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White elephant is a gift game, most often played during the winter holiday season, with the power to irrevocably bond people in blood pacts or to tear relationships apart forever. It all begins with every person bringing a gift—usually, a cheap, re-gifted item (in my case, the succulent I killed), or a gag gift—and being […]

How are you with kids? A: Sometimes they’re tough to handle, but worth it. B: All kids can be well-rounded with good advice and patience. C: I don’t connect with them well. D: Kids are awesome!   What’s your dream job? A: Police officer B: Yoga instructor C: Advertising executive D: Teacher   Who do […]

Christmas music is quite possibly the most underrated genre out there. It’s only socially acceptable to listen to it for maybe two months out of the entire year, so you better make it count while you can! Many people gravitate towards the classics when they’re in the mood for some Christmas Spirit, but there are […]

New to the Lansing coffee scene, Blue Owl Coffee is a local cafe in the up-and-coming REO Town neighborhood of Lansing. Blue Owl isn’t only glued to Reo Town though, they have a traveling Coffee Bike that spends many mornings in downtown East Lansing serving the community from their cart. Co-owners Nick Berry and Rich […]

I don’t know about the rest of you, but Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Not only does it fall just when you realize that you’re in desperate need of a mental break, but it’s full of family, food and football. If you’re anything like me, curling up on the couch and watching some […]