Archive for September, 2012

It’s one of my secret weapons in my arsenal of decorating tips – small old Oriental carpets. They’re true classics – with a relaxed attitude. Keeping my eyes peeled at flea markets and estate sales,
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“You can create the most beautifully designed room, but if you don’t light it properly, it doesn’t matter how beautiful it is – no one can truly appreciate it.”  I’m paraphrasing one of my FIT Interior Design
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Hello Monday!


Connecticut Country House

Happy Fall!   Well we’re into the third day of the new season, and I have to say that on a crisp day like today – New England is the place to be.  But I
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Inky blue is the new black


Connecticut Country House

There’s something about a deep inky blue that really speaks to me.  Maybe it’s the depth of the hue.  Maybe it’s how it pops pretty much anything – an outfit, a table setting, the decor
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Earlier this week, I changed my profile photo on face book to our latest family photo.  I couldn’t believe all the great feedback that generated!  It really made me think. Had I let twelve years
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So what if we were to hook up ‘Flower Power Monday’ with ‘Quotation Therapy’?  Well maybe it would help us kick-off our week with a bouquet of beauty for our eyes, and a little dash
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Happy Friday!  I was thinking that if you’re picking apples this weekend, and you liked my last posting featuring really good pie crusts, then you may want to try this wonderful time-honored apple pie recipe
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This week on Facebook, my friend Stacy (a self-proclaimed forager of fabulous vintage “finds” and shop owner of  Meadowsweet Vintage in Philadelphia – a must-stop – online or in person), asked me if I had
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Flower Power Monday


Connecticut Country House

Happy Monday!  I think flowers are one of my favorite things in the whole world.  And come to think of it, I really do believe that they possess more power over us than we’re even
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Happy Friday!  Last minute change in plans on Wednesday opened up my day yesterday to take a run up to the Brimfield Antique Show, in Brimfield, Massachussetts.  In less than 4 hours, I cruised through
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