Kristen Matthews is a proud Michigan native, originally hailing from the Detroit area. She cultivated her passion for radio at Specs Howard School of Media Arts and embarked on a career journey as an intern in Detroit in 2011, eventually finding her way to Lansing, where she's spent the last 12 years of her radio career. Nestled in Lansing, she shares a home with her husband, baby, and two beloved pets. When not on the airwaves, she immerses herself in Dungeons & Dragons, indulges in movie nights, bakes delectable treats, enjoys reading, attends concerts, and is an avid aficionado of all things related to The Office. Explore her writing and learn all about the Lansing area restaurant scene, odd things about Michigan, and all the most interesting real estate the Midwest has to offer.
15 Products Michiganders Will Never Buy the Off-Brand Of
For certain products, Michiganders definitely have their favorites and off-brand just won't do. Find out which name-brand products Michiganders are loyal to.
Bring On the Tears: Michigan Shelter Dog Breaks Out to Hang Out at Nursing Home
Grab your tissues and read this heartwarming story of how a Michigan shelter dog broke out more than once, only to go to a nearby nursing home.
22 Reasons Why Living in Michigan is Overrated
It's not all sunshine and daisies. When it comes to living in Michigan, some things are just overrated. Read 22 of the most overrated things about living in the Mitten State.
This Michigan City is Officially the Saddest in America
When it comes to the happiest cities in America, there's one city in Michigan that did so poorly that it came in dead last, making it the saddest city around.
Michigan’s Ultimate Milkshake Experience: 4 Places to Get Yours
If you've got a sweet tooth that needs satisfying, here are four different places in Michigan where you can score an extreme milkshake.
What’s Going on With Kirkland Brand Baby Formula in Michigan?
Costco's Kirkland brand baby formula is a great product that compares well to name brands. But where is it? It seems that Michigan Costco stores have none.
I Can’t Believe This Needs To Be Said: Stop For School Buses!
As school picks back up again, here's a little reminder for those on the road: stop for school buses. It's for safety, and it's the law.
Rock & Rye And Ice Cream Come Together At This Michigan Ice Cream Shop
One southeast Michigan ice cream shop brought us Mountain Dew soft serve earlier this summer. Now, they've got Rock & Rye soft serve. Find out where.
Do Michiganders Call it a Hoagie, Grinder, Submarine, or Hero Sandwich?
You know that long bread roll that's filled with meat, veggies, and condiments? As a Michigander, do you call it a sub, hoagie, grinder, or hero sandwich?
Michigan is One of Multiple States Affected by Frozen Strawberry Recall
If you bought or ate some frozen strawberries recently, you may want to double-check that they aren't affected by this recall happening in Michigan.
The Hot Dog Returns to Detroit-Area Home Depots
It's been a sad couple of years without Home Depot selling hot dogs at the door. Those dark times are over, because the hot dogs have returned to Home Depot!
Where to Find the Best U-Pick Sunflower Farms Across Michigan
It's sunflower season! If you'd like to pick your own sunflowers, or at least take some Instagram-worthy pictures, here's where you can find some wonderful sunflower farms across Michigan.