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Pork, apparently is the tastiest meat of all. It makes a good meal and can fill your belly. But is it healthy? Are you well informed about the harmful effects of eating pork?
One of the most important parts of our creative process is finding a muse in our everyday lives. Today, I found mine at Starbucks (inside Chapters Bookstore). You? Where do you find your muse?
Standing so vain and regal again. Say hello to Sakura (Cherry Blossoms) as they bloom again in the season of beginnings we call spring time. ~crisSp♥
Like butterflies in Spring, poetry awakens the spirit, stirs the imagination and explores the possibilities with each stroke of its rhythmic wings. ~Jamie Lynn Morris
April rain comes pouring with blessings for a new awakening. Enjoy it with a grateful heart.
Did you know that next to water, tea is the world’s second most commonly consumed beverage?
Personal reflection: We all need some time to be alone...
Diversity defined as the inclusion of different types of people of various races or cultures in a group or organization. This poem is dedicated to equality and to embracing diversity at work. Enjoy!
Choking is a breathing emergency, which is usually a result of injury or illness. It is when our normal breathing function is constricted due to blocking of the airways to the lungs, as with food or other foreign objects. It can cause death. So, know what to do in case of emergency.
A poem about a con artist- a person who swindles by means of deception. They exploit the confidence of their victim and like a catfish, they are ferocious and can become a major alien pest in the pond.
The Rose-grown across the world and the most popular flower of love. It is a symbol of beauty and exists in various colors, sizes and fragrance with its universal attribute: thorny.
Aging - the course of growing old is a natural process of life. Are you prepared to confront reality when old age arrives? Are you anxious or so ready to go with the flow in which the natural order becomes the reversed?
Roatan is known for its pristine beaches mostly located in the lush landscape and tranquil setting and well-known divers paradise with over a hundred diving sites. Life in this island is relaxed, soothing and peaceful.
Here comes the passage of another twelve-months. On the stroke of midnight, cast your reformation. Goodbye 2012, Hello 2013!
Chicken macaroni salad is a staple side dish for most Filipino households especially on Christmas and New Year. However, it is also perfect for picnics and family gatherings. It is also great with barbeque and other grilled foods.
We were all shocked and saddened by the recent shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut. Our thoughts and prayers are with those who died. I can’t imagine the sorrow and pain those families will have to bear specially in this advent season of hope and love. It's heartbreaking and we endlessly weep. We show love and care to other people and wonder what's next or is it ever going to end?
Christmas, indeed is the most wonderful time of the year but while we are all having fun and enjoying the season, we can not ignore the memories of the past with our loved ones who are no longer with us either demised or simply gone to a different direction in life. It can be painful and so to relieve the grief, why not honor them to beat the Christmas blues away.
Some people are old at 18 and some are young at 90...time is a concept that humans created. One thing is for sure, I'm well past my legal age and I'm smiling.
Does it really have to hurt to be human? This may be considered a very hypothetical question but to enlighten us a bit in a most gentle way, here’s a look at how some of our favorite music can affect us humans and how this artistic renditions of love towards humanity can change the life we live and the world we live in. Come, sing along with me and let’s keep the gift of life alive through songs.
Who would understand the challenges of a mother and the choices that her daughter (or son) makes? This poem quite expressed in free verse is an expression of a mother's loving sentiments and of her tender heart's longing for some answers from questions she doesn't even remember now, simply because the pain and the agony made her numb.
A career as a Flight Attendant is very competitive and advancement takes more time. Well, this is because flight attendants mostly remain in their jobs for a longer period of time and simply because they love their job. So, what does it take to become a flight attendant?
I am a writer. I play with words to express myself and sing my soul. I love the art of shaping words. I am a writer. I write to reach out what my hands cannot reach.~CrisSp
For a warm and nourishing meal, here is a quick comforting soup using your left over turkey with some basic ingredients that you probably already have in your fridge and pantry. Enjoy!
The grace of November comes with gray skies and pouring rain, grief and discomfort and all that mess. But, this is simply a passage of time and all will be well in just a matter of time.
Your favorite fragrance can tell a lot about your personality. Are you an outdoor type who loves the fresh scents, romantic or adventurous who loves some woodsy scents, a modern woman who enjoys changing it up and mixing up styles or the classic one who appreciates freedom and simplicity in all aspects of life?
Do you remember that coin-operated music-playing device that plays a selection of songs from self-contained media? It’s called “Nickelodeon” or most commonly known as “Jukebox”.
This hub is meant to enlighten and remind us to let go....let go of that excruciating pain, let go of those who have hurt us or whatever hurt us. It's time to bury their thoughts and live, just breathe...breathe at the moment. The past was dead, you're not. Bear in mind that, "if God brings you to it, He will bring you through it!"~
Mission: Teens-in-Action This Fall. This is no "hunger game" with shiny apples, bright pumpkins and craze maze! Get out and go! Have fun with your teens this fall! Take advantage of the crisp fall weather and appreciate the beauty of the vivid falling leaves and harvest time while teaching the teens to get involved in the community.
It's that time of the year again! Are you ready for your turkey? Here's a no sweat, very straight forward procedure on how to get that tender, juicy roasted turkey with no muss, no fuss and a lot less mess. This glorious, crispy brown succulent roasted turkey will definitely be the center of attraction on your Thanksgiving dinner table. You don't have to be a pro to make it and your family will love it. Bon Appétit everyone and have a bounty-fall Thanksgiving!
Fall is one of the four temperate seasons, when the arrival of the night becomes noticeably earlier and the wind gets colder. It signals transition from summer into winter. It is the most colorful season of the year, when we experience leaves from the trees transformed into a rainbow of colors before the winter weather bites us and everything become bare and stark.
Song lyrics especially love songs are usually drawn from real life with real details of life. It has the magical ability to influence us and vice-versa. It is a gift from God to be able to write a song. It comes from the writer’s feelings just like in any other forms of writing and behind every love song is a story yet to unfold.
Household chores, dust the surface, mop the floor, wash the dishes, dispose the rubbish for many is quite a burden but it’s a part of life one cannot escape. Keeping your home hygienic and presentable could sometimes feel like a daunting task. But don’t despair, you can make it less complicated and easier by altering your cleaning approach to a positive attitude- be grateful you have a roof on your head. So, get cracking, start sweeping!
Here’s hoping to bring readers comfort while missing their pets and feeling as though they are still around. And, in honor of our cat Oreo, who left without goodbye but will stay in our hearts with cheerfulness. We hope you are still breathing and in good hands.
While some of us go for a walk to find inspirations to write a poem, I found my inspiration at my own backyard on haiku style.
Dramatic poetry comes in specific situation and involved emotions. This hub is passionately crafted with more than just that. It comes with lustiness and excitement that is not necessarily by the author. Despite the longing, "Those Passionate Eyes" depict a beautiful feeling in a relationship that once existed with vivacity and abruptly faded out of the blue.
Thoughts to ponder: "Too many people buy things they don't need with money they don't have, trying to impress people they don't even like" ~ This is an inspirational hub dedicated to all the social climbers in the world. You were part of the inspiration to pen this poem and I wish you all enough, just enough.
Join me in my summer trip to Cape Cod and discover the beauty of this quaint American town in Massachusetts. Located in the eastern most portion of the state of Massachusetts in the region of the New England, USA, Cape Cod boast about its abundant marine life and pristine beaches. See the lobsters prance, walk barefoot at the sea side, feel the soft sand and grassy dunes, enjoy its scenic refreshing view and don't forget to come by the famous Cape Cod Potato Chips Factory. Hello Cape Cod!
Did you know? Strawberry lovers are noted to be health conscious, fun loving, intelligent and happy people, whereas, those who dislike strawberry are described as boring, weird, stuffy, picky, fussy eaters who avoid healthy foods. And, this recipe is pure divine. Oh, so heavenly!
I always have a box of chalk kept underneath the kitchen sink and laundry room. When my daughter asked me why do I keep them and for what, the answers made me hub instead. So, here goes. Let the chalk talk! P.S. Infused with humor.
Another journal entry while sorting out life one load at a time. The author takes you to her journey in the laundry room and leave you there to ponder and set your mood for a joyous task of doing your laundry. Pour your heart out, be cheerful and strive to be happy!
Dug from an old journal, this was written during one of the author's moments of longing and feeling of desolation. That moment has long been buried but the diary remains.
This is an old wives' tale but I am happy to share with you that the most cost effective and environmentally safe solution to remove the bloodstain on your bed sheet is your own saliva. Yes, you read it right; it is your own saliva.
Written based on the author's personal account, may this article serve to contribute and prove that marriage can stay fresh over time.
"Another Day of Flying High" was written by the author while on a ferry flight to Kingston, Jamaica and is based on her true experience as a Flight Attendant. It's twisted and expressed with boisterous merriment. Enjoy your flight!
This hub was inspired and coarsely scribbled from a four hour ferry flight to Kingston, Jamaica, where fellow FA's were excitedly sharing stories about their pups and the story behind naming them. No matter what you name your beloved pet, there’s always a good story behind how you came out with the name. So, what’s in a dog’s name? And, if you just got one now, what would you name your pooch? So, hello dog lovers! Here's one for you. Happy reading!
Bahrain-a place of culture, tradition, history and of experience for a lifetime!
Orange peels–don’t just toss them in the garbage or compost bin. Recycle them! Here are some ideas that are proven helpful and environmentally friendly.
Did you know that the most expensive coffee in the world cost around $30 per cup and is made from animal poop?
Did you know that low-waist jeans originated as a signal of being Homosexual? Prisoners in the US wore low-waist, now famously called low-rise jeans to signal their willingness for sex.
A mother and daughter relationship may be complex at times yet a special one. Here's a legacy from my mom that I am now passing on to my own daughters. Don't miss the video at the bottom of the hub.
Oh, for the love of noodles, this Korean sweet potato noodle is a must taste! Japchae is made with sweet potato noodles mixed with a variety of colorful vegetables. Sometimes served with beef, flavoured with soy sauce and sweetened with sugar.It is usually served garnished with sesame seeds and may be served either hot or cold or at room temperature.
Inspired from the author's actual experience. Is it astral though or some lucid dreams?
Your closet reflects your personality-the kind of person you are. I'm pretty much a hardcore fashion bee and my closet is packed of colorful, sassy pieces. What's in my closet defines my personality. You? What are you hiding in your closet?
Reflection this lent is seeing the life that I have envisioned, abundant, full of joy and promises, surrounded by family and friends.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." - Confucius. I am a Flight Attendant and I love my job!
Are you an aggressive or moderate driver? EFFECTIVE DRIVING HABITS - SAVE MONEY, SAVE GAS, SAVE LIFE. Quick tips on saving gas money and staying on the budget.
Spotted Dick is a famous British dessert made of eggs, butter, sugar, vanilla, flour, milk and currant or raisins. Rich in calories. Made in heaven. It's perfect with any kind of tea.
Are we really living in a donkey’s year now that family matter doesn’t really matter anymore? As grown ups, how important is your family to you? More specifically, are your aging parents included in your plan? How close or distant are you with your own family?
Quick facts about sociopaths: They are characterized by superficial charm, lying, manipulative, lack of remorse/guilt, being emotionally shallow, and lack of empathy, failure to accept responsibility for own actions.
You avoid the internet scams but what about the hands-on scam? Debit and credit card fraud is now becoming rampant and epidemic. Know your consumer protection rights if you become a victim. Refer to the Canadian Code of Practice for Consumer Debit Card Services. Debit card fraud is on the rise in Canada.
Annual physical check up allow us and our doctor to review all the essential aspects of our health-our past and present medical history. It's also a good way to develop a good rapport with our doctor. You should be comfortable enough to discuss anything and everything with your personal doctor. I believed in annual medical check up. It's always good to know things ahead of time. It may save your life.
Commuting via public transit is a fun way to explore and enjoy the citys' best. It also promotes healthy living! So, come join me experience Toronto's best - The Subway!
As the old cliche' "prevention is always better than cure". Eye problems, if not detected early could be a signal of a more serious eye concerns or impairment. Don't delay, see your eye doctor immediately!
Toronto is Canada's largest city and the capital of Ontario, located northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. Winter in the city, which starts from December and usually ends by early March is cold and often snowy. Daytime temperatures in December, January and February are normally at or below 0C, while normal snowfall totals during each of these months range from 26cm to 32cm. The city of Toronto celebrates winter in many ways. One of my favorite is Winterlicious-a foodie celebration.
To stay focus, I created a vision board for myself. I try to stay positive each day by looking at my vision board, placed on the wall by the foot of my bed. This vision board is the first thing I see in the morning. At night, before I sleep, I look at my vision board and then I pray. It's a constant reminder of where I intend my life to go. Lately, I learned that Vision Board is now available as a computer software. Will it be available as an apps for my Blackberry smartphone? Let's stay tune?
This unique masterpiece was created to pave away sadness and emptiness due to life's tremendous drama. Finished on a canvas, this work of art gives me great pleasure in that joyful face and glorious silent voice that says, life is short. Enjoy it. Appreciate the joy of living!