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Northeastern Pennsylvania: A Home Rich in History with a Bright Future

Northeastern Pennsylvania: A Home Rich in History with a Bright Future

Home Sweet Home Northeastern Pennsylvania is a wonderful place to call home, whether you’ve lived here your whole life or are looking to relocate. Not only does the area boast a low cost of living compared to the national average, it offers top-quality education, healthcare, and is an incredibly family-friendly place to live. There are…

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By Sarah, 07/20/2018 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.
Visit These Local Parks to Celebrate National Hop a Park Day

Visit These Local Parks to Celebrate National Hop a Park Day

The first Saturday in July means that National Hop a Park Day is here and we couldn’t be more excited! Today is a day that encourages us to visit local parks and enjoy everything they have to offer. It’s a great day to host a family and friends BBQ or take a long hike with…

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By Kayleigh, 07/06/2018 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.
Where to watch 4th of July fireworks in NEPA (2018)

Where to watch 4th of July fireworks in NEPA (2018)

Are you looking to celebrate our nation’s independence with a bang? Besides family picnics and local parades, fireworks have always been a big part of Fourth of July celebrations. Even more so now, given that changes in Pennsylvania laws now permit PA residents to buy “class C” or “consumer grade” fireworks. However, it is important…

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By Sarah, 06/28/2018 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.
NEPA Breweries: La Cabra Brewing in Berwyn, PA

NEPA Breweries: La Cabra Brewing in Berwyn, PA

This month, we once again took advantage of the location of our area and visited La Cabra Brewing in Berwyn, PA. About an hour and a half away from us, La Cabra offers crisp and refreshing beers that pair wonderfully with their Latin-inspired gastropub fare. 7 Barrel Brew House La Cabra’s brewer—experienced homebrewer Dan Popernack—creates…

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By Kayleigh, 06/15/2018 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.
Taste of Summer: Ice Cream Shops You Need to Visit in Luzerne County

Taste of Summer: Ice Cream Shops You Need to Visit in Luzerne County

Now that the weather is getting warmer and summer is just about a month away, there’s one thing on everyone’s mind: ice cream! If you live in or around NEPA, you’re incredibly lucky to have an abundance of local ice cream shops to choose from. Whether you’re feeling soft-serve, a milkshake, or hand-dipped ice cream,…

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By Sarah, 05/21/2018 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.
NEPA Breweries: Susquehanna Brewing Co.

NEPA Breweries: Susquehanna Brewing Co.

Located in Pittston, PA, Susquehanna Brewing Company (SBC) opened its doors over 5 years ago and has been going strong ever since. They feature food trucks in the spring and summer and just last year picked up an area tradition of hosting Oktoberfest. Building the tasting room at Susquehanna Brewing Co. Founded in 2012, the…

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By Kayleigh, 05/18/2018 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.
Pour Coffee House Opens in Wilkes-Barre

Pour Coffee House Opens in Wilkes-Barre

In an area filled with colleges, writers, freelancers, and caffeine addicts, I think Wilkes-Barre has been waiting for a good café to open. Pour Coffee House opened its doors to the public on May 7th and, if you ask me, they’re going to see a steady stream of customers coming in and out from now…

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By Kayleigh, 05/07/2018 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.
NEPA Breweries: Neshaminy Creek Brewing

NEPA Breweries: Neshaminy Creek Brewing

Neshaminy Creek in Croydon, PA—outside of Philadelphia—is a relatively new brewery to me. Recently, they opened the Borough Brewhouse in Jenkintown, PA, which is where we drove out to for this month’s NEPA Brewery spotlight. Neshaminy Creek’s Two Locations Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company opened their first location in Croydon, PA. Founded in 2010, the brewery…

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By Kayleigh, 04/20/2018 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 to Celebrate Spring in NEPA

How to Celebrate Spring in NEPA

Pennsylvania: a place for year-round recreation Spring has sprung in Northeastern Pennsylvania! And if you’re looking for ways to celebrate warmer weather and sunnier days, you’re in luck—there are plenty of things to do in NEPA during the spring months! We all know that April showers bring May flowers, but a little rain doesn’t mean…

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By Sarah, 04/06/2018 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.
NEPA Breweries: Breaker Brewing Company

NEPA Breweries: Breaker Brewing Company

We’ve mentioned Breaker Brewing Company on the blog before, but we felt the brewery was more than due for a visit and spotlight as our monthly brewery. Located in Wilkes-Barre Twp., Breaker is a local favorite with an amazing story behind their business. Breaking into brewing One of the things I love about local breweries…

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By Kayleigh, 03/23/2018 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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