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Elyse’s Country Journal Blog

Elyse’s Country Journal brings you a glimpse of the Tri-State Region’s unique charm! Browse our collection of blogs 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.

Amenia, New York

A sprawling 43+ square miles of authentic rural roots, an approximate community of 4,000 residents, and a resounding passion to…

The Rockets’ Red Glare

“America… a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky.” The…

Sharon, Connecticut | Litchfield County

The cherished Sharon Green, decorated with historic buildings, exemplifies the meaning of a quaint New England town – a…

Great Barrington, MA

A grounding blend of serenity and bustling expressiveness, Great Barrington is a mosaic of inspiration confidently seated in the heart…

Ancram-Ancramdale, New York

Lake Taghkanic State Park is the summer gathering place of Ancram, NY. Swimming, Camping, Fishing, boating, or even their Twilight…

Falls Village, CT | Litchfield County

The dramatic, rocky cascade of the Housatonic River’s Great Falls earned the town of Falls Village its name despite initial…

Sheffield, MA | Berkshire County

Sheffield’s laid-back vivacity mirrors its rural charm. A surplus of outdoor recreation, antiquities, farmstands, and welcoming nature make Sheffield well-suited…

Memorial Day 2020

This weekend, pride will pulse throughout towns nationwide that are decorated with colors of red (hardiness), white (purity), and blue…

A Mother’s Love

The Litchfield Hills are a gathering place – a place of homemade memories. As we celebrate Mom this weekend, let’s…

Foraging the Litchfield Hills

Foraging: searching for wild food resources. New Englanders are known for their resourcefulness.  Rummaging through the Litchfield Hills foraging for…

The Garden: our favorite room in the house

Whimsical and airy, sleek and organized, carefully crafted, or more happenstantial – the outdoor spaces we create at our homes…

Respect is in Social Responsibility

The Northwest Corner is a refuge; offering ample outdoor opportunities and a strong network of support to carry us through…

Take-out, Curbside Pick-Up, & Porch Delivery

“Take-out,” “Curbside Pick-Up,” “Porch Drop” – a lingo of perseverance and innovation. As we’ve adjusted into new rhythms of daily…

Buyers’ Market

A buyers’ market is traditionally one where supply exceeds demand, however, we are not in ordinary times. Despite a surge…

Dennis Hill

Sprawling views and unsurpassed stone architecture, Dennis Hill in Norfolk, CT, offers a spectacular open-aired setting from the Pavillion…

Into the Forest I go…

“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir The Hudson Valley,…

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