Becky Montpetit

Becky is the owner of Twin Cities Mom Collective and owner and founder of Rochester Mom. Born and raised in Rochester, she considers herself a Minnesota girl through and through with having spent time in many areas of the state. Becky has a bad case of wanderlust and is always looking for the next big adventure. This has served her well while looking for new and exciting resources in the Twin Cities & Rochester areas. Wife to AJ and mom to Evie and Teddy, as a family they enjoy all that Minnesota has to offer. When not pursuing a crazy idea, you can find Becky baking an elaborate cake, planning her next party, or exploring local events and small businesses. For more snapshots of Becky's life, follow her on Instagram.
Free First Sunday

A Change to Free First Sunday at SPARK!

While still free, registration is now required at SPARK for Free First Sundays!
Final Night Market

4 Reasons to Attend the Final Night Market

This Saturday marks the final Night Market of the season.  This final event will be a celebration of the successful run of smaller Night Markets held throughout the summer. The final Night Market also...
la michoacana purépecha

La Michoacana Purépecha: Rochester’s Newest Ice Cream Shop

La Michoacana Purépecaha is now open in Rochester MN! This shop is a paleteria...a super popular type of ice cream shop in Mexico.
greek fest

Rochester’s Original Greek Fest: Full Fest & Drive Thru

The Original Greek Festival in Rochester, MN is an annual event that has taken place during the last weekend in August since 1963. Enjoy this year's event drive-thru style!
school supply drive

School Supply Drive for Pamjoa Women Organization

One of the greatest needs right now is school supplies to properly send children back to school in the fall with all they need for a full and robust education.
Flower Farm

Field Trip Friday: Berry and Bloom Farm

Berry and Bloom Farm is located just outside of Rochester, MN. This special farm is Minnesota's only u-pick flower and blueberry farm!
security camera

Park Outside? Protect Your Catalytic Converter

How a recently installed security camera prevented the theft of one Rochester MN residents catalytic converter.
free minnesota state parks day

June 11th is FREE Park Day at MN State Parks and National Get Outdoors...

June 11th is National Get Outdoors Day and all 75 Minnesota State Parks are free admission!
spark city

Welcome to SPARK City: New Exhibit Opening Up at SPARK!

Like any working city, the Building a Smarter City exhibit will have all kinds of working parts.  Through hands on play and navigating power plants, weather patterns, traffic jams, water systems and more, visitors will soon discover that Smarter City is one big connected game.

May Day Baskets to Surprise Friends, Family + Neighbors!

Celebrate the arrival of spring by delivering May Day baskets to your loved ones!