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Sweet or Savory Breakfast?

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

What type of breakfast would you enjoy most at a bed & breakfast- Sweet or savory breakfast? When staying at our North Orlando Winter Park area bed & breakfast, both types are provided, innkeepers daily choice. The innkeeeper likes to change from one to the other to keep things interesting and fresh. One morning you […]

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November North Orlando

Friday, November 1st, 2013

November North Orlando is the perfect weather month to be at our Central Florida Bed & Breakfast Thurston House. The weather starts getting down to the 50′s in the evening, and doesn’t usually go over 80 degrees in the daytime. The yard starts to become more lush now that it is cooler, and fall colors […]

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10 Ways To Enjoy Your North Orlando Holidays

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Let’s face it, the holidays can be tough on your time and energy. What are some of the ways you can step back, relax, and really enjoy the holidays?     1. Attend the Culture and Cocktails Event at the Maitland Art Center on Friday December 14th. Art, history and good food offerings combined together […]

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It’s Fall at Central Florida B&B!

Friday, September 28th, 2012

I know what you are thinking. Florida couldn’t possibly have any fall foliage. But, we in fact do and it is the glorious Golden Rain Tree! It starts out by growing leaves again, then it boasts beautful litle golden flowers. Once these fall off, making some beautiful yellow “snow” in our yard, there comes a […]

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Reflections on 20 years at Central Florida B&B

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Who would have thought when we opened for business 20 years ago, that we would still be here and going strong? After 10 months of planning & zoning meetings, and one year of extensive renovations, Thurston House our Maitland, Florida bed & breakfast proudly opened its doors to guests on September 15, 1992. Since the first day, we […]

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Central Florida Bed & Breakfast Debuts Cookbook!

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

Thurston House, North Orlando’s finest bed & breakfast, has finally self published a cookbook – Cooking Thurston House Style. Guests have been asking for this for quite some time! Innkeeper Carole shared some of her all time favorite recipes, along with a few photos and some helpful hints. The book is available at Thurston House in Maitland, […]

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Certified Wildlife Habitat in Central Florida!

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Our north Orlando Bed & Breakfast accommodation, Thurston House, proudly supports this program that is offered by the National Wildlife Federation.  It is a very simple process to qualify. By providing food, water, cover and places for wildlife to raise their young, your garden can join the more than 150,000 Certifed Wildlife Habitat sites across the […]

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Central Florida Amazing Bed & Breakfast Special Deal!

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Not often does a special this good come along. Thurston House in North Orlando, Maitland is offering a 30% discount for reservations booked by 6/20. Everyone loves a deal, and when it has to do with a two night stay at a lovely bed & breakfast, all the better! Book by the end of day […]

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May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month!

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Cystic Fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States(70,000 worldwide).  I know all too well how devastating this disease can be. A friend of over 50 years has a son fighting for his life and awaiting a double lung transplant. […]

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Central Florida Last Minute Gift Idea!

Monday, December 19th, 2011

What do you get someone who has everything they need? How about an eagle, osprey or even an owl? At the Florida Audubon Birds of Prey Center in Maitland there are many birds just waiting for a family to adopt them. Click on their website link and start shopping for that perfect bird gift. Then, plan […]

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