how do i create clickable links (ie: blog, about us, links, etc)
That seems to be a very basic question, answered over and over all over the web... I'll give you a short overview and see what you can get from it.
The simplest way to get a link is to use... a link. For example:
You can make most any element clickable by using the onclick event:
In that case you might want to style the text so that it looks similar to a regular link:
<span onclick="window.location='blog.html';" style="color:#9f0;cursor:pointer;">Blog</span>
If you are using a library like jQuery, you can use that to make a whole range of elements clickable, for example: