'Windy City Weekend' celebrates Mother's Day with two special guest moms

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Friday, May 10, 2024
'Windy City Weekend' celebrates Mother's Day
Mama Fresh and Kenzie Roman joined Val and Ryan to discuss how much money is expected to be spent on Mother's Day and what moms really want as gifts.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- This week on "Windy City Weekend," Val and Ryan catch up with two longtime friends of the show, Mama Fresh and Kenzie Roman, as they chat all things motherhood.

Jenny LeFlore, known as "Mama Fresh," is a beloved mommy influencer and nurturing mother of two beautiful boys. Kenzie Roman, Q101 Morning Show host and TV personality, is celebrating Mother's Day after recently welcoming a beautiful baby boy.

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Val and Kenzie Roman face off against Ryan and Mama Fresh to guess famous moms just based on clues from their partners.

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While Val and Ryan take turns guessing, Kenzie and Mama Fresh provide the clues. The race against the clock is on. Then, the roles reverse with Val and Ryan challenging Kenzie and Mama Fresh to guess the mystery mom. Watch to see which team knows famous moms best.

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