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Apple strudel

Guests this Sunday were treated to MJ’s apple strudel. Years ago when my mom was alive and MJ’s grandmother was alive, Mary spent time with each of them learning this old world craft. Using everything she learned plus picking up other tips, she has now made it her own. And, it’s wonderful! When staying at […]

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Wedding Planning

Wedding Planning September 10, 2011 (9/10/11) We met one of the most compatible couples yesterday planning their wedding for 9/10/11. They met when they were in grade school and lived next door to each other. When her dad was transferred to the East Coast, the two of them kept in touch. It was 8 years […]

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Rowe Pottery Catalog Shoot

The rain stopped long enough for Rowe Pottery to get some time, and sun to shoot pictures for  their spring/summer catalog. Using the area between the east and west gardens at the Oscar H. Hanson House.

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The best of bedandbreakfast.com awards 2010 – 2011

This just in – The Oscar H Hanson House B&B has been awarded from bedandbreakfast.com: “Best of” the Midwest & Great Lakes. MJ and I are very proud of this award, and hope that you vist soon and see first hand why we feel, along with bedandbreakfast.com, we one of the best.

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Cambridge Site for Independent Movie

On Saturday, October 09, 2010, the film crews set up at 6 AM. The crew is filming the independent movie, Rigamortis: A Zombie Love Story.  The film is about…uh… zombies in love?  The casting call came early for extras to be downtown by 6 AM. Duke and I are just thinking about rolling out of […]

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Hydrangeas

The Hanson House gardens have several areas where hydrangeas are glamming up the yard. One such place is around the front porch steps. The specimen growing on either side of the steps is a Pee Gee bush variety. It starts blooming conical clusters of white flowers in late July and early August. This is my […]

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Oscar H. Hanson House Celebrates 1000th Customer

On September 4, 2010, the Oscar H. Hanson House Bed & Breakfast welcomed their 1000th guest. When Sara & Chris Ward checked in on Saturday, Duke & Mary Jane Mihajlovic greeted them with a sign, a balloon bouquet, wine and a Hanson House pottery wine cooler. “We had no idea. We’ve been coming here for […]

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Cambridge Umbrella Daze

Umbrella Daze are back. Following a 10 year hiatus, Cambridge once again celebrated Umbrella Daze. The local Girl Scout troop provided family entertainment in Westside Park from 12-4 with a bouncy castle, Kitchen Chemistry booth, Friends of the Library gift basket raffle, kites, Cambridge Historical Museum, games, 4-H petting zoo, Volleyball tournament, ice cream social, […]

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Hanson House Rolls Out Continental Plus Breakfast!

Continental Plus breakfast is back!  The Hanson House is offering weekday guests a continental breakfast buffet with scrumptious satisfying choices such as homemade granola, fresh baked bread, quiche, our Hanson House sweet treats, fresh fruit bowl, yogurt, coffee, milk and juice.  Cold items are kept cold in our circa early 1900’s ice box. The buffet […]

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Building a Better Breakfast

The darndest stuff pops into my head when I am making breakfast. Saturday, as we were setting up the trays, when it occurred to me that we had included five fruits and one vegetable on the tray: macerated strawberries for the waffles; fresh blueberries, peaches, and blackberries for our starter; kiwi as a garnish on […]