Hard to believe, but we are here!

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It happened.  We moved into the B&B.  We unpacked almost everything and we've dusted and freshened the rooms.  We have 10 guests this coming weekend for two nights.  All going to the same wedding.  We gave them 50% price because we thought we'd be under construction - but construction starts Monday.  So they got a deal.  But it's our first weekend ever, so maybe it's a fair price.

Wish us luck!

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Thanks everyone!!!   I hadn't thought of it as a sentimental moment, but you reminded me.  Our FIRST GUEST!!!!   I should take pictures.  (just kidding.)

We are a continental breakfast only license, so not too worried about the service.  We are setting out a very simple grab and go buffet.  We will be perfecting our granola and baked goods recipies over the winter.  But for now, store bought (good store, we have some good bakeries around here) and simple.

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TheBeachHouse wrote:

Thanks everyone!!!   I hadn't thought of it as a sentimental moment, but you reminded me.  Our FIRST GUEST!!!!   I should take pictures.  (just kidding.)

We are a continental breakfast only license, so not too worried about the service.  We are setting out a very simple grab and go buffet.  We will be perfecting our granola and baked goods recipies over the winter.  But for now, store bought (good store, we have some good bakeries around here) and simple.

You will always remember your first...

After years and months and immense stress, I was ready for our first guests, who were on an internet fling. We saw them at check in and never after...I was up at the sun rise making breakfast, they no showed...it broke my heart.

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Congratulations! My first guests were also a 'group' and I still list them among my favorite guests! 

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May you be a busy as you want to be!!!!!

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Best of luck!

 

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Good luck. Prepare a baked dish for breakfast so you can have some extra time and not try to imitate an octopus on your first weekend.

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Anxious to hear how the weekend goes!

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Good luck with your first of many weekends to come. I am sure you will rock it! I look forward to the day when I can share musings on my first weekend. Breathe deep and go with the flow. cool

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Best wishes.  You're starting the best career ever!

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Wow. How exciting. I can still remember our first guests and it was 10 years ago. I was so nervous but it all went fine, you'll do great.

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Mine were 18 years ago and I still remember it and them!

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Best of luck to you. . .enjoy!

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How exciting!!! Don't kick yourselves if everything doesn't go exactly as planned. Always have a 'plan B'. You'll do great!!!

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Congratulations!! You will be fine. Just relax.

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yes, so they will remember you...and you them! Good luck!!

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HURRAH!

We look forward to your guest stories and fun now. Smiling 

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We do.  BEST wishes and good luck.  Know you will do fine. 

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How scary yet so exciting. I hope your first guests are theee best! You will always remember the first ones. They are special.

I started mine out under selling also till I had the hang of it. Inn keeping is addictive . Just when you are ready to cave some thing wonderful happens. It is a great life if you don't weaken!! LOL

I wish you much Happiness. And lots of skipping to the bank.

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