Monday, June 13, 2016

PB: Food for Life!!!!!

     Before I get started I want to say something real, real fast. All of the pictures in the post were drawn by Amy Mebberson. She is the one who does the Pocket Princesses, if you wish to see more of her work I suggest going to her blog or typing in your search bar "My Junk Drawer" and her site will pop right up!

     This is a passion post! I am supposed to post about something I love and I have picked food!!! I absolutely love food, though sometimes I don't like to cook!:-) My dad is an amazing cook, so I have always loved vegetables and he is always making aaaa-mazing food! Except for this one food that is a disgusting salty version of spaghetti, it's nasty!!! But, everything else I like a lot! Now, I am going to go through a couple of my favorites!

          One of my absolute favorite foods is jambalaya! My dad's version is amazing! Ever since I had jambalaya I have forever loved kielbasa! But (people will probably hate me for this), I do not like my jambalaya spicy! I know! It's horrible! I'm probably being hated in Louisiana! My dad makes the jambalaya with chopped chicken, kielbasa, and rice. I absolutely love it! Wow, that's a lot of exclamation points, I'm gonna try and tone it down so I'm not screaming at you all!


                                                                                       The wording is a little blurry on the picture, but hopefully you can still read it! My next favorite food is meat! I know it's not technically a dish, but it's pretty good! I love steak, ribs, pot roast, etc. Though, I don't like fish, I only like shellfish (crustacea and mollusk) in the seafood department! I have also wondered why we don't call beef cow? I mean we have fish and we have lamb, but we don't have cow and pig! Though, you would so weird when you told someone you were having cow for dinner! Okay, don't pay attention to the last four sentences!!

     Thank you so much guys for reading this and listening to me drone on about food! Hah! I'm so weird!:-)


Wednesday, March 30, 2016

SSR #1 "What Does Your Hair Say About You?"


               What does your hair say about you? I read an article and that was main question. It talked about how the son of a mayoral candidate is sporting an awesome sauce afro and getting a lot of attention for his throwback style!!!! I should have had that Madagascar 3 "Afro Circus" song playing while I wrote that!!!! But first, what does each Disney princesses's hair say about them?

Tiana's hair says that she is hardworking, almost no funny business lady and ready to go to great lengths to get what she wants. She refuses to give up, while at the same time she looks extremely stylish.

Rapunzel's hair says that she bright, care-free and fun. It also says she is relaxed and just likes to enjoy herself. Her glowing blonde hair (literally) says she only really wants to pay attention to it when it can save her from palace guards or to create a swing for a a relaxed moment.

Mulan's hair says that is a fighting spirit and will stand up to what she believes is right. When Mulan cut her hair it symbolized her becoming someone else and changing, basically her pretending to be a man. But, when she's not kicking the Hun's butts, her relaxed style compliments her appearance well.

All  of these princesses, including the ones I didn't mention, each have their own and special hair personality, like you! Now, sorry, I need to veer away from Disney for just a sec! After reading the article I was asked to answer a couple questions, so here is the first one;

What does your hair say about you? Why?

My hairstyle says that I am kind and I care about my looks without thinking about it all the time. Why? Because I wet it, fluff it with some mousse, blow dry it, bobby pin the front up and hairspray it till it can last the test of time. It is cute without being over the top, and a little unnoticeable, I also try not to think about it unless it has been bumped or moved in any way, so I can make sure I won't end  up scaring people!! Whew! That was a lot of commas!

Does you hair effect your personality? Does it make you more or less confident, for example? Or
more serious or spontaneous, depending on the style?

No, not really. Even when I didn't care about it I'd still act the same! Now, after doing it for a while, it feels weird when it isn't done and I feel like I don't have to worry about it any more! I know it will (within reason) always look nice! No, I still feel the same, just without worrying about my hair.

Do you spend a good amount of time and money trying to get your hair right? Do you think about your hair a lot? Explain.

No, not really. I just need mousse and hairspray and maybe 15 minutes! :-) Nope! Like I said earlier, I don't really NEED to worry much about it anymore!

If you could change your hair for a day, just try on a different look, what would it be? Why?

I would probably have it really long on one side and buzzed on the other, with blue and purple tips. Because, please don't laugh, when I was younger my favorite Monster High doll was Venus McFlytrap, and I absolutely loved her hair!! It was just adorable!
Thank you for reading this, or just checking the page and immediately leaving after you see that it isn't what you were looking for!! And thanks for not minding all the exclamation points!! ;-)                              

Thursday, January 7, 2016

CRR Blog #4 "Robert the Bodyguard"

Sorry, this doesn't have anything to do with Disney, but, this is really important for school.
We have to do a meme about a theme in the mini movie, The Wave. The Wave is about how a high school girl asks her teacher how thousands of citizens could deny having to anything with the Holocaust and denying they knew about. After deep contemplation, the  teacher thinks of a perfect solution to answer her question, make them Nazi like (well change them the way Hitler changed the citizens of Germany). The next day training began. The next week the teacher had full blown Nazi like students and even he was being sucked in. I would tell you more, but, you really need to watch it yourself.
The theme I chose was power goes to your head. There are three characters in the mini movie that proves this. The first character is the teacher, he even admits to his wife he is being drawn into the "importance" of their new "society". The second character to prove this can happen is the main character's boyfriend. Before The Wave he was kind and wonderful (how any boyfriend should be really), and treated her respectively. But, when Lori (the main character), tried to end The Wave, he almost harmed her. The third and final character is who the meme is about. A victim of bullying, the boy is named Robert. Robert was bullied consistently during the movie. The, when The Wave was started, everyone left him alone and he thought he was included in something extremely important. When it was started he was the leader's "body guard" and would not let anyone in his way. Even thought it was basically fake, the power also went to his head. I hope this teaches you, to never join Nazi like societies and let the fake power you believe you have go to your head.

JK! I hope this teaches you to always think for yourself and to never, ever let any kind of power go to your head, no matter what is happening.

Monday, October 26, 2015

CRR #1 Disney Definitely Goes With Technology!

      Today I'm going to talk about technology what it means to us as thirteen-year-old's (twelve and fourteen-year-old's are included in this). In my honest opinion, social media sites should be for you when you have reached the ripe old age of eighteen!! But, not a lot of people agree with that, and that's okay! You don't have to agree with me, and I don't want you do unless you really do! Now, how does technology go with Disney? It definitely depends on the Disney era. I'm pretty sure Snow White didn't have any problems with her iPhone! Though I doubt she would buy an Apple products!!! (That was so lame)! Anyway. Big Hero 6 on the other hand, that timeline definitely had some sweet new technology! I would definitely love to print armor like Hiro!
      Now, back to the point! I have been reading a couple articles on when you should be old enough (thirteen), and why. Now, let's pretend you're the parent, for just a little bit (just trust me here).
       Some really good points were basically, put training wheels on your child's experience with the online world. Limit their time, places to go and tell them restrictions. Make sure they understand the rules and that there is no confusion. This will help stop future problems if you and your child weren't on the same page.
      One thing the article says is; "Teenagers 13 to 17 were generally happy with their connected lives online, and believed that hanging out virtually strengthened their offline relationships," (Dell'Antonia). This shows that teenagers believe that with their social media lives make their connection with friends even stronger. Social media sites probably really do strengthen relationships and make it easier for you and your friends to stick together!
      Another thing the article talks about is easing your child into their social media life (as I said earlier). Start with Instagram, that is the second step the article talks about , after putting up boundaries. "'Dr. Underwood calls the photo-sharing cite a benign, simpler service," (Dell'Antonia). This really is the perfect first site for your child. All you do is post photos and as the article says; "Kids care a lot about putting funny positive things on Instagram.' she says (Dr. Underwood), and most stick to the site's unwritten etiquette, posting only once a day but commenting far more frequently," (Dell'Antonia). Once again, this is a perfect site for beginners and builds a trust between the parent and the child.
      The third step is watch for lurking. A problem with lurking is your child being the lurker themselves, and I mean as in checking their account constantly and acting as if their phone is glued to their hands and their eyes are glued to the screen. In the article it says; "Teenagers who spend more time lurking are more likely to see and be distressed by social media posts about friends doing things together without them," (Dell'Antonia). This is where limiting time and usage comes in handy. Your child will be over-reacting about carefully hand-picked pictures chosen by friends to make it appear as though they are having the time of their lives, even though they probably aren't. And your child probably does the exact same thing. You can make anyone think anything with pictures alone.
      I hope these great couple of steps will keep a bond between you and your mom and dad, and maybe these will prove great reasons for you to have an account if you don't already have one!    

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Disney P.R.I.D.E. PB 1

Don't worry!! I understand that some people gush on and on about Disney, and how amazing it is, while I will talk a lot about it, that won't be ALL I talk about. An important thing I will talk about though is Cougar P.R.I.D.E. P.R.I.D.E. stands for Preparation, Respect, Integrity, Determination and Empathy.

A lot of Disney characters demonstrate this, like Belle, from Beauty and the Beast. She shows determination by making sure her dad, Maurice will be saved. I'm gonna go a little out of order and start with Integrity. An amazing quote I have comes from Ratatouille: "If you are what you eat, then you might as well eat something good." I love this quote because it is saying that if it is true that you are what you eat, then eat something good and be good! I mean, if a rat that can cook get's this, then we should all get it! This shows Integrity  because it is telling you to be good all the time, even when no-one is looking, that's what integrity is all about! (Also out of order) another amazing part of Cougar P.R.I.D.E. is Empathy. Empathy is showing kindness and understanding what is going on in another person's life. A great woman named Pocahontas shows this with this quote from her hit movie; "You think the only people who are people, are the people who look and think like you. But if you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you'll learn things you never knew you never knew." This means you shouldn't say people aren't people if they aren't like you, and there is a great example, if you think like that, which is known to us as: racism. Which, by the way is the complete opposite of empathy!

"A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as plain as the nose on your face." This is a great way of how to NOT show respect, the movie Pinocchio nailed it!! Showing respect isn't being rude, irrational, etc. It's about doing things that make you feel good and the person you're talking to feel good. 
Edna Mode from the Incredibles is everyone's favorite (hopefully), but she is my favorite because of this; "Darling. Luck favors the prepared." This is entirely true!! Luck WILL ONLY come to those who are ready for it! Come to class prepared and maybe luck will find you! ;-) 

"If you can dream it, you can do it!" This is the number one quote from Walt Disney himself! A little determination will get you where you need to go! I hope you enjoy my Cougar Disney P.R.I.D.E.!!