Holiday Tip from Lookout Point

Here’s an easy trick for keeping poinsettias looking fresh and beautiful for the entire month, and beyond.  Ice.  That’s it.  Simply place 1/2 cup of ice on each poinsettia in place of water.  Do not even think about watering these beautiful plants! I learned this trick years ago when serving the church, and we had … Read More

High Teas Celebrate Christmas in Hot Springs

Butter brickle scones, warm, with Devonshire cream.  Petite fours, Christmas style.  Curried chicken sandwiches.  Cucumber sandwiches.  Fine Portsmouth teas in 3 delightful varieties:  Earl Grey La Creme, Love Me Tender, and African Rooibus.  High Teas at Lookout Point begin with selecting your teapot from our vast selection, and conclude with a tour of the inn … Read More

Hot Springs’ Famed Garvan Gardens Events in December

One of the wonderful aspects of living in, or visiting, Hot Springs Arkansas is strolling through the Garvan Gardens in December.  This wonderland of lights never fails to inspire and strike awe for all ages of folks. Our family enjoyed a long walk through the gardens, amazed by the variety of light displays.  On the chilly night, the complimentary … Read More

Red Hat Luncheon at Lookout Point

Wafting through the inn today were the peals of laughter, carols sung in three part harmony, and the delicious scent of maple praline bread pudding baking. These wonderful women, The Babes of Wine & Roses, celebrated time together with a luncheon at Lookout Point.  The organizer, Kit, commented in an e-mail to Lookout Point:  Dear … Read More

New Idea for Sharing Gratitude from Lookout Point

I love Thanksgiving!  It’s the one holiday with no pressure, except for great food.  No gifts to buy, no new clothes needed.  The holiday began more than two hundred years ago by a declaration of Congress, for the purpose of giving thanks. Each year at the Thanksgiving table, I invite/cajole/beg family members into sharing their … Read More

Fall Colors To Peak Soon in Hot Springs

A hike in the woods and in town revealed that the leaves have not reached peak colors yet.  Many trees still are hanging onto green leaves, others are showing off yellows, reds, and oranges.  Ray and I hike the waterfalls trail at Lake Catherine State Park.  With all the previous rain, the waterfalls are running … Read More

Lookout Point Innkeepers Awarded “Innkeepers of the Year” by Bedandbreakfast.com!

Wow!  What an honor to be named Innkeepers of the Year in the Best of  BedandBreakfast.com Annual Awards.  According to their press release “the Best of BedandBreakfast.com Awards are based upon a qualitative and quantitative review of the nearly 100,000 independent reviews submitted to BedandBreakfast.com, the leading online B&B directory and reservation network worldwide.” Excellent hospitality … Read More

Lookout Point on the Wheel of Fortune, TOMORROW, Sept. 30, 2009

You are invited to watch Wheel of Fortune tomorrow, September 30, to see a prize on the wheel from Lookout Point Lakeside Inn!  It will be exciting to hear Pat Sajak and Vanna White talk about the inn.  Certainly we hope a contestant wins the week long stay packed with great Hot Springs activities.  We hope … Read More