Jessica Morgan

Jessica Morgan
Jessica was born in the “Bold New City of the South" and loves her some Jacksonville. Not only is J-Ville the place where she was raised with her twin brother, but is it also where she met and married her super-handy hubby, Melvin. Together they have a lovely daughter named Lily and a very competitive son, Henry. Professionally, Jessica spends her days as the Activities Director at Jacksonville Golf & Country Club,- because her target audience is 5-11 year old children. Jessica has appeared on local television discussing topics ranging from Black Friday to couponing, - dirty hair, consignment sales and summer camps. Jessica enjoys showing up to parties in costume, Florida Gator Football, all things Disney, singing show tunes, making fudge, big ugly shelter dogs, reading Emily Post and writing in cursive. Keep up with all Jessica's antics at

My Kid Doesn’t Act Their Age (and I’m OK With That)

I remember being 10 years old. I was sassy, bossy, and had a boy I called my “boyfriend” (cringe) — I thought I was hot stuff for the fourth grade. Fast forward a few...

Winning Tastes Good with Wintastic Rewards from RaceTrac

August is a month filled with change — summer ends, school begins. And I have found it to be very easy to overspend when we are pulled in so many directions. That’s why I...

Diamonds Direct: New Name, Same Amazing Service & Gorgeous Gems

I was approaching my 15th wedding anniversary and 40th birthday, which could only mean one thing — a wedding ring upgrade. (Don’t bother looking that up; I invented that as the 15th anniversary/40th birthday...

10 April Fools’ Day Pranks to Play on Your Family

I absolutely love April Fools' Day — a day devoted to silliness is definitely my kind of holiday! We have complied a list of our 10 favorite, kid-friendly pranks to play on your friends...

How Coastal Therapy Helped Us with an Unexpected Diagnosis

I've always heard of a mother's intuition, even before I was a parent. Of course I never knew what it felt like until I birthed my own little people and started my own motherhood journey....

Spring Cha-ching! Why You Should Shop WeeTRADE This Week

I love kid’s clothes. Something about a tiny Lilly Pulitzer dress or a Hanna Andersson sweater that just makes me smile. And, I have kids that love clothes. My daughter has been known to...

The Day I Was Trolled on Social Media

It started off as any normal day. I had filmed a segment for a local television station about back-to-school tax-free weekend. (Remember the topic — it is important to my story.) I received word...

Ice Cream Cake is Reason Alone to Celebrate

I vividly remember being 8 and attending my best friend's birthday party. She had this amazing dessert that I'd never experienced — it was both a cake AND ice cream in one! And these...

Hurricane Irma: How to Help (& Where to Get Help If You Need It)

As a lifelong resident of Jacksonville, I have never experienced what occurred in the dark, early hours of September 11, 2017, and the floods, wind and damage that followed. A city rarely touched by...

Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Teachers

Back in 2014, Nicole compiled a wonderful list of suggestions for Teacher Appreciation gifts. We wanted to update her post with a few new ideas to show the special teacher in your child's life...

What I Really Want for Mother’s Day: Four Years Later

In 2013, I wrote one of my favorite blog posts of all time, What I Really Want for Mother’s Day. Back then, my littles were 2 and 4 years old. When your kids are...

Master Spring Cleaning with the ‘New School Laundry’ Routine

Ahhh, laundry. It never stops and most of us are stuck in a laundry rut. A seemingly endless spin-cycle of pre-treaters, liquid detergents, fabric softeners, dryer sheets... it never ends. And when it does...