s first lodging host to offer a Tesla Destination Charger for overnight guests.

Tesla Destination Charging is now offered as a new amenity for overnight guests. This installation makes The Ellwanger Estate a new hot spot on the national electric vehicle map.

We are a very green B&B, devoted to energy efficiency, conservation, reuse, recycling and a hypoallergenic guest environment. Tesla’s focus on pure electric technology seems a perfect fit.

We offer a full complimentary charge to our Tesla overnight guests. Just enter “TESLA” under special accommodations, when you reserve your room online to let us know you would like to plug-in.

This is an added amenity for our Tesla and Electric Vehicle guests, but you must let us know in advance to reserve parking for your charge.

The Ellwanger Estate B&B is proud to offer just one more example of all our exceptional amenities, making this the ideal home-away for both leisure and business travelers.

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Today is the Day to Remember our Veterans

Today is the Day to Remember our Veterans… 

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…when we as a country formally honor the service and sacrifice of our former and current U.S. military members as well as their families – whose unique support is sacrificial and inspiring. I also want to take this opportunity to recognize and thank our B&B guests who currently serve or have previously served. We are proud to now serve you and honored to have you as part of our Ellwanger B&B family on this day and everyday. Here are some near and dear family members.

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 Thank you!

Rosemary Janofsky,USAFR

“Granola Factory” is my go to granola!

“Granola Factory” is my go to granola at the Ellwanger Estate B&B-as of last weekend. And what a difference a weekend makes. That’s food for thought, as I hosted a B&B stay for Calvin and Lisa Virgilio, Chief Baking Officers at the “Granola Factory”. But it didn’t take much thinking, as it was love at the first bit!  And it’s a Wegmans.

Read more from WFMZ.com at: http://www.wfmz.com/features/Made-Right-Here/Made-Right-Here-Granola-Factory/24420448
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Real food made by hand. 7 ingredients total. An artisan bakery – Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. All natural. It is only made from seven ingredients, but it has more depth and complexity of flavor than any other granola I’ve ever tasted. – MainLineDine.com. Real food – fewer ingredients, more flavor. No refined sugars or processed oils. Artisan baked, not mass produced. Breakfast, snack, yogurt topping. Made by Hand – At the Granola Factory our bakers are mentored in the same handmade baking techniques that I’ve used since 1988 when I started baking for my guests at the Bethlehem Inn B&B. Our granola is baked in small batches and roasted to perfection. The result is the same just-baked flavor it had at the inn – crisp, golden and always flavorful. Enjoy! – Suzanne Virgilio, Co-Founder GF. For recipes, promotions and food articles: Facebook; Twitter/GranolaFactory. To Order: www.thegranolafactory.com or 610-868-8100. We’d be happy to hear your comments: granolafactory at yahoo.com.

Ingredients

Rolled Oats, Wheat Bran, Honey, Butter, Pecans, Cinnamon, Salt.

"Granola Factory" All natural. Yum!

“Granola Factory” All natural. Yum!

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And in 2010, The Granola Factory experienced some national publicity when Rachael Ray, celebrity chef, featured honey pecan granola (pictured above) from The Granola Factory on her show, The Rachael Ray Show.

Elope in the Vintage Surroundings of the Ellwanger Estate

This is the time of year when the seasons change from the first green suggestions of spring to the warmer weather and blooming gardens of summer. But here, at the Ellwanger, it is Elopement Season, with brides in delicate white lace gliding down the carved oak staircase, to meet their cherished partners in front of gathered friends and family and promise their undying love for each other.

Sometimes the vows are exchanged in front of the period fireplace of the Great Room; sometimes the couple decides to take their ceremony to the fresh air and garden scents of the generous porch, overlooking the beautiful Ellwanger Garden.

Not all the brides are young, not all the gowns are formal, but all the couples have something in common: a love of romance, an appreciation of vintage surroundings and a deep faith and hope in the future together.

Here comes the bride

Here comes the bride

Spring flowers

Spring flowers

The Veranda

The Veranda

The Happy Couple

The Happy Couple

Kiss & Tell, with Art

Along with all the other amenities that the Ellwanger Estate B&B offers, you can also awaken your inner artist. One of our frequent return guests, Anya Orzechowska, usually manages to depict a local scene or a figure in a painting during her stays.

Recently Anya has been focusing on portraits of pets and says that it is inspiring to capture the love of people she has met for the pet that shares their home. This last weekend, she finished a portrait of Piggy, a Boston terrier with an attitude and Fox, a gentle pit bull.

Although she often works from photographs, Anya says the only problem with painting these tail-wagging pets is that she always wants to take them home with her afterwards!

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(Let her know if you would like to have a portrait of your four-legged family member. Contact her at anyaorzechowska@gmail.com)