The old deck is gone and a new wall, walkway along the water, patio, and firepit is almost finished. All of the blocks are in place now for the wall. We hope our guests enjoy these improvements. … Continue reading
On Saturday, September 15 from 10am to 4pm we will be at Hornbaker Gardens outside Princeton, IL for their Artisan Market. Denny will have his carvings on display and for purchase. Other venders will have pottery, photography, painting, jewelry, fiber, … Continue reading
Sitting in the office just the other day and looked out to see this young deer. It was eating berries on the ground but it didn’t stay long after jumping around a little.
Summer is in full swing but fall is fast approaching. A fall favorite that just opened for the year is Tanners Orchard. Tanners is very close to Mission Oak Inn and a guest favorite. They have the best apple cider … Continue reading
Since we have been in business over 11 years, we have had guests from most of the US states and many countries. One of our recent guests came from Hawaii.
We have many lovely flowers thanks to our landscape designer and our efforts to plant some extra lovely ones. Here are just a few:
We have so many hummingbirds in the summer that we typically need to fill the feeder that they share with four cups of sugar water each day. August is the month that we typically have the most hummingbirds as they … Continue reading
We recently had a bicyclist stay for a couple of nights to rest up for many more days of bicycling across many states. Most of her nights were spent either in a tent or a small motel. She was treating … Continue reading
Fudge Truffle Cheesecake is one our guest’s favorite desserts, which comes with each night stay. Here is the recipe. Crust: 1/2 box chocolate cake mix with pudding 1/4 cup butter, softened Filling: 3 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese 1 (14 … Continue reading
Our guests love our breakfasts. This one is smoked sausage quiche with lemon curd crepes and blueberries.