I could go into detail about how to solder, but with so many great resource online, why re-invent?
Soldering Is Easy: Here’s How To Do It
Soldering tutorial in comic book form by Mitch Altman, Andie Nordgren and Jeff Keyzer
SMT Soldering: It’s Easier Than You think!
An introduction to SMT components and how to solder them at home without expensive equipment by Greg Peek and Dave Roberts
EEVBlog Soldering Tutorial
Here is a three part series by David L. Jones. He covers soldering in great detail. Well worth watching, even if you think you know how to solder.