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Can you believe it’s August already?! We’re usually anticipating our annual pilgrimage to the Cape this month, but unfortunately not this year. I’m in full-on power mode on my summer project, my upcoming book with
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Happy 4th of July weekend! I can’t believe it’s already July. Where did June go? At Nora Murphy Country House, this month is all about working on “the book” (among other projects!). It’s all good. To
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Add a little “pop” to your dinner or buffet table this 4th of July (or any occassion for that matter!). Simply roll up your flatware in an ironed cloth napkin and tie a bow around it!
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Summer Anniversary Issue Is Here (Again!)


Decorating

I started the Nora Murphy Country House emagazine for 1 simple reason…my “blog shoes” were too tight. I loved my little blog, Connecticut Country House, but in the state it was in, it was limiting
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Ah, June


Holidays and Seasons

I can’t believe it’s June! Where did May go? Well, here at Connecticut Country House this month is going to be absolutely nuts! We kick-off the month with the fabulous Country Living Fair in Rhinebeck,
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Taking Chance


Holidays and Seasons

A film that keeps Memorial Day real is Taking Chance. A 2009 docudrama starring Kevin Bacon, and directed by Ross Katz (available on Netflix, and can be streamed on Amazon Prime), tells the story of Lt.
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For Mother’s Day, I wanted to share with you a batch of some of my favorite images. I love these images for the subject matter, pink roses are truly my favorite! I love how light,
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I want to let you in on a secret. One of my favorite things to do in May is to poke around and shop some of the local garden club plant sales. Usually held around
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“Awake, thou wintry earth — fling off thy sadness! Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth your ancient gladness!” – Thomas Blackburn Wishing you & your loved ones a beautiful Easter Sunday. Love, Nora

Whether it’s to indicate to Mama that’s she’s intended to sit next to Aunt Ann, or to personalize a nature inspired Easter basket for a gardening friend, be sure to click here to download our
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