Learn How to Make a Spring Wreath

Spring is literally around the corner next week, and even though my long bank of Forsythia at Connecticut Country House is not yet in bloom, the faux forsythia wreaths and…

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Setting a Blue & White Summer Table

Blue and white is probably my favorite color combination. It always feels so crisp and fresh…and timeless. So when Scot Haney, co-host of WFSB’s Better Connecticut came for a visit,…

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Creating a Spring Garden Basket

Potted spring flowers + basket with liner + moss + twigs = A beautiful spring garden basket! WFSB’s Better Connecticut co-host, Scot Haney, and I whip up a gorgeous (if…

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Setting a Holiday Buffet 101

Getting ready for the upcoming holiday? Me too! Eventhough I feel that my dining table really does set the mood for the occasion, it’s the buffet table that comes in…

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Mitten Season

On such a snowy and icy day, it only makes sense to talk “mittens”. And I’m not just talking about any old ordinary mittens. The mittens I wish to tell…

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Set a Holiday Tartan Table

Calling all tartan lovers! This latest Better Connecticut Lifestyle segment is dedicated to you! I wish I was able to get this uploaded in time for Christmas, but the more…

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Make Holiday Hampers!

When it comes to gift giving, I feel that it’s important to listen to your heart and try to gift something that truly reflects the receivers personality as well as…

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A Game Day Tailgate!

My sister Judy from Charleston, SC is visiting us, and I am so happy that she’s here! We’ve got a lot planned for her short stay, and today is very…

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Sweets and Treats this Halloween

Just in time for Halloween, one of my favorite co-hosts from WFSB’s Better Connecticut came over to Connecticut Country House to see what I had up my sleeves for this…

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Spring Pruning 101

When Tracy Furey, the Executive Producer of WFSB’s Better Connecticut, asked me about pruning a hydrangea shrub for an upcoming segment, little did I realize that once our sharp pruners…

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Apple Roses for Mother’s Day

It’s the season for flowers in all shapes, sizes, and flavors! An absolutely beautiful, and delicious thing to serve for your Mother’s Day brunch or dessert, these Apple Roses are so…

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All Things Spring

A pretty spring table or host/hostess gifts for the holidays need not be expensive or become a ‘dog and pony show’ (one of my favorite sayings) to create. A quick…

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Style A Spring Bed 101

It may be snowing outside, but on the inside of Connecticut Country House, we’re changing it up and heading into spring! I invited Scot Haney of WFSB’s Better Connecticut to…

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