The Little Brand That Could

Almost ten years ago, I was asked to make some blends for our pipe club to try. The feedback was so positive that we put them in jars and began to sell them in the store. They sold so well that we put them on the website, and Hearth & Home was born. The original […]


It’s pretty amazing to me to hear people talking about things from the past that they miss. A number of times I’ll hear somebody waxing nostalgic about a product or even a person, and I distinctly remember them complaining about the item or the person when they were around. In the pipe and cigar world […]

Planning for the Trip

For those of you who have gone to the occasional pipe show, preparation is probably a fairly straight-forward. You make your travel arrangements, pack your personal effects and make sure you have enough money for purchases (although you could always use more). As long as you get to the airport on time, you should have […]