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Last weekend, Murph came home from the market with a bag of beautiful, plump Stonington scallops. Their proper name: Stonington “Bomber” Sea Scallops. Wow! What wowed me even more was his idea to cook them
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I’ve found at least a dozen different beautiful ways to look at and enjoy a dozen cut tulips. Placed in a simple glass vase, the look is uncomplicated and elegant. Sometimes all it takes to
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Showing those that you love how much you love them couldn’t be simpler, as I showed Scot Haney of WFSB-3’s Better Connecticut when he visited me at Connecticut Country House. Whether store bought treats are
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The Best Game Day Chili

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My husband Murph is a fabulous cook. Regardless of season or occasion, he always has something delicious to bring to the table. He developed this wonderful recipe and I have to say, it’s PHENOMENAL! Whether
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When the sky is drab gray and the frozen ground is cloaked with a thick mantle of snow, my mantra for getting through what feels like the longest winter month in Connecticut is, “Love you
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As a designer and artist, I love artwork. Whether new or old (in some cases very old), the art that I find is usually unframed. While some would be dissuaded from buying it this way,
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My friend Valerie makes these beautiful mittens! She starts with well-loved sweaters that are, in her words, “looking for a second chance.” Valerie washes, fluffs, and grooms them (“like a rescue pet”) and then sets
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It’s amazing what a few pillows and throws can do to change up a look! My creamy white denim slipcovered sofa and big comfy chair make a great foundation for a seasonal refresh. The wooly
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Copper is one of those elements that can lend wonderful warmth to a country home. Whether highly burnished like a freshly minted penny, or naturally oxidized to a deep caramel patina, you can’t go wrong
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I’m thrilled to announce that Nora Murphy Country House Style, Winter 2017 is here! Within its pages, take a tour of my dear friend’s, Valerie and Tim’s, wonderful, woodsy Adirondack-style country house. Shot over two
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