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.
13 Surprisingly Useless Facts in the Minds of Michiganders
What's the most useless thing you have memorized? It might be useless but it's burned in your brain. Here are 13 random things Michiganders have memorized.
8 Weird Finds on Michigan’s Facebook Marketplace
You know it's an odd collection of items from Facebook Marketplace when the weirdest thing you find isn't haunted dolls. Check out some of the oddest things for sale on Michigan's Facebook Marketplace.
Michigan is Home to One of the Most Stressed Cities in America
Out of over 180 cities, one Michigan city finds itself on the top of the list for one of the "most stressed cities in America". Find out which city is stressing.
Experience Northern Michigan Bliss in this Stunning Airbnb Cottage
Looking for a weekend away? This Northern Michigan lakefront cottage is the perfect combo of rustic comfiness and modern amenities. Check it out.
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.
Believe it or Not—6 Weird Laws Still on the Books in Michigan
Did you know that it's illegal to tie your alligator to a fire hydrant in Detroit? This is one of 6 crazy laws still on the books in Michigan. Check out more.
Something from Tiffany’s in New York is Inside Michigan’s Capitol Building
Did you know this fun fact about Michigan's Capitol building? Apparently, Tiffany's in New York created some one-of-a-kind designs... see what they are.
Host the Ultimate Sleepover at This A-Frame Cabin in Northern Michigan
Planning a vacation? There's an A-frame cabin in Northern Michigan that's perfect for a Girl's Night or sleepover. Check out the beautiful views, inside & out.
Two Michigan Lakes Named ‘Most Polluted’ in America
You'd think our lakes would be cleaner with the nickname, "The Great Lakes State". Sadly, Michigan has two lakes that are some of the most polluted in America.
This Midwest Home For Sale is a Real-Life Barbie Dreamhouse
With Barbie on the brain, this home for sale in the Midwest would be the perfect answer to your Barbie dreams. See inside this Barbie-pink house.