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Children Learn What They LiveIf a child lives with Criticism
He learns to Condemn.
If a child lives with Hostility
He learns to Fight.
If a child lives with Ridicule
He learns to be Shy.
If a child lives with Shame
He learns to feel Guilty.
If a child lives with Tolerance
He learns to be Patient.
If a child lives with Encouragement
He learns Confidence.
If a child lives with Praise
He learns to Appreciate.
If a child lives with Fairness
He learns Justice.
If a child lives with Security
He learns to have Faith.
If a child lives with Approval
He learns to Like Himself.
If a child lives with Acceptance, and Friendship
He learns to Have Love With The World.
Two Wolves - TaleA Old Cherokee Chief was teaching his grandson about life
"A fight is going on inside me." he said to the Boy. "It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves"
"One is evil - he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superority, self-doubt, and ego."
"The other is good - he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truith, compassion, and faith."
"The same fight is going on inside you - and inside every other person too!"
The Grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his Grandfather "which wolf will win?"
The old Chief simply replied,
"The one you feed"
Apple Pie RecipeApple Pie (Makes two pies)
5 ½ cups all purpose flour
1 lb shortening
1 tsp salt
1 ½ cups cold water
1 tbsp vinegar
1/4 cup butter
What to do:
-get bowl of flour, and put shortening in it. start breaking the shortening apart, about almond size.
-add salt, and set aside.
-Now get a measuring cup, and add your vinegar, water and egg. Beat untuil all is dissolved.
-Add water mixture to flour mixture, knead, roll out on floured table, and continue to knead.
-DON'T OVER KNEAD! dough will become hard! just enough until it stays together. add water if needed
-Roll into circle, and cut in four. ceram wrap them, and place in fridge.
-Cut ends off apples, peel them, cut them in fours, an take out the core. Slice them evenly
-take dough out of fridge, and roll out with rolling pin. when thin, place on a pie dish, and start placing layers of apple, cinnamon sugar, and bits of butter in order.
-ONLY USE HALF THE APPLES!
Soggy Bread And CheeseSoggy Bread And Cheese
You will need:
What to do:
-Chop up cheese, place it over piece of bread. (Or two) and put it on a plate, and microwave it untuil cheese is completley melted.
-Will be HOT. be careful
(However, microwave it too long, and the cheese will evaporate)
Do Not CryDo not stand at my grave and weep:
I am not there. I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the softly fallen snow;
I am the gentle showers of rain.
I am the field of ripening grain.
I am in the morning hush,
I am in the grateful rush
Of beautiful birds in circling flight.
I am the starshine of the night.
I am in the flowers that bloom.
I am in a quiet room.
I am in the birds that sing.
I am in each lovely thing.
So do not stand at my grave and cry.
I am not there.
I did not die.
Blueberry Cheesecake RecipeBLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 tablespoons white sugar
1/4 cup melted butter
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1 cup sour cream
3/4 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups frozen blueberries, dry pack
1/3 cup blueberry jelly
what to do
1. Combine crumbs, 2 tablespoons sugar and butter. Pat mixture into the bottom of a 9 inch spring form pan.
2. Mash cream cheese until soft and creamy. Gradually beat in sour cream, 3/4 cup sugar, vanilla and flour. Beat in eggs one at a time.
3. Pour mixture into crumb-lined pan. Bake in a preheated 325 degree F (165 degrees C) oven for 1 hour or until firm to the touch.
4. Cool and then remove cake from pan by loosening edges with a knife. Place frozen blueberries on top of cake. Melt jelly and spoon over blueberries to glaze. Chill until ready to serve.
Chocolate Banana Cake RecipeMain Ingredients:
All-purpose flour: 1+3/4 cups
Granulated sugar: 1+ 1/2 cups
Cocoa powder: 3 /4 cup
Baking soda: 1+1/2 tsp
Salt: 1/2 teaspoon
Baking powder: 1+1/2 tsp
Eggs: 2 large (preferably room temperature)
Bananas: 3 ripe, mashed
Warm water: 1 cup
Milk: 1/2 cup
Vegetable oil: 1/2 cup (safflower or canola)
Vanilla: 1+1/2 teaspoon (extract or powder)
Chocolate Frosting Ingredients:
Semisweet or bittersweet chocolate: 8 ounces (227 grams) cut into small pieces
(about 1+1/4 cups chocolate chips)
Whipping cream: 3/4 cup
1. Grease and flour two 9-inch round pan. Or, cut two circles of parchment paper, the size of the pans, grease the pans, cover with parchment paper and grease again. Set aside.
2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
3. In a large bowl, sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, and baking powder together, set aside. Whisk in the sugar.
4. In another large bowl, whisk together the eggs, mashed bananas, water, milk, oil and vanilla extract.
5. Add the wet in
Marshmellow Cheesecake RecipeMain Ingredients:
Marshmallow: 200 gram (2 cups), preferably in miniature size
Milk: 1/2+1/4 cup
Cream cheese: 1 package (250 gram), in room temperature (at least 3 hours out
of the fridge)
Whipping cream: 1 cup
Butter: 6 tbsp, melted
Graham cracker crumbs: 1+2/3 cup
Sugar: 4 tbsp
Strawberry Sauce Ingredients:
Strawberry: 12 (frozen or fresh)
Sugar: 1+1/2 tbsp
1. To make the crust, combine melted butter, graham cracker crumbs and sugar in a bowl and mix until combined; press onto a bottom of a 9" round pan.
2. Melt marshmallows in milk in a saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat when marshmallows are completely melted and the mixture is smooth.
3. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add the melted marshmallow mixture and beat until smooth. Set aside to cool slightly (for 15 to 30 minutes).
4. In a large bowl, beat whipping cream until stiff (*). Gently fold the cream into the cheese-marshmallow mixture until it is completely m
Blueberry Muffin RecipeBlueberry muffin:
You will need:
3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
½ tablespoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon salt
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
- In a small bowl, mix in milk, and lemon juice. Set aside.
- In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
Add milk and oil to milk mixture. Mix well. Stir gently into flour mixture just until
moistened. Fold in blueberries.
- Fill Greased, or paper-lined muffin cups two thirds full. Bake at 400 degrees F at
22-24 minutes or until center is cooked.
APH: Tips for female Italian names for the ItaliesI’ve noticed there’s some confusion in the fandom about Italian female names fitting for the Italies so let’s clarify some things.
The so called ‘official’ names, Alice and Chiara, aren’t official names. They were suggested to Himaruya by a fan and he shared the suggestion but later on made a post in which he declared he didn’t want to make them official, just to share them and that everyone was free to use whatever he prefers.
So of course, for all Himaruya cares you can use Russian names or Martian names for them. However, if you want to use Italian names that will better point out how those two characters are representations of Italy and not of some other country here there are some things that might interest you.
Let’s start with the name suggested:
Alice and Chiara are two Italian popular names.
Many seem to have the idea Alice isn’t an Italian name because it’s written in the same way as its English version. Well,
Review: TDPI character developmentSo here's my review for Total Drama Pahkitew Island! WARNING: SPOILER ALERT
The overall casting was pretty cute and interesting, despite the fact that people say that most of them appear flat and one-dimensional. However, I beg to differ as quite a few of them have great character development. One of the most remarkable thing about this season is the increased versatility of the protagonists and antagonists: No one is purely good or evil.
Rightfully, the first four contestants eliminated didn't have much character development:
Beardo and Leonard were pretty much just fillers. Don't really think there's much to say about them, seriously. Amy is a villain as she is mean towards her sister, but apart from that, she is not much but a stepping stone to Samey's development. And Rodney is just plain weird.
Samey is the shadow twin of Amy. Her life is so damaged and bullied by Amy that she just accepted that. When Jasmine prompted her to stand up to Am
Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars Review Prologue
DISCLAIMER: I want you guys to keep in mind that this is NOT a review of the crossover itself. It is a description of what the crossover is about, how it came to be, and what I am looking forward too as well as my thoughts on the information so far. To those who have seen my prologue to my Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel review, you are probably aware of that. The review of the crossover itself will probably be up sometime in late June or early August depending on when I do see it. And like Phineas and Ferb Save Summer, it is gonna air on demand but I do not know if I will be able to see it on demand. I was lucky with Save Summer but I don’t know if I will be able to see the crossover on demand. But hey I will be able to see it on Saturday if ti comes to that. It will be worth the wait. But with that said, sit back and read my thoughts on what I think of the idea and premise of Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars. Enjoy.
A long time ago….In a galaxy far FAR away
A Guide to ConventionsIt’s coming around to be just about the end-ish of convention season and most of the major cons around where I live are coming up, and I’m getting pretty hyped about Otakon coming up in 17 days myself! So, what better way to feed into the hype than to make an advice list?
1. Bring your own food
Speaking from experience here! Convention food is pricey and all around not worth it. If your hotel room doesn’t have a mini-fridge, bring non perishable things like trail mix, granola bars, jerky, generally healthy stuff. Most hotel rooms will have something like a coffee maker or a microwave. Take advantage of this! Bring instanoodles and ramen with you. Your wallet will thank you for it. Or if you don’t want to do that, try the app called Yelp to see what’s in the area. It is important that you eat at least two square meals a day, especially since at a convention, you’re going to be on your feet basically all the time. Keep yourself energized.
My Star Wars Fan Questionnaire AnswersJedi or Sith?
Jedi, but I don't much care for the "no attachment" rule. Mace can lick my lightsaber for all I care, I'm NOT turning Dark anytime soon.
Let's see: There's Tatooine, Manaan, Tython, Coruscant, Kamino, Mustafar, Taris, Dantooine, Kashyyyk, Nar Shaddaa, Alderaan, Hoth (even thought I HATE the cold,)and Geonosis.
Type of lightsaber, Lightsaber color and fighting style?
Single bladed straight hilted saber outfitted with cortosis to ensure that it doesn't get snapped in two during a fight. Color would be blue. My fighting styles would mostly consist of Shii-Cho and Ataru, while blending and modifying the two styles to fit the needs. I'd also apply a little Djem-So when in a pinch and would try to take up Vapaad. Probably one of the few things I actually respect Mace Windu for. The other being his purple lightsaber.
I'm kind of partial to Wookiees, Geonosians and Talz. I also like Selkath, Togruta, Twi-leks, Ithorians and Ortolans. I also kind
Nukid101's Saints Row IV Review
In my review of Saints Row The Third I probably gave many of you the impression that I hated that game, but that isn’t the case. One thing I can never take away from that game was how fun the whole experience playing it was, and I’d take it over the majority of the GTA clones out there, including the very original Saints Row.
That said...yea, The Third simply tried too hard to recapture the magic of Saints Row II but clearly without any understanding of what made that game work. Both games were whacky and farcical, but Saints Row II had a sense of grounding and coherency that made the games zany moments truly standout be that extra special. Saints Row The Third by comparison felt forced and incoherent; a game that’s sole goal was to just constantly top itself in a whacky department.
While some people adored the changes The Third made, many agreed with me that this was a step down for the series, so when it was announced that a piece of DLC for The Third
Steel sighed as he entered a room. He was, oddly enough, dressed in a gray uniform and had a dirty blonde wig.
“Well, GREAT, Ray. The entire costume party’s ruined.” Steel growled, stomping through his house in irritation as he entered a room, “I thought we agreed that I was going to be Luke Skywalker and YOU were going to be the evil, dark, sinister relative who’s always trying to control me. Y’know, like how things ACTUALLY work.”
At that instant, the lights shut down before being replaced by a dull, red light. Steel heard a familiar breathing noise and turned to see someone clad in a Darth Vader outfit. Oddly enough, a black beret was perched on his head.
“You have learned much, Young Steel...” Ray said, “But you are not a critic yet.”
Steel pulled out a lightsaber and turned it on, unsheathing a bright blue lightsaber. Ray did the same, only with a red one. Steel swung his blade as Ray blocked with his own. Steel beg
Cult Corner Review - The Starving Games
Welcome to Cult Corner, the co- oh fuck it, I'm not gonna bother with an intro…
How is this even on Netflix? Why is it even on Netflix? Is it because it's available through all other rental sources and you just needed to convince people to join on your services? Cause that's worth your money right?
Why am I even wasting my time with this garbage? I'll tell you why, it's because Dim432 did not do this movie justice.
Oh go ahead and read his review, I'll put a link down below even, but know that if you are going to read it, expect a review that is practically a rip-off of the Nostalgia Critic's "The Last Airbender" review only without any actual humor or actual analysis to go with it.
And that is the real reason why I'm doing this review, to basically cover his ass and do what he SHOULD have been doing which was analyzing the movie rather than focusing on trying to emulate a Nostalgia Critic episode. This "Review" more than other he built up as being "the biggest thing" and
pet to a friendyou are at your best friends house and your and suddenly you black out and when you wake up you are still at your friends but your in a cage and then you try to get out of the cage then realize...your tiny! you start to freak out then see your friend walk in and try to get his attention and he just looked at you and smiled leaving you confused you try yelling his name then and he didn't respond then you looked and just sigh and sit down confused and frustrated then realize you have a tail...and ears....your a neko...his neko he got when he moved into his house from his mom!.....
what do you do
(you dont have to be a neko if you dont want to be you can be whatever you want as long as its humanoid and not stupid or you cold just be a tiny)
Vegetable or Olive Oil
1 cup water
½ cup margarine or butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
What to do:
Prepare to fry the churros by heating oil in a pan (1 to 1&1/2 inches) to 360 degrees F.
To make churro dough, heat water, margarine and salt to rolling boil in 3-quart saucepan.
Stir in flour. Stir over low heat until mixture forms a ball.
In about 1 minute, remove from heat. Beat eggs all at once.
Continue beating until smooth and then add to saucepan while stirring mixture.
Spoon mixture into cake decorators' tube with large star tip (like the kind use to decorate cakes).
Squeeze 4-inch strips of dough into hot oil.
Fry 3 or 4 strips at a time until golden brown, turning once, about 2 minutes on each side.
Drain on paper towels.
Mix Sugar and the optional cinnamon.
Roll churros in sugar or dump the sugar on the pile of churros.
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