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.
Mark Your Calendars For 2 New Markets at Cherry Valley’s ‘The Bricks Venue Center’
Two vendor markets have been added to the 2021 calendar as construction continues on Cherry Valley's new 'The Bricks' shopping venue.
The Old Cronies in Machesney Park Officially Has a New Owner
A new bar and grill will be moving into the former Cronies location in Machesney Park, but the announcement has been greeted with some mixed reactions.
Did You Notice The Hole in Nicholas Conservatory’s Corpse Flower?
Grimace the Corpse Flower at Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens in Rockford recently bloomed, but why did it have a big hole in the side?
The Hidden Sunflower Field in Pecatonica That You Need to See This Week
Did you know New Life Bible Church in Pecatonica has a massive sunflower field that is totally free to enjoy?
Devour Rockford’s Best Eats At the Food Truck Festival This Saturday
Forgetting fixing lunch or dinner this Saturday, just bring the fam to Rockford's Chow Down Food Truck Festival happening in the old Magna parking lot.
Sycamore Teen Could Snag Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Crown Next Week
A Sycamore teen named Kylie Ryder will be in Orlando next week hoping to snag Miss America's "Outstanding Teen" crown.
Calling All Kids! Unicorns Are Back at Belvidere’s Summerfield Zoo
For one weekend only, Summerfield Zoo in Belvidere is bringing back their always popular Unicorn Rides.
Mrs. Fisher’s Chips Is the New Star of Netflix’s ‘Fear Street’
Did you catch Rockford's Mrs. Fisher's Chips featured in the hit Netflix film 'Fear Street'?
Wisconsin Man Proves the Key to Saving Lives Usually Lies Underground
When we started our mission to find Hometown Heroes in the 815, 779, and 608, we always said we wanted to hear about all kinds of heroes. Yes, we love honoring military members, veterans, and first responders, but we also wanted to take this opportunity to honor 'ordinary' men and women in…
The Secluded Lagoon Just Outside of Madison You Totally Need to Check Out
Fireman's Park is located just over an hour from Rockford and it promises a unique beach day the whole family will love.