Gabriel Brito

Gabriel Brito

Gabriel Brito is a freelance writer living in Alabama. She has special interests in animals, technology, politics, news, and parenting. She has worked with animals for over ten years and currently tutors elementary students.
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  • Skiing to Snowboarding Transition: Tips & Lessons Learned
    While I haven't been snowboarding for that long yet, I've already learned several important lessons about the sport.
  • Tales from the Kiddie Table: A Food Fight Would Have Been Better
    Being the oldest of eight, Thanksgiving at the kiddie table is always interesting.
  • First Person: When Anorexic, It's Easy to See Food as a Bad Thing
    We live in a society where we're told that "thin = pretty" and "fat = ugly." For many young women, this can lead to eating disorders.
  • How to Teach a Dog to Use a Human Toilet
    Dogs are long said to be man's best friend due to their extreme intellects, fierce loyalty and protective nature, but did you know that their owners can teach them how to use a human toilet as well?
  • Disowned on Election Day: Beliefs vs.Family
    Would you have voted for the same presidential candidate even if it meant your family might disown you?
  • Election Return Party: Malt Rumney Ice Cream and a Whole Lot of Vodka
    Living in a swing state makes election day a big deal. This year, I decided to host my own viewing party. The only problem is that my friends support both sides.
  • Florida Voter Determination: Man Walks 5 Miles, Women Breaks Leg, Gets Carried to Voting Center
    Living in Florida, I had no idea what to expect this election. New stations were reporting hour long lines, but that was nothing compared to some of the determination I saw from my fellow Floridian voters.
  • Entertainment Tonight Reports Justin Bieber Has Leukemia
    A tweet posted on October 23rd from Entertainment Tonight claims that Justin Beiber has cancer. To show support, fans from all over the world are shaving their heads, but is this act being done in vain?
  • First Person: 5 Simple Rules for Achieving a Perfect Credit Score
    Managing my personal finances always seemed scary, and even worse was the thought of using a credit card. Fortunately, thanks to a few simple rules, I was able to achieve a near perfect credit score.
  • 2012 Halloween Events in Pensacola, Florida
    If you thought Pensacola was a boring town, think again. This city is crawling with Halloween events for family and friends to take advantage of. Whether you're looking for a family friendly night out or horror, there's something for everyone.
  • First Person: Giving Birth to My Godchild
    Some people just know what they want in life. As for my best friend, Britney, she wanted to be a mom and she wasn't going to accept no for an answer even if her body wasn't willing to cooperate.
  • Presidential Debate: One Candidate Appears Personable, the Other Informed
    As an Independent voter, I was very interested in watching the first Presidential debate, especially since the topic was domestic. Overall, I think both sides did a decent job, but I believe one did much better in terms of politics.
  • Video: Hurricane Isaac Brings Heavy Wind to Perdido Key, Fla.
    Perdido Key was spared the worst of Hurricane Isaac, but enough of the storm hit to cause windy conditions even a day after the storm made landfall.
  • Hurricane Isaac Crawls Along, Minimal Damage so Far
    You get use to living through hurricanes when you live in the south, but every once in a while you have one that really scares you. That was the case with Hurricane Isaac.
  • "House M.D." Episode Leaves Fans Outraged
    A recent episode of the hit series "House MD" has left fans in an uproar however, leaving many wondering what the writers were thinking.
  • How to Remove the System-Restore.Com Virus
    A new computer virus known as System-Restore.com has been erasing files and wiping hard-drives off it's victims computers. Fight back by learning how to remove it and restore your files with these simple steps.
  • Top 5 Scooters for College Students
    College means many nights chugging coffee as you cram for important exam. As you wake up with your face in your books, the last thing you need is the added worry of how you're going to get to class. With these scooters, that will no longer be a problem.
  • September 11th: Finding Hope at 13
    I was only 13 years old on September 11th, 2011. Ten years later, the events of that day have played a significant role in the person I've become. Through the 9-11 tragedy, I learned about hope, bravery, patriotism and courage.
  • 2011 Hurricane Season Could Spawn 27 Storms
    With the 2011 season already spawning 11 storms before the height of hurricane season, could this year be even more active than 2005?
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  • Top 5 Family Attractions in Portland, Oregon
    If you happen to find yourself in Portland with a family to entertain, don't worry. The city has more than enough attractions to keep any age group entertained for as long as needed.
  • Top 5 Family Attractions in Boise, Idaho
    The capitol of Idaho, Boise, has several attractions for all ages that will make your stay both enjoyable and memorable.
  • Could Hurricane Irene Destroy the Statue of Liberty?
    Meteorologists have been warning about the catastrophic event of a hurricane hitting New York for years. With New York being directly in the path of Hurricane Irene, would the state and the famous landmark, the Statue of Liberty, survive?
  • How to Turn an Imaginary Friend Real in Sims 3: Generation
    One feature added in "Sims 3: Generation" is the ability to create imaginary friends. They first appear as dolls after the birth of a child and can only be seen by their owner, but with a little help, these creatures can become visible to everyone.
  • Doug Hutchison, 51, and Courtney Stodden, 16, Announce Reality TV Show Plans
    51-year-old actor Doug Hutchison and his wife Courtney Stodden, 16, have announced that they are in current negotiations with a prominent reality show producer. Will you watch?
  • 'Big Brother 13' Player Rachel Reilly May Be Pregnant
    'Big Brother 12' and '13' player Rachel Reilly confirms that she may be pregnant after partaking in a few risky moments with fellow player Brendon Villegas.
  • How to Get a Red Outline in Wild Ones
    Anyone can have a normal colored pet in Wild Ones, so why not take your creativity a step further and create a pet unlike any other?
  • Paying the Bills One Internet Job at a Time
    Last summer I found myself jobless and in need of cash in order to put food on the table. I applied everywhere I could think of but never got a call back. Sick of waiting, I turned to the Internet to help make a legitimate income.
  • Aflockalypse: Result of BP Oil Spill?
    It sounds like something out of a horror movie. The clock strikes midnight on New Year's, but instead of fireworks, thousands of dead animals rain down. Nicknamed "Aflockalypse," could this really be a coincidence, or is something sinister at play here?
  • Sarah Palin's Target List: Did Palin Cause the Tucson Shooting?
    While many of the details of the Tucson shooting are yet to be known, many people have already drawn a disturbing connection between the alleged gunmen and politician Sarah Palin.
  • Recycling DVDs: Turning DVDs into Ornaments
    These days everyone is bound to have some old movie DVDs lying around their house collection dust. One of the easiest ways to recycle old these DVDs is by turning them into a fun holiday ornaments.
  • Christmas Traditions: Invasion of the Elves
    Most people have to worry about rodents or bugs invading their home, but not at my house. We have something much worse: elves.
  • How to Make TWF Masks for the Holidays
    TWF stands for a TV show, Thumb Wrestling Federation. For whatever reason, children seem to be obsessed with this show. With thumb masks being one of the most wanted items on this years Christmas lists, I decided to create my own.
  • 100th Day School Activities
    Reaching the 100th day of school is a big milestone teachers and students. Celebrating should not only be educational, but also fun. Whether you're teaching art, math, reading or spelling, your students will be sure to enjoy these activities.
  • Homemade Gift Ideas for Pet Lovers
    One of the best homemade gift ideas for pet lovers is simple, cheap, easy enough that even young children can do it, but will be very much appreciated by the recipient.
  • Gifts Under Ten Dollars for Kids
    Looking to stretch your dollar this year but still hoping to give your kids a great Christmas? Finding affordable, yet fun gifts are actually easier than you might think. In this article I will be listing five great Christmas gifts for kids all under $10.
  • Lessons from a School Teacher
    Many lessons can be learned and school, but some of them have little to do with educational purposes and more to do with common sense.
  • First Person: Santa Brought Dead Hamsters for Christmas
    Forget coal for Christmas, how about unwrapping a dead animal instead? That's the scene my family awoke to on one hellish Christmas morning.
  • How to Discipline a Bully
    If a child in your classroom is being bullied or is a bully, it may be hard to know how to discipline them. You can punish students all you want, but a lot of times it doesn't do any good, so just how is one to handle the situation?
  • Favorite Commercials from the 90s
    From Stick Stickly to the Wonder Ball, the 90s were filled with many catchy jingles. In this article, the top five advertisements from the 90s are listed. Reminisce, shall we?
  • Best Harry Potter Movie Candy
    Lucky for us muggles, wizards have released versions of Harry Potter candy for us to try. With the Deathly Hallows movie coming out soon, why not bring some Harry Potter inspired candy to the movie with you?
  • Alternatives to Giving Pets as Gifts
    Giving pets as gifts can be very cruel towards the animals. With a little creativity, you and your children can come up with some safe, animal friendly alternatives that will benefit the whole family.
  • New Year's Resolutions for My Classroom
    Five New Year's Resolutions I hope to accomplish in my classroom within the next year.
  • Top Three Best Ski Resorts in Utah
    This article discusses the top three best ski resorts and Utah and why they are the best.
  • Where to Buy a Kinect Online
    As thousands of kids, teens, even adults, add the Kinect system to their Christmas list, you may be wondering where to buy one. In this article you'll find seven online stores that are likely to have the Kinect system in stock this holiday season.
  • Best Family Ski Resorts in America
    Create a memorable family vacation by going to one of the top three ski resorts for families.
  • Controversial Cartoon: What is Going Too Far?
    Jim Davis isn't the only cartoonist to release controversial cartoons. There have been jokes made about death, murder, rape, September 11th, and much more. This raises the question: Just what is going too far?
  • Technology Today: Google Nearly Starts War, YouTube Alters an Election
    Today Google Maps is used for just about anything, but what happens when Google makes a mistake? Everyday folk may not think anything of it, but in an odd twist of events, a mistake by Google nearly started a war in Central America.
  • Best ski jackets for kids
    This article lists the top five best ski jackets for kids and why they are the best.
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  • Where to Get Flu Shots in Pensacola, Florida
    There are many different locations around Pensacola that are offering flu shots quickly and cheaply. All you have to do is find the location that's most convenient for you.
  • Best ski jackets for women
    This article lists the top five ski jackets for women and why they are great choices.
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  • Easy Christmas Craft: Make a Reindeer
    Christmas is just around the corner, so how would you like to make a cheap, fun and easy Christmas craft for your children? This project is so simple that even young children can join in!
  • Celebrities: Life After Prison
    We all have our favorite celebrities on the big screen, but what about the other celebrities who aren't doing so well? They end up in a downward spiral of addiction, rehab, and prison time. Like a train wreck, we can't help but watch.
  • Where to Buy Cheap Pocket Watches
    Finding cheap pocket watches is a lot easier than you may think. If you know where to look, you can easily buy any style of pocket watch for well under $25.
  • Abduction: Protecting Our Children
    Has the Elizabeth Smart abduction case turned us into overly protective parents? Are we no longer relying on the human we raised, but rather the technology that we created?
  • 9 Ways to Kill Your Sims in Sims 3
    There are currently nine different ways to have your Sims die in Sims 3. No matter what your reason is for killing your character, you should be able to find everything you need in this article.
  • How to Salvage Items in Sims 3 Ambition
    At the junk yard in Sims 3 Ambition, there are many items your sim can salvage to make a nice profit. This article explains the two different ways to repair those broken objects.
  • Best Software Programs for Graphic Artists
    Whether you're just thinking about becoming a graphic artist, or already are one, there are several different types of software you'll need. The bests are listed in this article.
  • How to Block a Website with FireFox
    While the internet can provide your child a vast wealth of knowledge, it can also be a pretty scary place. In this article I'll explain how to protect your child by learning how to block a website in Firefox.
  • How to Get a SimBot in Sims 3
    Wondering how to get a Simbot? Wonder no more! There's no magic cheat that will allow you to get a SimBot right away, but there are cheats that will give you everything you need.
  • How to Help Your Teen Prepare for the SAT
    Nobody likes tests, but SATs are a big deal. They can help determine your child's future and that's a lot of pressure to put on someone who is barely old enough to drive!
  • How to Get a Heart Shaped Pink Diamond in Sims 3
    Finding and unlocking the heart shaped pink diamond is the hardest part of creating a SimBot in Sims 3: Ambition. In this article I give step by step instructions on how to do it.
  • How to Buy Toys for Autistic Children
    Buying toys for children can be challenging, but even more so if the recipient has autism. You want to make sure to buy them something they can enjoy, not just some toy that will go unused, gathering dust for years to come.
  • Murder: Celebrities Gone Bad
    Most celebrities can deal with fame fine, but what happens to those select few who can't? Some of these celebrities go bad. These celebrities will do anything for the attention, including murder.
  • How to Make Homemade Reindeer Ornaments
    This is a great craft for young kids because it's so simple to do that there is virtually no way of messing it up. Children will love making their own homemade Christmas ornaments, and parents will love that it doesn't make a huge mess.
  • Halloween Events in Pensacola, 2010
    Looking for some fun Halloween events in Pensacola? There are many different places all around the city hosting everything from trunk or treating to fall carnivals.
  • Chevy Seat Belt Recall: What You Need to Know
    Seat belts were originally put in place to help passengers stay safe, but if you're driving a Chevy Impala, buckling up may not be enough. The company has recently recalled over 322,000 Chevy Impala cars due to seatbelt malfunctioning.
  • Where to practice hockey in Pensacola, Florida
    Before you head out to the beach next, consider trading in your swim trunks and surfboard for ice skates and hockey pucks. You can learn to play hockey at either of these locations!
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  • Taylor Swift's Best Songs
    If you've turned on the radio at all in the past four years, you've probably heard a song by Taylor Swift. In this article, I list her top ten songs and why they are the best.
  • Review of Swagbucks: How to Earn Money Surfing the Web
    Looking to earn some extra cash, but don't want to do much work? No problem, I have the perfect solution for you. Swagbucks! Earn money while doing nothing but surfing the web. Yes, it's actually that easy.
  • Florida: Why We Should Demand Change This Election
    Voting is always important, but for Florida, it's even more so. With BP's recent oil disaster, it's time for locals step up and demand change.
  • Does Broccoli Prevent Osteoarthritis?
    Your mother always told you to eat your broccoli, and it turns out she may have known what she was talking about. Recent studies have shown that a diet rich with broccoli can actually help prevent and treat osteoarthritis!
  • A Detailed Review of Chuck E Cheese in Pensacola, Florida
    If you're thinking about going to Chuck E Cheese, you may be wondering if it's worth all the hassle. From my experience, not only is it worth it, but it will give your child an unforgettable memory that will last a lifetime.
  • Kong: A Review of the Popular Dog Toy
    The Kong is a brand of dog toys that has been dubbed as "possibly the best-known dog toy in the world". Does this toy really live up to all the hype?
  • Excuses that Will Get You Out of Anything
    Looking for an excuse to get out of something, but don't want everyone asking questions? Try using any of these excuses!
  • Five Things You Can Do to Help with the Oil Spill
    If you want to help with the oil spill, try doing these five simple things. It'll make a huge difference and even save some animals lives.
  • Katy Perry's Best Songs
    Wondering what Katy Perry's best songs are? Wonder no more! In this article, I list her top ten songs and the reason why they rock!
  • Top 10 Attractions in Pensacola, Florida
    Whether you're taking a vacation to Pensacola or just passing through, this town offers many fun activities to enjoy. The top ten are listed in this article.
  • Pensacola Fairgrounds Events for 2010
    The wait is finally over! The schedule for the 2010 Pensacola Interstate Fair has been announced. Are any of your favorite bands preforming?
  • How to Dye Your Hair Using KoolAid
    Dying your hair can be expensive, especially for bright colors. There is a simple alternative though. By using koolaid, not only do you prevent your hair from damage, but it also allows you to dye your hair any color of the rainbow cheaply and easily.
  • 10 Reason a Giraffe Would Make a Good Pet
    Anyone could get a cat or a dog, but what about a giraffe? There are many different benefits to having one of these creatures as a pet.
  • Top 10 Humorous Retirement Gifts
    Deciding on a gift can be hard, especially when someone is retiring. This article will make that easier for you. Here you'll find a list of the top ten comical gift ideas that anyone retiree will love.
  • Review of Sam's Fun City in Pensacola, Florida
    Half Amusement park, half water park. It sounds too good to be true! But does Sam's Fun City live up the hype? You may be disappointed...
  • How Bed Bugs Could Take Over the World
    Bed bugs are currently multiplying at an enormous rate as experts struggle to find a way to control them. Could it really be possible for these tiny pests take over the world?
  • Hotel Review - Red Roof Inn, Pensacola, Florida
    The Red Roof Inn is one of the cheapest hotels in the Pensacola area. In this review I discuss the pros and cons of this hotel, as well as why you may be better off staying somewhere else.
  • Review of the Pensacola Interstate Fair
    The Interstate Fair in Pensacola has been called "the most exciting event to take place on the gulf coast", but does it really live up to the hype? All that and more will be covered in this detailed review.
  • Top 5 Pranks of All Time
    If you're looking for a memorable pranks, look no further. Here we are counting down the top five best pranks of all time.
  • Mario 64 Walkthrough - Mysterious Mountainside
    This video shows you where to find the secret slide needed to get the Mysterious Mountainside star in Tall Tall Mountain.
  • How to Make Homemade Colored Sugar
    Out of sprinkles but need to decorate some cake or cookies? Don't worry, you can use colored sugar instead. Best of all, it's quick and easy to make!
  • How to Get Rid of Monsters Under the Bed
    Monsters under the bed can be a very terrifying thing for a child. If you want to be sure to get rid of these creatures once and for all, try following these simple steps.
  • Watermelon Juice Cake
    Watermelon juice is very tasty on its own, just imagine how good it would be in a cake!
  • How to Make Money on the Internet
    With a few easy steps, you can make a couple hundred dollars a month just by using the internet. The trick is to know which websites pay well and which ones don't.
  • How to Win the Beauty Contest on Neopets
    This guide will give you some easy to follow tips that will guarantee that your Neopet wins the beauty contest!

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