Did you misplace some money yesterday?
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!!
Has This Ever Happened During Your 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!
Easy and Delicious Recipe To Try!
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?"
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!).
$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!
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!
FREE! Family-Friendly Movies 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.
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!
Worst Thing Parents Do At Their Kids’ Games
Take the title of “Soccer Mom”, “Football Mom”, “Baseball Mom”, “Swim Mom” or whatever sport your child is part of…there are unsportsmanlike behaviors happening on the sidelines that we should talk about.
The 9 People You Will Meet At A Graduation Ceremony in Minnesota
The schools and officials in the district have always been concerned about the students causing a scene at graduation. The people we should really be concerned about are these characters that can be found in the stands cheering on the graduates.
Top 5 Gifts For High School Graduates
Caps and gowns, parties, food, and family all mean one thing…it is graduation time! If you’ve got a party to attend, take these suggestions and tips for the graduate gift. I got a lot of suggestions from the Y105FM Facebook page too and shared that below.
Baseball Is At Risk Of Being Canceled For Many Kids This Summer
I can't imagine a summer without baseball. The sad news was shared with families that the baseball season for many 4th and 5th graders throughout Rochester might be canceled. A final plea for volunteer coaches has been made and some of the youngest in our community need your help.
Best Pie Shop In Southeast Minnesota Is Back Open!
The best pie shop in Southeast Minnesota is back open for the summer! Aroma Pie Shoppe in Whalen, MN, has the tastiest and best pie available and is well worth the drive.
Kids from Southeast Minnesota Share Their Favorite "Mom Quote"
Growing up, we hear many lessons, tips and pieces of advice from our parents. Some of the best though are from our moms. This Mother's Day, we took quotes that were sent in by kids all over Southeast Minnesota and helped make moms famous.
Your Mom Doesn't Want Another Plant For Mother's Day
Just an FYI, we are only a few days away from one of the most important days ever...Mother’s Day. I’m not saying this just because I am a mom with three kids. I share this info because I know some of you forgot and you feel the need to go do a bit of internet shopping right now. A …
Free Money Falling From The Sky At Rochester Business
They say that money doesn't grow on trees...but it does fall from the sky, at least it will be at a store in Rochester on Wednesday.
Take A Hike And Learn What Plants You Can Eat In Southeast MN
I heard that there were people who went to their "secret spot" around this time of the year to go find some type of mushroom that was growing. What I didn't know then was that there are TONS of things in the wild that we can eat that are safe. Check out this class where you can lear…