Stay in ‘N Snuggle Winter Weeknight Special


Don’t go out in the cold! With any weekday stay (Sunday-Thursday) stay in, snuggle up and we’ll make dinner. For your dinner, choose from: •Pot Pie with Savory Crumbled topping: Chicken or Turkey •Chili or Chicken Noodle Soup in a bread bowl •Calzone: ◦Classic Meat Lover: Ground Beef, Italian Chicken Sausage and Canadian Bacon ◦Healthy [...]

Winter Cooking Classes Available

Pasta Making in progress

It is very exciting to be offering cooking classes for our second year through Southeast Community College. On the docket for this winter: Pasta, pasta and more pasta! February 11 What a versatile food, and so tasty! We’ll review the history of pasta, the three typical types of pasta dishes and prepare fresh pasta (and [...]

Orange Pecan French Toast

Orange Pecan French Toast with Syrup

This French toast recipe is super easy as most of the preparation can be done the night before and you bake it so don’t have to watch it and flip it on a griddle.  It’s also easy to do for a crowd because all the pieces are ready at the same time.  Oh, and the [...]

Christmas Sugar Cookies

Christmas cookies with Steph

I received a call yesterday from someone that had read about the Christmas sugar cookies I made as I child, and have continued to make, in the cookie article published in the Omaha World Herald last year.  She asked for the recipe so I decided to share it with everyone.  I’m certain there are many, many [...]

Mare Wakefield Returns for November 7 House Concert

Mare Wakefield Concert September 2012

This will be the last of our concerts for the 2013 series and we’ve got a good one!  But don’t worry, we’re working on an amazing line up for 2014! Mare Wakefield and Nomad graced our outdoor concert under the award-winning burr oak tree during the 2012 Apple Jack festival.  Now, they are back for an [...]

Holiday Tea at Whispering Pines B&B with Jenni Brant Ceramics

Ladies at the Table 2012

Invoke your holiday spirit with tea at Whispering Pines B&B in the glow of festive decor. Bring your appetite and indulge in tasty cakes, dainty sandwiches, and assorted sweets served with a variety of exquisite teas in one-of-a-kind handmade teacups from local potter, Jenni Brant. Saturday, December 7 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.  (Full) Sunday, [...]

The Fall Foliage Tour is a Colorful Adventure

Colored Trees Fall

Southeast Nebraska has some amazing Fall colors.  Just wandering through our streets in town, the canopy of trees in hues of red, yellow, orange and gold can give you the feeling you are in another place. And, if you like a little adventure, you can take the fall foliage tour. Wind your way from Nebraska City [...]

Double Bill House Concert October 10 Featuring Barnaby Bright and Liz Longley


Barnaby Bright Since the release of their first album, ‘Wake the Hero’ in 2009, Barnaby Bright has garnered high accolades for their songwriting and sound. Grand prize winners of the NY Song Circle competition, Barnaby Bright’s music has also been featured on national television to soundtrack heavy moments on shows such as ‘ER’ and ‘Days [...]

Peach Enchiladas

Peach Sunrise Delight

When peach season hits and the orchards are overflowing with this tasty fruit, Peach Enchiladas become a popular breakfast here at Whispering Pines.  It pairs wonderfully with either a salty slice of ham or bacon.   Peach Enchiladas Makes 10 Enchiladas Ingredients: 2 sticks (1 cup) butter, divided 1 cup honey 5 cups sliced fresh [...]

John Byrne Band House Concert September 12th


The John Byrne Band is led by former Patrick’s Head front man and Dublin native John Byrne. His first solo effort, After the Wake, was released to great critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic in 2010. With influences ranging from The Chieftains to Planxty to Bob Dylan, John’s songwriting honors and expands upon [...]