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.

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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, 2015 in Blog, Recipes

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 Feb 3, 2015 in Blog, Recipes

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 Dec 1, 2014 in Around Little Washington NC, Nature Shots

Rainbows in Washington NC … Gold Still at Large!

Rainbows in Washington NC … Gold Still at Large!

Isn’t this a delightful sight?

Ever dream of a rainbow with its proverbial pot of gold? Well, this one has the lovely city of Washington, North Carolina at the end!  We were driving over the bridge one rainy evening and saw this colorful display. I made my husband, Scott, pull up in our driveway so I could run into the B&B, grab my camera and drive back.

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Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Around Little Washington NC, Blog, Nature Shots

Crisp Mornings with Apple-Sage Sausage

Crisp Mornings with Apple-Sage Sausage

Crisp mornings make me think of warm Oatmeal Pancakes and hearty Apple-Sage Sausage with maple syrup and some fruit sliding down the side of the pancakes. What’s not to love?

When we first took on the role of innkeepers at The Moss House Bed and Breakfast, I knew the best thing I could do was reach out to all my cook friends and family and gather their favorite breakfast treats. So The Moss House Apple-Sage Sausage was born and became a keeper for the last 8 1/2 years.

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Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Blog, Recipes

Sail Away on the Jeanie B

Sail Away on the Jeanie B

Nothing — and I mean nothing — beats a day on a sailboat or a beautiful evening and returning into the sunset on a glorious breezy evening!

Scott and I have owned sailboats, but nothing beats going out on a big-rigged boat like the Jeanie B. Ahhh … just thinking about it puts me on board, cruising down the Pamlico River and smelling the fresh air with sails unfurled and the river moving past me.

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Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Around Little Washington NC, The River in Washington NC

Beckie’s Bag of Biscuits and Beans

Beckie’s Bag of Biscuits and Beans

I am an innkeeper. I take pride in my B&B and what we offer our guests here at The Moss House and I am often asked as a seasoned innkeeper (more than 8 years now!) …

“I have always wanted to own a B&B — What do I need to know to be a good innkeeeper?”

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Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Blog

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