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Ami Iceman-Hauter

Ami Iceman-Hauter is the Brand Manager at M3 Group in downtown Lansing. Iceman is a graduate of Michigan State University with a bachelors degree in creative advertising.

Oma A bottle of memories to share with the world

Dangerous is not a word you’d normally associate with a demure 92-year old woman, but once you’ve had a sip of her cherry vodka, you’d know exactly what we’re talking about. Hedy Steinbart, better known as Oma to family and friends (and now …

Mirror, mirror on the wall

I am notorious for overthinking everything. Sometimes that is a good thing, at other times, like when decorating my home, it can be a real pain in the… well you know. Anyway, I’ve been on the hunt for a year to find a fun mirror to compliment an …

A Switch For (paint) Swatches!

If you’re anything like me, you have debated the perfect color for your bedroom (bathroom, kitchen … really all the rooms in my house) for years but have yet to decide on what shade of gray will best compliment your mismatched bed set. Since I have …

Just bowl with it

Inspiration is everywhere and isn’t it handy that since the invention of Pinterest we can capture it all in one place? Now the trick is just picking a place to start in the endless pages of ideas and jump in with both feet. I found this fun project …

Coolest Coasters Ever

‘Tis the season of giving and this quick and crafty DIY makes the perfect gift. These cool coasters pull double duty as a personalized and practical gift for almost anyone! And, as an added bonus, you can make a set for yourself and save all your furniture …

Quick Craft: Decorative Kitchen Towels

When the holiday season rolls around I never know what to bring as a host gift to all the different shindigs that undoubtedly pop up. I don’t like to show up empty-handed but I never know the right balance between too much and too little. Well this …

Trick or TREATS

Looking for some spooky treats to serve at your haunting Halloween party? We’ve got you covered, here are our top five quick and easy Pinterest picks for the season!1.      Mini Caramel ApplesNothing says fall like Carmel apples! Make mini caramel …

Another Mountain to Climb

Tucked away in a charming building in Old Town, Sophia Cheng has found her place in Lansing as Chief Financial Officer and Research Director for Message Makers, but her story started on the other side of the globe, and her journey has helped her reach …