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.
Hard Rock Rockford’s Temporary Casino Is Ready to Open…If They Can Conquer One Last Hurdle
The slot machines and restaurants are ready to roll at Rockford's temporary casino, but first, it has to get past one last obstacle.
This Milwaukee B&B is Home to One of Wisconsin’s Scariest Ghost Stories
Looking for a quick getaway with a side of terror? Check out the Brumber Mansion Bed & Breakfast in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Why You Should Be Buying Hedge Apples at Illinois Orchards This Year
I was today years old when I learned that a lot of Illinois apple orchards sell the answer to all your spiders-in-my-house woes.
Your 2021 Guide to Trunk-Or-Treating Fun in Northern Illinois
It's Trunk-Or-Treat time in the Rockford area, and here's where you need to be to score an epic stash of candy this year.
This Illinois Mansion Is So Haunted it Sat Vacant for Nearly 50 Years
The history of the Schweppe Mansion outside of Chicago is so sordid it sat vacant for nearly 50 years, but someone actually bought it in 2020.
One of the Midwest’s Best Halloween Parades Happens Soon In Illinois
Don't miss the Midwest's largest and longest Halloween parade happening in Galena, Illinois soon!
5 Reasons Why Illinois Should Officially Move Trick-or-Treating Day
Roscoe, Illinois has permanently moved their trick-or-treating day to the last Saturday of October, and I think all Rockford-area communities should follow suit.
Grateful Illinois Woman Honors Step-Dad for ‘Living and Breathing His Responsibility’
This week's Hometown Hero is a Dixon man who has dedicated over 3 decades of his life to the service and protection of others.
Rockton, Illinois Business Finds Unique, Catchy Way to Promote Their Sweet Eats
Sugar Britches in Rockton, Illinois is stocked full of sweet fall flavors, but their chocolate truffles are really what the buzz is all about.
3 of the Best Ways to Experience Fall Colors in Northern Illinois…On the Water
Instead of hopping in your car to experience the beautiful Fall colors in Illinois, why not hop on a kayak instead?