Hubnugget Wars

The Hubmugget Wars, actually it's just a contest but there are some fierce competitors every week and so the race is on for this weeks contest.

The categories for this week are, Home, Health and Pets, and we have some great hubs in the contest. I wish everyone good luck as everyone votes for their favorite hubs.

What Hubnuggets Means to Me.

A couple years back when I first joined Hubpages, I didn't have a clue as to what a hubnugget was or even where I could get one!

Something happened a couple months in that really change my perspective on a lot of things for me. I decided to write a hub about my experience and I wrote the hub, Why Has The Elderly Lost Societies Respect? I was in a supermarket and had a run in with a person who was in my eyes,mistreating an elderly woman and it really got under my skin. I wrote the hub and low and behold, I got an email telling me that my hub was nominated for a hubnugget. I was thrilled even though I didn't know what it was even; well I caught on quick and to my surprise my hub won. It was actually nominated twice and I won once. I was over joyed, not so much that I had won but because so many people were exposed to my hub and I never considered that my hub could actually be read by so many people, it was overwhelming but exciting. That hub remains to be my most viewed and commented hub ever to date. It is also one of my favorite hubs because of the passion that it brought out in me.

Winning the contest was a validation that I could express myself in a way that would attract readers and I don't know if I would even still be on Hubpages had it not been for that win. It made such an impression on me and I stuck around very encouraged to keep writing. I also knew that I wanted to be part of the Hubnugget crew as soon as I could and although I am grateful for being a part of the team, I'm often humbled by the other writers on the Hubnugget team because sometimes I feel inferior as they crank out the most creative hubs week after week. Good job guys.


The Hubnugget World We Live In

Sometimes this world of ours can be a very scary place. Sometimes awful things happen to very good people. More often than not horrendous things happen to innocent people as well. The innocents of this world sometimes are the ones that are left shattered by the actions of people in society that have no regard for their fellow man. There is no excuse, nor explanation as to why crazy people do crazy things, why anyone would take pleasure at someone else's pain. We sit and wonder at the aftermath of atrocities that are plaguing our society more and more day after day.

As a new day dawns and America is celebrating in England at the Olympics today, let us also take a minute to remember the lives lost in yet another tragedy that fell upon Colorado. R.I.P.

" Happiness and strength endure only in the absence of hate. To hate alone is the road to disaster. To love is the road to strength. To love in spite of all is the secret of greatness, and may very well be the greatest secret in the universe". L. Ron Hubbard.

Which one of this week's Health nominees is your favorite?

  • 18% Into The Woods: Henry David Thoreau would have made an excellent trail runner
  • 6% Change Your Life by Changing Your Thinking
  • 55% The Hidden Power of Coincidence and How You Can Make it Work for You
  • 6% Feeling Overwhelmed? 10 Simple Things You Can Do Right Now to Ease It
  • 10% The Truth About Fruit
  • 5% Bullies: Born or Created?
87 people have voted in this poll.

This poll is now closed to voting.

Which one of this week's Home nominees is your favorite?

  • 32% 10 Fun Plants To Get Kids Into The Garden
  • 26% Five Types of Hardwood to Use for Firewood - Oak, Cherry, Sassafras, Locust, Ash
  • 29% Grandma's Attic
  • 13% All About Candles
  • 0% Painting With Color Made Easy
  • 0% Building a Hop Trellis
31 people have voted in this poll.

This poll is now closed to voting.

Which one of this week's Pets and Animals nominees is your favorite?

  • 60% Buttercup from high kill shelter to loving home
  • 21% The Best Six Dollars Ever Spent
  • 9% Feeding Your Dog A Raw Diet.
  • 4% All about Rabbits(bunnies), sounds and eating habits
  • 4% What To Do When Your Dog Eats Poison.
  • 2% DIY: Crochet a Dog Leash/Lead & Collar
116 people have voted in this poll.

This poll is now closed to voting.

© 2012 ladyjane1

More by this Author


Comments 31 comments

Simone Smith profile image

Simone Smith 4 years ago from San Francisco

It's a crazy world we live in, but I take comfort in knowing that it's getting better all the time- despite setbacks.

Love the nominees this week! I've cast my votes. We'll see who ends up winning soon!

Congratulations to the nominees; may the best Hubs win.


ladyjane1 profile image

ladyjane1 4 years ago from Texas Author

Touche Simone Touche!!


ripplemaker profile image

ripplemaker 4 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

It always feels nice to know that the hubnuggets has touched and encouraged writers. I feel blessed to be part of this team and grateful to be part of the Hubpages community. You are all awesome. Thanks ladyjane for sharing your story. I enjoyed reading it.

On my way to read and vote! Congrats to all the nominees! Love and light..


ladyjane1 profile image

ladyjane1 4 years ago from Texas Author

Thank you ripplemaker you are awesome too...have a great weekend. Cheers.


KevinC9998 profile image

KevinC9998 4 years ago

This was a very enjoyable hub to read. Thanks for the information. I hope to win one myself some day! Voted up and Awesome, thanks, Kevin


RedElf profile image

RedElf 4 years ago from Canada

Lovely tribute, ladyjane! I echo Simone's optimism - one step, one day at a time.

Congratulations to all the nominees!


g-girl11 profile image

g-girl11 4 years ago

So cool that you do this ladyjane1, and I am honored to be included as a nominee!! Found out about this from ripplemaker. I am going to read and vote (and I promise not for myself! :) )


g-girl11 profile image

g-girl11 4 years ago

Darn! One of the entries that I wanted to read (Feeling Overwhelmed) says "no longer published"??


g-girl11 profile image

g-girl11 4 years ago

So cool that you do this, ladyjane1, especially since you were a nominee once yourself. I am so honored to now be a hubnugget nominee, too! I learned of my nomination from ripplemaker; thanks ripplemaker!

Just a note...I was reading the nominees to vote, but one nominee "Feeling Overwhelmed" says "no longer published".

Again, thanks for the nomination and can't wait to hear the results!


ripplemaker profile image

ripplemaker 4 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

Just got done visiting all hubs and cheering them on and leading them here. Hope a lot of them drops by to read, vote and promote to their friends. Have a great weekend to you too ladyjane! :D


tillsontitan profile image

tillsontitan 4 years ago from New York

Voted up and beautiful for the sentiments. I so agree "Happiness and strength endure only in the absence of hate."

How lucky we are you were encouraged to keep writing!

Voted up and awesome.


Enelle Lamb profile image

Enelle Lamb 4 years ago from Canada's 'California'

Sorry I have been remiss at commenting, but I always voted ;) Another goodie lj!


KoffeeKlatch Gals profile image

KoffeeKlatch Gals 4 years ago from Sunny Florida

Hubpages is the best. Everyone here is welcoming and helpful. Thanks for the story ladyjane.

Good luck and congrats to all the wonderful nominees.


ladyjane1 profile image

ladyjane1 4 years ago from Texas Author

Thanks Devin I appreciate you taking the time to visit and comment. Cheers


ladyjane1 profile image

ladyjane1 4 years ago from Texas Author

Thanks RedElf I appreciate your comments. Cheers.


ladyjane1 profile image

ladyjane1 4 years ago from Texas Author

thanks g-girl and welcome. Good luck


ladyjane1 profile image

ladyjane1 4 years ago from Texas Author

thanks so much ripplemaker you have a good weekend as well. Cheers.


ladyjane1 profile image

ladyjane1 4 years ago from Texas Author

tillsontitan thanks for your nice comments I appreciate the encouragement. Cheers to you.


ladyjane1 profile image

ladyjane1 4 years ago from Texas Author

Ennelle great to see you and thanks


ladyjane1 profile image

ladyjane1 4 years ago from Texas Author

KKG I totally agree with you. Thanks for the encouragement. Cheers.


NC4Life078 profile image

NC4Life078 4 years ago from United States of America

"It was overwhelming but exciting. That hub remains to be my most viewed and commented hub ever to date. It is also one of my favorite hubs because of the passion that it brought out in me" This is my favorite line in the Hub, what is greater than seeing those that are passionate about something? It is truly inspiring to a writer and to anyone who watches.


ladyjane1 profile image

ladyjane1 4 years ago from Texas Author

Thank you NC4Life I appreciate your nice comments and thanks for taking the time to ready my hub. Im glad I inspired you today. Cheers to you.


Rosyel Sawali profile image

Rosyel Sawali 4 years ago from Manila, Philippines

Such diversity in the topics! Good one! ^_^ I hope one day my Hub will make it to the nomination too. LOL :D


ladyjane1 profile image

ladyjane1 4 years ago from Texas Author

Thanks Rosyel


g-girl11 profile image

g-girl11 4 years ago

Oops! Sorry I commented twice but it wasnt posting for me for the longest time. Cyberspace!


ladyjane1 profile image

ladyjane1 4 years ago from Texas Author

Thanks G-girl you can comment as many times as you like Hehe


agilitymach profile image

agilitymach 4 years ago

I am so glad you continue to write, ladyjane, and I am honored and humbled to be on the list of nominees this week. The above hubs are filled with great topics, writing and layout. I learned a lot about how to create a hub just reading them!!

Thank you for your work with the Hubnuggets. :) Keep writing!!


onechickhenhouse profile image

onechickhenhouse 4 years ago

Hi, when do you post the results? Thanks!


pstraubie48 profile image

pstraubie48 4 years ago from sunny Florida

Thanks for sharing this...I read the hn each week and vote. Your comment about our sometimes scary world and the words that follow are well taken. But in the face of adversity we rise and move on because we believe a better day is coming.

One more thing about HN...I like them because there is a sampling of articles selected for me to peruse and enjoy and mull over.

I have not been commenting on this page but do comment on the hn I read.


travel_man1971 profile image

travel_man1971 4 years ago from Bicol, Philippines

Congratulations to all nominees. Winners have been revealed already. My apologies for coming up late. :)


onechickhenhouse profile image

onechickhenhouse 4 years ago

How do I get a copy of the Hub newsletter?

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.


    Click to Rate This Article
    working