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Building History: Hotel Sterling

Building History: Hotel Sterling

To some, this old building was an eyesore. To others, it was a monument of Wilkes-Barre’s rich history.  The Hotel Sterling’s Rich History Prior to the hotel opening, the site was home to a music hall. The hotel was built in 1897 and opened the following year. It was named after Emma E. Sterling. Her…

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By Kayleigh, 11/28/2016 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.
8 Memes Every Housewife Can Relate to

8 Memes Every Housewife Can Relate to

Happy National Housewife’s Day! To all the hard-working, stay-at-home moms out there, we salute you. You keep the house running. Without you, it (and we) would probably fall apart. So, here’s a little laugh for you this National Housewife’s Day. You can definitely agree with some, if not most, of these hilarious e-cards. 1) You…

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By Kayleigh, 11/03/2016 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.
If [fictional] Haunted Houses Were Listed for Sale

If [fictional] Haunted Houses Were Listed for Sale

Just in time for Halloween–we imagine what real estate listing for our favorite fictional haunted houses might look like: Montgomery Mansion This gorgeous listing is a fine example of a classic Los Angeles Victorian. Built in 1922 by prominent surgeon Charles Montgomery, the home was renovated in 2010 back to its original glory. This well-maintained property features…

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By Sarah, 10/30/2016 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.
12 (definitely not 13) Superstitions About House and Home

12 (definitely not 13) Superstitions About House and Home

No matter how modern or enlightened we might consider ourselves—and our society—to be, superstition lingers. Just check out some buildings with floors that go into the teens or higher—is there a 13th floor? An estimated 85% of U.S. buildings with more than 13 floors actually skip that number. Those of us who knock on wood,…

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By Sarah, 10/28/2016 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.