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.

Rochester MN Restaurant Valentine’s Day Dining Specials

If you are looking to have a nice meal in Rochester, MN we've got you covered with Valentine's Day specials at #rochmn restaurants!

Target Date Night: What it is and Why We Love it

My husband and I have a favorite date night tradition. It can fit any budget, doesn't require childcare (but you can leave the kids if you want!), and fills up the other person's love bucket.

“Makes it Better” Chicken Noodle Soup

When people I love are going through a rough time, need a pick-me-up, or need to feel how loved they are, I'm going to feed them. To me, there is nothing more comforting than Chicken Noodle Soup.
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13 Alternative Places to Donate Items in Rochester MN

Did you know that there are several places that are eager to accept your donated items?  Many of these organizations provide critical programs and services for the community of Rochester.
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Nurture in Nature Therapy Services: Your Kid, Thriving.

Nurture in Nature Therapy Services provides outdoor groups for occupational therapy, feeding therapy, and social connections in beautiful Rochester, MN.

Rochester MN Guide to Mexican Restaurants

Is there anything better than a taco? No, really, is there? We recommend eating tacos anytime, anywhere (for example all of our amazing #rochmn taco trucks), and as often as you can.  Thankfully, the Rochester...

Do I Like It? My Thoughts About the Toyota Sienna

When I was presented with the opportunity to test drive the Toyota Sienna, I jumped at the chance.  I wanted to know if my long-standing hesitation towards minivans was accurate or unfounded.
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Rochester MN Guide to Chocolate Cake

When we're really craving chocolate or wanting to make a celebration a little extra decadent, chocolate cake is the answer!

A Big Update at Quarry Hill Nature Center + Fall Festival!

Quarry Hil Nature Center has recently announced a big update! Don't miss that news plus all the great information about the upcoming annual Fall Festival!

Dear Student: Here’s What Coronavirus Cannot Do

It seems as if coronavirus is ruining everything. On the surface, it may seem that COVID-19 has robbed you of the normalcy of your youth. Here's what it cannot do.