French Apple Tart is hands down my favorite dessert. It’s so easy to make, delicious, and looks so rustically beautiful. So when Tracy Furey, the executive producer of WFSB’s Better Connecticut asked what I would like to share for their program just before Thanksgiving, this tart immediately came to mind. All you need is a…

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I’m just so happy to have my Connecticut Country House featured in the December issue of Country Living magazine. A few weeks ago, I was invited to the Country Living Fair in Stone Mountain, GA for a Q&A with Country Living’s Editor-in-Chief, Rachel Hardage Barrett. She had a Power Point sneak peek of the photographs…

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What a thrill it was for me to be asked by Country Living Magazine to have Connecticut Country House shot for their December/Holiday Issue.  Even though this holiday shoot was scheduled for the week before Easter (!), nothing could temper the spirit of our crew. We all love a good challenge. The holiday joy kicked…

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What perfect timing! My sister Judy was coming to visit from Charleston, and my bud, Better Connecticut co-host, Scot Haney was coming with his wing man/camera man, Eric, to shoot another lifestyle segment for WFSB’s Better Connecticut. Today’s demo: Building a Fabulous Holiday Cheeseboard. What a perfect demo to do on such an occasion! Below,…

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It’s finally here! I’m so excited to introduce to you my new NMCH Shop! This shop has been something I’ve thought about for some time. So I wanted to launch with something that I feel is so important to my home, and something I’m obsessed with…natural soy scented candles! To me, decorating a home involves…

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It’s funny how my mindset changes from yesterday’s Halloween mode to today’s more somber kick-off to the holiday season. October was a crazy month, filled with NMCH book deadlines and lots of travel. We are back from our whirlwind trip to London for the much anticipated Amara Awards,  and the Country Living Fair in Georgia!…

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