Hammers, Heels and Baby Booties
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Hammers, Heels and Baby Booties

It’s an exciting time in the Hammer-and-Heels house… we’re building an addition!  Joe and I are expecting a bambino in February! Of course, we’re frantically finishing up renovation and decorating projects downstairs before we begin on the nursery upstairs, but in the meantime, I’ve been soaking up all the love and excitement from our friends … Continue reading

How to Change Old Drawer Slides
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How to Change Old Drawer Slides

Count this on the short-list of home improvement projects that are actually easier than expected!  Drawer slides can make a huge difference in a kitchen.  Replacing sticky, outdated slides with ball-bearing, soft close, full extension slides will improve the functionality of your drawers (you can finally reach all those goodies in the back)!  It’s not … Continue reading

Fashion Friday: How to Style a Black Maxi Skirt
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Fashion Friday: How to Style a Black Maxi Skirt

I popped into the mall the other day to return a potential (and ultimately disastrous) bridesmaid dress that I’d ordered online from Victoria Secret.  I seem to have a little bit of an… ahem… shopping addiction, so when I go in a store to return something, chances are I’ll walk out with something else.  And … Continue reading

Freshly Framed Prints
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Freshly Framed Prints

Apparently I’m an impulse shopper when it comes to expensive prints.  Months ago, I discovered an incredible local photographer named Andy Levin at the Frenchman nighttime art market.  Since I was double-fisting beers, I figured my odds of making it home with a large matted print in one piece were slim to none.  So, I … Continue reading

Fashion Friday: How to Style a Chambray Shirt
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Fashion Friday: How to Style a Chambray Shirt

I finally bought the perfect chambray shirt!  It’s about freaking time.  I got a really bad wannabe chambray from Banana Republic that never quite fit the bill.  It’s cute and all, but just wasn’t what I had in mind.  So, I bit the bullet and got the perfect J. Crew “Keeper Chambray Shirt.”  It’s darling and … Continue reading