Jacqueline Lewandoski was born and raised in northeast Pennsylvania. Her family resided in Duryea where she attended grade school with her brother. Jackie graduated from Seton Catholic High School in Pittston, and went to King s College in Wilkes-Barre where she earned a B.S. in Communications. She later a received a Master s Degree in Human Resources from the University of Scranton.

Jackie began her career in broadcasting working as a Master Control Operator at WVIA-TV in Plains. Shortly after, she was hired at WNEP-TV as a weekend camera operator. Then she took a position in the promotion department and became the Promotion Manager.

Jackie began working on the WNEP s Home and Backyard program in 1994. She and her husband David came up with the idea for the show. Jackie resigned from her Promotion Manager position in 2002 and currently works as an on air host for local programming at the station.

She enjoys gardening, reading, decorating and spending time with her family and friends. Jackie resides in Lackawanna County with her husband and son.

Recent Articles
  • It’s A Keeper! Spider Web Taco Dip

    It’s perfect for Halloween entertaining!  Plus, it is absolutely delicious! Food Blogger Christina Hitchcock of It’s a Keeper prepares this delicious Spider Web Taco Dip. Halloween Taco Dip Prep Time 10 mins Total Time 10 mins  Course: Appetizer/Dip Servings (click on number to adjust servings and measurements): 8 people Author: Christina Hitchcock Ingredients 8 ounces cream cheese room temperature 16 ounces sour cream 2 1/2 tablespoons Taco seasoning blend 2 cups prepared guacamole 1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese 1 cup finely chopped lettuce 1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes 3 green onions finely sliced 1/8 cup chopped black olives 2 olives to form the spiders Spider Web Mixture […]

  • What To Do Now For A Great Garden Next Season.

    Paul Epsom does the chores needed to get his gardens ready for winter and spring…then relaxes and enjoys the last blooms.

  • Create a Dramatic Fall Arrangement

    We visit Cerridwens Gardens in Bloomsburg.  Where they inspire us with beautiful autumn floral decorating ideas.

  • Gardening: Gathering Seeds for Next Season

    Paul Epsom shows you how to collect the seeds from your plants now to plant next spring.

  • Paul Epsom’s Fall Gardening Tip

    Paul Epsom has a tip for fall gardeners.

  • Rustic Fall Frame Wreath

    We visit Mifflinburg where Keith of  Inspired Designs by Keith Phelps helps us decorate for fall with a beautiful Rustic Fall Frame Wreath.

  • Amish Made Heirloom Bedroom Sets

    Cory Fangio of The Factory shows us why  Amish Furniture is a cut above the rest.

  • Cranberry Manor Upside Down Peach Pancakes

    We visit Cranberry Manor Bed and Breakfast in East Stroudsburg where the innkeeper, Sharon Anderson shows us how to prepare an amazing Upside Down Peach Pancake. RECIPE:  Many of our guests have enjoyed this easy to make upside down pancake and there are many variations you can do with this recipe like peaches with cinnamon sugar or fresh pineapple, pears etc… It even makes a great dessert!  I really wish I had this recipe when my kids were growing up.  I spent […]

  • Korean Pan Chicken – It’s a Keeper

    Local and national food blogger Christina Hitchcock of It’s a Keeper prepares an amazing Korean Pan Chicken.

  • Fall Decorating Ideas by the Decorating Center

    It’s Fall y’all!!! It is a beautiful time to decorate using the rich, warm colors of nature.  Jackie Lewandoski visits The Decorating Center in Mifflinburg to get decorating ideas for your porch using pumpkins, autumn wreaths, and much more!

  • Good Old Fashioned Lathing

    Mike Stevens meets up with a gentleman who wood works on an old-fashioned lathe without electricity.  Watch as he uses his craft to create one of a kind wooden bowls.

  • Fratelli’s Chicken Bruschetta and Apple Crunch Martini

    Fratelli’s Pizza and Pasta House has been a friendly fixture in Scranton for more than 20 years!  We stop in to learn how they make their delicious Chicken Bruschetta  and Apple Crunch Martini. Fratelli’s Chicken Bruschetta 5 chicken tenderloins 2 cups marsala wine 1/2 tomato diced 5 cloves minced garlic 1/2 cup chicken stock 1 cup Fratelli’s Creamy Vinaigrette house dressing butter and flour  (For roux and to flour the chicken) oil to sauté chicken Flour chicken, then sauté in […]