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HGTV Dream Home 2013
You’re invited to the HGTV Dream Home Pinning Party for an insider’s look tomorrow, 7-9 p.m. EST on our Pinterest board: click here.  Take a grand tour and chat with members of the HGTV Dream Home team in the comment fields of our pins. Meet the architects, carpenter and HGTV show producer for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the home that could be yours! You can also talk to Monica Pedersen, host of the HGTV Dream Home 2013 special, which airs on New Year’s Day at 7 p.m. EST. Enter daily for a chance to win starting Dec. 28 at 9 a.m. EST.
HGTV Dream Home 2013 Pinterest Pinning Party

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At the virtual Pinterest party, we’ll be serving (ie: pinning) the HGTV Dream Home 2013 Signature Cocktail: The New South. Troy Ball of Troy & Sons, a North Carolina-based distillery specializing in finely made whiskeys and heirloom moonshine, commissioned John Aquino to create the cocktail. He is the mixologist at Wild Olive on Johns Island S.C. near Kiawah Island, the location of this year’s HGTV Dream Home.

Plan to mix a New South of your own tomorrow night and join us for this interactive event!

HGTV Dream Home 2013 Signature Drink, featuring Troy and Sons Whiskey

Photography by Jeremy Higgs, Charleston S.C.

The New South: Signature Cocktail for HGTV Dream Home 2013

Stir 2 oz Troy and Son’s Oak Reserve Whiskey with 1 1/2 tsp Jo Snow *Cherry & Thyme Syrup. Serve on the rocks, top with a couple splashes of soda water and garnish with an orange wedge and brandied cherries.

*To make your own Cherry & Thyme Syrup: Combine 12 oz. Black Cherry Extract (find it at your local grocery or health food store) and a handful of thyme in 6 oz. of water. Heat to steep for about an hour, then strain and chill.

John recommends infusing the bottle of Troy and Son’s Reserve with one medium orange peel (no pith); after 2 days, remove peel and keep in cool area

John Aquino is a Founding Member of the U.S. Bartenders’ Association, Charleston Chapter and Brand Ambassador for Cointreau.


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102 Responses

  1. Attie says:

    I have never been more excited about a dream home before now….it's half way to my daughter's home in Florida….although I love these mountains ( WV) a view of the salt marshes and it's wild life are stunning and would be wonderful for beginning photography or painting. I will definitely take pictures and try my hand at painting once it is official and the keys are handed to me ! :)

  2. kylee says:

    I really love the 2013 dream home. My only wish is that the winner will get enough cash to pay off the taxes so they can actually have a chance at living in the dream home. I think that if the large tax bill is paid for upfront, the average two income family would be able to afford to live in this wonderful home. I hope HGTV will structure the prize in the future to ensure that the winner can afford the large tax bill that comes with the property.

  3. Florence says:

    I love this home…..would be sooo thrilled to win it…HGTV you have done an excellent job as always, and I look forward to and appreciate the opportunity to enter this contest every year…I keep thinking, one of these years I oughta win, because my birthday is right around the time the winner is announced, Feb. 17th …Now wouldn't that be an amazing birthday present to me!! :)

  4. justyna says:

    I live only 5h away. Hope I win, I could invite my whole family to spend there every summer. It would be amaizing…but dreams always never come true

  5. I Donna says:

    Love this home! Can't believe that people want to complain about it!! I work as house cleaner and have always dreamed of what it would be like to live in a home like this. It would be a blessing to win this home for me and my daughter. Praying that my dreams will come true!

  6. crystal says:

    I love this home and its only a few miles from my children and grandchildren that i never get to see! This would be heaven!

  7. islandforsalebyowner says:

    Rate my florida private island

  8. Patty says:

    Love the 2013 Dream House! I have been registering every day. Would love to win this property. I am close by in North Carolina. I love the drapes in the great room and the master bedroom. Where can I get the fabric to make these drapes. However, won't need to make them if I am the lucky winner, will I.

  9. stpalst says:

    I love this house, Actually this house seems more like my style and size than the others. I ampraying sohard for this house and of the course the money to help me pay the taxes. :)

  10. stpalst says:

    I know! I agree, I love every inch of this house, down to the bamboo flooring!

Sarah HerronSarah is the HGTV.com Programming Coordinator. For Design Happens, she tracks online trends and shares treasured family recipes. Sarah is also HGTV’s in-house Pinterest guru. When she’s not pinning like...


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