Feature Writer and Reporter

Bell released her website July 2013 with a piece on how Jay-Z (Music Mogul and Businessman) utilized social media. That piece was featured on Houston Style Magazine website and the rest is history.

TotallyRandie is Randomness Personified! As a lifestyle blog it’s defined as a Naturalista, Foodie, Sports Chick, Houstonian, Travel Junkie, Fashion Amateur, Art Geek, Fitness wannabe, and anything else you can think of. As a media personality, Bell host, curates, report, writes, and serve as an ambassador for a couple of products as well as various non-profits.

Bell is a feature writer and reporter for Houston Style Magazine.

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Finding Ways to Say Goodbye in An Honorable Fashion

It’s our new normal for the unforeseeable future, standing in lines outside of grocery stores, wearing masks and gloves are now part of our daily attire, and minds are flooded with all-things coronavirus related as it is the top news story on every channel. A large population of the world is quarantined inside doing TikTok challenges, working from home, working out, stress eating, finding new hobbies, sleeping the days away, teaching their children, and worrying if they will run out of money. People are losing jobs, 401ks, and tens of thousands are being infected every other day.

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Honoring Powerful Women During National Women's History Month

March is National Women’s History Month. It encourages us to honor the women who came before us and fought for equality among all races and genders. Hundreds of women have paved the way and continue to pave the way for millions of women today. They simply pass the torch to the next woman.

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The Tate Brothers: A Power Team

WHO SHOT GHOST? Wasn’t the question that was being asked when episode 614 premiered. The questions were surrounding Councilman Rashad Tate and the actor who plays him, Larenz Tate. I scrolled Twitter as #Tate was the #1 trending topic in the world, and I saw everything from “who is Larenz Tate” to “OMG his brother in the show is actually his REAL brother”. But the best quote I saw came from a fan that read:

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Visit Houston: Give Your Family Something to Talk About

After some hugs, a few laughs, and a good meal visiting family can get restless. A survey conducted by Motel 6 showed that the average American can tolerate their family for only 4 hours; with 75% saying that after 4 hours (3 hours and 54 minutes to be exact), they need a break from their families. Instead of lounging around waiting on them to return to their respective homes, distract them with the beauty of Houston. As residents of the fourth largest city in the South, we can sometimes take for granted all the gems our city has to offer and some of us may not even know everything in our backyard because we stay confined in our own little bubble. Use this holiday season to discover or reconnect to your city, all while giving you’re visiting family something to go home and talk about.

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Brian J. White Adds a New Title in Psycho Thriller

It is officially spooky season and what a better way to cap it off than with a psychological thriller, drama, comedy? Yes, the “Dear Frank” movie, a Muddy Waters Pictures & Webber Films production is shaking up Hollywood with a merge of genres that hasn’t been seen. The drama centers on Brian White (“Moonlight,” “Stomp the Yard”) as husband, Frank, and Claudia Jordan (“Middle Men,” “Love is Not Enough.”) as his wife, Beth.

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Effective Use of Social Media: 5 Tips for Small Businesses

While the digital world has proven to be lucrative, it can be a scary place for small businesses. Everyone is selling something; how do you compete with the conglomerates? Where do you get funds to hire influencers? Then you make your own mistakes: posting low quality content, inconsistency, not giving the customer information to make a sale. It can make you feel like an ant on a football field. If this is how you feel have no fear, Tay Mitch is giving you five tips to effectively utilize social media for business.

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Mental Health and Social Media - Mental Health and Social Media

Although fentanyl has been around since 1960, it became infamous in 2016. According to the National Center of Drug Abuse, in 2016, fentanyl and analogues were the most common cause of overdose deaths in the United States at more than 20,000, about half of all opioid-related deaths. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is 80-100 times stronger than morphine.

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Houston Comedian Brings the Funny to NBC

Bring the Funny, NBC’s newest show which aired on July, 9, 2019, is an American comedy competition series hosted by comedian Amanda Seales. Bring the Funny’s 10- episode series features 30 contestants of various comedy acts performing in front of an audience for a chance to win $250,000. (WOW!) Series judges include Kenan Thompson, Chrissy Teigen, and Jeff Foxworthy. Ali is the the only contestant out of Houston. However, don’t mistake him as a newcomer, this laugh out loud comedian is well known in the industry.

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Houston Spotlight: DeQuina Moore as Josephine Baker

DeQuina Moore Brings the Untold Josephine Baker Story to Houston’s Ensemble Theatre

Other than her famous banana dress or Keri Hilson’s performance in Pretty Girl Rock, today’s younger generations may not know much about the multi-talented Josephine Baker. The fact that Baker spent her youth in poverty before learning how to dance and eventually discovering success on Broadway is definitely an accomplishment to marvel over.

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How Do You Like Your Flower? Cauliflower That Is!

While red roses will be the highest selling flower this week, we are focusing on another type of flower in this edition of Eating with Style...Cauliflower. Cauliflower has risen to stardom faster than Cardi B. It is all the rave and a featured edible item. I know you have seen the IG pictures, Facebook posts, and tweets of everyone making cauliflower pizza. The carb replacing vegetable that was only seen on American tables as a steamed vegetable medley, today has endless possibilities.

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