Edinburgh: A Unique Experience

Edinburgh is one of the Castle’s most memorable rooms. Nearly anyone who’s ever come, even just for a tour, can recall “the red room”. For some, the red walls are too much. Others are surprised by the subtlety of the red in real life; they say the photos are far more intense.

Guests who stay in Edinburgh enjoy a 43″ 4K UHD Roku TV, complete with our complimentary online movie library, mounted on a swivel mount, allowing for maximum binge enjoyment from the jetted tub, couch, or cozy Queen bed.

For me, personally, Edinburgh is an interesting social experiment. It’s amazing to see the reactions of our guests which range from claims that the red walls combined with the knight keeping watch during their stay will give them nightmares (or knightmares as I prefer to think of them), to gasps of breathless adoration for the “stunningly gorgeous” and spacious room.

These moments remind me just how distinct and diverse is each person who walks the face of our beautiful Earth. Every pair of eyes observes the world from a unique perspective. I believe that, rather than divide us, our differences are what connect us and expand our horizons. Nobody has to like the same things as their peers, and it’s ok to totally geek out over something others consider quirky or downright bizarre. How boring life would be if our thoughts were all the same!

I’m grateful for Edinburgh, my personal little reminder that our world is beautiful because of its individual inhabitants.Edinburgh isn’t like any of our other rooms. It’s unique, just like each one of us. And I absolutely love it!

So Romantic!

A couple more photos I snapped over the weekend. I just love the romantic add-ons; they make for such a lovely getaway.

Funny Ice Cream

I was carrying these banana splits to a room over the weekend when I saw how funny the ice cream sticking out the side looked. I hurried and snapped a photo so I could share it. It still makes me giggle, I’m not even sure why!

Do you see it on the bottom left?😂

Cold Weather Makes for Great Date Nights!

This weather is perfect for a warm fire and creamy hot chocolate! 💝🔥

To Simpler Times!

Don’t root beer floats and pizza just take you back to a simpler time?

Mmm mmm mmm… There’s something cozy about it!😇💝🌟

The Coziest Breakfast Tip

Here’s a secret tip: If you stay on a night that’s a bit slower, usually early in the week (Mon-Wed), you may be able to get a customized breakfast brought straight to your room. Customized breakfasts and room deliveries aren’t available when we’re busy as our kitchen isn’t large enough for multiple orders and our kitchen staff is busy making sure there’s enough food in the buffet for everybody (including guests with food allergies).

If this is something you would love, and your schedule is a bit flexible, call the Castle and we’ll find you a quiet night and set up your custom breakfast in bed. 😍👑💖

These photos are from one such breakfast this morning.😋

Winter in Utah

As much as the snow can be stressful and frankly kind-of a pain in the back, I do think it’s one of the prettiest things to behold. (I am missing that warmer, Spring-like weather, though.)

The Most Important Meal of the Day

I hope you all remembered the most important meal of the day! This breakfast was made for one of the sweetest couples ever.💘

Happy Tuesday!

Women’s Support Retreat

I hope you all saw the official announcement for the Women’s Support Retreat on April 10th. I’ve received many questions throughout the day about the dinner menu, event schedule, and cost, so I thought I’d do a follow-up post with general information before tickets go on sale tomorrow morning (8:00 AM). Let me know in the comments if I forgot any info you need!

Tickets will be available for purchase online at: https://resnexus.com/…/Reserva…/Lodging/RetailAndSpecials/5…
You can also call (801)567-9437 to reserve a spot at the event.

Women’s Support Retreat Event Schedule

Check-In: 4:00-6:00 PM
If you choose to reserve a guest room for the night, check-in goes from 4:00-6:00 PM. Guest room reservations are NOT required for you to attend the event. Each room can accommodate single or double occupancy and the cost can be split between guests who would like to share a room. You must call to reserve your room. Breakfast is included on the morning of the 11th for all guests staying overnight.
Guest Room: $99

Main Event: 6:00-8:00 PM
This part of the event will include welcome and introductions, dinner, keynote speakers, a quick presentation about local charities and support groups, including information on how you can receive support and also become involved in supporting others who suffer from infertility or pregnancy loss (there are so many ways beyond monetary donations–the simplest thing can make a world of difference to these women!), as well as an open discussion with all attendees. This will allow our guests to freely acknowledge and express their pain and receive immediate, raw support from others who understand.
*Guests who are attending the event, but not reserving an overnight room, please arrive between 5:45-6:00 PM.
Main Event: $35

Networking: 8:00 PM Until You Choose to Leave
Beginning at 8 o’clock, you’ll have the chance to network with our keynote speakers and the other attendees. There will be signup sheets for those interested in becoming involved with a support group. While this event is designed to connect women, please don’t worry if you’re shy and don’t like speaking in groups. You don’t have to speak or share anything personal if you prefer to just listen and participate in your own way!

Dinner Menu:
A variety of nonalcoholic beverages
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Potato Bar
Green Beans
*If you have food allergies, please include them in the “Preferences” section of your online reservation, or make sure to let our staff know if you purchase your ticket over the phone.
*Dinner is included for everybody at no additional cost.

I think that covers it! Feel free to let me know if I forgot something.

Please note: The Women’s Support Retreat is for women ages 16 and up. Exceptions cannot be made for this event.

Thank you! We’re looking forward to seeing you!

Castle Mugs

I absolutely LOVE our Castle mugs. They’re handcrafted and uniquely designed with the Castle right on the front. They’re so popular, we recently added a couple new designs to our retail selection. I included each one in the photos below. I really don’t have a favorite because I love them all so much.

One mug: $16.50
Two mugs: $32

*The mugs are made by Deneen Pottery. They do such amazing work. Their mugs are high-quality and extremely durable. If you love mugs, like I do, check out their amazing craftsmanship at deneenpottery.com. 💖


My favorite thing has to be seeing the staff carry trays full of romantic add-ons to the guest rooms! It always makes me so happy. They’re probably sick of me stopping them to take pictures!😍


Ivanhoe has always been my favorite room here at the Castle. It offers all the regular amenities: jetted tub, fireplace, fridge, online movie library, etc. Plus, it has a few other things that I just love: balcony, full leather couch, spacious layout, separate walk-in shower, waterfall faucet, and rustic atmosphere. Every time I get asked for a recommendation, I recommend Ivanhoe! If you haven’t stayed in this room, I really think you should!😍💖😘

Breakfast Secret

Here’s a secret tip: If you stay on a night that’s a bit slower, usually early in the week (Mon-Wed), you may be able to get a customized breakfast brought straight to your room. Customized breakfasts and room deliveries aren’t available when we’re busy as our kitchen isn’t large enough for multiple orders and our kitchen staff is busy making sure there’s enough food in the buffet for everybody (including guests with food allergies).

If this is something you would love, and your schedule is a bit flexible, call the Castle and we’ll find you a quiet night and set up your custom breakfast in bed. 😍👑💖

These photos are from one such breakfast this morning.


Pre-Announcement for our April Women’s Support Retreat

This is a pre-announcement to the official announcement (coming later this week) exclusively for our social media friends.

All women interested in participating, save the night of April 10th for an uplifting and hopeful evening. A local nonprofit and miscarriage support group is hosting a Women’s Support Retreat here at the Castle.

All women ages 16 and older are welcome to attend.

April is the month to raise awareness for those struggling with Infertility. This retreat will touch on Infertility, and extends to women who suffer the pain of miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant loss. As the Castle is a place where love flourishes, we’re honored to play a role in this event of outreach and care.

Not only will you have the opportunity to connect with other women, you’ll also be given many tools you can use to share your story and experience to help others who suffer. The Women’s Support Retreat is a fantastic opportunity to strengthen our community and, especially, the individual soul.

There is limited availability for this event so please plan ahead to reserve your spot. Tickets go on sale this Friday morning and will be available through our website castlecreekbb.com, or by phone (801)567-9437. You can purchase event tickets only or add a room for the night at a beautifully discounted rate. Pricing will be posted along with the official announcement.

Watch for updates throughout the week!

Have a wonderful day, friends!

Our First Wedding in 2018

Congratulations Maria and Randy! What and joy and pleasure it’s been to have you stay with us this week! Your wedding was absolutely beautiful, and on Valentine’s Day no less! We’re so happy for you!

Your family is just lovely! You all filled our hearts with love as we made so many wonderful new friendships!

What a fantastic way to start the year. Thank you for being our first couple to tie the knot here at the Castle in 2018!

We wish you the best and hope to see you again! 💖

Bless you both!

So Many Kindred Spirits

So excited for these awesome guests to get here!😍


Canterbury has slowly crept its way to the top of my favorites list. It is our smallest room as far as floor space, but it has a wonderful King bed and our largest jetted tub. Recent renovations have created the most cozy feeling of security and comfort. The fireplace in this room is absolutely gorgeous. It has a brand-new 50″ 4K TV with Roku system on a swivel mount that allows for maximum binge-watching enjoyment. It is quaint and lovely and the large window overlooks the veranda in the backyard. 💖

We have an exciting event scheduled here at the Castle in April (details will be posted in the next few days) that I’m planning to attend and I found myself itching to book Canterbury for it before leaving it open for our other guests. I was very tempted! It’s really such a cozy little gem of a room. And I’m not so secretly hoping it stays open for me that night! 😄

Check out more photos and other info for Canterbury and our other guest rooms at castlecreekbb.com. 👑

Make Today Awesome

I sure love a brand new day full of opportunities and experiences. Make today a great one, friends! It’s the only February 6th, 2018 we’ll ever have!

Warm Winter Weather (It Confuses Me!)

This warm weather is such a tease! I keep thinking it’s Spring when I walk outside. It’s only a matter of time before the next snowfall reminds me it’s only February.🌨️

More Kindred Spirits

I just love when a couple after my own heart stays at the Castle.💖

The Touch of the Master’s Hand

I can’t take credit for these amazing cookies; mine don’t turn out this perfect. But I did get to see the master work his magic last night and learn a few tricks. I couldn’t help but sneak a few pictures to show you.

(I also couldn’t help but sneak a few samples!)

The Castle Guardians

These are the three guardians of the Castle: Lancelot, Arthur, and Alphonse Elric. 

Another Week Ending

We hope you enjoyed a fun-filled and productive week. Can you believe it’s already February? My, how the time flies! May you take the good from the week that’s past and leave the bad behind. Here’s to a fabulous weekend! Cheers!

January is Ending

Congrats, everybody, we made it! January (the Monday of the year) is ending. Now, we look ahead to the romance of the Valentine’s season and the inviting beauty of Spring. Over the next couple weeks, watch for some exciting additions to our Romance Packages you can add to surprise your special someone and show them how much you care.

Castle Events

On top of the usual weddings and birthday parties, the Castle hosts many events each year. We have some especially exciting things coming up in 2018, including a writers’ retreat, several women’s support group meetings, local networking conventions, and a few themed parties. Many will be events you can attend! Watch for details as the dates for these events approach.

If you have an upcoming event, and would love for the Castle to host it, please call (801)567-9437 or email our Event Coordinators at castlecreekbb.com.