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children smiling at their mom while hugging at the beach in san diego
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I won’t leave you wondering, we absolutely loved our experience at Leport Montessori. If we lived closer to one of their locations, we would have our kids attend as long as possible. My son has attended locations both in Orange County and San Diego – both were incredible experiences. If you are interested in sending […]

Our Experience at Leport Montessori

Family, Orange County Guide, San Diego Guide

happy family holding hands in a green field in san diego for photo shoot
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Hi! I’m a Carlsbad Family Photographer and I’ve put together a list of some great tips to help your family photo session not only go smoothly but also to create a fun environment that leaves everyone happy! Getting photos done as a family should be an amazing experience! You’re all together in a beautiful setting […]

A Carlsbad Family Photographer Photoshoot Tips

Advice, Family, Orange County Guide, San Diego Guide

cute little boy holding his sister at the beach in san diego
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Congratulations on your new baby! What a magical, tiring time. Whether this is your first baby or your fourth, I know how special these first few months are. Hi, I’m a Carlsbad Newborn Photographer and and also a mom of two little boys. I get it. You’re so tired you might cry at any moment. […]

Documenting Your Baby: Tips From A Carlsbad Newborn Photographer

Advice, Family, Orange County Guide, San Diego Guide

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Little Freebirds in Laguna Beach is an infant and children’s boutique catering to cute, adorable, rocker dudes and dudettes everywhere! This is your one spot shop for all the littles in your family! Little Freebirds has a great collection of classic clothing that embodies the essence of Laguna Beach. You’ll find fun, classic prints on […]

Check Out Little Freebirds Laguna Beach

Family, Orange County Guide

happy bride with bridesmaids in colorful dresses during san diego wedding
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Are you searching for an incredible Carlsbad Wedding Venue for your upcoming wedding? You’re in the right place! I’ve done the research and put together a list of some beautiful places to hold your wedding! Wedding planning is fun but also can be stressful. I personally feel that finding your wedding venue is the hardest […]

Stunning Carlsbad Wedding Venues You Need to See!

Orange County Guide, San Diego Guide, Weddings

happy family in san diego for photo session
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Finding the perfect gift for Mother’s Day in San Diego? Mother’s Day is right around the corner and you’re wondering what to gift that special woman in your life. First of all, bravo to you for doing the research on what every mom wants for Mothers Day! As a mom myself, let me share with […]

What Every Mom Wants For Mother’s Day in San Diego

Advice, Family, Orange County Guide, San Diego Guide

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Looking for the best family photographer in San Diego for a Mini Session? Hi! My name is Mattie and I specialize in photographing beautiful family photos. As a family photographer for over 10 years, I am an expert at making things quick and easy during your photo session. All the photos you’ll see here in […]

San Diego Mini Session

Advice, Couples, Family, Orange County Guide, San Diego Guide

happy family at beach during photo session in orange county by photographer mattie taylor photography
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It’s a big deal to get the family together! As a family photographer, it is really special to be able to document people with the ones they love the most. One of my favorite types of sessions are Extended Family Photo Sessions. An Extended Family Photo Session is one session with multiple families. An extended […]

Extended Family Photo Session in San Diego

Family, Orange County Guide, San Diego Guide, Weddings

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Visiting Disneyland with kids can be an exciting and magical experience. But it can also be overwhelming and stressful if you’re not prepared. It can feel overwhelming making sure you get the most out of your visit. Over the years, this iconic Southern California park has become more and more popular. It’s harder than ever […]

Visiting Disneyland? Tips to Make Your Visit Amazing

Family, Orange County Guide, San Diego Guide

sweet brother showing love to baby at the beach in san diego
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Welcome to the ultimate guide to visiting LEGOLAND California! As one of the most popular theme parks in Southern California, LEGOLAND is a must-visit for families with children of all ages. Here’s everything you need to know to make the most of your visit: Plan Ahead Before you visit LEGOLAND, it’s important to plan ahead. […]

Legoland California – The Ultimate Guide to Visiting

Family, Orange County Guide, San Diego Guide

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