Author Archives: berkshiregirlonline

My Iredale Cosmetics spa vacation….

Posted on: April 11th, 2013 by

    such comfortable beds! A while back online, Jane Iredale cosmetics posted a contest on their sites, with the question, “What makes you glow?” The top prize included a spa … Continue reading the story “My Iredale Cosmetics spa vacation….”

brunch at the old mill, in south egremont, ma…..

Posted on: February 15th, 2013 by
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  today, we were finally able to use a gift card that i had won in a fall raffle that i had entered by way of southern berkshire chamber of commerce……it was a fun raffle that i had entered, with one entry giving you a chance at different prizes every day throughout that month…each day, i eagerly awaited the announced [Read the full story …]

a good mexican(ish) meal, finally…..

Posted on: January 30th, 2013 by

~the berkshires are somewhat removed from the rest of the civilized world, and though, for the most part, thats a very good thing, it can also be a detriment to your desires if they cant be found here…..for me, one of the only downfalls of living in berkshire county, is the lack of good mexican [Read the full story …]

keeping warm….

Posted on: December 27th, 2012 by

winter in the berkshires… You need to have certain disposition to make it through a new england winter with a smile. it is not always predictable, and it is definitely not very friendly. winter can show up in the middle of october, or it can laze its way into … Continue reading the story “keeping [Read the full story …]

where did summer go?

Posted on: September 1st, 2012 by
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I know that our summers tend to come and go quickly in these parts, but this one seemed more like the ‘disappearing summer’…. I think that we were too early rustled from our winter slumber, with the month of 90 degree weather in march….. of course, just as we shook off the snow to don [Read the full story …]

ashintully, tyringham mass

Posted on: June 7th, 2012 by
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doric columns of ashintully overlooking the tyringham valley…

quote from nathaniel hawthorne

Posted on: June 7th, 2012 by
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“mountains are earth’s undecaying monuments.” a wonderful quote from nathaniel hawthorne(berkhshireboy)

fresh. local. berkshire.

Posted on: June 7th, 2012 by
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it’s a beautiful world out there….appreciate  the wonders that surround you…..

one word: chocolate.

Posted on: June 2nd, 2012 by
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~~~first, a full admission. i am a chocolate addict. i’m not even sure thats quite a strong enough term for it, because i tend to see it more of a primal urge. something that i cannot imagine living without. take my car, my jewelry, even my money, but do not deny me my chocolate.  though my waistline and my purse [Read the full story …]

picking fruit

Posted on: May 11th, 2012 by

     being born and raised in  the heart of the berkshires, picking fruit was pretty much considered a right of passage……when i was a tiny girl, i remember being carted by my grandparents and elders to the picking sites, and playing while they picked, eating as many berries as my little stomach could hold….as i grew into a … Continue [Read the full story …]