I love those “Aha!” moments….don’t you? There I was standing in a long check out line at Home Goods, pretty much obligated to look at all the little odds and ends that lined the shelves, when I spotted 4 little glass cylinders filled with faux grass. Now, it’s one thing to look, and it’s quite…

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Spring is here! The season has finally arrived (even though there’s snow visible from every Connecticut Country House window) as well as our Spring 2015 Nora Murphy Country House Style e-magazine. Creating this spring issue was truly a labor of love…each and every image kept me hopeful (quite honestly pining away) for spring’s arrival, and…

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Setting a table for St. Patrick’s Day is the best way to kick off spring (or at least puts me in the right state of mind!). For the NoraMurphyCountryHouse.com spring issue (due out on-line early next week), we’ve been buzzing around in overdrive. For photography, I set two distinct tables for spring entertaining – one,…

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Driving home on snowy roads. Trudging through the slushy snow walkway to the back door. Juggling multiple bags and keys at the door. Noticing that the door is warping from the dripping icicles. Pushing my way inside to find out with one whiff that Murph’s done it again. Dropping my heavy coat, I’m smiling all…

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