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Did My Tuition Fees Go Up?

  Happy New Year ya’ll! Spring semester is here and as I was going over my course schedule and deciding whether to drop a course, I noticed that my tuition fees had drastically increased. I typically take two courses since this is what my stipend covers but previously I decided to add a third one. After thinking that this may not be a good idea due to my busy schedule I decided to drop the course but not before I realized that my fees had gone up by over $2K! I do remember there being some talk about the increase of fees and there being an open forum regarding this but I was not expecting the increase to be so expensive! Figure 1: This is a thumbnail from my latest YouTube video on “Did My Tuition Fees Increase?” where I am looking at the camera with a confused look. I am wearing a gray and black dress and my hair is short, black, and curly.   In case you did not know tuition fees include things like the gym, health services, the counseling center, and other services on campus that ser

Adult Daily Living Skills: Breakfast Smoothie

 

What do you typically eat on a Saturday morning? Are you a big breakfast with all of the works type of person or do you play it safe with a granola bar?  This past Saturday I wanted something quick, easy, and healthy so I decided to make a smoothie. Smoothies are a great way to get all of your nutrients in one meal without having to do a whole lot. All you need is milk, fruit, and yogurt. I typically like to use almond milk, an assorted frozen fruit mix, and whatever yogurt I have on hand.


Figure 1: This is a thumbnail for my YouTube video on ADL: Breakfast Smoothie where I am drinking a smoothie and showing the ingredients that I used. 



In case you didn’t know breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I am shocked when I hear people say that they don’t eat breakfast. When you don’t eat breakfast you take on the chance of overeating throughout the day to make up for not having an earlier meal. You also starve your body, which is not a good thing. A smoothie is an easy way to eat breakfast without all the hassle!


Figure 2: This a photo of a blender, yogurt, almond milk, and assorted fruit mix. 


When making a smoothie here are a few tips to follow:

  • 1.      Put the yogurt at the bottom. It helps everything else in your blender to mix better.
  • 2.      Next, add your choice of frozen fruit. Freezing the fruit helps to not have to use ice, which will water down your smoothie.
  • 3.      Lastly cover the entire mixture with milk.
  • 4.      Blend to your liking and enjoy!

Check out the video below to see how I make a delicious breakfast smoothie. Be sure to check back in to my YouTube on THIS Wednesday 5/5/21 for a SPECIAL announcement. Ms. Duggan has been working on something very special and I cannot wait to tell you all about it! Drop down in the comments and let me know what you think it is!

Figure 3: This is a photo of me drinking a smoothie. 




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