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Month: August 2015

Listen Up, Teens!

Listen Up, Teens!

In our culture today, it’s very popular to ignore your parents and grandparents because “they’re just old fogies who don’t know how to have fun.”  That’s not really true.  Maybe your parents can seem strict, but they were teenagers once.  So were your grandparents. Well, why do we even need to listen them? 1. They Deserve our Respect The adults around us were placed into our lives for a specific reason.  Your teachers to teach you academics, your pastor to teach…

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Perfect Lemonade

Perfect Lemonade

Hey guys! Even though summer is almost over, that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy a glass of good old lemonade.  Here’s a great recipe that’s nice and tart, but is just the right balance of sweetness and tartness!     Ingredients 1 cup sugar (can reduce to 3/4 cup) 1 cup lemon juice (4-6 lemons) 3 to 4 cups cold water (more or less) Directions 1. Use a juicer to extract the juice from 4 to 6 lemons, enough for…

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Princess Collection: Cinderella

Princess Collection: Cinderella

Hey guys! This past weekend, I got the opportunity to see Rogers and Hammersteins Cinderella and I got the idea that I should make my own recreations of the Cinderella characters.  So here they are! Fairy Godmother I wanted to do something totally different from the original fairy godmother’s outfit.  So I made her quite a bit younger and designed a flowy dress that looked sort of like a fairy’s outfit. Lady Tremaine This recreation is pretty closely similar to her…

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Impasto – Textured Art

Impasto – Textured Art

No, not Imposter; Impasto.   This past weekend, I went to the Ballantyne hotel in NC with my mom and Amanda for Amanda’s 16th birthday.  While I was there, I saw amazing water fountains and humongous chandeliers. In many of the halls, there were also some gorgeous oil paintings.  Parts of them were painted using a special technique called Impasto.  Now what’s that? Impasto is a technique used in painting, where paint is laid on an area of the surface (or the entire…

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Disney Channel Fabs and Fails

Disney Channel Fabs and Fails

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Hey guys! Pretty much everybody knows that those good old Disney channel movies are pretty much hit or miss.  Mostly miss.  But there are a couple ones that are actually pretty good.  So I’m here to make sure you don’t waste your time watching the “fails” and make sure you watch the “fabs.” (There are so many of them though, that I’ll only go through 6 of them.) Cloud 9   Summary: Kayla, the spoiled daughter…

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