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home improvement, one cocktail at a time

The Smallest Nightstand

The first thing I need to say is that I am in no way getting paid by Ikea to write this post.  I wish I was! The second thing I need to say is that I am tired of everything … Continue reading

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Flower Power

Melissa (of Hooch & Home South) inspires me in many ways, but her latest post has moved me to pull out the old laptop and begin tapping away. It has been a long time since I’ve written anything . Does … Continue reading

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Preparing for Peaches

No matter where you are in the US, things are confusing right now. And while you may need to worry about who our next president will be, or whether you should take your summer clothes out of storage early or … Continue reading

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Fusion

Hello Hoochers and Homers!!!! It’s been a little over two months since we last hooched and homed.  We’ve been occupied by weddings, graduations, trips, job searches, Netflix binges and generally trying to regain balance in our lives.  It’s taken an … Continue reading

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The Swinging Bachelorette

It’s been a while and we missed you. Please pardon our absence from the blogosphere these past few months. Things have been a little…hectic. And when not running around, planning parties or working, I’ve been indulging  in an unquenchable Gilmore Girls binge. It seems … Continue reading

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Jalapeños For Days

Harvest time is upon us. Aggressive six packs covered with diabolically grinning pumpkins crowd out summer’s lighter ales. Fall fashions push summer’s free flowing garb to the sale rack. I fantasize about moving to a place where winter is not coming, … Continue reading

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Clean Home & A Clean Martini

What is a clean home? This complicated, cultural, and even political question.  Does it have a smell? Who cleans it? How much power do the choices we make about cleaning have to change the world around us? Here at H&H we firmly believe … Continue reading

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Planter Box & Planter’s Punch!

What do you think of when you picture a garden? For years the word conjured up memories of my mom’s amazing garden that she kept full of rhubarb, raspberries, tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans and more. It was a big garden … Continue reading

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Paving the Way

One of the best responses we’ve gotten about this here adventure we call Hooch & Home was from a close friend in Philly. She had us over for dinner when Melissa was visiting, and while preparing dinner she shared with … Continue reading

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Bags, Pipes, and Cocktails

The need for a downstairs laundry bag has been apparent for quite some time. Our laundry room is located in our downstairs half bath, and I got in the bad habit of piling up smelly, dirty, damp kitchen towels on the … Continue reading

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