Empty Nest Syndrome - What Do You Do Once The Kids Start Moving Out: Movin' On - The Final HubNuggets Roundup
This hub was written as a showcase for new writes on HubPages. Though the HubNuggets Program has been phased out, Hub Pages continues to welcome and celebrate new writers.
When someone in a relationship says, "I need to FIND myself," what do they really mean? Are they lost? Is the relationship over? Here are some possibilities, and some tips to help you handle it all.
What is hard water? What is soft water? Is one better than the other? Should we drink hard water? Here are some tips and health information.
This game has been called a cross between water polo, ice hockey, soccer, and basketball. Throw in jousting and daredevil kayaking, and you will have a fair idea of mix - and don't forget kayak rolling and holding your...
Finding a good day care for your child (children) can be a daunting task. Here are some ideas to help you get started looking.
What would you do if you were ever stranded on a deserted island? How could you survive? Here's a fun look at a list of ten useful items you might like to have along...
"How do they get the caramel in the Caramilk bar?" According to one of the most successful advertizing campaigns of the last century, and its creator, Gary Prouk, this mystery has plagued mankind since the beginnings of...
gifts for women; popular gifts for women; top ten gift ideas for women; What could you buy for that special someone if money were no object? Here are five more extravagant ideas...
gifts for women; popular gifts for women; top ten gift ideas for women; What could you buy for that special someone if money were no object? Here are five extravagant ideas...
This hub was written as a showcase for new writers on Hub Pages. Though the HubNuggets Program has been phased out, Hub Pages continues to celebrate and promote new writers.
If you've ever considered welcoming a rescue pet into your home, you will need to do some homework, but the rewards are certainly worth the effort. Every one of our pets is rescued - all characters
I love to paint Christmas cards each year, not only because I know how those who receive them look forward to a new card each year, but also because I love drawing and painting, and teaching drawing and painting. Making...
Simple pen and ink sketching, combined with watercolors, will produce beautiful, handmade, watercolor Christmas cards. So many patterns are available in every style of Christmas greeting card, from Country style cards...
Why spend money on expensive mass-produced cards? Really impress people by making your own heartfelt, handmade cards.
November 11th - the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month - on this day, every year, men, women, and children around the world stand in silence to honor all who died in war - all who made the...
Gold nugget jewelry, sluice-box rings and pendants, Mastodon ivory, unique imported items and locally made items, virgin gold nugget jewelry
Scary Halloween treats, Witch Finger Cookies, Wiener Mummies - I recently received an email asking for a recipe for Halloween Meatball Spiders, for a Halloween Birthday Party. As I pored over my collection looking for...
Any good Girl Guide or Boy Scout can tell you where "North" is, but in Canada, where many of us already live pretty far north, "North" can take on a different meaning. To many of us, "North" is really a state of...
As the old song says, "Momma's l'il baby loves shortnin' bread". The "shortnin' bread" of that song is not, in fact, related to Scottish shortbread except in the mind of the child who heard the song. Scottish...
English pubs, historic pubs, pub names, Inspector Morse, English pub, medieval inns, pubs of London, English pubs,Martha Grimes, Inspector Richard Jury, Welsh pubs - a fun round-up of articles about pubs
Paper casting. Have you ever wondered how to do it? Paper casting can be done using simple techniques and everyday, household tools. With incredible examples of the works of Allen and Patty Eckman
What is it about the Irish, especially on Saint Patrick's Day, that makes the rest of us want to be Irish?There is certainly no lack of famous Irish fellers we'd like to emulate, or, at least, applaud, and that "darlin'...
Three of the oldest of all the gemstones, diamonds, amber, and opals have inspired artists and authors alike with their amazing qualities. These, above all other gems, have captured our imagination. Believed by some to...
Computer games have vastly improved since the first SIMS appeared on the market, and they are still every bit as seductive and highly addictive. How much time do you lose to computer games?
Everyone here who thinks winter sports are "child's play" - raise your hand! The action clips of cheering kids along the route of the Olympic torch, brought to mind some of the winter games we used to play as kids....
Learning to speak well is an essential skill if you wish to be a performer unless, of course, you dream of following in the slippers of Marcel Marceau, the famous French mime. Anyone who wishes to pursue a career on...
Anyone who would attempt to make a list of the best, most romantic Hollywood movies ever made would be researching from now 'til the end of the next century. There are so many great candidates from which to choose!...
Romancing The Stone: Gem Lore - A Valentine's Guide to the History & Significance of Some Popular Gemstones
Ever since the first curious cave-dweller broke open a geode and offered its sparkling, gorgeously hued interior to his vastly surprised but appreciative mate, man has scoured the earth for shiny stones to please his...
Bald has not always been considered beautiful. Balding men have been often portrayed as objects of humor. In recent times, however, shaven heads have become mucho macho. In the world of action-adventure, bald is the new...
Selecting the perfect gift for Christmas or a birthday can be challenging even when you know the person very well. Picking the perfect Christmas present for a senior - for your granny, grampa, or favorite auntie...
dog sledding, dog sledding tours, northern travel, arctic travel, dog sled tours. Long before we had heard the words eco-friendly, my family was already traveling in the Arctic in the time-honored and traditional way -...
Create a beautiful and sturdy brick patio using bricks or pavers; improve your yard with a new brick/paver patio; how to build a brick or paver patio
Every year children all over the world to write letters to Santa. Some leave them in their shoes, for Sinter Klaus or Père Noel to find on Christmas Eve, some leave notes pinned to the Christmas stockings that adorn...
Christmas - that time of year when we smile at strangers, when we share fellowship with those outside our usual circles, when we exchange greetings with family and friends around the world. Many exquisite vintage cards...
Breast implants, breast size, cosmetic surgery, breast augmentation, Whatever Mother Nature didn't give us, we can fix through the miracles of modern science - whiter teeth, a clear complexion, beautiful hair, slimmer...
Opera, drama, casting, thaeter, audition, acting jobs, When I think "Opera", in all it's lush and elegant splendor, the first one that come to mind is Verdi's Aida. For sheer dramatic spectacle, the grand operas can't...
Allergies only start in childhood - right? Not right! Adult-onset allergies are just as common, but, unlike childhood-onset allergies, we don't get to grow out of them.
The rituals with which we bind up our lives are many and diverse. One such custom, the exchanging of tokens to announce the intended joining of two lives, has its roots deep in the ancient traditions of many...
So you want to direct Broadway show? Well, working with your actors is only part of the picture. You must first deal with script analysis; character analysis; set, props costume, lighting and sound design; and a...
crafts and handiwork; ribbon embroidery; stumpwork; counted cross-stitch; The basic, beginner stitches are easy to learn, but mastery of this deceptively simple art-form can take years of dedication.
Ribbon pillows; make your own ribbon pillows; beautiful satin or brocaded ribbons. Pillows woven from your favorite colors. Add a touch of romantic elegance to your boudoir.
Do you need glasses? A humorous look at the top ten clues you might need your eyes tested.
Pen & Ink sketching, create beautiful, frame-able artwork using simple pen and ink sketching techniques and watercolor washes
Good villains (yes, there is such a thing as a "good" villain) require certain elements to be in place for their villainy to be truly apparent and appreciated. A decent plot is always welcome, and the requisite...
There are many artists to whom you can apply the adjectives "amazing", "incredible", "always unique" - there are few to whom you can apply those words at one and the same time without being accused of overindulgence in...
One of the biggest home renovation challenges can be creating space in a small, main bath where no space actually exists.
Shepherds' Pie, tourtiere, tortiere, Christmas eve traditions, home-made Christmas treats; Christmas Eve meat pies; how to make Shepherds' Pie
seductive; sexy stockings; dance costumes; sexy dance wear; silk stockings; Sometime in the early sixties - the nineteen sixties, that is - some style pundit rediscovered fishnet stockings...and we fell in love with...
Cribbage; playing cribbage; crib; playing crib; gladiolas; gladioli; glads; gardens; gardening; hybrid gladiola; hybridizing gladiolas; growing hybrid glads; Some of my favorite childhood memories involve visiting my...