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Spreading the word on information, businesses, and events in the Tri-State Region of Connecticut, New York & Massachusetts.

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Elyse’s Country Journal brings you a glimpse of the Tri-State Region’s unique charm! Browse our collection of blog posts, photos, and eclectic articles to feel the vibe of the Berkshires, Litchfield Hills, and Columbia & Dutchess Counties’ Hudson Valley. Please email us if you have something you would like us to post or blog about.


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“Love your home.” It’s a simple concept and one that successful businesswoman Joan Osofsky has used as the foundation upon which to build her thriving

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What’s your Medium?

The Litchfield Hills inspire.  Our communities embrace creativity and exploration.  Those new to the area often find themselves involved in the arts and various hobbies

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The Woodland Restaurant

“If you can’t find something to please your palate on Woodland’s three-page menu, you must not be trying.” -Christopher Brooks, New York Times Anyone who

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One of my earliest memories is of being in Saperstein’s having my foot measured for my first pair of “big girl shoes.” We won’t get

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Berkshire Spas

It’s a new year, and a time when many of us make resolutions to take better care of ourselves. But how many among us resolve

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Quintessential Cuisine

The atmosphere in the tri-state region is similar to that of a diner: casual, friendly, whimsical, and inviting. “I like it. It’s got that let’s-drown-ourselves-in-better-days type ambiance,”

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“Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” -Carl Bard

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Happy Holidays 2017

♪♫♬…  I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom for me and you And I think to myself what a wonderful world

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2017 Winter Solstice

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” -John Steinbeck Winter solstice, the shortest day of the

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It's a wonderful life in the Litchfield Hills & Beyond

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