Do You Like Bacon, Beer, and Bikes?
Are you a fan of bacon? How about beer? Ok...now let's add in a bicycle and a little trail to go on with all of those things at every couple of miles? That right there is what we call a bacon ride and one is now coming to Minnesota!
Area Racetrack Seeing Some Pink On Saturday!
The engines are revving...and it is all for a great cause! Deer Creek Speedway is teaming up with Join the Journey for a fun night they call "Pink Out!" on Saturday, June 23rd. It's all for a great cause...supporting breast cancer survivors!
Money Found At Thursdays On First. Is It Yours?
Some honest people were enjoying the food and fun this week at Thursdays on First and came across some valuable items that belong to someone...and they are trying to find the owner! Help spread the word!!
Rochester Kids Received BIG Surprise During Their Baseball Game
Summer nights for my family include sitting at baseball fields all over Rochester cheering on little kiddos as they swing and slide into bases. Last night, the kids had an exciting addition to their game!
This Dad Saved The Day For His Little Ballerina (WATCH)
A little girl that was all dressed up for her big day had a little bit of that stage fright happen to her. Her daddy, complete with a baby on his hip, came to her rescue!
5 Reasons Why Half Price Books Needs To Open In Rochester
I always leave this store asking myself, "Why doesn't Rochester have this store?". Here are a few reasons why you should beg this company to open a spot in our town...and a coupon!
Easy + Kid-Friendly = WINNER!
When it comes to meals, I'm always looking for something that is easy and kid-friendly. Some of my amazing co-workers started sharing this recipe on Facebook earlier this week and I could tell, this was one that I needed to try...and share with the world.
Is Pickle Juice Ice Cream Coming To Southeast Minneosta?
It is all the rage in New York but will Pickle Juice Ice Cream be making a debut in Southeast Minnesota? The better question might be, "Is anyone even willing to try it if it does?"
Local Boutique Looking For Person On Video (WATCH)
Danielle's Consignment Boutique posted a video on Facebook yesterday asked for help finding an individual that appears to be taking an item from behind a glass case. The item is very expensive and the owner is asking for help in finding the item.
Are You Needing Any Last Minute Teacher Gift Ideas?
The school year will be done and even with all of the advance warnings, I am in a rush to get last minute gifts for all of the teachers. I needed some ideas so I asked my friends on Facebook - including teachers - and found the most popular gift ideas (and a BIG no-no!).
Search Those "End-Of-School" Backpacks For These Items!
End of school is here and that means we will soon have backpacks coming home full of stuff. Check out this recycling program through Crayola that will take your old, used and even non-working markers and turn them into something good again!
FREE Ice Cream For Kids At Rochester Grocery Store
A major holiday is coming up - National Chocolate Ice Cream Day! - and a local store in Rochester is helping every celebrate it the right way on June 7th!
Have You Felt These Feelings When You Were Called For Jury Duty?
Last week I got a letter in the mail. It wasn’t a bill. It wasn’t an ad with coupons for Hy-Vee. It wasn’t the reminder that I need to schedule my dentist appointment. It was the worst mail ever - a summons for jury duty. Because of that white envelope, I went through some s…
What Are The Top 5 Foods That Are Choking Hazards For Kids?
Picnics with all the fresh fruits and veggies are one of my favorite things about summer with my kiddos. Here are some tips to help you have the best picnic with your little ones...and safer meals for them too!
$3 Movies At Marcus Theaters Is Back This Summer!
The hot summer days are already here and it sounds like we are in for quite a warm one! If you are looking for a fun adventure indoors, out of the humidity, check out these great, family-friendly movies that are only $3!
FREE! Family-Friendly Movies In Rochester Theaters This Summer!
The countdown to summer has started, and in my house, that means we have summer fun to plan. I let my kids write out a list of things they want to do over the summer and this fun, free activity always ends up on the list.
17-Year-Old Still In Coma After Terrible Car Accident
On May 15th, we shared a story about an accident where a 17-year-old girl, Megan Erie, was injured. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family and Megan with the costs of her medical care.
5 Places Around Rochester Where Kids Can Learn How To Swim
The summer temps are here and kids will be grabbing their beach towels, goggles and suits ready to jump into the pools in town. Make sure your child is safe around water and check out this list of places offering swimming lessons!
Why Is That Person Taking Selfies With A Red Nose?
Why in the world is Jessica wearing a red nose? That’s probably what several people were wondering as I was taking selfies all around Rochester. It was all for a great cause though and I got some great pictures!
Parents: Read This Before Letting Your Child Watch "Show Dogs"
Parents - heads up! A fun, "kid-friendly" movie that is out in theaters is causing concern due to some of the storyline and similarities to grooming techniques by pedophiles. You may want to read these reviews before buying a ticket.