Name: Barbara Cavanagh.
Hometown/residence: Born in Rockford, lived in Beloit for the past nine years.
Favorite meal? Grilled food - salmon, steak, veggies.
What do you do in your free time? Garden, cuddle the puppies, cook, and bake.
What gets you up in the morning? My children and my better half.
What’s your favorite hidden gem here in the area? Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford.