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Welcome to Elyse’s Country Journal, your guide to the best of the Berkshires, Litchfield Hills, and Hudson Valley! Our collection of captivating blog posts, stunning photos, and fascinating articles showcase the unique charm and beauty of this breathtaking region. Join us on a journey of discovery as we explore the hidden gems and local hotspots of this area. From the vibrant cultural scene to the stunning natural landscapes, there is so much to see and experience in the Tri-State Region. So come along with us and discover the magic of the Berkshires, Litchfield Hills, and Hudson Valley. Browse our collection of articles, photos, and blog posts to get a taste of what makes this area so special.

Happy New Year!

Should Old Acquaintance be forgot, and never thought upon; The flames of Love extinguished, and fully past and gone: Is thy sweet Heart now grown so cold, that loving Breast of thine; That thou canst never once reflect On Old

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Tri-State Local Shopping

Shopping in the Litchfield Hills, Berkshires, and Hudson Valley! Quaint streets, lined with trees and home to varied boutiques, the Tri-State Region offers a true Winter Wonderland for all of your shopping needs this holiday season.  Support local businesses while treating

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Glistening Mountaintops

Let the skiing begin!  This week the Litchfield Hills are again glistening with beauty and the spirits of winter-warriors are alive with excitement! The Berkshires have attracted skiers for over a century and skiing has become a large part of the

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Sinterklaas in Rhinebeck

“The Good King, the Noble Soul, the one who brings light out of darkness, befriends children and animals, and inspires our souls.” The tradition of Sinterklaas was brought to Rhinebeck, NY over 300 years ago by Dutch settlers.  Nicholas Sinterklaas

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Happy Thanksgiving!

All of us at Elyse Harney Real Estate wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving with family and loved ones! Each year our family rejoices in the tradition of a Thanksgiving Day Hike at Bartholomew’s Cobble in Sheffield, MA, where we

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Family Season

Thanksgiving officially kicks off the “Family Season!”  Loved ones come together and pause to share in the company of one another; reminding us that the greatest fortunes in life are neither what we have nor what we do – instead,

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A Room All to Myself

With the changing of seasons, there is a natural sense of renewal that occurs within all of us. This renewed energy is often accompanied by a yearning for exploration. Late autumn is the perfect time to veer off of the

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A Healthy Hearth

There is no feeling quite like the first thick sweater of the season or the first autumn night spent lying in front of a warm fire. As porches are lined with firewood and lawns tidied in preparation for the coming

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2014 Marks the 239th Marine Corps Birthday

“On the 10th of November each year, wherever we are, we pause to celebrate the anniversary of our Corps, and reflect on who we are, what we do, and why we do it.” — Commandant of the Marine Corps General

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Shriek, Scream & Be Scary

Halloween was introduced to the United States by English, Irish & Scottish settlers, but was not originally celebrated lavishly with costumes and trick-or-treating. In fact, the tradition of trick-or-treating was not fully popularized until after World War II.  The end

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The Leaf of Awareness

“Tea is the leaf of awareness.” (James Norwood Pratt) There are few things in life more comforting than a hot cup of tea. Recently, with the changing temperatures, we have been given many days that welcome a cup of tea,

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31 Days of Impact

October – 31 Days of Impact! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Breast cancer is one of the leading health crises for women in the United States. 1 in 8 women will

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The Queen of Salisbury

Recently Elyse Harney was interviewed by Main Street Magazine who in turn wrote a beautiful article in their October 2014 issue, “The Queen of Salisbury.” Click Here to view “The Queen of Salisbury”

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Eagle Siting by Peter Feen

Here is what happened – I was driving back from Ashley Falls the back way through Bartholomew’s Cobble to Weatogue Road when on a sunny Sunday afternoon when I spotted the Bald Eagle in the road eating a small animal. My car, even

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Millennium Farm

The Millennium Farm is an incredible home that is was featured in Main Street Magazine’s September 2014 issue. Click the below link to read the full article. Millenium Farm

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Lakeville Dog Park

Lakeville is excited to announce the Grand Opening of their new Dog Park! This article was featured by Main Street Magazine in there September 2014 issue. Click below to view the entire article. Lakeville Dog Park

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Pastorale

Pastorale is a delicious French Restaurant located on Main Street right between the towns of Lakeville & Salisbury. This article was featured by Main Street Magazine in there September 2014 issue. Click the link below to view the entire article.

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Fresh take on Copake Lake

Copake, NY is one of the many quaint towns that we service in the Hudson/Columbia County area.  This article was featured by Main Street Magazine in there September 2014 issue. Click the link below to read more about Copake Lake.

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Hotchkiss Golf Course

The Hotchkiss School’s Golf Course is another one of the area’s many hidden gems. Click the link below to read an article featured in main Street Magazine’s September 2014 issue. Hotchkiss Golf Course

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Salisbury, Connecticut 
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