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  • Redding’s Sweet Pea Farm

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    For Stacy Murphy, an animal lover and the founder of New Canaan-based House Pet Plant Sitting Company, starting a fully operational organic urban farm featuring a line of honeys, assorted baked goods, rare breed poultry and other fresh farm products, as well as a sanctuary for rescued Icelandic sheep,...

  • The big question

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    I recently took a survey of ‘average homeowners’ and asked them what their most burning home improvement question is. The overwhelming answer? How much does it really cost? They really pushed, they wanted answers! Who can tell me? How do you know ahead of time? Is it worth it?...

  • August 2015 Home Personality: The Great Outdoors

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    26 Giles Hill Road, Redding, Conn. $19,500,000 Jane Tullo, 203-526-3250 and Karla Murtaugh, 203-856-5534, Neumann Real Estate Our home of the month: Relaxation is inevitable on the 300 acres of pristine natural land at the Deer Run estate. A veritable sportsman’s paradise, this Redding property represents one of the...

  • The price is right!

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    Gone are the days when you simply could hang up a tag sale sign and sell your unneeded, unwanted items. First, most towns and cities now require a permit. Then there are the collectors and dealers who are on the lookout for a good deal and are willing to...

  • Barbecue, by the book

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    Looking for barbecue recipes with a twist? Cheryl and Bill Jamison, James Beard Award-winning outdoor grilling experts, share a multitude of down-home recipes in their three barbecue cookbooks. Dubbed the king and queen of barbecue and grilling by Bon Appétit, the Santa Fe-based duo shows you how to add...