Liz

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Liz Morrow is a stay at home mom and wife to a US Navy helicopter pilot. Their Naval family will live many places, but have been fortunate to have a longer than expected eight-year stay in Jacksonville. Liz is a mom of two sweet little girls who look like twins except they were born 2 ½ years apart. She worked as a Certified Public Accountant for seven years before trading her briefcase for a way too big diaper bag. In her spare time, Liz loves to workout, run, cook, blog, and sip wine. She never turns down a date night with her hubby and also loves Girls’ Night Out. She is active in her Officers’ Spouses’ Club (Navy wives) and her Mom-2-Mom group at church, and you will frequently find her helping with the babies and preschoolers at church on Sunday morning.

My Five Favorite Daily Deals

Online shopping is a lifesaver for busy moms. I admit, when I was a new mom with my baby quietly sleeping in her stroller, I enjoyed walking the Avenues Mall or the St. John’s...

A Conversation with a Military Mom

After being stationed in Jacksonville for over nine years, the Navy gave us orders to move to Newport, Rhode Island. We arrived in Newport early November to find we arrived just in time to...

Kid-Friendly Activities & Eats: Southside & Baymeadows

Southside Jacksonville is a hopping area with a huge variety of restaurants and activities for your family. My home for the past nine years, I have some old favorites to share as well as...

School Drop-Off/Pick-Up: How to Make it Suck Less

By now, most of us have survived the first week of the school year. With tears in my eyes, I took my oldest to kindergarten and my youngest will go back to preschool in...
Family Pic at Tweetsie

Cool Off With a Mountain Vacation

After my husband returned home from deployment, it was time for a fun filled family vacation. As I pondered where to go, I thought about how badly I needed a break from this Florida...

Let Them Help!

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Summertime Safety – Lyme Disease Awareness

Last week, a six-year-old girl from North Carolina named Emilee Russell died as a result of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. She was bitten by a tick and then got sick over Memorial Day weekend...
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Summertime Safety for Kids – Swim Lessons With ISR

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Missing Daddy

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What’s in Your Wallet?

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Don’t Just Get Fit, Get CrossFit!

I walked in a bit nervous but left feeling empowered! What gave me this empowerment you ask? I completed my first WOD!  That's right, I said WOD. What is that funny word? In CrossFit...
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Showering Military Wives with Kindness

My husband recently returned from a six month deployment. As he unpacked, he told me about the awesome care packages he received, including cards and letters from our family. He also showed me the...