Bold Beautiful Perfect: Leslie

By Brandi Stage / April 6, 2021

Bold Beautiful Perfect: Leslie   “Do I feel beautiful on a daily basis? Not always. But do I feel a sense of beauty, pride, accomplishment, relief, strength, and awesomeness when someone asks, ‘How do you do it all?’ Yes, yes, yes.” Tell us about yourself, Leslie! I have been happily married for twelve-and-a-half years to…

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Bold Beautiful Perfect: Dolly

By Brandi Stage / March 30, 2021

Bold Beautiful Perfect: Dolly   “I am not perfect, but I am perfectly imperfect. My eye strays a little from retinal surgery, my tummy has stretch marks from carrying the gift of life, my skin sags from weight loss, my hair is thinning for age, but all of these have made me who I am.…

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Bold Beautiful Perfect: Kate

By Brandi Stage / March 23, 2021

Bold Beautiful Perfect: Kate   “For a while, I tried to separate my identities of Mother, Teacher, Singer, Artist, Choir Director, Wife. “WHO AM I?” was a question that I shouted into the void. Answering back, with echoes from every direction: “YOU! YOU ARE ALL THESE WONDERFUL THINGS!” Tell us about yourself, Kate! I am…

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Bold Beautiful Perfect: Loretta

By Brandi Stage / March 16, 2021

Bold Beautiful Perfect: Loretta   “Never let someone tell you or make you feel that you’re not beautiful! Beauty comes from within.” Tell us about yourself, Loretta! I’m a 55 years young great-grandma of 3 little girls and grandma of 8 beautiful grands! They are my world and what makes me get up every morning.…

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Bold Beautiful Perfect: Amy

By Brandi Stage / March 9, 2021

Bold Beautiful Perfect: Amy   “I know that my inner beauty comes from becoming the woman God made me to be.” Tell us about yourself, Amy! Born and raised in Hancock County, I grew up loving our community with its beautiful beaches and friendly people. I studied Polymer Science at Southern Miss and took a…

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Bold Beautiful Perfect: Michelle

By Brandi Stage / March 2, 2021

Bold Beautiful Perfect: Michelle   “You don’t need to look in the mirror to see a beautiful person. Look into your heart to find your true beauty.” Tell us about yourself! I’m Michelle! I am married, a mother of three wonderful children, and a grandmother of 5 (soon to be 6!) grandchildren. I work full…

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Bold Beautiful Perfect: Tawnya

By Brandi Stage / February 23, 2021

Bold Beautiful Perfect: Tawnya   “My inner beauty comes from the hours of volunteer work I do, the advice I give to a friend in need, or the hug I give to my granddaughter who is hurting.” Tell us about yourself, Tawnya! Hi my name is Tawnya. I am 51 year old woman of many…

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Bold Beautiful Perfect: Tonya

By Brandi Stage / February 16, 2021

Bold Beautiful Perfect: Tonya   “No one else has the exact circumstances, knowledge, experience, influence, and direction to accomplish what you’ve been purposed to do.” Tell us about yourself, Tonya! My name is Tonya Hamby; I am a wife, a mom, and a business owner. I’m a survivor, and I’m also a mentor. I’m an…

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Bold Beautiful Perfect: Brooke

By Brandi Stage / February 9, 2021

Bold Beautiful Perfect: Brooke   “My story isn’t over yet!” Today on the blog, we’re thrilled to share Brooke’s story!   I’m Brooke! My name is Brooke Rivera and I’m originally from Baton Rouge, LA. 6 years ago, I moved to Ocean Springs. I absolutely love living here on the beautiful MS Gulf Coast with…

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Bold Beautiful Perfect: Kristen

By Brandi Stage / February 2, 2021

Bold Beautiful Perfect: Kristen   “Discovering your inner beauty doesn’t happen overnight. It is a daily task to remember that we’re still here and we are worthy!” Tell us about yourself, Kristen! My name is Kristen Schmitz. I have 6 children: 4 with me and one looking over me. I am strong, dependable, and also…

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Brandi Stage is an international award-winning portrait photographer based in Bay St. Louis, MS. She creates an exceptional magazine-style photo shoot and timeless heirloom portraits for women, men, children and pets in her studio or on location.