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Destination weddings right here

Saw this article on destination weddings, and thought you should be aware that we do that right here at the Hanson House! We had the ultimate, intimate destination wedding here last weekend.  The bride, and her parents were from China and the groom was from Indiana.  Take a look at the pictures, you can see […]

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All guests are special….

For years now we’ve known that our guests are special. But, every once in a while an extra special one comes along, and we experienced that this weekend. Many of our guests leave us notes and comments in our guest books, but this comment. Was wonderful. Here’s a little background on this visit. The gentleman […]

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Spring at the Hanson House, REALLY early this year.

Here in Cambridge, we are enjoying the really, really early Spring weather.  Although we’re suspicious of what Ma Nature has in store for us next, we are very much enjoying the incredible weather. MJ just came in from the yard, and it appears our plant also want to come out and enjoy the weather.

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Mia’s Room Update! New Movie Lover’s Room.

MJ let me do the newest upgrade to one of our rooms.  So, I did what most guy’s would do – get a bigger TV! Now, one of our largest rooms has the largest TV!  Plus, while I was add it, I also added an HD cable box.  Not only can you watch a selection […]

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Just when you think you’ve seen most things, I came home from work a week ago and found a couple of peacocks at our back door sitting in the sun.  Seems our neighbor has these, for good luck, and they got out.  After they were rounded up, I found that these birds may look beautiful, […]

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guests say the funniest stuff

On week day morning, we include a short hand written note for our guests.  Today, when cleaning the room I found a note from the guests, to us – Dear Duke & MJ, Should you find a little sock in this bed, I apologize. 😉  The bed eats socks as well as will power~! ….. […]

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Vacations Are Fun by Mary The Rev

The two of us just finished our first whole week of vacation in a long time. The first part of our vacation was spent in Little Rock at the Professional Association of International Innkeepers. Our first evening in town, we spend on the first floor of the hotel in the middle of a tornado watch […]

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2012 Madison Wedding Show

I feel like I do just before a wedding or a baby blessing. That’s because I am so excited to be part of the 2012Madisonwedding Show. So butterflies be there if you must but fly in formation. Every year 4500 people, 1500 of them brides attend the show. This will be our first show of […]

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Gluten Free Breakfast

the Hanson House B&B, near Madison Wisconsin can accommodate special food requests. And, can supply a gluten free breakfast – no problem!

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A Hanson House Christmas Tradition

It has become a Hanson House Christmas tradition after the guests are fed to turn our kitchen into a test kitchen. We have fondly named the tradition, Grade the Grub. In the months before Christmas we each pick 2-4 recipes we feel would make tasty breakfast options. Each recipe is tested for ease in preparation, local […]