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History of Refrigeration and the Home Refrigerator

History of Refrigeration and the Home Refrigerator

Personally, I cannot imagine life without a refrigerator. Meal prep wouldn’t be as possible as it is right now. How could we pull off preparing food on Sunday to last us all week if we didn’t have a refrigerator? I’m thankful for the technology that makes life easier today, but I don’t know too much…

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By Kayleigh, 11/10/2017 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.
Our Favorite Design Trends for a Fresh Fall Interior

Our Favorite Design Trends for a Fresh Fall Interior

If fall is your favorite season, you may consider extending your love of the autumnal outdoors inside your home. If you love changing leaves, crisp air, and pumpkin everything, you are certainly not alone! And if these design trends are any indication, people are falling for fall-inspired interiors. We’ve already talked about some of our…

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By Sarah, 10/23/2017 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.
Using the Psychology of Color Throughout Your Home

Using the Psychology of Color Throughout Your Home

We’ve talked about the use smell in your home before, how it affects the mind and body, and the way you can benefit from it. Our minds are influenced by everything around us, and why not use what we know to create a warm, cozy, fun home. Color can be used in the same way,…

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By Kayleigh, 10/16/2017 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 to Remove Old Wallpaper

How to Remove Old Wallpaper

Upon moving into a new house, it’s natural to want to make it yours through decorating and remodeling. One of the easiest ways to really own your space is by customizing the walls. Maybe you want to repaint the living room or add some nice embossed wallpaper to your powder room. In either case, you’ll…

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By Sarah, 10/02/2017 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.
Why You Should Design with Natural Stone

Why You Should Design with Natural Stone

Advancement in manufacturing and technology gives people building a home over 15 types of exterior siding to choose from. You also have more than ten choices for interior flooring, walls, counter-tops, and backyard patios. Homeowners should consider several factors when building these parts of a home ranging from a material’s resilience over time to how…

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By Kendra, 09/29/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
A Clean Home is a Happy Home! – Hardwood Floors

A Clean Home is a Happy Home! – Hardwood Floors

Before we could start moving our furniture and belongings into the home things need to be cleaned! At least by my standards. The home we purchased has hardwood floors, so we started with cleaning them. I’ve never lived in a home with hardwood floors, so I had to do a lot of research before we…

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By Megan Sterenchock, 09/25/2017 Megan is a recent homebuyer who is sharing her experience with us! Interested in guest blogging with us? Send an email to curbappeal [at] lewith-freeman [dot] com!
7 Tips on Home Staging: How to Stage the Kitchen

7 Tips on Home Staging: How to Stage the Kitchen

Real estate experts claim the most important (and most popular) room to stage in the home is the kitchen. This room is central to the home as it’s a gathering place for family and friends, where memories are made and quality time is spent. The staging goal here is simple: make your kitchen the place…

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By Kendra, 09/20/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
How to Create the Ultimate Home Office

How to Create the Ultimate Home Office

Your work environment is everything. Working from home can be a wonderful thing. It gives you more time with family and there’s no need to deal with the stress a long commute brings. It’s also an opportunity to excel at self-discipline and show your employer (or yourself) your true potential. However, the best feature about…

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By Kendra, 09/11/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
Fall 2017 Decorating Trends

Fall 2017 Decorating Trends

Welcome the arrival of autumn with these fall decoration trends! Here are some tips on how to bring bright fall colors and fun designs to both the inside and outside of your home. Warm-Colored Walls A few major paint companies deemed black as their 2018 color of the year! Black invigorates a room and makes…

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By Kendra, 09/06/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
Fireplace Makeover Tips

Fireplace Makeover Tips

It’s time to get your fireplace Fall-ready!  The fireplace is often the focal point of a room, and you won’t regret putting it through a mini-renovation. Even more, some house-hunters seek out fireplaces and consider it a necessity–so keep this in mind if you’re considering selling your home anytime soon! Now is the perfect time to…

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By Kendra, 09/01/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
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