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"
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When 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"
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."
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!"I recently received an assortment of products from
The 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’."
Last night, I made my way to the Whitney Center for the Arts(http://www.galleryw.org/), 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 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….."
Most 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"