A unique guidebook and local resource full of hundreds of things to find and buy, crafts to discover, factories to explore, and history to uncover––all made in Pennsylvania. Hundreds of the state's top cottage industries––all places that you can shop and/or tour––are showcased. Organized by product type, categories include ceramics/pottery, clothing/accessories, furnishings/furniture, glassware, home décor, jewelry, specialty foods, toys/games, and so much more. Together, these homegrown establishments help make up the identity and fabric of the Keystone State.
Bernadette has been researching, writing and editing for over twenty years. Her work has appeared in local and national newsletters, magazines and books. She's edited sports, health and lifestyle publications. She's interviewed a diversity of subjects--bat researchers, Olympians and politicians for print and online media outlets. She's compiled content for every sort of publication from medical brochures to sports calendars. She's developed content for e-zines, blogs and how-to websites. She's been a vet tech, babysitter, aerobics instructor and nurse's aide. She's written two novels, "A Saving Hurricane" (Booklocker, 2008) and "Find Me a Woman" (Assent, 2014). She currently works as a proofreader for a marketing company near Reading, PA. She lives in Kempton, Pennsylvania.