Sea Witch

The Rehoboth Beach Sea Witch Festival begins Friday October 25, 2019.  This is an annual tradition held for now 30 years!  For a full list of events, check out the Sea Witch Festival Website.  Some must sees are the parade on Rehoboth Avenue beginning at 10am on Saturday and the Doggie Parade on Sunday at 10am.

Welcome to Rehoboth Beach

We want to welcome to Delaware our newest neighbors, Larry and Lillian! This wonderful couple stayed at the Homestead B&B at the end of last year. During that stay they told us they were interested in making Rehoboth Beach their second home and they learned that we (Joe and David) are REALTORS with Joe Maggio Realty.

We showed them a number of homes. We also previewed properties for these clients and took video of several so they could better decide if seeing a house in person was worth the trip. Over the course of 10 months we waited till the perfect home came on the market and placed their offer. Fast forward 36 days later and they settled on that perfect house! It was such an honor to represent them.

Raised Vegetable Boxes

Our raised vegetable boxes are finally built and filled. Got some fall crop seeds in and of course we grabbed 12 tomato plants, a few bell pepper plants, and six-pack of cucumber plants.

We’ll see how it goes. It took longer than expected to get them ready, but they look great. Next year we’ll be rocking and rolling for sure!

Congrats Franny & Brian

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind as we prepare for the next two months at the B&B. On the real estate front we have been equally busy closing 7 homes over the last 30 days. We had the absolute pleasure helping this wonderful family sell their former home and buy the next perfect home in Milton, DE. A few months ago one of their girls gave us a beautiful piece that she colored of pink flamingos because it reminded her of the Joe Maggio Realty for sale sign in their yard. It’s so amazing that we get to help families and make new friends at the same time!

Clear Space Theatre Summer Lineup

We had the pleasure to attend the opening of Mama Mia at Clear Space Theatre Company on Tuesday. It is absolutely amazing and we are so blessed to have such a strong arts community. Hello Dolly opens on Friday and The Wedding Singer rounds out this year’s Summer repertoire opening on July 3. If you’re visiting or a local we highly recommend catching one of these fantastic shows.

Rehoboth Beach Farmer’s Market

We spent a lovely afternoon at the Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market. We picked up some spicy dilly beans for our Sunday Bloody Mary’s from Crisp & Co., a wonderful pickler out of Hockessin, DE. We also nabbed some beautiful heirloom tomatoes for our signature tomato and cucumber salad. The peaches from Bennett Orchards were just insanely delicious so we snagged some of those too for our whole fruits selection at breakfast. We ran into familiar faces from Houston White Co. picking up fresh ingredients for their restaurants. Special thanks to Edward C for Rehoboth Commissioner for sharing the photo he took with us!

A Very Special Promotion

It may not be official just yet on the calendar, but Summer has arrived at the Homestead B&B! Don’t let it pass you by and book your Summer reservations now if you haven’t already! Remember, when you book for 7 nights, you only pay for 6!

One quick note! We have some last minute availability for our Cottage next week – June 16-24. As a result we are offering a fantastic promotion for next week only and ONLY for the Cottage. Book for 4 days and get the 5th night free when booking Sunday-Thursday. Want to stay for the entire 8 day period? Book Sunday the 16th and check out the following Monday (8 nights total) and only pay for 6 nights. Additionally, pay NO PET FEES for any Cottage reservations made for June 16-24 regardless of the time period. If you can make it – this is a great deal! To redeem, simply reference this deal in the notes section when booking via our website, or by calling us at 302-226-3770.

Restaurant Week 2019

Coastal Delaware is celebrating Restaurant Week June 2-7. Participating restaurants are offering 3-course prix fixe menus at $25, $35, or $45. This is probably one of our favorite time of year. The locals benefit from specials during the off-season.  However, this week only we get to enjoy wonderful meals at great prices during beautiful weather.  For more information and the full list of participating restaurants visit 

Picture courtesy of Blue Moon Rehoboth

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