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Christine in Clark Fork Posted - Mar 08 2007 : 1:52:06 PM
After a year of hard work, Huckleberry Tent and Breakfast is opening May 2007 in Clark Fork, Idaho. We're offering an old-fashioned camping experince with all the comforts of a bed & breakfast. Very private-only 3 tent sites spread over 42 remote acres. Our website is at www.huckleberrytentandbreakfast.com. Farm girls will receive a 10% discount on reservations made before May 1st. Please mention this ad when calling. We look forward to hearing from you!
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Christine in Clark Fork Posted - Oct 01 2007 : 11:45:51 AM
I look forward to seeing some of you next summer. The Tent and Breakfast really did turn out cute. We just received our 3rd write-up. We are in the September 2007 issue of Idaho Magazine.

Our first year has been amazing. We started with 7 guests in May and by August we had over 80 people stay with us that month. People really have a desire to reconnect with nature. I was planning to take down two of our tent by October 1st, but we are still taking reservations. Guess I better get busy and cut some more firewood to keep everyone cozy.

Christine
Huckleberry Tent and Breakfast
Reconnect with land, life and spirit
Lizabeth Posted - Sep 25 2007 : 8:46:36 PM
Oh, how charming! We are driving to havre, Mt next summer for a family reunion. I'll show my husband this idea for our trip :)



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Niamh Posted - Sep 24 2007 : 3:31:23 PM
That is so gorgeous! I've bookmarked it for next year. We're sitting at 62 degrees here in southern Idaho, so camping has become an unappealing option until next summer...
Christine in Clark Fork Posted - Sep 04 2007 : 10:02:21 PM
We have had a wonderful first year. So many interesting folks stayed with us--returned peace corp volunteers, students getting degrees in sustainable living, world travelers and just plain good-ole people who want a taste of the country. We also got our first offical write up in Idaho Farm Bureau Quarterly. If your interested, go to http://www.idahofb.org/archivej/uploads/summer_quarterly_web.pdf
our article starts on page 32.

Take care and look us up if your coming to North Idaho.
Loosebuttons Posted - Aug 24 2007 : 1:50:40 PM
Oh what a lovely place.

My son and his family lived in Boise for sometime. I thought Boise was wonderful. The rest of Idaho, has got to be even better.

I am not a camper, but I would certainly consider camping at your place.

Thank you
Gabrielle
Rancho Cucamonga, Ca.

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sweetproserpina Posted - Aug 18 2007 : 10:40:19 PM
We just got back from our little summer holiday at the Huckleberry tent and brekkie. It was wonderful! It really is a quiet, peaceful, old-fashioned retreat into the wilderness. Well worth the 9.5 (scenic!) hour drive to get there. Not only was the tent gorgeous, but the camp kitchen was to die for - Christine had thought of every little detail, right down to an antique bread tin to store all the s'more goodies! I just put on my apron and felt right at home. :-)
A great big thank you to Christine and Tim.
Farmgirls, if you are ever traveling near N.Idaho you must stop by and stay awhile, just be warned, it's so lovely - you may not want to go back home! (We sure didn't!)
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Buttercup Posted - Mar 12 2007 : 01:52:03 AM
How neat!! I LOVE IT!!!! so thrilled for you and right now I am in Japan so can not come visit but once I move back to the USA...if I am ever in the area during your open season I would be delighted to stay! Thank you for sharing and I wish you all the very best!! Here is to dreams comming true!
Hugz!
Talitha


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whispering pines Posted - Mar 11 2007 : 4:27:13 PM
Christine it is beautiful. I would love to visit one day....

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Christine in Clark Fork Posted - Mar 11 2007 : 4:07:16 PM
Thanks for all the beautiful comments. I am really excited about this venture. I love homesteading and old-fashioned living. Sharing this with others is the most ideal job I could think of. Special thanks to the people at Mary Janes Farm who answered my questions and gave me encouragement. They truly live what they preach about helping others.
Libbie Posted - Mar 09 2007 : 10:27:38 PM
Oh, Christine! It's just lovely. I'm sure it will be a success - I really can't think of a more fun place to stay in the area. The tents and accomodations are beautiful - congratulations on a dream come true!!!

XOXO, Libbie

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lamarguerite farm Posted - Mar 09 2007 : 9:18:47 PM
Best wishes!! It looks beautiful!1

Blessings,

Missy

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sweetproserpina Posted - Mar 09 2007 : 5:52:41 PM
Now that is my idea of camping Beautiful place! I just googled maps it and turns out we're only 8.5 hours away.. I sense a road trip in my future.. (just have to convince the fella!)

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blueroses Posted - Mar 09 2007 : 09:44:05 AM
Christine,
I love it!!! Saved your site to favorites. Now, have to convince dh he won't die without electricty or tv. May be calling you for a stay.

"You cannot find peace...by avoiding life."
Virginia Woolfe
CutiePatootieFarmgirl Posted - Mar 09 2007 : 09:37:50 AM
Congratulations, Christine! I know youíve been talking about doing a B&B since you started chatting on the forum. MaryJane said that you were here for Farm Fair and talked to her about starting a tent B&B like ours. Iím glad she could encourage and help you get started. Starting your own business is such an exciting adventure!!! If I get any overflow, Iíll send Ďem your way. Agritourism ROCKS!! Good luck!!!

Theresa Paul
B&B Reservations
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emma.birdwhistle Posted - Mar 09 2007 : 08:09:11 AM
How lovely, Christine! This is my favorite part: "Serenity abounds with no electricity, video games, tv, internet, or other modern distractions." That sounds just about perfect. You've made a wonderful hideaway. Next time I'm in Idaho...

- Elizabeth Ann

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knewslady Posted - Mar 09 2007 : 02:55:53 AM
Oh my gosh, it is beautiful. Wish you weren't so far away.
Kathy

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Aunt Jenny Posted - Mar 08 2007 : 7:54:13 PM
Wonderful!! I hope you do really well!! I sure wish I could come there....what a perfect setting!!!

Jenny in Utah
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laluna Posted - Mar 08 2007 : 5:29:27 PM
@Christine - I just took a look at your site...it's absolutely breathtaking! Good luck!
happymama58 Posted - Mar 08 2007 : 4:16:53 PM
Beautiful location and a great idea. I hope you have a wonderful first season in business.

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Tina Michelle Posted - Mar 08 2007 : 3:40:16 PM
very pretty place.

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shelle Posted - Mar 08 2007 : 3:35:51 PM
Wow what a wonderful place! Great idea too. I wish I could come and stay.

Shelle

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happyhousewife Posted - Mar 08 2007 : 2:10:26 PM
Oh, how I dread our summer camping trips...now I know why! We need a setting like this!
EmmJay Posted - Mar 08 2007 : 2:05:20 PM
Christine;
Absolutely amazing. I would love to come and visit. I know I am not going to make it, but will be telling all my Canadian friends about it.
MJ

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