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Remembering the Fallen: Honoring Memorial Day Customs and Traditons

Remembering the Fallen: Honoring Memorial Day Customs and Traditons

A Day to Reflect Memorial Day is a federal holiday near and dear to many Americans’ hearts. It’s a day of remembrance, a day to honor and respect the men and women who gave their lives while serving in the military and fighting for our freedom. For many of us, the long weekend is a…

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By Sarah, 05/29/2017 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.
A Thyme for Herbs

A Thyme for Herbs

Do you enjoy cooking flavor-filled dishes? Do you only opt for fresh ingredients? Then you should plant your own herb garden! A great feature about planting your own herbs is that they’re low maintenance and they don’t have to be planted in the ground– herbs can be conveniently planted in pots right outside of the…

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By Kendra, 05/26/2017 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.

Lewith & Freeman Featured Listing: Inviting Back Mountain Home on 111 Acres

1523 W Eighth St. Wyoming, PA, 18644   Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to own 100+ acres in the beautiful Back Mountain! It’s not every day where you can find the perfect house in the best location on the kind of property that dreams are made of. But if you’ve been dreaming of spreading out…

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By Sarah, 05/24/2017 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.
Decorganize Your Home and Never Look Back

Decorganize Your Home and Never Look Back

Organizing doesn’t have to be boring and by the book. You can add your personality and personal decorating taste into anything you do in the home, including organizing. I used to be a rather messy organizer, but I think approaching it in a decorative way had a big influence on the way that I organize….

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By Kayleigh, 05/22/2017 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.
Wilkes-Barre Kicks off the 2017 Fine Arts Fiesta

Wilkes-Barre Kicks off the 2017 Fine Arts Fiesta

You don’t have to be an artist to enjoy this fiesta From May 18 until the 21, you can enjoy the enrichment and diversity of the fine and visual arts at this annual festival! Held on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre, this annual celebration features over 50 fine artists and crafters, free performances, and the largest…

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By Sarah, 05/18/2017 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.
Mountain Top or Mountaintop?

Mountain Top or Mountaintop?

If you visit a few different organizational websites in the Mountain Top area you’ll notice a major inconsistency between them: Mountain Top vs. Mountaintop. We’ve got the Mountaintop Area Little League, Mountain Top Foam, the Mountaintop Eagle, and more. So which one is right? Let’s dive into the history of the area and see if…

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By Kayleigh, 05/17/2017 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.
Using Essential Oils Around the Home

Using Essential Oils Around the Home

My first introduction to essentials oils was at the end of a particularly relaxing yoga class. We were laying in our final pose (Shavasana—the best pose some might say) and the instructor walked around and massaged an oil onto our temples. Boy, was that relaxing. Ever since then I’ve been fascinated with essential oils and…

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By Kayleigh, 05/15/2017 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.
Preparing Your Home for a Perfect Brunch

Preparing Your Home for a Perfect Brunch

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Ok, ok–more like it’s practically here already. Maybe you forgot–or maybe someone didn’t let you forget, but you’ve still somehow waited until the last minute to prepare something. That’s ok! Whether your initial plans fell through or you just now realized maybe you’re cutting it a bit close, we’ve…

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By Sarah, 05/12/2017 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.

Lewith & Freeman Featured Listing: Harveys Lake Homes

      If living on a lake has always been your dream, Harveys Lake is the place for you! Harveys Lake was founded in 1781 during the Revolutionary War by Benjamin Harvey. At one square mile, it is the largest natural lake in the state of Pennsylvania. The lake was incorporated into Harveys Lake…

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By Kayleigh, 05/11/2017 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.
Getting Rid of These 5 Common House Pests

Getting Rid of These 5 Common House Pests

No one likes to deal with bugs. No one. I don’t care what your argument is but there’s nothing worse than when fruit flies invade your home. Nothing. So, how do we deal with this? Here are some tips and tricks for dealing with five common house pests. Some Basic Rules to Follow I’m all…

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By Kayleigh, 05/08/2017 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.