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Legacy at Mystic Knotwork

Legacy at Mystic Knotwork »

By: Aaron Ciardullo

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Native Plants for Low-Maintenance Gardening

Native Plants for Low-Maintenance Gardening »

By: Katie Kuchta

Growing a successful, low-maintenance garden in Connecticut is all about finding the right plant, for the right place, at the right time. At least, that’s... more

Vintage rugs tell a story

Vintage rugs tell a story »

By: Erica Sunshine

Vintage rugs tell a story. Not only a story about where it has been, but also a story of how it was made, and whose hands expertly crafted it. The intricacy... more

The Beachcomber’s Companion: A beach bag essential.

The Beachcomber’s Companion: A beach bag essential. »

By: Lindsay Rizza

As we inch toward summer, here's something to consider. You might be astonished by the number of shell collectors who have no idea that animals created their... more

Canopy Conundrum

Canopy Conundrum »

By: Karena Garrity

Invasive, exotic insects are a constant threat to the trees and forests of our state. The ornate, slim bodied Emerald Ash Borer beetle is one such insect.... more

2018 Best of Coastal Connecticut: Coastal Concepts – Let’s make a Blind date

2018 Best of Coastal Connecticut: Coastal Concepts – Let’s make a Blind date »

By: Karena Garrity

It may be cold outside, but you can add warmth to any room with window treatments. It’s a no brainer that a well-dressed window can make or break a... more

THTSMB – The Votes Come Alive

THTSMB – The Votes Come Alive »

By: Eric Trumpold

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2018 Best of Coastal Connecticut: Tile America – Tiling through Social Media

2018 Best of Coastal Connecticut: Tile America – Tiling through Social Media »

By: Karena Garrity

Juxtaposing old school customer service, innovative social media fun and quality distinctive products, Tile America has linked up with Nicole White and Mike... more

2018 Best Home & Garden – Torrison Stone

2018 Best Home & Garden – Torrison Stone »

By: Eric Trumpold

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The Clamdigger – Trains, Planes & Appliances.

The Clamdigger – Trains, Planes & Appliances. »

By: Eric Trumpold

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The Clamdigger – Demolition to Design

The Clamdigger – Demolition to Design »

By: Eric Trumpold

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Holiday Decorating Tips for Hipsters

Holiday Decorating Tips for Hipsters »

By: Elyse Major

Ah, the holiday season. The fervor, the sweaters, the panic, the joy, the aftermath—and it all moves faster than a high-speed Acela. Oddly enough, once the... more

Not your average Real Estate broker

Not your average Real Estate broker »

By: Kallie Branciforte

There are magical hamlets within the shoreline communities here in Coastal CT. Are you intrigued? If so then you need to meet a seasoned Real Estate Broker... more

Gedney Kitchens – More Than A Kitchen

Gedney Kitchens – More Than A Kitchen »

By: Melissa Waldron

Rick Gedney from Gedney Kitchens (aka Kitchens by Gedney) likes to point out that if you buy a car, you can always get another car in a couple of years. But... more

Artistry – Celebrating American Artisans

Artistry – Celebrating American Artisans »

By: Melissa Waldron

Just a little over a mile north of the town green in Guilford off Route 77 resides a hidden gem of a place nestled in the woods which artists and lovers of art... more

Where’s the Autumn Color? Foliage Secrets of Connecticut

Where’s the Autumn Color? Foliage Secrets of Connecticut »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

At this time of year leaf peepers endure traffic winding up through northern New England, seeking America’s best foliage. They could save fuel and... more

#THTSMB and The Clamdigger

#THTSMB and The Clamdigger »

By: Melissa Waldron

Has it been a while since you've heard from Nicole White and Mike Riccio, the real estate duo extraordinaire? Since their MAD House Reveal party in late... more

An “anchor” living on the sea

An “anchor” living on the sea »

By: Lindsay Rizza

Images by: Rebekah Butler Photography A classic Victorian built in 1882 sits in a picturesque cove on the Long Island Sound. This is where Audrey and Andy... more

Women & Family Life Center – Offering Dignity, Grace & Help

Women & Family Life Center – Offering Dignity, Grace & Help »

By: Melissa Waldron

Ever since a groundbreaking in June, Peggy Britt has been overseeing a massive renovation of a late 1700s post and beam house on Fair Street in Guilford, known... more

Can You Guess THTSMB Next Location?

Can You Guess THTSMB Next Location? »

By: Jamieson Murphy

The House that Social Media Built reveals its NEXT location. Can you guess where their amazing Connecticut adventure continues? Voting starts next week as... more