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How to be the Martha Stewart of Every Potluck and Support Local Businesses

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Sometimes it’s delightful to get an invitation that says “bring a dish to pass.” It’s delightful if you like to cook and you’re confident that you can make something other people will willingly eat. It’s delightful when you have lots of time to shop for ingredients, putter in the kitchen, and create something delicious for the family Thanksgiving or a neighborhood holiday gathering.

East Lansing Mom to Open Allergy Friendly Bakery In May (But You Don't Have to Wait)

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Frazier and daughters

Have you ever wandered around your local grocery store bakeries searching for a delicious treat that’s healthy, too? Maybe something gluten-free, vegan, or made without allergens like wheat and dairy? The options are limited, and local East Lansing mom, Nikki Frazier plans to change that.

The Roial Players: MSU's Theater Group for Non-Theater Majors

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

For the past ten years, MSU’s The Roial Players have been putting smiles on the faces of audiences as they perform plays (some written by their members), original shows and comedic improvisation.

In the unique and intimate space of the RCAH Theater on campus, they continue their love and passion for theater throughout their college careers, even with a diverse range of majors.     

The Good Life: Putting Up at the Market

Friday, October 9, 2015

Image: Peppers for sale at Wildflower Eco Farm.

It’s funny what a difference a preposition can make. In English, putting up with refers to tolerating something or someone. But putting up refers to preparing a foodstuff to keep over the winter.

Pickleball Keeps East Lansing Residents Active

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Walking away from a conversation with Ruth Beier, one thing is certainly clear: the East Lansing City Council Representative loves Pickleball. But many might be left wondering, what Pickleball is.

The Good Life: Fall Color Tour by Train

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Photo courtesy of the Steam Railroading Institute.

The Steam Railroading Institute (SRI) of Owosso is offering a unique way to see the fall colors of the Lower Peninsula: an all-day train tour. The SRI will be hosting a series of trips: October 3, round-trip from Cadillac to Boyne Fall; October 10, round-trip from Petoskey to Fife Lake; and October 17, round-trip from Mount Pleasant to Cadillac. The series’ migration south over the month of October ensures great colors on each tour.

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