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With the promise of roaring fireplaces, freshly baked muffins and four poster beds, the idea of spending Valentine’s Day at a bed and breakfast sounds like the ultimate in romance. But when you’re trying to reconnect with your loved one, the thought of a B&B’s thin walls, creaky antique bed frames and judgmental guests eyeballing you the next morning over silver dollar-sized pancakes is enough to send you packing to the nearest no-tell motel. Don’t be put off by the potential pitfalls. Simply follow these rules to avoid awkwardness.
Consider Victorian vs. Modern
At first thought, delicate antiques, a proliferation of lace and canopy beds may conjure up all things amore, but consider the fact that the older a B&B is, the higher the likelihood is of encountering creaky, delicate furniture. My husband and I found ourselves in a bed like this and after a night spent trying to quietly maneuver our bodies in the most non-offensive way possible, we were left longing for the shaky metal frame at home that we had put together ourselves from Pier One Imports.
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