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Waverly PA Featured Listing: 1410 N. Abington Road

    Waverly is just north of Clarks Summit and settled in the rolling hills of Lackawanna County. Today we’re featuring beautiful home, located at 1410 N. Abington Road Waverly, PA 18471. The town was founded in the late 18th century and by 1920, the Belin family established the Waverly Community House. Today, the house is…

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By Kendra, 11/08/2017 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.
Building History: Wilkes University’s Kirby Hall

Building History: Wilkes University’s Kirby Hall

At the corner of River and South streets in Wilkes-Barre’s Downtown Historic District is a building not like any other. Today, were you to visit 202 South River Street, you’d find yourself in the home of Wilkes University’s English Department. There you’ll find (besides students milling about), decorative hardwood details on doors, windows, and the…

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By Sarah, 11/06/2017 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 Recycle Your Leftover Halloween Pumpkins

How to Recycle Your Leftover Halloween Pumpkins

Halloween has come and gone leaving candy wrappers, fake spider webs, and maybe more rotting gourds than you know what to do with. Sure, carving pumpkins is fun for the kids, and who can say no to some freshly roasted cinnamon sugar pumpkin seeds, but once that calendar changes to November it’s a big WHAT…

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By Sarah, 11/03/2017 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 Bathroom

7 Tips on Home Staging: How to Stage the Bathroom

Home sellers know how important staging is when trying to win over an interested buyer. Although the bathroom is not a central room of the home like the kitchen and does not demand the comfort of a master bedroom, it is still incredibly important. When viewing a property to purchase, buyers don’t spend as much time…

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By Kendra, 11/01/2017 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.
Dining in the Drums/Hazleton, PA Area

Dining in the Drums/Hazleton, PA Area

Known as “The Crossroads of the East,” Hazleton was incorporated as a borough in April of 1851 and as a city in December of 1891. Hazleton’s downtown is undergoing a major revitalization. The main thoroughfare has been reconstructed, yet the area is still well-known for its small-town environment, traditional values, and modern conveniences. Surrounded by…

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By Kayleigh, 10/30/2017 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.
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Towns to Visit: Jim Thorpe, PA

Towns to Visit: Jim Thorpe, PA

It’s the middle of fall and you’ve already carved pumpkins, conquered corn mazes, and gone on a hayride or two. What’s next? Visiting Jim Thorpe, of course! The town is nationally recognized as one of the most beautiful and adventurous places to visit in Pennsylvania. It’s located in the Lehigh Gorge and within driving distance…

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By Kendra, 10/27/2017 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.

Dallas PA Featured Listings: Orchard Lane in Overbrook Farms

    Dallas, PA is located within the Back Mountain area of Luzerne County. Today, we’re featuring two beautiful homes the area has to available for purchase: 17 Orchard Lane, Dallas, PA 18612 and 3 Orchard Lane, Dallas, PA 18612. Dallas offers the perfect combination of both rural farmland and suburban development. Settlers first came…

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By Kayleigh, 10/25/2017 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.
Our Favorite Design Trends for a Fresh Fall Interior

Our Favorite Design Trends for a Fresh Fall Interior

If fall is your favorite season, you may consider extending your love of the autumnal outdoors inside your home. If you love changing leaves, crisp air, and pumpkin everything, you are certainly not alone! And if these design trends are any indication, people are falling for fall-inspired interiors. We’ve already talked about some of our…

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By Sarah, 10/23/2017 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.
Preparing Your Home for a New Dog

Preparing Your Home for a New Dog

Bringing home a new dog might just be one of the best days of your life. It could also be one of the most stressful. No matter whether you’re bringing home a new puppy or an adult dog, it’s a big commitment and requires a fair amount of preparation on your part. The good news…

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By Sarah, 10/20/2017 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.
Prioritizing Home Updates: What to Do Immediately vs. What Can Wait

Prioritizing Home Updates: What to Do Immediately vs. What Can Wait

The biggest temptation you face after buying a new home is to fix, update, and otherwise “prettify” every aspect of your new abode. The most immediate-seeming updates are generally those that appear most obvious: adding some fresh paint, updating fixtures, installing new countertops. These updates seem especially important in older homes, which may not have…

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By Nicole Reese, 10/18/2017 Nicole is a recent homebuyer and a DIYer who is sharing her experience with us, offering useful tips along the way! Interested in guest blogging with us? Send an email to curbappeal [at] lewith-freeman [dot] com!