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Fall Favorites 2016

Hello Everyone! I am so excited to share my favorites for the past two months. I have been experimenting with my style and makeup looks more than ever. The favorites below are the products that stood the test of time. Lastly, now that it is fall in the northeast binge watching television shows is a…… Continue reading Fall Favorites 2016

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Black Mirror Episode

Anna and I wanted to record one of our usual episodes where we review either a show or movie as well as an extra special podcast. Below we talk about a specific episode of Black Mirror from season 2, The Waldo Moment. Online, many people debated if this episode predicted the results of the election. So…… Continue reading Black Mirror Episode

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What to Wear!

     Trying to figure out what to wear is difficult. One day you feel like wearing a dress another pants and another a skirt. It all comes down to how we feel that morning, at least for me. So how do we plan an outfit for a special event? Every event is different for…… Continue reading What to Wear!

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GMR Does the Time Warp

Listen in as Anna and I talk about the cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Warning, we had some technical issues at the beginning, however, we got through it. Tune in and remember we upload every Monday night!    Anna Laura Blog: adventuresofannalaura.wordpress.com Facebook: @adventuresofannalaura Instagram:@annalaura1011 Twitter: @annalaura1011 Damaris Blog: http://www.styled2z.com Twitter:@styled2z Facebook:@styled2z Instagram:…… Continue reading GMR Does the Time Warp

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August Cosplay Favorites 2016

This month was all about Cosplay. As a result, the items I have as favorites are related to my Zatanna Cosplay. Style  Makeup  I hope you enjoyed this monthly, Cosplay inspired, favorites. XOXO, Styled2z Follow Me: Twitter:@styled2z Facebook:@styled2z Instagram: @styled2z    

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Morphin with The Brown Ranger

This week Anna and I sat down with The Brown Ranger to talk about cosplay and a bunch of other topics. He is the reason I got into cosplay. His enthusiasm and overall compassion towards others made me really want to become part of this cosplay world. So check out our podcast and learn more…… Continue reading Morphin with The Brown Ranger

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Anna loves a thirty-year-old man in a bat suit…

In this episode, Anna tries to convince me that I should become a fan of Batman. Yes, I will admit I am not a fan of the caped crusader. So now Anna is making it her mission to get me to love Batman. Tune in to hear what happens.   Blog: https://geekmindsblog.wordpress.com/ Anna Laura Blog: adventuresofannalaura.wordpress.com…… Continue reading Anna loves a thirty-year-old man in a bat suit…

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Adventures at Comic Con: Geek Minds Reassembled

On Saturday, August 6th Anna and I went to Dover Comic Con. It was a great opportunity to meet some cool cosplayers. Every time we go to a Comic Con our love of “geek culture” grows. The photos from Dover Comic Con 2016 are below. Also, our latest episode of Geek Minds Reassembled is below.…… Continue reading Adventures at Comic Con: Geek Minds Reassembled

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Arya’s Identity: Podcast #6 G.M.R.

Hello! Here is our sixth episode of Geek Minds Reassembled. This week we discuss identity by analyzing Arya Stark from Game of Thrones. I hope you enjoy listening to the podcast as much as we had recording it. You can listen to us on iTunes or on SoundCloud. We upload new episodes every Monday at 5…… Continue reading Arya’s Identity: Podcast #6 G.M.R.

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July Favorites

Not much happened in July it was not overly exciting or full of adventure. Nevertheless, I still had things that I turned to for comfort. Here is a list of my favorite things. Enjoy! Television Grace & Frankie Jessica Jones   Movies Me Before You Youtubers Samantha Maria Vlog Channel Alex Wassabi Vlog Channel Apps. … Continue reading July Favorites

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Sansa’s Journey: Podcast #5 GMR

No one wants Game of Thrones spoilers! Be advised if you are not caught up then listening to this podcast is not for you. Welcome back to this weeks episode of Geek Minds Reassembled. Anna and I talk about the character development of Sansa Stark. We are solely basing this on her character development on…… Continue reading Sansa’s Journey: Podcast #5 GMR

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D.V. & Jessica Jones: Podcast 4

Welcome to the 4th week of Geek Minds Reassembled. This week we talk about Jessica Jones in the context of Dating Violence in Marvel’s Jessica Jones. In the show Jessica is dealing with the aftermath of dating Kilgrave, a mind controlling villain. He forces Jessica to stay with him, with his power, as well as uses…… Continue reading D.V. & Jessica Jones: Podcast 4

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Everyday Khaleesi Style

I could not help myself but be inspired by our latest podcast. I wanted to do more with it. So I began to search for different pieces that could be included into my wardrobe inspired by Khaleesi. My hope is that this post helps you on those days when you want to take over the…… Continue reading Everyday Khaleesi Style

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Geek Minds Reassembled: The Mother of Dragons (Episode 3)

Hello!  I hope you are well. This week our podcast is all about the Mother of Dragons herself, Daenerys Targaryen! Anna and I are both excited to talk about Khaleesi’s development throughout the television show. WARNING: If you have not watched the current seasons stay away from our podcast until you do. I hope you enjoy…… Continue reading Geek Minds Reassembled: The Mother of Dragons (Episode 3)

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June 2016 Favorites

I miss doing monthly favorites, so I decided to go back to it. Now that my professional life has slowed down for a bit, I am able to dedicate more time to what I love blogging. Here is a list of things I have loved this month.  1. Kardashian Beauty Black Seed Dry Oil 2. L'Oreal… Continue reading June 2016 Favorites

Living with Mental Illness

Trauma with Jean Grey

Hello! I hope this hump day is treating you well. The second episode of our podcast is out now! Anna from Adventures of Therapy Girl and I have recorded our second podcast for Geek Minds Reassembled. This week we focused on trauma and X-Men mutant Jean Grey, Trauma with Jean Grey. We hope you enjoy it. If…… Continue reading Trauma with Jean Grey

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Geek Minds Reassembled: What is it?

My friend Anna over at Adventures of Therapy Girl and I teamed up to do what we do best discuss comics and animated characters as well as mental health. We joined our strengths to produce this podcast. In this first episode, Confidence with Tina Belcher, we talk about the wonderful Tina Belcher and her self-esteem. Let’s face…… Continue reading Geek Minds Reassembled: What is it?

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Elsa and Mental Health: A Must Read

My friend over at The Adventures of Therapy Girl wrote her first blog post. She explores the relationship of Disney’s Frozen and the stigma of Mental Health. It’s great! Go check it out: Becoming Elsa: a story for boys and girls

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Do not Drown in Social Media: Tips for Survival

It is easy to go online and see how others are living their lives. We share our lives through  filtered lenses. It can become a bit much. It is easy to feel like you are failing at life when comparing it others. It can feel like you are drowning instead of swimming gracefully through life. Whether…… Continue reading Do not Drown in Social Media: Tips for Survival

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Fellow Bloggers, has this happened to you?

Some things are easier said than done. I did not plan on taking time off from the thing that makes me happy but I did. Life became more chaotic than usual and I began to feel the mental and physical symptoms of it. Hating every second of it I began feeling like a failure for…… Continue reading Fellow Bloggers, has this happened to you?

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Chasing the Sun in April 2016

A great way to leave the house when you are battling anxiety is to go out with a friend and take pictures. It was a great distraction for me and allowed me to soak up the sun with someone I trusted during a vulnerable time. Try it! Go somewhere you feel comfortable and focus on the…… Continue reading Chasing the Sun in April 2016

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Courting Me in 2016: Week 13 |Until Next Time

After weeks of self-reflection and documenting the process, I have concluded that I need to stop taking myself so seriously. More importantly, I have learned that if we are not learning about ourselves every day we are not evolving as humans. I am refusing to stay the same. I want to become a better person today than…… Continue reading Courting Me in 2016: Week 13 |Until Next Time

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March Favorites 2016

I had so much fun editing this video. I laughed at myself the entire time. I cannot take myself seriously when I say the things that I do. Also, my facial expressions should have their own show. Links will be on my blog. Enjoy! Subscribe!   *I want to say this is not a sponsored…… Continue reading March Favorites 2016

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Spring 2016: Grunge OOTD

Here is a causal way to add a flare of 90s grunge to your 2016 style. Everything is warm, comfortable and even more importantly affordable. The links tot he clothes will be listed below.  Massimo Target Button Down Shirt Scoop Neck from Wet Seal  Plus Size Skinny Jeans As for the boots, I could not find…… Continue reading Spring 2016: Grunge OOTD

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Courting Me in 2016: Week 11 | Control

There is no such thing as control.  We can only control certain aspects of our lives. Full control is not possible. Life does not work this way. Unfortunately, I know this and still want to control every situation. I want to have control over my life, my health, my dating life and so on. I…… Continue reading Courting Me in 2016: Week 11 | Control

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Courting Me in 2016: Week 10 | You’re Powerful

Sorry this is a day late but Daylight Savings kicked my butt. In such a connected society it is difficult to remember that we are all people. More importantly, we neglect to acknowledge our own power. “Recognizing power in another does not diminish your own.” ― Joss Whedon As a woman, you hold the power in your life.…… Continue reading Courting Me in 2016: Week 10 | You’re Powerful

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Women in Literature in Honor of International Women’s Day

This post is for the women in Literature that have influenced me as either a character in a book or as the writer. Some characters are so well written and developed that they stay with us long after the story has ended. Certain writers create such an enigmatic world that it is difficult for us mere…… Continue reading Women in Literature in Honor of International Women’s Day

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Courting Me in 2016 : Week 9 | Keep Moving Forward

This video is inspired by countless amounts of motivational videos I have watched as of lately. When you are trying to succeed and make your dreams come true, it is easy to isolate yourself from others during the process. It is a difficult to remove yourself from a certain head space and enjoy life. Currently, I…… Continue reading Courting Me in 2016 : Week 9 | Keep Moving Forward

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Favorites Lookbook: Winter 2016

I enjoyed putting this together and the friendly people at  Social Print Studio, collection of photo books, I compiled a list of my favorite looks over the past year. From my favorite blouse to my favorite booties, this post is all about the different pieces that create an outfit.    I enjoyed putting this together and working…… Continue reading Favorites Lookbook: Winter 2016

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Courting Me in 2016: Week 8 | Know Your Worth!

Fifth Harmony had it right “Baby, I am worth it!” In every relationship you have to know your worth. No, not how much he spends on a fancy dinner or how much you spend on yourself.  In this instance, I am referring to staying true to your beliefs and morals. Knowing what you bring to…… Continue reading Courting Me in 2016: Week 8 | Know Your Worth!

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Courting Me in 2016: Week 7 Need vs Want

Honesty time, I did not have the time or energy to film a video this week for Courting Me in 2016. Life and anxiety took over this week, so creatively I was praying for divine intervention. Nevertheless, I struggled. So today as I sat down to reflect on this week laziness took over, and after…… Continue reading Courting Me in 2016: Week 7 Need vs Want

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Mini-Haul Video

On Valentine’s day before going to see Deadpool, for the second time, I went shopping. I was looking for an outfit for a birthday party. Happy to report I bought what I needed nothing more or excessive. My bank account is very happy. Here is the haul video. Linked below are the items purchased. Top:…… Continue reading Mini-Haul Video

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Romantic Look Book 2016

I wanted to feel like a royal this Valentine’s Day. Nothing screams royal and magical being like tulle skirts. Oh, and you cannot forget the flawless makeup. First, I did a soft evening look with a scarf and black pumps. For work, on the day you want to slay like Queen B, add a blazer to give the outfit…… Continue reading Romantic Look Book 2016

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Courting Me in 2016: Week 5 | It’s All About Me

With winter in full force, hibernation status is in full swing. However, even with the low temperatures and high winds the sun does to come out.  Taking a cue from Mother Nature I decided to brave the cold and go out and enjoy life in this weather. Over the years, I have established a great…… Continue reading Courting Me in 2016: Week 5 | It’s All About Me

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January Favorites 2016

January has ended so quickly I cannot believe it. Time comeback! Anyway, the show must go on. This list of favorites will include a variety of things not just beauty. Apps: Pacifica This application helps to keep track of your mental welfare. If you  suffer from anxiety or panic attacks this will help with meditation techniques. Television…… Continue reading January Favorites 2016

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Courting Me in 2016: Week 4|Time

Harry Potter is the inspiration for this week.  Sitting on my night stand, next to the bed is a cute jewelry box that reads “Capture the Memories.” Inside the box is a Time Turner, a replica of the one that Hermione uses in the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban to get to classes all year.…… Continue reading Courting Me in 2016: Week 4|Time

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Courting Me in 2016: Week 3 Awkward Much?

Have you ever taken a step back and asked why did you say that? Better yet, when you like someone and you are trying to flirt, you realize that you did not come across that way at all? I find that over the years I have placed an enormous amount of pressure on myself to be flirty and…… Continue reading Courting Me in 2016: Week 3 Awkward Much?

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Get Ready with Me: Girls Night Out

I did my friends makeup for a night out. The main products used will be linked below if you are wondering what they are.  I hope you enjoy this video. CG Smoother Concealer:http://www.covergirl.com/beauty-products/face-makeup/concealer/cg-smoothers-concealer CG Smoothers BB Cream: http://www.covergirl.com/beauty-products/face-makeup/foundation-makeup/cg-smoothers-bb-cream New York Color (NYC Brown Eyes Palette) http://www.newyorkcolor.com/us/makeup/individualeyes-eye-shadow-palette#945-pink-nudes NYX Cosmetics Eyeliner: http://www.nyxcosmetics.com/studio-liquid-liner/NYX_028.html?cgid=eyeliner NYX Cosmetics Setting Spray: http://www.nyxcosmetics.com/makeup-setting-spray/NYX_094.html?cgid=setting-spray New York Color (NYC…… Continue reading Get Ready with Me: Girls Night Out

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Courting Me in 2016: Week 2

The lesson for this week was the following, to allow myself to get lost in the moment and really enjoy the feeling of the journey. I am extremely impatient. I have this need to know what is going to happen next. Not to mention my fixation to control things in my life. Psychologists would have…… Continue reading Courting Me in 2016: Week 2

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Colour Pop My World

Every Beauty Guru has raved about Colour Pop. Not to mention all of my friends that are Makeup fanatics also love this makeup range. Naturally, I ordered a couple of things to see for myself.  I have to say I can see what everyone is talking about. I am in love after a couple of days of…… Continue reading Colour Pop My World

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Courting Me in 2016: Week 1

This was the week to get  to know me. Like any normal relationship, I had to go through the process of getting to know my likes and dislikes. However, the “Winter Blues” kicked in. I felt frumpy and just not myself. I went from dressing up in the last week to wearing leggings and baggy…… Continue reading Courting Me in 2016: Week 1

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Courting Me in 2016: Rules

Here are the rules for Courting Me in 2016. In order for it to work I established  rules for myself and some boundaries. What are those rules? The rules are in place to make me accountable. Time- Set aside the time to really do this and get to know me. Take each week and set…… Continue reading Courting Me in 2016: Rules

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New Blog Series in 2016

Happy New Year! I am excited for the new adventures I am going to take this year, as well as being able to share it with you all. What is this new blog series you ask? Fine, fine, I will tell you. In early December, I was inspired by an article I read from Hello…… Continue reading New Blog Series in 2016

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And the Beat Goes On…

Another year,  and a multitude of lessons that I have learned throughout this blogging process. I wanted to thank all of you wonderful people who read/ subscribe to my blog. You are so supportive, which makes blogging a bit easier. Also, thank you for inspiring me with the content you post. Your wonderful content sparks…… Continue reading And the Beat Goes On…