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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.
Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes The Whole Family Will Love

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes The Whole Family Will Love

Alright, everyone’s gone. You’ve cleaned up the dining room, the kitchen, and the living room. However, your guests didn’t eat as much as you’d hoped. Aunt Laura didn’t want to take any leftovers home with her. That’s great, you thought (at first), I don’t have to cook for a while. Yes, it’s great. Well, it was….

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By Kayleigh, 11/25/2016 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.
10 Futuristic Kitchen Gadgets to Make Cooking Easier

10 Futuristic Kitchen Gadgets to Make Cooking Easier

Are you ready to bring your kitchen into the future? The future is now (or so they keep telling us). So this is no time to keep your kitchen in the past. If you have any interest in making your life a little easier (at least when it comes to preparing meals), here are some gadgets…

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By Sarah, 11/23/2016 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.
Easy Houseplants For People Who Lack Green Thumbs

Easy Houseplants For People Who Lack Green Thumbs

Some people are born with green thumbs. Then there are those of us who are lucky to keep fake flowers around for any extended period of time. My mother is one of the former. Unfortunately, I am one of the latter. (I’ve even managed to kill a cactus in my time—the poor desert dweller succumbed…

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By Sarah, 11/21/2016 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.
How to Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

How to Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

The holiday season is a great time of year because it usually means we get to spend extra time with loved ones—especially those we might not normally get to see or spend much time with. Be it with family, friends, or even coworkers, Thanksgiving especially is a time of gathering. And such gatherings require a…

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By Sarah, 11/18/2016 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.
Make Thanksgiving Dinner Easier with 10 Kitchen Essentials

Make Thanksgiving Dinner Easier with 10 Kitchen Essentials

It’s that time of year again. Time to prep for family gatherings! If you’re a new homeowner, you might be hosting Thanksgiving dinner for the first time. Ever. It’s pretty exciting, but also can be rather stressful. Don’t worry too much, though, because there are some great kitchen appliances that can make your dinner prep…

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By Kayleigh, 11/16/2016 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.
5 Easy Wine Cork Crafts for Around the Home

5 Easy Wine Cork Crafts for Around the Home

Wine cork crafts are really hot on Pinterest right now, and many people have begun curating their own collection of corks. But what tools will you need to complete one of these projects? An X-Acto Knife and hot glue gun will be needed for most, and sandpaper can come in handy when working with rough…

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By Kayleigh, 11/14/2016 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.
THANK YOU, VETERANS

THANK YOU, VETERANS

Thank you, veterans– Today all of us at Curb Appeal and Lewith & Freeman would like to thank all the men and women who have served our country, as well as those who continue to serve. It is through such bravery, hard work, and dedication which allows all Americans our freedoms. We ask that you please consider a…

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By Sarah, 11/11/2016 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.
What’s the Difference Between a Couch and Sofa?

What’s the Difference Between a Couch and Sofa?

What do you call that piece of furniture—generally kept in the living room—that you sit on? This isn’t a trick question or a riddle, I promise. You probably call it a couch or a sofa, right? Well, which one is it? Is there a difference? Most of us tend to use the two words interchangeably:…

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By Sarah, 11/11/2016 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.
Budget Plans for a Home Improvement Project

Budget Plans for a Home Improvement Project

So, you’ve either just bought a house and are on a tight budget or have been living in your home for quite some time but, well, are also on a tight budget. Despite this, you still want to invest inimproving your home. Not only can a home improvement project help personalize your space, but it also might…

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By Kayleigh, 11/09/2016 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.