Ice sculpture contest winners receive prizes

Jeannie Marvin of Sage & Roses (left) and Karen Rasmussen of J.T. Stitchery & Frame Shop (center) present McKenzie Szalai (right) with her contest prizes. McKenzie was one of this year’s Ice Festival contest winners, guessing 3,000 for the number of objects in a sculpture.

On February 25, the Ice Festival contest winners came into Rockford to receive their prizes from the “Michigan Mitten” Ice Sculpture put on by J.T. Stitchery, Sage & Roses and Vitale’s. The winner for the “guess the number of objects in the sculpture” was McKenzie Szalai. The total number of objects was 3,183, and McKenzie […]

Sage & Roses celebrates fifth anniversary in Rockford

Jeannie Marvin and her daughter Andrea Knoper love to welcome visitors to the beauty of nature in Marvin’s store, Sage & Roses Dried Floral and Gift Shop.

Proprietor has always had an interest in nature When the harsh day-to-day of a corporate job wore on Jeannie Marvin, she toyed with the idea of giving up her career of many years in management. It wasn’t until she realized people were willing to pay for the dried florals, wreaths and bouquets she created that […]