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Eagle Harbor Inn Newsletter
November 2013
In This Issue
Fun Pre-Christmas Idea
Write your  Christmas Cards by the Fire
 As we approach Thanksgiving we all realize that it marks the beginning of our holiday season. Personally I savor writing to all the friends and relatives I haven't communicated with since the past holiday, so I often put if off because I want it to be special. A few years, I put it off too long and only got a few critical cards out, leaving me feeling like I had left something important undone.  
It prompted a wonderful idea of getting away just to cherish the time to write those cards. So consider taking a one night stay out of your busy pre-holiday schedule, bring your cards and your favorite pen, and we'll set you up in front of a roaring fire, we'll mull the cider, and layout the warm cookies. 
Call it a Card Writing Package, but there is no cost other than the room and pick up a room in the Inn for $88. and you can rejuvinate, including homemade breakfast. 
Then, we'll hand deliver your cards to our local Postmaster so he can  postmark them from the Village of Ephraim, Door County!   
Call our toll-free number 800.324.5427 to book your chair by the fire! 
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Thanksgiving Weekend: 17th Annual!
     Having just done the daylong run to pick up gumdrops, red pine boughs, copper ornaments (since that is this year's hightlight color!), small white pots for the dining tables, red cyclamen & mini norfolk pine, we are set to do our dive into our multi day Christmas decorating! It's time to cut the tree and find just the right birch branch to hang over our harvest table-a tradition that inspires many!  We invite you to join us Thanksgiving Weekend to kick off your holiday season, taking in holiday decorating ideas and the smells that evoke the season of giving. We invite you Saturday November 30th, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, 1-3pm for our 17th annual Old Fashioned Inn Christmas Celebration!  
    Join us in the Inn kitchen decorating gingerbread men, stringing popcorn for our beautiful live tree and creating your own Christmas cards with resident crafter, Christine! Our wonderful Holiday Smorgasbord with hot mulled cider will also offer up some fancy new cookies this year. Take a tour of our uniquely decorated Inn and pick up a luminaria ice mold or Ephraim Ornament for your gift giving. Help us continue the traditional and relax into a stay at the Inn ~ we would love to see you! 
     For more information, call us at 800.324.5427 or email Anna at



ift Boxes for Giving 



     Back by popular demand:  Two unique gift boxes for your holiday season. These beautiful boxes are a wonderful way to evoke memories of your time in Door County at the Inn. You might also entice a friend to join you, for those that have not yet had the opportunity to experience what we have experienced!

     Our 'Delicious Door County' includes a 1.25 lb bag of Eagle Harbor Inn's Homemade Cherry Granola, 2 jars of Door County Cherry Jam, a bag of Dark Chocolate covered Door County Montmorrency Cherries:  All products are made locally!  

     Another possible gift is our 'Custom Bath Box' offering our most popular custom bath products found in our rooms. Included is a Gift Box of our signature glycerin hand soaps, 3-3 oz bars, an 8 oz. herbal Pump Conditioning Shampoo & an 8 oz. Pump Hand & Body Soap, all chemical free. This gift box also includes two 1 oz. bars of our shea butter & milk soap.  A favorite among guests!


    Add to either a Gift Certificate or a Culinary Class, taught to 4 guests or more, any day of the year!


      To place an order please feel free to call us at 800.324.5427 or email us at & we'll get it out that day!

Ephraim: One of THE reasons to visit Door County!  
Huffington Post declares "16 Reasons Why Door County is Better than Wherever You Are Right Now " 
See this recent article proving that a picture is worth a thousand  words. Be sure to read "Here's a Guide" at the end of the photos where the writer suggests considering a Door County Bike Tour out of Eagle Harbor Inn - Just one more good reason to visit!  






1 2/3 C. Flour                             
2 Large Eggs                                 1  C. Sugar                                  

1 C. Plain Pumpkin                        1 Tbs. Pumpkin Pie Spice

1/2 C. Butter, melted                     1 tsp. Baking Soda                 

1 C. Chocolate Chips*                  1/4 tsp. Baking Powder                 


OPTIONAL: C. Sliced Unblanched Almonds, Toasted

*It is also possible to switch the chocolate chips with cranberries (fresh or frozen)            

Preheat oven to 350* degrees. Grease muffin cups. Thoroughly mix flour, sugar, pie spice, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl: set aside.  Break eggs into another bowl adding pumpkin and butter; whisk until blended. Stir in chocolate chips (and almonds if desired in batter). Pour over dry ingredients and fold in with a rubber spatula just until dry ingredients are moistened. Scoop batter into muffin cups, sprinkle with coarse sugar. Bake 16-18 minutes or until springy to the touch. Turn out onto a rack to cool. Makes 12 Regular or 48 Miniature Muffins. Enjoy!


A perennial favorite, The Lettermen will bring their signature classic three-part harmonies to bear on an enchanting array of classic and contemporary holiday tunes, Saturday, November 30th
7pm at the Door Community Auditorium. Optional post-show Reception with The Lettermen
at Alexander's for dessert, coffee, photos and autographs-making it memorable!

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