I am Mommy to two beautiful girls and three crazy dogs, so my house is full of love and lots of hair. My husband Spencer and I love spending time with our littles, but while they’re sleeping I craft and he plays handyman since we are consumed with remodeling our home DIY style. I am a proud Rockfordian since birth, so I am passionate about the people, happenings, and assets of this city. If you want to get on my good side, show me a puppy and give me lots of chocolate and Keith Urban.
The Most Popular Ornament of 2020 is Totally NSFW
The year 2020 may have sucked bad, but the silver lining is that it has given crafters some super fun, (and naughty) ornament ideas.
Looks Like We’re Waiting 6 Months for Rockford Casino Decision
The news Rockford received during the Illinois Gaming Board's special meeting on Wednesday was definitely not the one we were hoping for.
Need More Style In Your Life? Check Out Today’s Pet of the Week!
This 2-year-old dog has been rehomed a couple times due to no fault of his own, and he is now waiting to meet you at Winnebago County Animal Services.
Rockford Church Is Hosting Free, Outdoor Movie Night This Friday
Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Rockford will be showing not one, but two Halloween movies in their parking lot this Friday, and it's totally free to attend.
Freeport is ‘Strongly Discouraging’ Trick-Or-Treating This Year
The City of Freeport has established trick-or-treating hours for this Saturday, BUT they are 'strongly discouraging' actually doing it.
One Thing I Never Thought I’d Feel After COVID-19 Diagnosis
Testing positive for COVID-19 can be a very scary thing, and for me the emotional aspects have been far worse than the illness itself.
The Norwegian Permanently Closes Restaurant; to Reopen As Shop
The new round of COVID-19 mitigations has forced one Rockford restaurant to close, but they will be reopening as something new soon.
Rockford’s ‘Festival of Frights’ Starts Tonight
Spooky, safe and free family fun begins tonight at Sinnissippi Park in Rockford.
Binny’s Beverage Depot in Rockford Is Opening Soon
It looks like the months of waiting for Binny's Beverage Depot to officially open in Rockford 's Forest Plaza is nearly over!
Rapid COVID testing Could be Coming to Rockford Schools
The Illinois Department of Health has released guidelines for rapid COVID-19 testing to begin in schools.