Archive for February, 2013

Yucky and yummy.  The two words that best sum up this past weekend. The weather here in Connecticut was cold and raw, rainy and (anticipating) snowy, so obviously this was the yucky part.  The yummy
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“Don’t ask what the world needs.  Ask what makes you come alive and go do it.  Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – H. Thurman (1899-1981) Just go do it.
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Chocolate therapy


Connecticut Country House

Go ahead – have another.  That’s my motto these days when it comes to dark chocolate.  Right about 3 p.m. I break out my dark chocolate stash for a little mid-afternoon boost – beats coffee.
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We love a good read.  And by the length of today’s posting – I hope you do to!  When it comes to good books, here at Connecticut Country House we’re all over the map in
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If you forgot about St. Valentine’s Day – or wish the idea of the day could stick around a little longer – no worries.  In my book, love notes are always a good idea.  Any
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My Valentine’s gift to you my dear friends and my beloved Newtown – 4 beautiful minutes of peace.  Please sit back and close your eyes. With all my love, Nora          

I believe that spreading a little more kindness starts with our family at home.  But for some of us, we also have a secondary home and family at work – the home away from home
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I have an idea. I know full well that St.Valentine’s Day is this week – Thursday to be exact – and that here in New England we’re dog tired from all the digging out from
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We were psyching ourselves up to suit up, grab our shovels, and get going; unfortunately, twenty inches of snow is just not going to move itself (bone-chilling winds or no winds)!  But before heading out
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It’s snowing.  O.K., it’s really, really coming down here in Connecticut.  I think we can now officially call it ‘The Blizzard of 2013’.  I’ve stocked up on foodstuffs – I’m certain much more so than
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