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  • Guest soap: Landfill or Healthy Alternative?

    May 12th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    ‘Clean the World’ has developed a process to sterilize soap, killing transmittable pathogens, and making soap ready to be used again then sends it along with appropriate education materials, to impoverished countries worldwide, and to domestic homeless shelters. West Hill House B&B is a proud partner in this endeavor.

    A Cookie Jar Favorite

    May 3rd, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Stirring it up! This recipe is a guest favorite here at West Hill House and should be familiar to those of you who get your oatmeal from those lovely tubular containers of Quaker Oats. I like the recipe because it requires no fancy ingredients, is quick to make,  numerous items can be substituted for the … read full article

    Spring in Boston

    April 13th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Last week we were in Boston. Having only one full day to discover the wonders of this great city was, of course, not nearly long enough however we set off early to do as much exploring as we could in the time available.  We passed shops and homes decked with window boxes of bright flowers … read full article

    Harmony TV Remote

    April 10th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Have you had the experience of checking into a B&B equipped with a TV, cable or satellite box, perhaps a DVD  player and Videotape player, and then be confronted with a table top full of remotes and a page of instructions?  Just what you need after several hours of driving, dreaming of a few days … read full article

    Girlfriends’ Getaway Special

    March 23rd, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    No meals to cook, no dishes to wash, no beds to make, no housework to do!! Our Girlfriends’ Getaway means you do the relaxing and we do the work. Come browse our artisans’ shops, be pampered with an “in house” massage, check out the local sites, catch up on your current craft project, or relax … read full article

    West Hill House is now a member of the Diamond Collection

    March 20th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    West Hill House has joined the BedandBreakfast.com Diamond Collection, a distinction reserved for premier inns offering extensive amenities and top-rated guest reviews. Launched in October, 2009, the Diamond Collection was introduced to help travelers streamline their search for the country’s best inns. To qualify and maintain membership in the Diamond Collection, B&Bs and inns must … read full article

    Maple Sugaring Snowshoe Tour

    March 18th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    West Hill House is teaming with Clearwater Sports to offer an invigorating snowshoe tour through a beautiful Beech, Hemlock and Maple forest to learn what a real Sugarbush is (no not the ski area). What a great combination of snowshoeing and maple sugaring! You will be guided from the beginning of the sugaring operation at … read full article

    Singing Valentines at West Hill House

    March 11th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Our Valentine’s Day guests got a breakfast treat!  Listen to local quartet  “The Barre Tones” sing “…How do you like your toast in the morning? I like mine with a HUG real snug!…”

    Even more snow!

    February 24th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Did I mention that we got some snow? How about this?!!!

    Lots of New Snow!

    February 24th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    “Yabba-Dabba-Dooooooooooo!” 12-16 inches of NEW SNOW since yesterday morning and it is still snowing and snowing hard. No kidding, Vermont  is really beautiful this time of year! It looks like this will be THE weekend to come to the Mad River Valley and ski Mad River Glen, Sugarbush or do some cross country or snowshoeing at Ole’s … read full article

    Christmas Carols at West Hill House

    December 27th, 2009 by Peter MacLaren

    This Christmas at West Hill House we were delighted to have two musical families staying with us. Here are Rick & Ben, accompanied by Rick’s daughter Nicole on the pump organ, singing a Carol on Christmas day in the Sun Room, just before dinner.


    December 11th, 2009 by Peter MacLaren

    Every year West Hill House has welcomed guests over the Thanksgiving holiday and this year was no exception. Gathered around our big dining room table, our guests joined with us and enjoyed a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with turkey and all the trimmings. One of our guests was a professional meat cutter and volunteered to carve … read full article