Allison Lore

Allison Lore is a California native who is thrilled to be back in the year-round sunshine after a decade of living in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. She has a background in journalism, technical writing and marketing, and currently works as a proposal manager for a civil engineering firm. She relocated to Jacksonville in 2017 with her husband and son. Her passions include baking, coffee, reading and socializing with friends. Her toddler has taught her more than she ever thought she would know about the nuances of construction vehicles.

Mother’s Day Isn’t Just About Me

I found myself nodding along with the post, "Dear Husbands: Mother’s Day Is Not About Your Mom," feeling all too much the recent stress of trying to plan a Mother’s Day gift for my...

Getting in My Own Way (and Learning to Let Go)

I click on every article I see about hospitality. I love the idea of come one, come all Sunday suppers, of friends popping in for coffee at any time, of people stopping by for...

Mornings Out with the Littles: St. Johns Town Center & Southside

Since he was three weeks old, my son was happiest when we were out and about rather than sitting at home. Once he learned to talk, he would bring me my shoes then stand...