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Countdown to 10! Mrs Enginerd

The Wedding Planning Trilogy: Engagement, Year Two

This year marks the 10th anniversary of my wedding to W. As part of the celebration, I will be documenting our relationship from the proposal up to the wedding, and each year up to our 10th anniversary. Were where we? Ah, yes: Puerto Rico, 2006-07 holiday break. With a suitcase packed full of goodies only […]

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Skipping Meat for Two Weeks Challenge

First off this is not a real thing, I just made it up out of curiosity, outside of lent parameters, and in solidarity. Secondly, the intent of this challenge is not to go vegan or vegetarian cold turkey but to embrace said culinary options in lieu of meat to see how much better life can […]

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Mrs Enginerd TV Shows and Movies

Fuller House (Netflix)

Nostalgia is a funny thing and depending on the generation, it actually serves as a cash cow. Netflix has managed to, yet again, find another reason to recruit subscribers by producing a series to continue or expand one of the 90s most beloved shows: Full House. As the first of the reunion shows, Fuller house […]

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Quantico (ABC)

A procedural with continuity, covert ops and lots of sexy attitude was ABC’s response to the many cops and lawyers shows available in prime time circles. Taking the best from their hit Alias, the writers take us inside the USA’s counter terrorism and surveillance agencies for the FBI and the CIA while adding drama, intrigue […]

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Queen of the South

Loosely based on the book La Reina del Sur by Arturo Pérez-Reverte, and translated into English, this Telenovela has been revamped for USA audiences in what can only be described as a female led version of Breaking Bad. The cinematography and writing styles are superb, and the mixing of Spanish and English dialogue glues you […]

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Orphan Black (BBC)

There are very few things for me to binge watch and this show was one of them. Critically acclaimed because of the acting, in season one alone Tatiana Maslany portrays at least 5 versions of the same cloned person, and counting. The reason why they exist? I’ll learn about it after a few seasons, if […]

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Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff

What’s In A Name?

Names are attached to our identity. They are given or adopted, changed or shortened depending on tradition and convenience. In a world full of Rodríguezes, Johnsons and Nguyens, we all want to stand out and be recognized by our name. No wonder so many celebrities and authors use pseudonyms! Having a memorable name can make […]