When I was little, I had a favorite Thanksgiving Day tradition with my Pop Pop. He would carve the turkey and save the wishbone for us to break together. Whoever had the bigger end won and got to make a wish. I think he let me win most years, but I still gave it my […]
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Picture it: You’ve chased your kids from door to door for a bounty of treats, the costumes are finally put away, and all you want to do is hit up Target for clearance candy. Imagine your surprise then, when you find yourself surrounded with all things Christmas. Everywhere you look is another festive decoration, another […]
Everyone makes sure to honor veterans on Veterans Day. There are parades and special events. People go to ceremonies, and make sure to shake hands. And while these things are appreciated, what veterans want and need goes so much deeper than a moment of recognition here and there, a few times a year. Transitioning from military to […]
The start of the holiday season is always an exciting time on the First Coast and in Jacksonville. Thanksgiving week offers many opportunities for Jacksonville holiday events. There are plenty of Thanksgiving and holiday events to entertain kids while school is out Thanksgiving week! From restaurants offering a full Thanksgiving meal to turkey trots and […]
Every kid loves going trick-or-treating for Halloween. And let’s be honest, us moms? We’re not complaining about a good candy haul, either. Still, no one wants their kid going on a weeks-long sugar binge, and hiding it doesn’t really work either; then the only person binging on candy is, well, Mom. So what do you […]
The Jacksonville and North Florida area offer many tree lightings every year! Starting early in November, through Thanksgiving and up until Christmas, there’s sure to be a tree lighting event to amaze the whole family. Holiday light displays are fun for kids of all ages. Whether a holiday season event or collaborative neighborhood light display, […]
Jacksonville offers many opportunities to see Santa, whether for a timeless holiday photo or for a special meal or storybook tea. Special events feature Santa all around the First Coast this holiday season, so be sure to make a visit to the jolly old elf this season!
We are so lucky that Jacksonville offers so many amazing events during the holiday season! Some of JMB’s top picks include Dickens on Centre in Amelia Island, Hometown Holiday in the Park and Hollidazzle. We’ve also found so many holiday shopping events! Check out our list below and get in the holiday spirit! Holiday Shopping […]
Who doesn’t love dressing up in holiday dresses and heading out on the town for dinner and a show? We have an incredible list of holiday shows, including several Nutcracker options, and theatre in Jacksonville! Check out our list below and plan your holiday!
Nothing gets you in the holiday spirit more than a holiday parade! Jacksonville and the surrounding areas not only have a variety of parades, but also boat parades! JMB loves the Palm Valley Light Boat Parade! Check out our list and plan your spot on the parade route!
It’s October, and even though it doesn’t feel like a proper fall here in Jacksonville (cue the sweating and mosquitoes), now is the time to start thinking about what to wear for your annual holiday photos! As a professional photographer, my clients often ask me once they book their photoshoot, “What can we wear?” Below […]