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
  • Decorating with Pennsylvania Based Irvin Lighting at the Decorating Center

    See how lighting options can add to the distinctive look of your home.  We visit the Decorating Center in Mifflinburg where you learn how to add style to your décor with Irvin Lighting. Fall Open House: Thursday, October 4th : 5PM – 7:30PM Friday, October 5th: 9AM – 7PM Saturday. October 6th – 9AM – 4:30PM

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  • Dividing Your Plants for Next Spring

    Now is the time to divide your plants for next year. In order to ensure healthy plants,  Paul Epsom shows us how to divide Siberian Bugloss Brunnera, Stella D’Oro Daylily  and Garden Peony. Click Here for List —> Dividing Perennials 

  • Inspired Designs by Keith Phelps Sunflower Arrangement

    Keith Phelps has a beautiful sunflower arrangement idea that is sure to add color to your decor.

  • Steamtown National Historic Site – Ford Great Escape

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  • Edwards Garden Center Animal Adventure

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  • Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Shells

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  • Summer Showers Bring Fall Flowers

    Mike Stevens takes us to a beautiful field of sunflowers, which are in the brilliance of full bloom.

  • The Beekeeper’s Daughter – Honey 101

    It’s a place about all things honey.  It is The Beekeeper’s Daughter in Plains.  We stopped by to learn how honey is collected and put in containers for sale.  We also learn how to use honey for snacks and party appetizers.

  • A Visit to Blue Ridge Winery

    Paul drops by the Blue Ridge Winery in Saylorsburg, to sample some of the vintages they have to offer.

  • Barbour’s Bakery Old Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookies

    We visit Barbour’s Bakery in Carbondale.  This good old-fashioned bake shop has been in operation since the early 1900’s! They make all of their baked goods by hand.  They show us how they create their super sized old-fashioned chocolate chip cookies. Chocolate Chip Cookies 1 cup Butter Softened 1 cup White Sugar 1 cup Brown Sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons hot water 1 teaspoon salt 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups semi-sweet […]

  • Tully’s Tenders

    Jackie Lewandoski stops by Tully’s  Good Times restaurant in Clarks Summit, where they show us how they prepare their hand dipped popular Chicken Tenders.