Post Archives tagged ‘berkshire’

The magnificence of the Elm Court Estate

Posted on: February 20th, 2015 by

My love for the 'Cottages of the Berkshires' began many years ago, when I visited Elm Court, in Stockbridge, for the first time.  Actually, I can't quite call it visiting, since it was an abandoned estate at the time, and my friends and I, in our teenage days, would sneak onto the property from the back part of the property, and hang Continue reading the story "The magnificence of the Elm Court Estate"

Autumn in the Berkshires

Posted on: September 27th, 2014 by

Autumn leaves

Autumn leaves

The Berkshires are splendid in any season, but Autumn is an especially nice time of the year to be here.  When the air crisps up, and the leaves start their annual riot of color, it feels as though you are living amidst a story book setting.  The Berkshires epitomize what you Continue reading the story "Autumn in the Berkshires"

A brief peek at the ‘why’ of berkshiregirl

Posted on: August 17th, 2014 by

Berkshire HillsWhen I started my berkshiregirl blog and Facebook page, I was doing it for my own entertainment.  I have a huge love and fascination for the Berkshires and I'm currently in the process of writing a book based on the Berkshires.  So, I am always learning new tidbits and historical facts, and of course, I like Continue reading the story "A brief peek at the ‘why’ of berkshiregirl"

A lifetime love for East Side Pizza.

Posted on: August 3rd, 2014 by
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I'm sure that longtime residents of the Berkshires have their favorite 'go-to' pizza places, and I am definitely one of those people.  There are several that I think make pretty tasty pies, but there are only two in the county that I love enough to suggest to people looking for a delicious pizza.  One of my favorites is Baba Louie's , which has locations in Great Barrington, Continue reading the story "A lifetime love for East Side Pizza."

Himala Salt for this Berkshiregirl, Please!

Posted on: May 30th, 2014 by
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Himala Salt

Himala Salt

I recently received an assortment of products from HimalaSalt .  I have used Himalayan salts before, but never this brand, so I was excited to try them out.  Everyone knows how much I love local products, so I was hoping that I would love these, so I could share Continue reading the story "Himala Salt for this Berkshiregirl, Please!"

Berkshiregirl talks with Noel Prophet, of ‘Soul Prophet & the Faithless Few’.

Posted on: May 23rd, 2014 by

Starving Artist Cafe and CreperieThe other day, I was in a local coffee shop, and happened to run into Noel Prophet, a local musician and actor. We both had some free time, so I was able to sit with him over a cup of coffee, where I found out more about his new project, Soul Continue reading the story "Berkshiregirl talks with Noel Prophet, of ‘Soul Prophet & the Faithless Few’."

Opening children’s eyes to the fun in reading!

Posted on: March 6th, 2014 by

Family Literacy NightEvery year, my children's elementary school holds a literacy night, inviting families to come and participate in the fun of reading.  The theme of this year's event was entitled, 'Literacy Knight', and of course centered around medieval times.  There were fantastic cardboard 'castles', set up all throughout the school.  As part of the event, Continue reading the story "Opening children’s eyes to the fun in reading!"

A night of opera at the Whitney Center for the Arts

Posted on: February 23rd, 2014 by

Opera NotteLast night, I made my way to the Whitney Center for the Arts(,  where they were hosting an evening of opera arias, set in a lovely informal atmosphere, such as would be found in the  olden days of Mozart. The event is known as 'Opera Notte at the Whit', and plans to be a regular affair, bringing Continue reading the story "A night of opera at the Whitney Center for the Arts"

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"