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The DIY Toolkit: Essentials for Every Project

The DIY Toolkit: Essentials for Every Project

If you’re a hands-on kind of person, you most likely enjoy do-it-yourself (DIY) projects. DIY projects are one of the easiest ways to liven up your space, and few things are more satisfying than successfully completing one. Further, there are DIY projects for every room including the bedroom, kitchen, and living room. You can organize,…

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By Kendra, 01/19/2018 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.
Indoor Winter Recreation in Northeastern Pennsylvania

Indoor Winter Recreation in Northeastern Pennsylvania

If the weather has had you stuck inside and you’re starting to feel the effects of cabin fever, you’re probably looking for some things to do nearby. If the winter weather is your friend, you can find our suggestions for local winter outdoor recreation here. But if you’re looking to leave your house only on…

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By Sarah, 01/17/2018 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.
Characteristics of a Log Home

Characteristics of a Log Home

You might be wondering what the difference is between a log cabin and a log home, or you might even already know. They seem to be getting more and more popular as a home style for not just the outdoorsy type anymore, and with reason. Log homes are often breathtaking in their design. Today, we’re…

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By Kayleigh, 01/15/2018 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.
Outdoor Winter Recreation in Northeastern Pennsylvania

Outdoor Winter Recreation in Northeastern Pennsylvania

Looking for things to do outside during winter in NEPA? Here in Northeastern Pennsylvania, we’re fortunate to experience all four seasons (sometimes all of those in one day!). So along with those fresh springs, dreamy summers, and beautiful falls, we have some wonderful winters. Sure, it’s easy to say they’re too cold and too snowy,…

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By Sarah, 01/12/2018 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.

Shavertown Featured Listing: 75 Lantern Hill Road

    This stately Tudor home is situated on 2 acres in Woodridge ll, a premier development in Shavertown,  part of the Back Mountain Region of Luzerne County. The neighborhood is minutes from Wilkes-Barre and right off of the Memorial Highway. The ideal location provides easy access to the vibrant surrounding area. Shavertown was named…

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By Kayleigh, 01/10/2018 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.
Here are the Home Interior Trends for 2018

Here are the Home Interior Trends for 2018

The New Year has started and you may be considering a little makeover to refresh your home. These particular trends are gaining traction for a reason and they will bring a whole new level of style to your home this year. From the kitchen to the bedroom, here are the home interior trends for 2018! In the…

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By Kendra, 01/08/2018 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.
NEPA Breweries: Victory Brewing Company

NEPA Breweries: Victory Brewing Company

Welcome to NEPA Breweries, a series where we visit breweries in Northeastern PA as well as a few just a short drive away. This month, we’re visiting Victory Brewing Company. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again—one of the biggest perks of living in this area is that it’s conveniently located. Getting out…

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By Kayleigh, 01/05/2018 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.
Characteristics of a Ranch-Style Home

Characteristics of a Ranch-Style Home

If you’re not talking about salad dressing, you’re probably talking about this popular American architectural style. Ranch-Style Origins Low-slung and open, ranch homes are uniquely American. This style of home dates back to the 1930s and reflects the more relaxed Western lifestyle. Ranch-style architecture didn’t become popular, however, until after World War II. The rise…

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By Sarah, 01/03/2018 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 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.
The Most Unique New Year’s Eve Drops in PA

The Most Unique New Year’s Eve Drops in PA

New Year’s Eve is a night of celebration and making memories with friends and family. Every year as the clock nears midnight, people anticipate watching the ball drop in New York City. At least 100 million people in the United States tune in to watch the ball drop each year. While the ball drop in…

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By Kendra, 12/29/2017 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.