Category Archives: Innkeeping

How Does Your Garden Grow?

June 3rd, 2017 by Elizabeth Arruda

  How Does Your Garden Grow?   Gardening is a big part of life here at The Inn at English Meadows.  It has been our passion project, to make the grounds as beautiful as the inside of the inn. Our big plans are beginning to come together.  Cedar raised beds are being assembled and filled […]

Happy New Year from Kennebunkport, Maine

January 5th, 2012 by Elizabeth Arruda

“2011 ended with a bang. I had my first great adventure. Liz and Eric took me to New York City for Christmas, and showed me where they lived and worked before they became innkeepers in Maine. Wow! Life in the city is so different from life here at our Kennebunk/Kennebunkport Maine Bed and Breakfast. There […]

Almost Ready!

June 24th, 2011 by Elizabeth Arruda

We are very excited that the new web site for The Inn at English Meadows is almost ready to be launched! It’s taken longer than we hoped for but good things are worth waiting for. Our photographer Christian Giannelli and his wonderful wife Melissa did such a fabulous job with the pictures, they certainly exceeded […]

The Inn at English Meadowns Renovation, Before and After Photos

June 9th, 2011 by Elizabeth Arruda

I want to share with everyone the before and after pictures of the renovation we did to the Inn over the last three and a half months. We started the first of January by taking getting ride of all the unusable furniture, gave it to Goodwill, then took down all the wall paper. Then the […]

A sold out weekend!

June 1st, 2011 by Elizabeth Arruda

We had a full house at The Inn at English Meadows for our first Memorial Day weekend and a lot of great memories were made thanks to all our wonderful guests! Thankfully the sun was shining and our guests were able to see what makes Kennebunkport so special. Everyone spent most of their time out […]

Our First Guests

April 27th, 2011 by Elizabeth Arruda

We had the pleasure of welcoming Dabney & Gary as our first guests to The Inn at English Meadows . It was so exciting to host them while visiting Kennebunk from California. I was so excited to prepare  a special breakfast of crustless lobster quiche and house baked croissants with homemade orange honey butter for them, thankfully it was a big […]

Maine Restaurant Week

March 9th, 2011 by Elizabeth Arruda

If you were hungry Maine was the place to be this week.  We kicked off  Maine Restaurant Week by attending the Breakfast Cook Off at Sea Dog Brewery and what a great kickoff it was. The tastings were all amazing but the winner was The Good Table’s – Brulee French Toast, this was their 2nd […]

Decorating the inn

February 12th, 2011 by Elizabeth Arruda

Our decorator Annie has chosen so many exciting colors, textiles, and furniture for inn we are very pleased that everything is coming together so nicely for your stay at the English Meadows Inn. Our new Vera Wang mattresses will provide the maxium style & comfort and they are hypoallergenic! The beds will all have tone on tone […]

Cold Winters Morning Baking

February 6th, 2011 by Elizabeth Arruda

What could be better on a cold winters morning than the aroma of a cinnamon sugar muffing baking in the oven….I can’t wait for you to taste this wonderful new recipe I found.  Waking up to the smell of cinnamon and freshly grated nutmeg  at English Meadows Inn you make you fill all warm inside, what […]

We shopped until we dropped!

February 1st, 2011 by Elizabeth Arruda

What an exciting 2 days! Eric & I attended the NY Gift show to shop for our new dishes, glassware, stemware, and linens for your next visit to the  English Meadows Inn. We wanted to make sure that we found the newest fashions and highest qualities to insure your stay would be memorable and enjoyable. The vendors we met […]

Men at work

January 28th, 2011 by Elizabeth Arruda

“Meet the Contractors” Renovations are well under way at our English Meadows Inn thanks to Dave, Richard, Chris. Walking through the Inn this week we were so excited to see all the progress that has already been made.  The plumber, electricians, carpenters and painters are all working side by side on the improvements that will […]