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A Valentine’s massage is just right…..

Posted on: February 5th, 2014 by
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massage therapyA good massage can take away the world's problems and make you feel fresh and new.  A great massage leaves you with a little something serene that you carry with you, into the days following the massage, and your body feels lighter and looser than it had previously.  A really great massage will do all Continue reading the story "A Valentine’s massage is just right….."

Fire Cider Love

Posted on: February 2nd, 2014 by
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Fire CiderMost people who know me, understand that I am a bit of a freak when it comes to nutrition.  I believe in eating whole foods as much as possible, live a vegan(sometimes slipping to vegetarian) lifestyle and love to be active.  I rarely get sick and only believe in taking vitamins and supplements when my Continue reading the story "Fire Cider Love"

Independent bookstores rock!

Posted on: January 14th, 2014 by
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Put me in a bookstore, and I can happily browse for hours.  If it's a big bookstore, I would stay for days, if I were able. Though I have been known to frequent the larger chains, and mega stores in the bigger cities, my favorite bookstores are small, independent shops.... They tend to be unique, often suited to the owners tastes, or to the tastes of Continue reading the story "Independent bookstores rock!"

I’m dreaming of a Blantyre Christmas…

Posted on: December 30th, 2013 by
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Christmas at home is always nice, being with loved ones, in a warm and familiar coziness.....But, I've always dreamed of spending Christmas day in a fantasy type, storybook setting. There are several places in the world that would be amazing places to be during the holidays, such as New York city or the little villages throughout Germany(the ones that the little ceramic villages are modeled after) or even Continue reading the story "I’m dreaming of a Blantyre Christmas…"

a stop at a local vegetarian friendly cafe

Posted on: December 15th, 2013 by
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IMG_1297I find myself in great barrington frequently, and when I do, I try to stop into the riverbend café(https://www.facebook.com/pages/Riverbend-Cafe/153859864663251).  It is a 'look quick or you've missed it' type of place, located out on stockbridge rd., in great barrington.  Once upon a time, they had a different name(which my kids still call it) Continue reading the story "a stop at a local vegetarian friendly cafe"

a visit to Stockbridge Coffee….

Posted on: November 13th, 2013 by
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stockbridge coffee     Do you visit Stockbridge?  Have you been to Stockbridge Coffee( http://www.stockbridgecoffeeandtea.com/) yet?  If not, you surely should......It's a teeny, little shop on the first bend of Elm st., and it is one of the few places in the county that I can order a coffee drink, and know that it will be made properly.... One Continue reading the story "a visit to Stockbridge Coffee…."

I am in Jane Iredale cosmetics heaven!

Posted on: May 10th, 2013 by
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When I entered and won a spa vacation getaway from the Jane Iredale cosmetics company, I was thrilled.  As amazing and fabulous as the trip to the Waldorf Astoria in Naples, Florida was, most of my enthusiasm about winning came from the fact that part of the prize was five hundred dollars worth of Jane Iredale cosmetics! While I was at the spa, I was given a Continue reading the story "I am in Jane Iredale cosmetics heaven!"

My Iredale Cosmetics spa vacation….

Posted on: April 11th, 2013 by
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such comfortable beds!

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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  feb12oldmill 036today, 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 winners, Continue reading the story "brunch at the old mill, in south egremont, ma….."