Welcome Holiday Season!

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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Orange Is The New Month

Well dear friends, just as I had suspected, September was a complete blur! We’ve been crazy as crazy, busy bees working our magic on the upcoming NMCH book. Yesterday, the first day of October, the blur continued with a packed day of setting up and shooting Snippets Boards for each country house, including my own. How…

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September’s Here!

I know I say this every month, but where did August go? Or summer for that matter! With the crazy schedule creating “the book”, (and a list of other projects), summer flew like it’s never flown by so quickly before! Last week we moved Conor back to school and helped him set up his new…

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Hello August!

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 Vendome Press. Not a bad reason to miss out on the Cape this year. July was the big push to…

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Happy New Year!

New year, new Nora Murphy Country House desktop calendars! They’re free! Click here to download. If you like the dreamy frothy goodness featured for January’s calendar (and you’re in the mood for something a little sweet and don’t want to venture out to the market), whip up a batch of Merengue Cookies with simple pantry…

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Hello, July!

At Connecticut Country House there’s so much to do, to celebrate, to be grateful for during the month of July. Welcoming the warm weather. Picking perfectly ripe, juicy, flavorful berries right off the plants – two for me, one for the basket. Creating big beautiful bouquets from a bounty of blooms from the garden. Fourth…

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