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Garlic Breath

Garlic Breath »

By: Karena Garrity

Used worldwide, adding complexity and excitement to bland tastes, garlic is right up there with salt and pepper as a main staple in most pantries.... more

The Buzz About West Nile

The Buzz About West Nile »

By: Karena Garrity

It’s been super hot and super humid and the mosquitoes that carry the West Nile virus are loving it! According to Philip Armstrong, Director of the... more

Stop and Smell the… Lavender!

Stop and Smell the… Lavender! »

By: Karena Garrity

It all started with an intrinsic question from Denise Salafia to her inner self, ‘How can I make the world a more beautiful place?’ This simple, yet... more

Landscape Sculptures Displayed on Park-Like Grounds in Historic Village

Landscape Sculptures Displayed on Park-Like Grounds in Historic Village »

By: Tom Soboleski

Gilbert Boro, owner and curator of the Sculpture Grounds in Old Lyme, CT, proudly announces Summer Sculpture Showcase 2018: An Exhibit of Unique... more

Kelp Farming: Making Green with Green

Kelp Farming: Making Green with Green »

By: Karena Garrity

Like beautiful, edible ribbons in the sea, brown sugar kelp strands twist and turn gently in the constant movement of the waterways of Long Island Sound. This... more

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

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

THTSMB – The Votes Come Alive

THTSMB – The Votes Come Alive »

By: Eric Trumpold

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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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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

Facebook Meets HGTV and It’s happening here in CT

Facebook Meets HGTV and It’s happening here in CT »

By: Jamieson Murphy

Imagine “crowdsourcing” the interior design of select homes; inviting social media friends to vote on the best looks and then see their wishes come to life... more

Car Ride Karaoke Anyone?

Car Ride Karaoke Anyone? »

By: Jamieson Murphy

The House that Social Media Built takes a Coastal car ride to The MAD House Reveal Party! The MAD House is... more

If Walls Could Talk; Door Knobs.

If Walls Could Talk; Door Knobs. »

By: Lindsay Rizza

Let’s talk about wall and trim color, real quick.  Traditionally trim is white and the walls have a splash of color, right? “Not at the MAD House,”... more

The House That Social Media Built – The O.M.G Fire Pit

The House That Social Media Built – The O.M.G Fire Pit »

By: Lindsay Rizza

Whether you are into pools, decks, outdoor kitchens, fire pits, you name it, outdoor living spaces call for fantastic gatherings with family and friends. And... more