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  “The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.” ― Thomas Moore           I love setting the stage for romance, for myself, and my loved ones, as well as for my guests.  The extra attention to detail makes…

Winter Wonderland in the Berkshires

Freezing rain Ice and snow Bitter winds Winter woe But in the depths The flowers grow.                        (by Joyce Monachina, my mother)   The Berkshires offer an especially magnificent landscape after freshly fallen snow. I thought I would take you to a couple of my…

Love is in the air at Crabtree Cottage!

“Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” Robert Heinlein Celebrate Love & Chocolate all month long at Crabtree Cottage.  Crabtree Cottage loves to set the stage for romance. Arrive to a cozy fire and chocolate covered strawberries in the parlor. Stroll down the street to one of our…

  “If you are cold, tea will warm you; If you are too heated, it will cool you; If you are depressed, it will cheer you; If you are excited it will calm you.” -William Ewart Gladstone On Inauguration Day we decided to host a High Tea / Supper Tea.  High tea is usually served…

And now let us welcome the New Year full of things that have never been.  Rainer Maria Rilke

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