Patricia Kozack

Patricia Kozack is a professional makeup artist, wife and mom to two kids. Her days are spent wrangling the kids, being a mom taxi, and getting a workout in on the tennis courts. Her weekends are spent beautifying clients for their weddings and events.  She is obsessed with all things beauty related and cannot wait to share her niche of the world with Jacksonville Mom. Check out her site Makeup by Tricia.

Family, Food, Laughter & Music: A Story of My Hispanic Culture

Culture. Culture can be defined as the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group. As parents, we sometimes feel the pressure of passing on these important cultural...
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It’s Never Too Late

Some days I felt stagnant. Dormant. Stale. I mean, I was doing my job and doing it well. But at times, I felt like I was just going through the motions. I was, and still am, a master...
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Today Is the Day for You to Love Your Body

I'm back. Remember me and me? It's that time — another body positivity Ted Talk. It's bathing suit season in Florida. And no matter who you are or what size you are, bathing suits bring up...

The Importance of Instilling Service in Your Children

Since I was young, my parents instilled in me the act of service. It's something I have been mindful to instill in my children, as well. Maybe it was our Catholic upbringing or the...

The Not-So-Glamorous Life

Pretty pictures. Travels. Road trips. New places. New faces. Different cities every week. If you've ever looked on a baseball wife's Instagram or Facebook page, these are just a few things you may see on...

Parenting: It’s a Lonely Matter

I thought I was doing all the right things. I sent him to the best school we could afford. He was involved in every sport and activity he was interested in. He had a...

Get Holiday Party-Ready with Flawless by maurices

In a world where ordering items online can be our best friend, stores and distributors are constantly making it easier for you to one-stop shop. Recently, maurices, a well-known brand that provides clothing for...

Falling In LOVE Again

I’m competitive. I know it. I own it. I’m okay with it. It runs in my blood. Side Note: I'm mostly competitive within myself; I never make others feel bad when I play with them. I've...

My Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Glasses!

With the hustle and bustle of back to school, sometimes we forget to make sure we get in our essential appointments before school starts. I may not be organized in other areas of mom...

De-Stash Your Beauty Stash for Summer

We all have it. The beauty stash clutter. The trial sizes of products we've accumulated from all those great gift-with-purchases. That impulse buy you just never got around to really wearing — even though...

Finding My (Plus-Size) Unicorn

We all have that one piece of clothing that is our unicorn. Most moms would say it's the little black dress, others might say it's that perfect swimsuit. For me, it's fitness wear (and...

The Hottest Beauty Trend You Didn’t Know You Needed

Like many of you, I'm basically married to my eyelash curler and insist on clamping down before applying mascara. But guess what? NOT ANYMORE! And I'm so happy to share why. Last month, I...