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What is the Difference Between Granite and Quartz?

What is the Difference Between Granite and Quartz?

The kitchen is my personal favorite place to spend time in my house. I love trying new recipes and sharing homemade food with friends and family. Counter space is important to me, as it is to many of you. That might be why you’ve found yourself here today wondering just what the difference is between…

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By Kayleigh, 01/01/2018 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.
Preparing Your Home for a Fresh New Year

Preparing Your Home for a Fresh New Year

Last year, we prepared for the New Year (this year) by identifying some New Year’s resolutions worth tackling in the home. But just like personal resolutions (losing weight, reading more books, spending less money on dog bandanas), it can be a challenge tackling these goals throughout the year. It’s especially difficult when, well, you don’t…

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By Sarah, 12/27/2017 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.
Butcher Block Transformation: A DIY Journey

Butcher Block Transformation: A DIY Journey

With the purchase of a home, new or old, comes many many projects. It the personal touches that make a house a home. One of the most important areas in a home, in my opinion, is the kitchen. Counter space in my kitchen is limited and I had the opportunity to bring back to life…

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By Megan Sterenchock, 12/25/2017 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!
Kitchen Organization Tips

Kitchen Organization Tips

Why should you organize your kitchen? The kitchen is one of the most often used, high-traffic areas of the home. Whether you have your dream kitchen or not, knowing where everything is will help you enjoy it more. Keeping it organized will save you time, money, and decrease your stress. An organized space will improve…

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By Kendra, 12/11/2017 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.
White Christmas Lights vs Multi-Colored Christmas Lights

White Christmas Lights vs Multi-Colored Christmas Lights

As you prepare your home for the holidays, you may be having a difficult time making a key decorating decision: should you use white Christmas lights or multi-colored Christmas lights? The debate is an old one and people seem to be very passionate about which they prefer. Some have nostalgic childhood memories connected to multi-colored…

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By Kendra, 12/08/2017 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.
Tips on Caring for Your Christmas Tree

Tips on Caring for Your Christmas Tree

‘Tis the season for hot beverages, snow, and Christmas trees! There’s nothing better than the smell of a Christmas tree you picked out with your loved ones. If you’re going the live tree route this holiday season, here are some tips on caring for your tree throughout the next few weeks to get the most…

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By Kayleigh, 12/01/2017 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.
Is Your Chimney Ready for the Winter Chill?

Is Your Chimney Ready for the Winter Chill?

With the weather getting cooler and the holidays on their way, there’s nothing quite like cozying up to the fireplace with a warm blanket and a hot cup of tea. But before you light that first log–when was the last time you had your chimney cleaned? Prepare Your Chimney While an often overlooked aspect of…

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By Sarah, 11/29/2017 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.
How to Design a Rec Room

How to Design a Rec Room

We’re all busy. Day to day, our lives are booked from morning ’til night and it seems increasingly harder to find time to relax. However, a home rec room could allow you and your family to have everything you need to rest, rejuvenate, and have fun without going anywhere. Just do some planning and decide…

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By Kendra, 11/27/2017 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 Make Your Guest Room Feel Like Home

How to Make Your Guest Room Feel Like Home

You’re giving your guest bedroom a mini-makeover and you want it to feel just like home for all visitors. Creating a warm and inviting space will mean a lot to your guests and show you’re a thoughtful host. Curb Appeal’s guide to designing a guest room to feel like a home away from home will make your…

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By Kendra, 11/24/2017 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 Last-minute Friendsgiving to Remember

A Last-minute Friendsgiving to Remember

Maybe you’re in a new home or apartment this year and you want to be the one who entertains for the holidays. But having both your friends and family over for Thanksgiving might just not be possible… and you just realized this the other day. Fear not! There is still time to throw an amazing…

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By Kayleigh, 11/20/2017 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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