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Shellie L
Works at Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast
Lives in Blue Ridge country Virginia
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Proudly own and operate The Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast in Rocky Mount Virginia along with my incredible husband Tony.
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Co-owner with my Aussie-American husband Tony of The Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast in Virginia. Married for 27 years with two beautiful daughters, one cat Miss Maybelle and a dog named Junie.

I am a blogger through and through, after 12 years of innkeeping, blogging has helped me to find my niche. 

I am an avid outdoor photographer and nature lover, and after moving to Virginia I discovered the Commonwealth was the ideal place to sharpen my focus. I became a Virginia Master Naturalist purely to help better understand my surroundings, where I live and how to better identify and communicate what I see around me in these beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

I hope you will follow my blog and enjoy the ride.
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Owner of The Claiborne House B&B in Rocky Mount Virginia - Blue Ridge Country Y'all!
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Blue Ridge country Virginia
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San Diego, CA - Sydney Australia - Seattle Washington (or near there)

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This picture from Instagram user @trailstagram captures a perfect start to a Blue Ridge Day! 
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One of the best hikes in all over Virginia, Molly's Knob Trail will entice you to the top for spectacular views with some of the most picturesque scenery around. - http://www.virginiaoutdoors.com/article/more/5450
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Fruit and herbs combine to make a delicious infused water!  Make in the AM and stay refreshed and hydrated all day, every day! 
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Red Chair Travels to Sandlake Country Inn
The Red Chair Travels journey began in winter of 2012 when an innkeeper on Cape Cod took a picture of her red porch chair perched on the ice behind her house. After posting the picture of The Red Chair on facebook the magic of the internet created a celebri...
The Red Chair Travels journey began in winter of 2012 when an innkeeper on Cape Cod took a picture of her red porch chair perched on the ice behind her house. After posting the picture of The Red Chair on facebook the magic o...
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Once a year, at least, there should be a fabulous Strawberry Shortcake.  
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TGIF from Billy Crystal & Wayne Bed & Breakfast Inn
'In high school, I was the class comedian as opposed to the class clown. The difference is the class clown is the guy who drops his pants at the football game, the class comedian is the guy who talked him into it.'
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Happy April Fool's Day from The Claiborne House
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I chose this image for April fool's Day as my grandmother was out visiting and we had this moonshine event here in town. As we drove past ou

Wordless Wednesday
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Easy Riding: 4 Best Blue Ridge Parkway Stops | My Snow Valley
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The Blue Ridge Parkway is an exquisite, scenic haven of a road that winds through Virginia and North Carolina. Because of its stunning views

Wolves Tour brings American Aquarium to Rocky Mount April 4th
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Don't miss the American Aquarium "Wolves Tour" w/ Radio Birds Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 8:00pm Tickets $16 online here, or $20 day of show H

Have a great day from The Claiborne House Family
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“You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go! Cli

I love the Grey Swan Inn
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Hey Swannie! I just saw the new website for the Grey Swan Inn our neighbors over in Blackstone Virginia and wanted to share it with you. Chr

The Pileated Woodpecker makes his mark!
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Sunday was a stunningly beautiful day, after the coldest winter of all time we were super pleased with 68 degree temps and went out to our l

Bells across the Land - A Nation Remembers Appomattox
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Join the National Park Service in Ringing - Bells across the Land - A Nation Remembers Appomattox Appomattox Courthouse where our nation reu

Interesting guests at The Claiborne House B&B
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We respect the privacy of all of our guests, therefore I cannot tell you about many of the super interesting guests we have here at The Clai

Virginia is for Lovers
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Book your room online here and save $10 at The Claiborne House B&B!

Best Places to Get Kissed in SW Virginia
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Owning a bed and breakfast is more than being in the hospitality business, it is also being in the LOVE business. We have the opportunity to

Kudzu and bamboo and privet! Oh my! New list identifies invasive plants ...
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National Invasive Species Awareness Week runs through Saturday Can you identify an invasive species? PR 02.25.15 RICHMOND — Virginians consi

Leete Family 12 year innkeeping anniversary
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February 24, 2015 marks the 12 year mark we have owned and operated The Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast here in Rocky Mount Virginia. Firs

Random Ramblings from an Innkeeper: Ultimate Girl Cheese
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Do you remember the days, some would call them "the good ol' days" before the mortgage, college loans, and credit card bills? Do you also re

Last Call for the BOGO Offer!
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Claiborne House things to see and do in Franklin County Virginia, Rocky Mount, Smith Mountain Lake, Roanoke, the Blue Ridge Parkway. Harvest

Wordless Wednesday
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“Virginia is for Music Lovers” Smoked Salmon Canapes with Antipasto Roma...
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Smoked Salmon Canapes with Antipasto A romantic add-on to enjoy prior to your show at The Harvester Performance Center or any time you want

Spring Drives Virginia
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The Claiborne House B&B asks you to prepare your hearts for Spring in Virginia... Brought to you by Virginia.org the home to Virginia is for

OLD FASHIONED | Movieguide | Movie Reviews for Christians
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Clay, a committed follower of Jesus, is pressured by his secular friends to actually get out there and pursue a woman.

There is no better place to stay in Pocahontas! Right in the center of town to walk to everything, the owner has thought of amenities most have not thought of, and has outfitted this guesthouse immaculately! There is simply no comparison the value found at Lesmeister Guesthouse compared to a hotel "room" you will immediately feel the difference, it is like coming home! Only it is a luxurious home.
Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
Spectacular off season stay at the lodge. From the delicious home-cooked breakfast to the quiet that surrounds the lodge it was one of the highlights of my trip to Missouri. There is a spectacular view of the sun coming up from the lodge's upstairs balcony if you rent that room. The hosts are fun and immediately make you feel welcome.
Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
The White Cedar Inn is in an excellent location to explore Freeport. The inn is friendly, clean and they serve up a great breakfast! Monica is very helpful with things to see and do in the area, I recommend her blog which often features lighthouses and special sights within an hour's drive. My favorite room is the Winthrop Fog room as it has a king bed and overlooks main street outside your window. It is great to read a book in the rocker and people watch. You won't find better value in Freeport, or friendlier hosts!
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Quality: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
This year we are staying overnight at the lovely Village Inn which also accepts pets and is just 3 miles to the GVBF. We can go browse a couple hours, leave for lunch and come back and hit it hard. Then sleep overnight before the long drive home. If Dad gets tired of the bookfair he can go back to the room for a while. It is a win win. If you love books - don't even think HalfPrice Books compares to this bookfair! Best part about it is if there is an author you have not read but thought about reading, you can get a book 70-90-% off and give em a shot. The books are all brand new in perfect condition. I cannot recommend the Green Valley Book Fair enough, it is a total day of fun for this family of four! BEWARE - It is addictive! We have to block off the calendar to get up there. Shhhhhhh... Shellie at The Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast in Rocky Mount VA
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Public - 6 years ago
reviewed 6 years ago
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Beautiful new Virginia state park on the James River. Great for primitive camping, fishing and paddling. The day use area has a little playground for the kids and trails to walk or hike with the dog! I highly recommend a visit to this state park.
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
Thomas Shepherd Inn is my top choice when I visit Shepherdstown WV. The location is perfect to walk to the theater, shops and restaurants. The owners are very friendly and welcoming, yet allow privacy and space. The perfect combination for a perfect stay! Breakfast was homemade and delicious. Jeanne uses fresh fruit and local ingredients, which we appreciate! I would stay there again if ever in the area, and I recommend them to you!
Quality: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago