Buying a home in 2021 can be a very stressful journey, but it's incredibly worth the headache in the end. Below I go over a couple of tips I wish I would have known beforehand. Hopefully you will find these tips hopeful during your journey.
I recently lost my father and have noticed writing about it seems to help me get through the grieving process.
A poem I wrote for my husband who literally means everything to me. It's funny how love can change a persons life.
Poetry has always helped me deal with pain in my life. Sometimes the only way to deal with things that hurt you is to face it head-on and writing does that for me.
This is a poem about how pain can break you down and make you feel like you're at war with yourself. Sorrow can swallow us whole if we let it, the goal is to deal with the things in life that hurt us. This is the only way we can ever feel true happiness.
These ice cream cupcakes are very easy to make, and they taste so delicious. Always remember the best part of cooking is eating. Enjoy!
Here is my personal review for the LG Stylo 2. The size of the screen alone is enough of a reason to buy this smartphone.
I am a stay-at-home mom who has been making money online for the last five years doing surveys and other online tasks. Here are a few of the websites I use to make money online for free.
This is my review for the Samsung Chromebook Series 3. This small machine is full of surprises and helpful tools.
A poem about how pain can make a person feel empty, and lost. In this poem, I hit some pretty emotional but honest feelings.
I have spent the vast majority of my life hating my body. That is until I realized my opinion is the only one that matters, when it comes to how my body looks.
Vitamins and minerals, help to keep our body running strong, and healthy. In this hub, I will be going over a few vitamin must haves.
Nothing says Summer in the South, quite like this delicious mouth-watering, stuffed pork chop recipe. This delicious pork recipe is an old family favorite of mine, which is sure to please.
By learning how to apply the Law of Attraction to your life. You can change not only your life but the lives of people around you as well.
Yoga has saved my life! I could have never imagined I would be able to do yoga, but now I am addicted. Yoga has changed my mind, body and soul and I never want to give it up.
This is a tutorial on how to draw caricature, using basic shapes as a guideline. I love drawing caricatures they allow you to let your imagination run wild.
Here are a few reasons why you think you're a loser and the answers that prove you're not. Things happen for a reason, there is always a lesson to be learned and a new path you can choose.
A poem about realization and accepting that our past sorrows and experiences are there to make us feel. We can brave the storm however, we just have to learn to move forward.
This is a poem I wrote for people who are struggling to love and accept themselves. We all need a little encouragement every now and then.
Mariam is heartbroken and confused, she has confessed her love to Rob but he hasn't showed her that he feels the same. Don on the other hand is totally smitten by Mariam. Who will win her heart?
This is part four, Mariam is beginning to realize love shows up when you least expect it. Read more to find out just where this chapter leads her.
This is part three, Mariam is about to embark on a journey that is going to take her places she has never dared venture. Keep reading to find out how this incredible love story unfolds.
The second part of Mariam's tale of love and self-discovery. Will Mariam win the heart of Rob her handsome boss or not?
Mariam is an aspiring author who recently moved to New York to further her career. She is hopelessly in love with her boss and doesn't know how to tell him. Watch her love story unfold.
You really can make money on Hubpages, you just have to be patient. Nothing worth doing is ever going to be easy. Just keep writing and eventually you will see a reward for all your hard work.
I have wanted to do this for years, in this poem I go over a few things with the former me. I believe everyone should do this, it makes you sit back and think and hopefully grow.
We are so lucky to be given as many blessings as we have. That is why I wrote this poem about gratitude.
Depression can bring so much unnecessary toil and pain into our lives. Here are a couple of helpful tips, on how to help a depressed friend.
What does your heart desire, what does it need? Our desires and passions are all attainable within reason, if we want it, we can make it happen.
Writing the perfect love letter is not nearly hard as most people might think. Just write from your heart and the rest will just fall into place.
Our reality is not always what it seems, we are what we feel and do. In this poem, I go over some illusions we make ourselves.
This is a poem about the pain of infertility, I love being a step-mother, they are wonderful. But no matter how hard I try to get over it I just can't, I want my own child so much.
The health benefits of berries are incredible, so not only are they delicious but healthy as well. I also included a recipe for a no-bake berry pie.
In this hub I will go over some tips on how to make and maintain healthy lifestyle choices while stressed. Stress can wreak so much havoc on your body if you let it, so take control of it.
Making your own dye is very inexpensive and easy. Everything is always better when you make it all-natural without any extra additives.
I love this healthy alternative to the average hamburger. I will show you how to make a healthy meat alternative using this vegetable bean patties recipe. You never know, you might be pleasantly surprised.
This is a poem about change and moving straight ahead. Nothing good in our life ever came easy.
This is the final part to my short story about Mavis and her family. Will they get the money? I guess you will have to read it to find out.
This is part 2 of my short story about Mavis and her family. In this part they get the ball rolling on their plan to save their home.
This is a short story I wrote about a girl name Mavis and her family of rambunctious, hardworking, country-folks. Follow Mavis and her family through their journey of trying to save the Family home.
Stress can have horrible effects on the human body, take control of it now. When choosing between stress and wellness choose wellness.
Below are some yoga New Year's resolution ideas, the affects yoga has on your body is amazing. Yoga not only strengthens and tones the body, it is also very soul full-filling as well.
Its hard to define the concept of personality but in this hub I try to do the best I can. There are many different degrees of shyness people can experience.
Breakups can be very painful but sticking with someone who doesn't love you hurts even more. In this hub I give a few tips on how to leave a bad relationship. Which I know can be hard but you owe it to yourself to be happy.
Loving yourself can be hard enough, even under normal circumstances, so abuse can make this become even harder than it already is. To Love yourself is to find out who you really are.
Sometimes getting your child to sleep, can be harder than biting into steel. Here is a few tips to make it a little easier on you and your child, when it comes to the dreaded "bedtime".
Having a high self-esteem is awesome but you don't want to seem egotistical. You can carry yourself confidently without being over the top.
Being strong and courageous is beautiful. Never let anyone in this great, big world confine your beauty to one small box. Choose your own definition of beauty and let it shine.
This is a poem of finding ones true meaning. A poem of being aware of your surroundings.
Being honest about being raped is the first step to healing. Never blame yourself or make excuses for your attackers.
There is no magic button when trying to make your girlfriend/wife weak in the knees. The secret to making a woman happy starts within the heart.
The weather can pull quite a number on our lips. Here is a couple of tips for hot lips, even if the weather isn't.
Stilettos are so sexy, in this hub I cover a couple of different kinds of Stilettos. You can spice up just about any outfit by simply adding an ultra sexy pair of stilettos.
I love jeans, they can do wonders for your body. Make sure they fit right though, the wrong pair of jeans can be very unflattering. In this article, I will tell you how to find great jeans for all body types.
The beauty benefits you get from milk, steel-cut oats and honey are astonishing. This DIY facial is made with all-natural ingredients that you can find in your kitchen.
This is the final part to my story The Second Floor. Mara Adams evil life has finally caught up to her.
This is part three of The second floor, it seems Mara's wicked evil planned has worked. She is so content with herself, she might not want to get too comfortable though things are about to get bumpy.
This is part two of my story The second floor. This is a suspenseful tale of a greedy, egotistical brat named Mara Adams. Follow her through her journey of deceit.
The second floor is about an evil, rich, young beauty Mara Adams. She will do anything to get what she wants including murder, this is part one.
I love this recipe my mother used to make these for me all the time growing up. She always cooks with so much love and passion. Here is a recipe for my mom's southern, fried, okra.
God's word is amazingly soothing when you feel like you can't go on. Read his words and notice what a difference it can make in your life.
DIY beauty: Kitchen beauty secrets made using items from your kitchen. Not only are these extremely easy to make but cheap as well.
The very beautiful Lavinia Fisher was a horrible person. She used her beauty and feminine wiles, as a way of luring young men to their death.
Everything that happens in our lives good and bad have a purpose. Here is a poem I wrote about moving on and letting go.
I finally gave up smoking after years of filling my body with smoke, and I feel incredible. In this article I discuss the possibilities of what can happen to your body once you quit smoking.
Having a big family can make mealtime quite a task. This recipe is quick and simple, which gives me more time to spend with them. Plus, I love seeing them smile when I make something they all enjoy.
These stuffed peppers are so tasty, this was one of the first recipe's my grandma taught me how to make. She always told me that if you enjoy making something, it will always come out right.
I have always been a bargain shopper. Having style is more of a time thing than the amount of money spent on an item. There are always cheaper alternatives to a super pricey item you just have to be willing to put in a little effort.
One of the most important things you can do for your child is to make sure they are confident is to show them they are loved. Give them the tools they need to grow and prosper.
Beauty comes in many shapes and sizes. You don't have to be supermodel thin to be pretty. Accepting and loving your body is beautiful.
This is a poem I wrote for my dog Cheyanne.Who passed away Saturday.Losing a dog can be very painful they become a part of your family.So when they pass it is kind of like a little part of you passes with them.
Life can be so cruel we can only do so much by ourselves.When we can't do anymore the only thing we can do is pray and leave it in the hands of the father.
Making a DIY: paper rose is a very easy decor to make and you can add them to just about anything. Read below to learn how to make paper roses step by step.
What better time of the year to play dress up than Halloween. My children and I just love making innovative, fun, and wacky costumes.
Nothing is yummier on a hot day than a cold milkshake. What makes these blueberry milkshakes even better is that they are low in calories and very high in vitamins and nutrients.
In this article I will show you how to make a Lalaloopsy birthday cake. This is a very fun and easy project.
Another poem I wrote for my husband, he has touched my life in such an amazing way. I cherish each and everyday I have with him.
This is a poem I wrote about how our hearts are constantly writing our life stories.Every moment in our life good or bad has its own emotional and lyrical note.
You don't have to spend a fortune on a beauty product for it to work. Some of the best natural, cruelty-free products can be made at home with items you would find in your fridge or cabinet.
Left untreated a urinary tract infection can cause some very serious complications. You need to always put your health first you should never be ashamed to talk to your health care provider.
When dating someone online we should always put our safety first. Just because we talk to someone on the computer does not mean we know them.
In this hub I am talking about two very uber talented female vocal artists. Madonna and Pat Benatar two very powerful women with super larger than life voices.
Yes, you can dress like a rocker chick for at least three or four hundred dollars cheaper than they do. Why spend all your money on clothes when you can get the same fashions for less with a little time and patience.
A bad relationship is never something you should just stay in.Contrary to beliefs most of the time they don't get better but worse.Never waste your love on someone who doesn't deserve it just move on.
Even when we feel hopeless and like nobody cares about us, we still need to move forward. Seize the moment, all it takes is one right move to change your life.
A poem I wrote about an ex such a lovely human being, not. But at least he taught me a lesson on what kind of man I never want to be with again.
I wrote this poem as a tribute to kissing muah.A great kiss can be such an emotional wonderful thing.
This is for my awesome hubby.He is my rock he has changed the way I look at love completely.I have never met such a gentle man in my life.I can honestly say that I have married my soul mate.
Welcome to yet another wonderful outlandish adventure with Opal. Follow Opal as she uses her imagination as a way to escape the realities that her Alzheimer's has caused to her failing memory.
Forgiving someone for doing you wrong is the best thing you could ever do for yourself.Hate takes up way to much of your precious time we should learn to live and let go.
This is the first of a series of short stories I am writing. Welcome to the wonderful world of Opal Peaches. Opal uses her imagination to escape the reality of the awful horrors of Alzheimer's.
Everything I am I owe to God.Without him I would be lost, this is a poem I wrote for him.
Children are very smart they learn at a very young age just what they can get by with. Teach them to do the right things in life and they will.
Having a sister means you will always have a best friend. No matter how far apart from each other you may be they will always stay in your hearts forever.
In this poem I talk about how looks can sometimes be very deceiving never assume anything about anyone. That happy smiling face you see is capable of hiding so many different emotions.
Beauty can mean different things to different people. This is hub is my view on physical "vs" spiritual beauty. What does it mean to be beautiful, in your opinion?
A poem I wrote about beauty in the form of goals and natural flaws.Nobody is perfect our beauty is not measured strictly by outer appearance but our inner soul as well.
This is the second part to my Christmas story about Melanie Minor. What she finds out will definitely change her mind about skipping Christmas.
This first part of two of a heartfelt short story I wrote about a young girl named Melody. She lost her mother on Christmas and because of that she swore to never celebrate Christmas again.
The effects of PCOS can being devastating and heartbreaking. But learning to accept the disease and trying to manage it are the only way you can actually live and have a happy life.
I love being a step mom, it's incredible. But I still have a longing to be able to carry a child of my own.
This is a poem I wrote about child hood bullying and growing up. You can never base the way you feel about yourself on what others think about you. You have to love yourself first.
This is a short story about an eccentric woman named Ms. Betty, whose heart was just as big as her imagination was. I hope you enjoy reading this, as much as I enjoyed writing it.
Yes we are rather crazy dealing with us can seem like being on a roller coaster at times,but we are also quite lovely too.Women it's hard to live with us and even harder to live without us.
Nobody is perfect we are not meant to be. Imagine how boring life would be if everyone looked,dressed and talk exactly alike. We should always take time to appreciate our flaws and differences.
We spend so much time during this Holiday worrying about who's getting who what. That we forget Christmas is about sharing time with your loved ones.
This is for my love, love he has made me so happy. I never knew true love until I met him he is the love of my life, my soul mate.
It is amazing the things love can make a person do. In this poem I express how much a person who has been battered and broken down by abuse is willing to endure.
Depression can be debilitating never let it make you give up. Find outlets to express what is making you feel so depressed, learn to share your feelings through the expression of art.
A poem about sexual abuse, and the toil it takes on a body. Abuse of any kind should never be tolerated from anyone.
Joan Jett is an awesome rocker chick.With super cool hair and a voice that is both beautiful and hardcore at the same time. Her music influenced an era we love you Joan.
In this poem I use my voice as a tool to open minds to different views. I believe the freedom of speech is a very detrimental thing to have in ones life.
I wrote this poem for my beautiful mother. She has been through so much in her life but has always managed to hold on to her womanly demeanor.
Being a full-time homemaker is so hard and people definitely overlook that. People underestimate how much work actually goes into being a stay at home mom and wife. I've had the opportunity to be both a stay at home mom and a working mom.
My comic view of city versus country. Something just for giggles.