MLK Day kicks off the start of Black History Month with events happening all over the state of Michigan. Find out when and where you can celebrate on this list of MLK Day and Black History Month Events.
About Carla BrooksCarla is an Oregon born, Michigan raised photographer, runner, mom of two awesome boys, and wife to poet Sareem Poems. Carla enjoys adventuring, playing the piano and singing, trying different foods, reading or watching a good story, and most of all spending time with her family.
Belle Isle is a great day trip. Plan ahead with the map and 10 must-sees for your next visit to this beautiful island.
Getting out with toddlers can be a challenge but not when the places you're going are geared to them specifically! Lansing has many options for toddler socializing where they can get active, play, and learn. Read on to find out where.
Staying home for winter break? Try These 7 song-inspired activity ideas like Treat Trails, outdoor and indoor fun, and day trips worth taking just to name a few!
Find the Holiday Parades and Tree Lightings happening all around the Lansing area this year.
Get some (or all) of your Christmas Shopping done during a Kids Night Out or Parents Night Out in Lansing!
Cut Your Own Christmas Tree Farms + Locations Where You’ll Find FREE Hot Chocolate, Santa, and more!Carla Brooks2019-11-26T11:03:07-05:00
Looking for a Christams Tree Farm to make memories and Holiday traditions with your family? Read on to find places offering free hot chocolate and more!
Want to have fun on Halloween but don't want to be cold or wet? Use our list of cozy indoor ideas for a warm Halloween with your family!
Kids Eat Free (or close to it) all week in Lansing! Use our list to find out where all of these yummy options are happening each day.
Below the Stacks Mural Festival is Poised to Transform Lansing. Here’s What You Need to Know + How to Get Involved.Carla Brooks2019-08-29T16:32:00-04:00
Watch Lansing Transform in 7 Days During Below the Stacks Has the Below the Stacks buzz reached you yet? If not, it's only a matter of time before you'll start to see 8 sites around Lansing transform in one week's time by artists from around the world + a few from [...]
Fresh Local Produce Abounds at Farmers Markets In the Lansing Area When people ask what type of a city Lansing is it's interesting to describe that no matter where you live in our radius, you're within 2-5 miles of farmland. It's no surpise to find there are over 12 [...]
Fourth of July Events, Fireworks, Parades and More! Family-Friendly Independance Day Events in Greater Lansing We're gearing up for another tremendous 4th of July in the Greater Lansing area, friends. Are you stocked up on sparklers, pop-its, bottle rockets, and planning for a great Independance Day with the Family!? [...]
101 Fun and Creative Date Night Ideas in The Greater Lansing Area If you’re in a relationship, we all have the common goal of cultivating and keeping that spark alive. Sometimes keeping those date nights unique can be tough. In part because of wanting something new to do and [...]
Concerts and Movies in the Park - Lansing's Guide to Park Entertainment this Summer What's better than a park, a movie, or a concert?! Movies IN the park and Concerts IN the park, of course! From, north to south, east to west, the Lansing area is packed full of [...]
How To Spend an Awesome Summer in the Capital City Can I tell you one of Lansing's best-kept secrets? There's a way to have an unforgettable summer right here in our city! Don't get me wrong, the annual "Michigander right-of-passage" summer trips are planned in our household - [...]
This giveaway brought to you by BIGGBY® COFFEE This giveaway is closed. Congrats to the winners, Nicole, Lindsey, and Rebecca! WIN! BIGGBY Baskets Filled with Coffee, Gift Cards, Mugs, and More! We're in the home stretch, y'all! Summer break is days away and teacher gifts are on our minds. [...]
This giveaway brought to you by Peppa Pig World of Play, LEGOLAND Discovery Center and SEA LIFE Aquarium. This giveaway is closed. Congrats to the winner, Danielle! WIN! A Day of Family Fun at Peppa Pig World of Play + LEGOLAND [...]
Peppa Pig World of Play + LEGOLAND Discover Center & SEA LIFE Aquarium is Epically Interactive When our kids heard they were headed to Peppa Pig World of Play Michigan, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, and SEA LIFE Aquarium in Auburn Hills all in one day I should have had the [...]
Nature Centers You'll Want to Visit in Mid Michigan With Your Family Step into fresh air and explore Lansing's natural side at Woldumar Nature Center, Fenner Nature Center, Harris Nature Center, Howell Nature Center and more. These nature centers are more than meets the eye and have so much [...]
This giveaway brought to you by Impression 5 Science Center This giveaway is closed. Congrats to the winner, Katie! WIN! A Family Trip to Impression 5 Science Center + Customized Swag Basket Valued at $200! We love Impression 5 Science Center. In fact, we love it [...]
A Parent's Guide to Kids Bowl Free in Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Kalamazoo Would you like your kids to exercise and burn calories during the Summer? Fun fact: playing two-three games of bowling can burn 300 - 500 calories and the Kids Bowl Free Program can help your kids [...]
Don't Wait for a Field Trip to Explore the Michigan State Capitol Building When was the last time you toured The Michigan State Capitol Building? I asked myself this question and realized that my most recent visit was during a time I barely remember. Since [...]
Can I Take My Toddler to a Trampoline Park? I was very hesitant to try a trampoline park in our area, especially when both of my kids were considered toddlers. Most stories I heard about jumping parks were about grown men dunking on each other and slamming into the [...]