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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.

The Lands at Hillside Farms is the Not-So-Secret Treasure of the Back Mountain

Experience the only historic teaching farm in Pennsylvania.   It’s true that there’s nothing quite like the Lands at Hillside Farms. This non-profit, historic, and educational dairy farm is located in Shavertown, Pennsylvania. Shavertown itself is a quiet and peaceful village in the Back Mountain area of Luzerne County and within one of its sprawling…

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By Sarah, 07/12/2017 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.
Celebrating Another Year of Family Fun with Knoebels

Celebrating Another Year of Family Fun with Knoebels

Knoebels is a family tradition in our area. The park opened on the 4th of July over 90 years ago and is an important part of our area’s history. Many families take advantage of the long weekend that corresponds with the park’s opening date and spend some time at Knoebels. And there’s a lot to…

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By Kayleigh, 06/30/2017 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.
6 Activities for a Long Weekend in NEPA

6 Activities for a Long Weekend in NEPA

Long weekends are a gift, especially in the summer. Who doesn’t enjoy an extra day of sunshine, fresh-air, and family? If you’re looking for a fun way to spend your time in NEPA, check out these activities! Take a Hike The Mocanauqa Loop Trails in Shickshinny, PA may be the right hike for you! Locally…

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By Kendra, 06/28/2017 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.
The Start of Summer Brings the Annual Northeast Fair

The Start of Summer Brings the Annual Northeast Fair

It’s that time of year again! The Northeast Fair kicked off on June 20 and runs through June 25, 2017. I look forward to this fair each year and am thrilled to have had the chance to write about it here! Northeast Fair History The Northeast Fair is has become a local summer tradition for…

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By Kayleigh, 06/21/2017 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.