The Moss House Bed and Breakfast

Gracious Inner Banks hospitality with a casual eclectic style

Discover the Charms of Little Washington, NC

The Moss House
The Moss House Bed & Breakfast, is located in the historic district of Washington, NC, the heart of the Inner Banks on the wide Pamlico River in eastern North Carolina. The Moss House is a short 20 miles from East Carolina University and Greenville, North Carolina and 2 hours from Raleigh, NC.

Stroll along the Pamlico River or kick back on our veranda by the garden. Discover the delights of Little Washington and comforts of staying at The Moss House B&B.

The Birds are the Stars at Sylvan Heights

The Birds are the Stars at Sylvan Heights

The world has not gone to the dogs — it has gone to the birds — at least in the little Town of Scotland Neck, NC. The magnificent birds are tended to here at Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park, a non-profit group, by a caring group of volunteers and staff. The purpose here is to educate the public about the wonderful waterfowl around the world.

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Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in Around Little Washington NC, Nature Shots

2014 Garden and Home Tour Springing Forth

2014 Garden and Home Tour Springing Forth

Gardens are blooming and houses are freshened for Spring! In North Carolina, we love to celebrate the arrival of Spring with tours of our finest homes and gardens. This month, there are two local tours for you to enjoy in and around Washington NC. Do not miss the chance to check these out!

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Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in Around Little Washington NC, Events, Garden Delights, Heritage

Breakfast Spinach – Pesto for Eggs

Breakfast Spinach – Pesto for Eggs

I do not like Green Eggs and Ham.

Well, I can skip the green ham part, but I do love green “things” with my eggs — especially this close to St. Patty’s Day and Spring.

This recipe for Easy Fresh Spinach-Parsley Pesto is delicious and good for you too. What a concept!

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Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 in Blog, Recipes

Birdlovers, Spread your Wings over Eastern NC

Birdlovers, Spread your Wings over Eastern NC

The flight paths are back in business as thousands of Snow Geese and Tundra Swans winter over in Eastern NC. My favorite spot to check them out is Pungo Lake, part of the Pocosin Lakes Wildlife Refuge. The Moss House Bed and Breakfast is about 45 minutes from here and when you wind into this area you can feel the magic.

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Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in Blog, Events, Things To Do

Little Shoppes = Great Finds

Little Shoppes = Great Finds

Shopping for treasures? You must check out Little Shoppes of Washington and South Market Antiques for all the special little somethings you need all year long. Yes, there’s great stuff at Christmas time, but it’s a perfect spot all year round.

I love to shop in this big store full of little shops for The Moss House and for myself  (what!!?!)

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Posted by on Dec 15, 2013 in Around Little Washington NC, Blog, Things To Do

Recipe for Lemon-Ginger Muffins with Tart Lemon Glaze

Recipe for Lemon-Ginger Muffins with Tart Lemon Glaze

Muffins are a mainstay for breakfast and I love to find fresh flavors to start my guest’s day off happy! This batter is filled with grated lemon peel for bite and chopped crystallized ginger for a little heat and sweet in the same bite.

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Posted by on Dec 3, 2013 in Blog, Recipes

Best Christmas Tour of Homes

Best Christmas Tour of Homes

Small towns are the best places to celebrate the magic of the Christmas season. Come to Washington, NC and share the fun on December 7, 2013!

This year, the Washington NC Christmas Tour of  Homes will benefit the Beaufort County Arts Council on Saturday December 7, 2013.  See all the wonderful homes and even some of our beautiful churches for the holiday home tour.  Just the right things to get you in the Holiday mood!

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Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 in Around Little Washington NC, Blog, Events

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