Homework Habits


Homework: the very sound of that word will make most people cringe. Seemingly endless hours of useless algebra problems and dumb grammar rules are enough to depress any teenager; however, the key to defeating the task of homework quickly and efficiently is all in how you approach it. Over the years, I have fine-tuned my […]

Have You Seen The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones Movie Yet?


Back in the spring, all of my friends at school were raving about some book series that all of them had just read called The Mortal Instruments. It was “AMAZING”, they said, “Life-changing”.  Naturally, I would simply roll my eyes and push their unending flow of comments out of my conscience; I was very happy […]

2013 Summer Bucket List


Wow!!! It’s finally the season that I have been looking forward to since last fall: SUMMER!!! No more school, no more homework, and no more disgusting cafeteria lunches!!! Just two whole months to do whatever I want. My goal this summer is to do something of value everyday. It doesn’t have to be significant; it can […]

Raspberry Cream Pops……. YUMMY!


INGREDIENTS:  LOVE 1 pint raspberries             1/2 cup sugar 1- 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup light or heavy cream 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 cup vanilla yogurt 8 waxy paper cups 8 popsicle sticks INSTRUCTIONS: Puree raspberries, sugar and water in blender; Strain seeds Move 2/3 cup of the purée […]

Lemon Chicken


Lately, being inspired by the coming of Spring and by some unseasonably hot weather we’ve been having, I have been trying to incorporate fresh fruit into the food I’ve been preparing; it seems like such a fresh change to my diet after having been sick for a couple of weeks. While this task may seem […]

Your (Soon To Be) Favorite Show: Bunheads!!!!!


About a week ago, I found myself in a predicament. I had just come home from my ballet class, and thankfully, was finished with all of my homework. I plopped myself onto the couch and picked up the remote for the TV. I scrolled through our playlist impatiently, looking for a show to watch. “I’ll […]

2012 in review: Thanks 2012… 2013, BRING IT ON!!!!!!


Happy New Year Everyone!!! To start the year off to a good start, check out this: the WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for us!!!!!! Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,300 views in 2012. If every person who reached the […]

Movie Review: Les Miserables


Wow, I find myself once again, writing a movie review. I’ll admit it, I’ve spent a little bit too much time at the movies lately, but hey, it is Winter break! Anyways, today I will be writing a review for the movie\musical, Les Miserables. As you might have guessed, Katrina and I have been anticipating […]

Movie Review: The Hobbit


Last weekend, I took a trip to the movies to see the prequel to the Lord of the Rings that just came out, The Hobbit. I have been anticipating the release of this movie greatly since I read the book in September and was amazed at the interesting plot. The story, which is a prequel […]

Ikea monkey?


Think of the store Ikea; what do you see in your mind? Bunk beds? Lamps? What about MONKEYS? No? Well, some people living in Toronto will from now on think about monkeys whenever they hear the name of the store. According to yahoo.com, a coat and diaper-wearing monkey was found cruising around Ikea! Don’t believe me? […]