Categories: Blog June 9, 2014 @ 8:35 AM 1 Comment      

Dear Mrs. Ripp,

I am in college at the American University of Paris. I am going to graduate with a major in creative writing and literature. The dorms here are awesome, they are not even dorms there more like apartments. My favorite job that i want is a script writer for a tv show or movie. My second favorite job is a stay at home fantasy writer or a writing teacher. I’ve really enjoyed seeing France.  I work at a little french bakery, near my dorm. I own a white, female, Pomeranian named Paris. You would not believe how many poodles there are around here! I love there chocolate croissants. I am still Best Friends with Issabel.


Categories: Blog May 30, 2014 @ 10:39 AM 0 Comments      

Innovation Day. I loved it. In fact i think that everyday should be like innovation day. Some day’s could be reading innovation day, and others could be social study’s. There could be a schedule. For example, Monday= Writing, Tuesday= Social Study’s. Wednesday= science, Thursday= math or reading, Friday= Anything. I know parents would not want to pay a lot. “So Mondays and Thursdays don’t need a lot of supplies. I did France for my Innovation Day project, and i loved it. What would you do on Innovation day. Please comment where you live.


Categories: Blog May 21, 2014 @ 7:14 AM 5 Comments      

I got this recipe from: 


090628-204130_Lg1½ cups sugar
¾ cup flour
¾ cup cocoa powder (see note below)
3 eggs
¾ cup butter, melted
½ teaspoon salt (if using unsalted butter)
¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (see note below)


A NOTE ON CHOCOLATE: You’ll notice the list of ingredients is very short. That means the quality of the chocolate makes a huge difference. The chocolate flavor is front-and-center — not the sugar, not the richness, the chocolate. I used Ghirardelli unsweetened cocoa powder, and Ghirardelli semi-sweet chocolate chips.

The assembly is about as easy as you can get. Combine the sugar, flour, salt (if using unsalted butter), cocoa, eggs and melted butter and mix.

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Do this by hand, until the dry ingredients are just incorporated into the wet, and stop. You don’t need to beat it, and in fact want to avoid producing gluten from the flour. (Kneading flour produces gluten, the springy protein that makes bread chewy.)


Stir in the chocolate chips.


Line a 9×13 baking dish with parchment. I over-did it a little bit here, because I wanted to be absolutely sure it didn’t stick. As long as you cover the bottom you should be good, as it will pull away from the edges while baking.


Pour the batter and spread it out. Don’t try to spread it like mayo on bread, or you’ll move the parchment around. Poke at it with the tip of a rubber spatula.


Bake at 325° for 20-30 minutes. It’s done when a toothpick inserted in the tallest part comes out clean. Keep in mind you’ve got chips in there. If you hit one with the toothpick it will have melted chocolate on it. You might need to poke a couple of spots to make sure you aren’t hitting a chip.


Very carefully lift the parchment out of the baking dish. Get a spare set of hands if you can.


Peel the edges and let cool for a few minutes before slicing.


Pour yourself a glass of milk, and that’s it.


Make these in two minutes flat 

Categories: Blog May 21, 2014 @ 7:14 AM 2 Comments      

After watching “Look Up” the video i notice lots of stuff. Including, Our world revolves around technology. There are good stuff about technology, But also bad. Goo could be that you can read on technology. But bad could be that there are so many games on technology that you probably never think about picking up a board game. you get so edictid to technology that you just can’t stop! You need to stop and go outside. If you start your friends might start too! When was the last time you saw a recycle sign? What side are you on? Please comment where you live?


Categories: Blog May 15, 2014 @ 9:01 PM 0 Comments      

Some of my favorite recommendations are, that I, Love the Divergent series. I’v seen the movie and i love it. There are 3 books in the series. which include. 1. Divergent, 2. Insurgent, and .3 Allegiant. In Divergent there are factions. I would choose amity, the Peaceful. Another book recommendation is, The 100 truths. I’m reading it in my book club. We are only done with 2 chapters. It is reall good so far. Please comment where you live.