The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society”

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“Do you suppose it’s possible for us to belong to someone before we’ve met them? If so, I belong to you or you to me, or me simply to the spirit I found among you in Guernsey. […] And hope that if books do have the power to bring people together, this one may work its magic.”

Yes, yes I do suppose – and that’s certainly the case with a film as remarkably captivating as this one. If you know anything about me, I hope it’s how much I adore a story of triumph and adventure cobbled with a romance that’s to be treasured for all eternity. I’m a complete sap, that’s a given, but The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is the first period-drama film I’ve ardently adored since Jane Austen adaptations. And that seems oddly fitting because the film’s very own hero/writer is a fan of the beloved Miss Austen, too. Win win. The film takes us on the kind of enamoring adventure of finding oneself through another’s story, and isn’t that how we all find inspiration every now and then? The stories we hear, the people we meet, and the journeys we embark on. The film adaptation of Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrow’s novel of the same title is an exquisite masterpiece filled with a stunning cast and pleasant twists to the story’s original format. The riveting cinematography, astounding performances, and thought-provoking themes have given us something truly great to hold onto.

P.S. let’s just go ahead and declare the summer of 2018, the summer of Lily James, because she’s doing it all, captivating our hearts one wanderlust evoking movie after another. (The first I’m referring to is Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again if that wasn’t obvious.)

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Marvelous Geeks Podcast Episode 7 “Ant-Man and the Wasp Review”

Ant-Man and the Wasp Review

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On this week’s episode of Marvelous Geeks, Morgan’s back to talk all things Ant-Man and the Wasp with me. This isn’t a spoiler free podcast so be warned if you haven’t seen the film yet. Who’ll save who? What was our favorite part? And naturally, there’s more Avengers 4 speculations. Come talk all things MCU with us.

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Marvelous Geeks Podcast 1×06 “The Man from U.N.C.L.E., A Cinematic Masterpiece”

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E., A Cinematic Masterpiece

Surprise! I bet you thought you heard the last from me re. this movie. On this episode of Marvelous Geeks, I’m here to talk about the greatest film in existence, a true cinematic masterpiece, Guy Ritchie’s The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Ugh. It’s the best, fellow geeks. It really truly is. There’s something for everyone, guaranteed.

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Marvelous Geeks Podcast 1×05 “The World of Jane Austen”

The World of Jane Austen

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On this episode of Marvelous Geeks, I sat down with my amazing cover artist and good friend, Jenna Guidi to talk about our favorite aspects of Jane Austen’s world. She caught up on the stories so quickly, I had to get her on to discuss it all. Listen in to see who are favorite ladies are, our favorite ships, places, books, shows, movies, and more.

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Marvelous Geeks Podcast 1×04 “The Fandom Realm”

The Fandom Realm

On this episode of Marvelous Geeks, I not only break down my experiences in fandom, but I talk about the things we need to change in order to create a healthier environment. To semi quote the theme, basically, if what we’re doing is hurting another person, then it’s time to look within.

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(Here’s a picture of me sitting in front of the one fandom I’ll always be a part of. Steve Rogers’s.)

Intro Music: Derek Murrell (http://instagram.com/derekhmurrell)
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Marvelous Geeks Podcast 1×03 “Best of Disneyland and Walt Disney World”

Best of Disneyland and Walt Disney World

On this episode of Marvelous Geeks, I get to sit down with my friends Amanda and Alex in order to talk all things Disney parks within the US. Our favorites and least favorites plus a few tips and tricks. (Excuse my voice, I was recovering from a cold when this was recorded.)

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Trader Joe’s Favorites | The Essentials

Today on Marvelous Geeks, I’m discussing (most) of my favorite Trader Joe’s finds. There’s a few things that aren’t pictured because I already had them opened, but all of these are a must try. Listen to our Podcast for all the details!

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Disney Spirit Jerseys and the Outfits You Could Create

You’ve seen them everywhere — it seems like everyone and their mother has one, but then you look at the price. $59.99 excluding tax isn’t what someone on a reasonable budget wants to consider especially after a fairly expensive trip to Disney. But the thing is, they’re worth it, and they’re especially worth it if you’re a Disney Annual Pass holder. No, I’m not in any way trying to sell you on one, I think, more than anything I’m trying to justify why I bought it myself. And here’s the thing, if you’re not an annual pass holder, then maybe this isn’t for you, but as far as basic questions go, yes they’re super comfortable, and there’s not a single body type they don’t flatter, where those two areas are considered — jackpot. But also, you don’t have to wear them to Disney.

The hardest decision I had to make was choosing a color because the army green one is utter perfection, and truthfully, I’m pretty sure I could have paired just as many outfits with it if I wanted to. But black seemed like a little less work and that’s the option I went with. And here’s the thing I love about Disney spirit jerseys, they’re versatile. I love planning Disney outfits more than I love ginger-ale, and Spirit Jerseys make it a tiny bit easier, which I’m always here for.

So without further ado, here are some of the outfits I put together for Spring/Summer.

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