What a difference a bunch of daffodils make! On my latest market run, gorgeous, long stemmed, bright yellow faced daffodils greeted me. I couldn’t walk by. Potted up in the usual plastic pots, I popped 3 of them into my cart. I knew exactly what I was going to do with them, and where I…

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Winter Whites are fabulously refreshing, and brings me one big step closer to spring! I’m slowly editing and changing out my rooms, and my closet! I find that by getting a jump on the next season puts me, and my family, in a really great state of mind! So for my new Nora Murphy Country House…

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It was time to trouble shoot. My growing collection of 18th century French bird engravings by Francois Nicolas Martinet had been tucked away for way too long. Every so often I would take them out from my flat file cabinet, spread them out for a few days, and just enjoy this beautiful collection. So why did…

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For Valentine’s Day, I wanted to create something special for you. A limited edition of sorts. So I came up with Hugs & Kisses, a scented soy candle duo. Hugs is inspired by a warm hug, just like a decadently fudgy chocolate cake right out of the oven. And Kiss, had to be something sweet,…

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I love X’s & O’s! I usually add them to my emails and notes to friends. So it only made sense to take these sweet symbols of kisses and hugs to celebrate this Valentine’s Day. When Tracy Furey, the Executive Producer of WFSB’s Better Connecticut asked me to do a Valentine’s segment, the X’s &…

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