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Elyse's Country Journal Blog

Family Season

For each new morning with its light; For rest and shelter of the night; For health and food, For love Read More...

Antiquing for Gifts

Drive through just about any town in Litchfield County, the Mid-Hudson Valley or the Southern Berkshires, and you… Read More...

Turkey To-Go!

The warm smell of Grandma’s homemade cranberry sauce, the precision of setting the table, the games, the drinks, the laughter… Read More...

Southern Berkshire Camping

Cold air, dark night, warm fire, bright stars: there is a refreshing levity to autumn camping. Somewhere between flip flops… Read More...

Cathy Franklin Group of Elyse Harney Real Estate

Cathy Franklin is a 28-year real estate veteran and one of the top real estate brokers in the country. Primarily… Read More...

Once in a Blue Moon

Only Once in a Blue Moon do we get to celebrate Halloween with the light of a blue moon shining… Read More...

Stingy Jack

“Clothes make a statement, costumes tell a story.” Halloween is one of the oldest celebrated holidays in the world.  It… Read More...

Berkshire’s Autumnal Pearl

Horse chestnuts, encompassed by prickly, husk-like shells, are the autumnal pearl of the Berkshire Mountains.  Each October brings a sprinkling… Read More...

Hikes with a View

“Autumn paints in colors that summer has never seen.” Race Brook Falls, Monument Mountain, Brace Mtn., Alander, Mohawk Read More...

Hudson Valley Vineyards

New York’s Hudson River Valley: the birthplace of American Wineries.   Home to our country’s earliest commercial winery as well as… Read More...

Swinging in the Trees

Adventure abounds the Berkshires.  As we welcome the arrival of autumn, there is no better way to bask in the… Read More...

Cider or Juice?

In the 18th century, the average Massachusetts resident drank 35 gallons of apple cider each year.  Today, Massachusetts is one… Read More...

Rail Trails

Explore the greater Hudson Valley Region by walking, running or bicycling along along miles of flat terrain that wind through… Read More...

Local Golfing

The average golfer walks up to 6 miles while playing an 18-hole golf course. Golf, with ancient origins, has significantly… Read More...

Millerton-Northeast, New York | Dutchess County

With a pedestrian-friendly downtown and its rail-trail bike path that is elegantly woven through the scenic countryside, Millerton’s pulse resonates… Read More...

North Canaan, CT | Litchfield County

North Canaan offers a thriving downtown, beautiful mountains, rivers, and some of the area’s largest working farms.  Grab some friends… Read More...

Cornwall, CT | Litchfield County

Meandering along Route 7, the picturesque countryside of flyfisherman casting out into the Housatonic River is a scene that always… Read More...

Egremont, MA | Berkshire County

Egremont is quietly chic and perfectly situated at the base of the Southern Berkshires. Comprised of two distinct settlements, North… Read More...

Salisbury & Lakeville | Litchfield County, CT

The Railroad Ramble connects the villages of Lakeville and Salisbury, providing a nostalgic means of pedestrian access to the town’s… Read More...

Pine Plains, NY | Dutchess County

With a community invested in continuing to highlight Pine Plains’ natural features and charming town center, it is no wonder… Read More...