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A look back at MMC I’ll be honest, it hasn’t been smooth sailing. The path to where I am today has come with countless challenges, giant leaps, turns, risks, and forks in the road. But when I take a look back, I can honestly say I wouldn’t be where I am today without each and […]

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A Look Back at Maria Murphy Creative

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As a mom we have this vision in our head of what family vacations will look like, but oftentimes the reality is much different. Taking your family to the beach is classic pastime. As a lover of the sea myself, I know the draw all too well. After successfully taking a toddler and a baby […]

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10 Must Have Items to Pack for the Beach with Kids

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When it comes to putting together gift baskets, I get SO excited and Easter basket stuffers are no exception!

FAMILY, HOME, LIFESTYLE

My Favorite Easter Baskets & Stuffers!

Easter Basket Stuffers

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This year, I want to welcome you into my home for the holidays – virtually, of course! Welcome to the Murphy’s 2021 Holiday Home Tour!

DESIGN, FAMILY, HOME

Holiday Home Tour

Holiday Home Kitchen

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It’s officially that time of year… Christmas Shopping! Here are some holiday stocking stuffer ideas for the whole family!

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Holiday Stocking Stuffers for the Whole Family

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On today’s Murphy Home Feature, I’m sharing our office, play room, mud room, and laundry room! While our guests won’t be spending time in these more functional rooms, our family uses them a ton, and we designed them to fit our own needs as much as possible.

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Murphy Home Feature: Functional Rooms

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When I was pregnant with my first son I didn’t know what to buy! Things that work for one baby may not work for another, so I purchased quite a few things I ended up never using. So, here are my second baby must haves!

FAMILY, LIFESTYLE

Second Baby Must Haves

Second Baby Must Haves

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How do you organize toys in the living room? Do you incorporate baskets or mindfully purchase furniture with storage options?

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How to Organize Toys in the Living Room

Organize Toys in the Living Room

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Hey there! I don’t know about you, but giving my son a bunch of candy for valentines day sounds really scary! He’s about to turn two, and Lord knows that kid does NOT need any more sugar! Haha he’s got enough energy as it is! But seeing how excited he got at Christmas with opening […]

FAMILY, LIFESTYLE

VALENTINES GIFT FOR YOUR TODDLER, THAT’S NOT CANDY!

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Carrying on a little tradition.. Growing up, my mom would get a new Americana shirt for my sister and I every year before the 4th of July! Josh and I decided we loved that tradition so much that we wanted to do the same thing now with our growing family! We each picked out a […]

CLOSET, FAMILY, LIFESTYLE

JULY 4TH SHIRTS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

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I’m an interior designer and content creator, here to help you love your home without stressing over how to get the results you deserve. I’ve been in the professional design industry for over 12 years now, and my design upbringing and background is a big part of who I am and how I landed in this dream job of mine. 

My name is Maria

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