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Southern Pines Newborn Photographer – Michael’s Newborn Photos


May 3, 2019

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Baby Michael’s newborn photos and our first official family portraits!

Newborn Photographer Southern Pines

Michael’s Neutral Woodland Theme Nursery


May 3, 2019

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Michael’s neutral woodland theme nursery was inspired by our love of the outdoors and has several generations of family history.

Why I Love Being an R. Riveter Brand Ambassador


February 14, 2018

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About 6 months ago I was scrolling Facebook and I saw an ad for the new R. Riveter Brand Ambassador program.  I paused in my aimless scrolling and decided to click through to read about it. Half a year later here I am as a full fledged R. Riveter Brand Ambassador and I’ve got to […]

Mollie Tobias R. Riveter Brand Ambassador



August 31, 2017

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It’s hard to believe, but I have been home from vacation in London, Normandy, and Paris for almost a month! What is not too hard to believe is that it has taken me this long to blog about it 😉 This vacation was a bit of a departure for us because we were not going […]


Travel Tips – must haves from my trip to London, Normandy and Paris


August 10, 2017

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International traveling can be tough. The airports, hours spent on an airplane, navigating a new city where all the street signs are in another language… After each trip I like to do a quick review of what went well and what could be improved.  If you are looking for honeymoon travel tips, these 7 items […]


The importance of being present


September 6, 2016

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{I originally wrote this post some time ago, but it resonated with me this morning so I decided to pull it out and share it now.} I woke up at my usual time and went to the gym, just like I do every Monday morning. I was tired from the weekend – standing all day […]

the importance of being present

10 stunning panoramic photos of Glacier National Park


August 30, 2016

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{Great news, you can purchase photo posters or panoramic canvases of any of the images in the post just by clicking on them!} I have been back from our backpacking vacation in Glacier National Park, Montana for four days and I have to admit, my brain is still in Montana! If you have never been […]


{updated} Birthday Silent Auction Sessions are back!


April 28, 2016

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Starting in 2015 I decided to offer special creative portrait sessions for my birthday. The idea behind the sessions was to give both me and my clients a special opportunity to do something fun and out of the ordinary. Last year I offered two dramatic outdoor portraits, a grown-up cake smash, a 4 elements concept […]


The REAL reason that I love extreme sports (It’s not what you think)


April 7, 2016

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I was seventy minutes into a ninety minute hot vinyasa class and all I could think about were my hips. We were in a variation of  Eka Pada Rajakapotasana, or pigeon pose.  The room was just over a hundred degrees, I was dripping with sweat and my entire world had shrunk to a tiny sphere encapsulating me, […]



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