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Frugally Furnishing Your New Home

Frugally Furnishing Your New Home

Congratulations—you just bought your first home (or a new home)! After your down payment and other closing costs, you probably don’t have a ton of cash left over to furnish your home in the HGTV/Joanna Gaines-style of your dreams. So, check out these tips for infusing some style into your new place without breaking the…

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By Nicole Reese, 08/07/2017 Nicole is a recent homebuyer and a DIYer who is sharing her experience with us, offering useful tips along the way! Interested in guest blogging with us? Send an email to curbappeal [at] lewith-freeman [dot] com!
Home Repairs to Never DIY

Home Repairs to Never DIY

Exercising the creative part of your brain to solve problems is great, but there are some repairs that should be left to the professionals—especially in the home. With the digital age, people have access to an infinite amount of information with the touch of a button. It is not uncommon for people to search videos or…

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By Kendra, 08/04/2017

Lewith & Freeman Featured Listings: Kingston Homes

  Dreaming of tree-lined streets? Kingston offers the perfect combination of nature, history, and modern living. With an abundance of recreational activities including hiking, bicycling, canoeing, kayaking, ski slopes, golf courses, water parks, ice hockey, and more, Kingston residents always have something to do on the weekends. In 1768, 200 men traveled to this area…

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By Kayleigh, 08/02/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
Dog-Friendly Parks Around the Greater Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Area

Dog-Friendly Parks Around the Greater Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Area

If your best friend is furry and walks on four legs, rather than two, you probably know that finding places to hang out isn’t always as easy with a non-human BFF. Local parks may be the perfect solution for you. From hiking and biking to socializing with canine friends, parks are a great way to enjoy…

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By Sarah, 07/31/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Some Places to Eat Dinner in the Back Mountain

Some Places to Eat Dinner in the Back Mountain

If you’re hungry and trying to figure out some place to go to for dinner, you’re in luck! We live in an area where there are plenty of options–no matter what you’re craving. It might even seem almost overwhelming with so many food choices, but don’t worry—we have your back (AND your belly) covered. If…

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By Sarah, 07/28/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
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All About This Year’s Hottest Trend: Japandi Design

All About This Year’s Hottest Trend: Japandi Design

Japanese + Scandinavian design = amazing. Japandi Design is the hottest trend of 2017 and, trust me, you’re going to want to be all over it. Built upon the premise of blending the beauty of imperfection with the simplicity of clean lines and flawless craftsmanship, there’s something for everyone here. Minimalism is Key in This…

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By Kayleigh, 07/26/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
2017 Wilkes-Barre Farmer’s Market at Market Square

2017 Wilkes-Barre Farmer’s Market at Market Square

The City of Wilkes-Barre Farmer’s Market is open for the 2017 season! The market is located on the square in downtown Wilkes-Barre and has plenty of vendors. Products range from fresh-cooked food to farm-grown produce and everything in-between. Opening day was on June 29 and included a ceremony hosted by Mayor Tony George. John Shemo…

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By Kendra, 07/24/2017
Buying a Home With a Swimming Pool? Here’s What to Know

Buying a Home With a Swimming Pool? Here’s What to Know

If you’re in the market to buy a home, you may have considered buying one with a swimming pool. Owning a pool requires maintenance, but is also a great place for friends and family to gather. I mean, who doesn’t love the idea of lounging poolside on a hot summer day? Here’s exactly what you need to…

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By Kendra, 07/21/2017

Lewith & Freeman Featured Listing: Extraordinary Custom Home in Goodleigh Manor

331 Manorview Dr. Dallas, PA 18612 Enjoy the opportunity for private living in this beautiful Goodleigh Manor home.  Goodleigh Manor is a premier development in Dallas, Pennsylvania located just off Upper Demunds Road. This Back Mountain property is in the Endless Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Enjoy the scenic views, including the various farms and fields…

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By Sarah, 07/19/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Canteen Park Opens in Kingston

Canteen Park Opens in Kingston

From a popular Cottman Transmission spot to a new Canteen location, these folks truly outdid themselves in renovating and repurposing an old building in Kingston. Canteen Park is sure to thrill as the newest restaurant spot in Kingston. “Canteen 900 is all about real people and real food.” Abby Billek-Singh, Canteen’s owner, has extensive experience…

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By Kayleigh, 07/17/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
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