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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Ubiquitous Subway Tile

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Ubiquitous Subway Tile

Your Favorite Kitchen Design Trend Started Underground Subway tile is anything but an underground trend. It’s everywhere. It’s a timeless design element found in every design style from farmhouse kitchens to contemporary bathrooms and everywhere in-between. For the past century, ceramic subway tiles have proven to be both practical and aesthetically-pleasing. So how did it go…

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By Sarah, 04/17/2017 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.
History of Easter Egg Hunt and How to Throw Your Own, Last Minute

History of Easter Egg Hunt and How to Throw Your Own, Last Minute

Spring has sprung and Easter is here! This year is flying by. I cannot believe we’re already halfway through the fourth month of 2017. If you’re like me, you’re feeling the same way. But, you might also be trying to throw together a (really) last-minute gathering. There’s going to be kids, and there’s no better…

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By Kayleigh, 04/14/2017 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.

Lewith & Freeman Featured Listing: Bespoke Monroe Township Farmhouse

188 Henryk Lane Monroe Township, Pennsylvania 18612   Where elements of Italian-style architecture seamlessly blend into the fresh, country air of Northeastern Pennsylvania.  Have you ever dreamed of owning an abundance of farmland without sacrificing convenient location? Then this home may be your dream come true! Situated on just over 50 acres of agricultural land, this…

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By Sarah, 04/12/2017 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.
What You Need to Know About “April Showers Bring May Flowers”

What You Need to Know About “April Showers Bring May Flowers”

We all grew up hearing the phrase “April showers bring May flowers.” It gave us something to look forward to during the rainy, muddy season that follows the cold, snowy season. But where did the phrase come from? I love learning about the origins of things—of anything. Nothing is out of my interest zone. With…

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By Kayleigh, 04/10/2017 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.
How You Can Still Get Your ‘Fixer Upper’ Fix

How You Can Still Get Your ‘Fixer Upper’ Fix

“Are you ready to see your fixer upper?” If you’re a fan of Chip and Joanna Gaines (and their hit TV show, Fixer Upper), you might know this line by heart. You might wait patiently throughout the entire episode–through demo day, Chip’s shenanigans, and budget drama–just to see the big reveal. Yes, of course, we’re ready! you…

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By Sarah, 04/07/2017 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.

Lewith & Freeman Featured Listings: Woodridge II Homes

Woodridge II is a premiere development in the back mountain off of Sutton Road in Shavertown and is part of Kingston Township. The development is less than 10 miles from Wilkes-Barre and is located in an area with a strong history. Shavertown is named after Philip Shaver, an early settler of the area, who migrated…

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By Kayleigh, 04/05/2017 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.
Building History: The Osterhout Free Library

Building History: The Osterhout Free Library

With three separate branches throughout the city and one in Plains Township, the Osterhout Library (pronounced Oo-ster-howt) opened on January 29, 1889 and has remained open to this day. It’s become a large part of the Wilkes-Barre community, hosting events throughout the year including their famous book sale, and is part of the Luzerne County…

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By Kayleigh, 04/03/2017 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.
An Easy Spring Cleaning Guide for Your Home Exterior

An Easy Spring Cleaning Guide for Your Home Exterior

Spring has sprung! Depending on where you live, snow and ice may have already given way to rain and mud in the aftermath of snowmageddon. The birds are chirping, the air is fresh, and the sun sets later and later with each passing day. It’s hardly the time to spend your days cooped up inside when…

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By Sarah, 03/31/2017 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.

Lewith & Freeman Featured Listing: Lakefront Land in Private Community

Main Shickshinny Lake Rd., Shickshinny, Pa 18655   Sometimes you find your dream home–and sometimes you build it.  Shickshinny Lake is a private lakeside community located in Union Township in western Luzerne County. Approximately 6 miles northwest of the borough of Shickshinny, the community’s main attraction is the landmark for which it was named–Shickshinny Lake….

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By Sarah, 03/29/2017 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.
New to This Area? Here’s What to Do in (and around) Wilkes-Barre

New to This Area? Here’s What to Do in (and around) Wilkes-Barre

I’ve lived in this area my entire life—same address and everything—and there are still places and restaurants in the area I haven’t been to. That says something if you ask me. You won’t run out of things to do here, and if you’ve run out of things to try you’ll surely earn some favorite activties…

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By Kayleigh, 03/27/2017 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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