Did you know that vanilla ice cream contains secretions from a beaver's bum? Or that there are typically 8 insect legs in a chocolate bar? Read on for more gross food facts.
This is my firsthand account of how a one night stand turned into a stalking nightmare. Let it be a cautionary tale to all young women.
Thinking of getting a hand tattoo? Bold choice! Here are some great design ideas to help you decide how to ink up your hand and some important words of caution before committing to that ink.
Finger tattoos are the latest craze in the world of ink. Everyone from celebrities to soccer moms are getting them. Here are some great finger tattoo design ideas with some cautionary words of advice.
Behold the mighty onion! It is the ultimate cure-all and can remedy anything from a chest cold to cancer. Here is a comprehensive list of onion home remedies that might cure what ails you.
1.4 billion people live in extreme poverty. This is shocking and heartbreaking. The time for change is now! Find out how "Live Below the Line" plans to encourage empathy and activism and join in.
40 is truly fantastic! I feel more free then I ever have to embrace who I am and live my life to the fullest. Here are some of the awesome realizations I have come to as I begin another decade.
You finally got a tattoo! Now what? How do you keep it looking awesome? Easy, just follow these simple tips to help your tattoo heal. Here's how to care for it in the first 24 hours and keep it in tip-top shape for the weeks, months, and years to come.
From honey bees to bumble bees, these delightful creatures would make great tattoos. And why not add details like honeycombs and butterflies to your design? Here are some great ideas and images to get you started.
I'm shaking my fist at you, common cold! No more pills or syrups, forget the pharmacy. I'm turning to folk remedies to try and cure what ails me.
If you want your brain to be happy and your funny bone to thank you, grab your remote and tune into some British television. The Brits know good TV and now that I have Netflix I am basking in the British, awesome, goodness. Here's a short list of some top drawer British tellie.
Thinking of getting a tattoo? Awesome! But be sure not to make a mistake you will regret. Here are ten pearls of wisdom that will have you saying "hell yes!" instead of "what the hell?"
It's that time of year again, where the spirit of giving fills us all and provides us with a great opportunity to say thank you to those who play a big part in our children's lives..teachers. The teacher gift can be a tricky one, how do we say thank you without breaking the bank and let our kids be...
Looking for an awesome-tastic place to go? That's right I mixed awesome and fantastic, that's how great this place is. If you like fudge and drive a motor bike or like covering yourself in mustard while you shop, you have got to check out Merrickville. And did I mention the fudge?
Oh money why have you forsaken me? I may have to resort to dancing on the street corner for shiny nickels to pay the mortgage this month. It's time to get back to basics and get a hold of my fiances and a simple budget cash envelopes is the best way I know how.
Are you tired of clawing your way to girlfriend status just to be dumped a few weeks later? Do people need to head to an expensive celebrity rehab just to detox after being in a relationship with you? Are you ready to give up and put on a mu-mu so you can live a comfortable, yet lonely life in a...
Have a teen party to plan and pin the tail on the donkey just won't cut it? Try foot scripting! It's fun, easy, and all you need are some washable markers and your feet.
If you're thinking about getting a foot tattoo, you're probably wondering: do foot tattoos hurt? Yes! But you can do this. Here are all all the design, healing, and aftercare tips you'll need for your foot tattoo.
I labored over the decision to publish this hub, to reveal myself as more then a loving mother and a generally happy go lucky gal. But who is that helping? We all have darkness and light, even mothers.
Tattoos rock! I love them and have a ton of them to prove it, but there are six places on my body you will never see ink. Some might surprise you and one spot will down right shock you! Read on to find out.
It can be hard to stay positive when you are parenting a child with ADD. Our words have power, so let go of that Negative Nelly language and look to this list and some helpful tips to give your child the words of encouragement they need.
Take a look down at your hands, do you have the short smooth fingers of a fast talker or the long, bumpy fingers of an inquisitive mind? What about the lines on your palm? Are they the deeply etched lines of someone who is highly emotional? Each finger and line on your palm tells a part of the...
Did you know that the secrets of your personality are hiding in your fingerprints? Does that whorl on your thumb mean that you're intelligent or sneaky? Does that loop on your index finger reveal a quick mind or a bad temper? Read on to find out.
So you're thinking of getting a tattoo, but you're afraid of a big inky commitment. Why not start small? Tiny tattoos are quick, cute, inexpensive, and so small that they can be your little secret.
Being an inky mama rocks, but do people really need to pull down their pants to show me their Donald Duck tattoo?
I have the absolute privilege of parenting three of the most wonderful kids on the planet who just happen to have special needs. It has it's ups and downs but it is one magical ride.
I'm not a doctor and I don't even play one on TV, but I do have a collection of some pretty awesome home remedies I want to share. Ranging from the simple to the weird and icky, you'll be surprised at what you have in your home that can heal you.
The notorious elbow tattoo...of all the places I've been tattooed, this was the most painful by far. Only diehard ink aficionados or crazy people get their elbows tattooed. Here are a few interesting design ideas and some important cautionary words before inking so close to the bone.
Living on the island of regret over a bad tattoo? Considering getting it covered with something else? Be sure to read these tips before making another tattoo mistake.
Have you wanted to get a tattoo, but are on the fence? Having trouble with the desgn or finding an artist? Look no further, this helpful article will talk you through it step by inky step.
The decision to become an adoptive parent is a weighty one. Here are five things you may want to consider before heading down this route.
Love is out there for each and everyone of us. I should know I met my husband online 12 years ago. If you are ready to take the plunge into the murky waters of online dating I have some words of wisdom to share.
I'm coming close to my three month mark her on HubPages and have had a little writer's block lately leaving me in an introspective kind of mood. Why did I come here? What are the benefits? Why write?
In less then 12 months my partner and I became adoptive parents to three wonderful girls. It was a wild and crazy ride and continues to be. Here's our story.
Okay Dads this one's for you. How well do you think you'd do if asked to explain the lyrical stylings of Lady Gaga to a 10 year old daughter?
Could you reduce your possessions to just 100 things? One man has and inspired others to try. Frugal and simple living really do go hand in hand. Save money, less clutter and lots of happy, happy, joy, joy!
Need to shed a few pounds quickly for an upcoming event like a wedding or photo op? These five tips will have looking your best in no time flat.
How my children, a glue gun and some sparkle paint helped me redsicover the joy of creating. Be careful, it get's a little sticky.
Tired of being a slave to your stuff? Get ready to let go of what you're not using and make a little money too. It's time to declutter now!
The sex talk isn't a one time deal and it can take some unexpected turns...
Some great dog tales for you and your children to enjoy together. My favourite's the farting one!
Tattoos are a blast, and so are parties. Why not throw a tattoo party at your house? Here's what you need to know before a inviting a tattoo artist into your home and throwing a tattoo party.
Losing a loved one,even a family pet, can be a heart wrenching and difficult time for a family, especially children. This hub shares the steps we are taking to help our children to prepare for saying goodbye to our beloved dog Sam.
Our family income is about to drop dramatically. How will we make it though these tough times? By becoming frugal ninjas of course!
Raising three girls on the brink of becoming teenagers is not for the fainthearted.
Losing weight isn't easy. Here are 10 simple tips to help you get started!
Add three cups of beans a day to your diet and watch the pounds melt away.
Many children struggle with getting to sleep at some point during childhood. Here are some helpful tips to get your little ones off to dreamland. Please note this hub was originally intended for children with ADD and sleep issues, but the techniques can be used for all children.
Have you ever wondered what drives people to get a lot of tattoos? I have tons and I'm ready to share.
Making the decision to put your child on ADD medication is not an easy one. This article examines some of the misconceptions parents face when they decide to put their child on "the magic pill."