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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.

Frances Slocum State Park

565 Mount Olivet Road Wyoming, Pennsylvania, 18644   Nestled among the picturesque Endless Mountains in Luzerne County is Frances Slocum State Park. Frances Slocum consists of 1,035 acres of wooded areas, hiking trails, and a lake in Wyoming, Pennsylvania. Northwest of the Wyoming Valley, this Back Mountain feature is a popular year-round destination for locals…

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By Sarah, 09/08/2017 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.
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.
Celebrating Labor Day and the Traditions Behind It

Celebrating Labor Day and the Traditions Behind It

Labor Day is finally here, marking the end of the summer season. It’s a day when we celebrate the value of labor and all that has been done through the hard work of building our country. As the long weekend comes to an end, we’re taking a look at the history and traditions surrounding this…

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By Kayleigh, 09/04/2017 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.
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.

Lewith & Freeman Featured Listings: Valley View Townhomes

    Located in Butler Township lies the townhome of your dreams. The Valley View Townhomes development is located in “The Crossroads of the East,” an area near both Interstates 80 and 81. Area residents enjoy easy access to everything they need with the benefits of breathtaking views at home. Butler Township is within Hazleton,…

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By Kayleigh, 08/30/2017 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.
The History of the American Lawn

The History of the American Lawn

For the average American homeowner, one aspect of routine exterior maintenance is lawn care. Nothing helps improve a home’s curb appeal quite like a well-maintained lawn. Perhaps with the exception of drought-prone areas with strict water conservation, nothing seems quite as American as seeding, watering, mowing, and edging that lush green space. But while growing…

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By Sarah, 08/28/2017 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.
Bringing Your Love of Books into Your Home Décor

Bringing Your Love of Books into Your Home Décor

I’ve been a reader all my life, and I love the idea of reflecting that in the surroundings of my home one day. There’s just something so cozy-feeling about being surrounded by books. So many are connected to specific memories at different points in our lives, and we often connect them with home.  You can easily transfer…

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By Kayleigh, 08/25/2017 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.
There’s Still Time to Celebrate Dallas Township’s Bicentennial

There’s Still Time to Celebrate Dallas Township’s Bicentennial

Happy 200th Birthday, Dallas! While Dallas, Pennsylvania might not be as well-known as Dallas, Texas, it’s certainly the eldest of the two—and it has the birthday to prove it. Whereas the southern city was established as a permanent settlement in 1841, this suburban township in Northeastern Pennsylvania was officially formed in 1817, making it 200…

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By Sarah, 08/23/2017 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.
7 Tips on Home Staging: How to Stage the Master Bedroom

7 Tips on Home Staging: How to Stage the Master Bedroom

When done correctly, home staging can lower the amount of time your home is on the market. Both real estate sellers’ and buyers’ agents believe it enhances the value of the home. Home staging offers a quicker sale because it makes it easy for potential buyers to see themselves living in the home. The master…

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By Kendra, 08/22/2017 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.