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HubMob Weekly Topic: Christmas Traditions

  1. Princessa profile image84
    Princessaposted 6 years ago

    http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv19/wyanjen/HubMob/xmas-traditions.jpg


    Hello, welcome to our last Christmas topic of the month.  So far we had Christmas decorations, Christmas parades and Christmas recipes, now for the last week or our holiday month we are going to be writing about Christmas traditions.

    This is the time to write about Christmas as a yearly event.  You can write anything from family traditions -digg out those photos from family gatherings- to more general topics such as Christmas traditions in your country.  Even if you do not celebrate Christmas you can still write about it, tell us how do you cope with the Christmas hype.  Do you just go with the flow or do you choose to do something completely different like taking advantage of those festive days to go on holiday abroad. 

    Here in France it is traditional to have a big Christmas dinner on the 24th, we call it Reveillon, and it is a big event held after midnight mass on Christmas Eve. The menu for the meal varies according to regional culinary tradition.  In France Christmas is a time for the whole family to come together and feast with culinary delicacies.  How is it in your neck of the woods? 

    To join this week's HubMob please follow the steps below:

    1.  START YOUR HUB CLICKING THIS LINK.  Choose the "Answer this Question" green button.  Choose the MAKE A HUB ABOUT IT option. 

    2. Include the HubMob RSS Feed in your hub: http://hubpages.com/question/86922/hubm … ew&rss

    3. Add the HubMob graphic http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv19 … itions.jpg to your hub so that everyone who reads it will know that it is part of the official HubMob topic of the week

    4. After you publish your Hub, come back to the forum and post a link to your hub with a brief description of what you wrote about and why. 

    Have fun writing!

    1. CarolineChicago profile image76
      CarolineChicagoposted 6 years ago in reply to this
      1. CarolineChicago profile image76
        CarolineChicagoposted 6 years ago in reply to this
      2. oceansnsunsets profile image88
        oceansnsunsetsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        This is my entry titled Family Christmas Traditions. 

        http://hubpages.com/hub/Our-Family-Chri … raditions-

        I loved doing this hub, and think the hubweekly topics are wonderful!  This is new for me, and this only my second entry into one of these forum/hub topic weekly things. 

        I wrote about traditions spanning from when I was a little girl, through when my boys are getting to be older teenagers!  I can't wait to read others as well.

        1. oceansnsunsets profile image88
          oceansnsunsetsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          One more thing, did anyone else have a hard time copy pasting the complete rss feed into your hubs?  It seems to maybe be running out of room.  The link works, and I tried grabbing the RSS from my address bar, but that link also doesn't work.  I will add that RSS as soon as I figure out how to. Thanks.

          1. rmcrayne profile image92
            rmcrayneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Try "copy shortcut" or "copy link" not just highlight and "copy".  Princessa and I have both written how to hubs with screen shots.  The links are on all of the HubMob round up hubs that I write.

            1. oceansnsunsets profile image88
              oceansnsunsetsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Thanks Rmcrayne... I was able to post the RSS feed for last weeks hub topic very easily.  This link is longer and still giving me trouble, but hopefully as I have time to search through some of the hubs you mention, I can figure it out.  The options you gave there are still stumping me. Maybe its because I have a mac.

            2. oceansnsunsets profile image88
              oceansnsunsetsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Actually, I just figured it out.  Instead of doing it the way I did last week, I kept trying all kinds of other ways, it finally worked by simply copy pasting the link in the #2 above, instead of going to the link, and copying it there (or using the rss image in my toolbar.)  Whatever works!

              1. wyanjen profile image87
                wyanjenposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                I use a Mac too. smile
                This is the best way to do it.

                For others who may still be confused:
                Right-click (or Control-click) the link in step #2 of the original post, and select "copy link". Then paste it into the rss capsule.

        2. DzyMsLizzy profile image93
          DzyMsLizzyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Ok-- first time I was going to try a hubmob topic... and the url for the banner won't work.

          as it's a jpeg, i figured to put it into a photo capsule, and chose 'import' and pasted in the URL i copied...and it said "unrecognized file type.'

          What gives?

          Also, I don't know WHERE to put the rss thingee..
          Sorry for poor/sloppy typing.. I'm both tired and sick witha cold

          1. Princessa profile image84
            Princessaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Hi, For the HubMob graphic you need a photo capsule.  From there you either copy the jpg file from your computer (you need to save it first) or you import the graphic with the following URL: http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv19 … itions.jpg  (please click on the link and copy the full URL showing on your toolbar)

            For the RSS feed you need to use an RSS capsule.  Again click on the RSS link and then copy the full URL showing on your toolbar in the capsule.

            For further instructions like rmcrayne mentioned you can check both her hubs or mine on the subject:

            http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Write-a-HubMob-Hub

            http://hubpages.com/hub/HubMob-For-Dumm … HubMob-Hub

            Good luck and don't give up.  After your first time you will see how easy it really was to get it all done.  Take care smile

        3. rachellrobinson profile image83
          rachellrobinsonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          I wrote a hub about St. Lucia's Day, and Sweden's Christmas, however as you can see in the URL I misspelled Sweden, should I make a new hub and delete this one or do you think that this is going to be acceptable (I feel like such a goof for making this mistake). Thanks

          http://hubpages.com/hub/St-Lucias-Day-S … -Christmas

        4. 6hotfingers3 profile image59
          6hotfingers3posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          http://hubpages.com/hub/A-Southern-Christmas-Tradition

          As I think back about holiday traditions in my parents' home, we were blessed in many ways. My parents were not financially rich but they were rich with abundant love for their children.

          Enjoy the hub!!!!

          1. prairieprincess profile image95
            prairieprincessposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Loved yours! And signed up to follow you!

      3. Wendy Krick profile image49
        Wendy Krickposted 6 years ago
      4. Wendy Krick profile image49
        Wendy Krickposted 6 years ago
      5. sagebrush_mama profile image77
        sagebrush_mamaposted 6 years ago

        5 Christmas Eve Traditions with Latin Roots
        http://hubpages.com/hub/5-Christmas-Eve … atin-Roots

      6. rachellrobinson profile image83
        rachellrobinsonposted 6 years ago

        I forgot to do this yesterday smile, I wrote a hub about my family exchanging homemade gifts and always making it home for Christmas, titled "I'll be home for Christmas". http://hubpages.com/hub/Ill-be-home-for-Christmas

      7. Cari Jean profile image93
        Cari Jeanposted 6 years ago

        Here's a hub about our fairly new Christmas tradition -

        http://hubpages.com/hub/Our-Christmas-T … hday-Jesus

        1. narutokun profile image58
          narutokunposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          OK thanks

      8. Stephanie Henkel profile image98
        Stephanie Henkelposted 6 years ago

        When my family was young, we spent every holiday traveling to see grandparents in another state.  This is how we started some of our own traditions:

        http://hubpages.com/hub/Christmas-Tradi … ing-Family

      9. DzyMsLizzy profile image93
        DzyMsLizzyposted 6 years ago

        Ok--here you go. My first-ever Hub Mob post!   I managed to figure it all out!  LOL  My traditions are new--begun just 12 years ago with my current husband.  But even an old tradition had to start someplace!


        http://hubpages.com/hub/Christmas-Eve-a … -Tradition

      10. dahoglund profile image80
        dahoglundposted 6 years ago

        http://hubpages.com/hub/Our-Christmas-i … rld-War-II

        Hopefully this meets the requirements. it is about family Christmas with relatives during the World war II years when peopl had money but nothing to buy.

        1. Princessa profile image84
          Princessaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Yes your hub meets the requirements and it is a wonderful read.

        2. Wendy Krick profile image49
          Wendy Krickposted 6 years ago

          Here is one I just finished.

          1. FloBe profile image82
            FloBeposted 6 years ago

            Our unique Christmas Traditions as a family.
            http://hubpages.com/hub/A-Christmas-Tra … Remembered

          2. sagebrush_mama profile image77
            sagebrush_mamaposted 6 years ago

            Gingerbread Artistry:  Gingerbread House Decorating as a Favorite Family Tradition
            http://hubpages.com/hub/Gingerbread-Art … -Tradition

          3. Craan profile image83
            Craanposted 6 years ago

            Christmas traditions in New York City is indeed unique. New Yorkers are blessed with diversity and exposure to the many ways cultures celebrate Christmas traditions.
            http://hubpages.com/hub/Christmas-Traditions-in-America

            1. vox vocis profile image90
              vox vocisposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Celebrating Christmas in Africa  and family traditions we should take over:

              http://hubpages.com/hub/Christmas-in-Af … -take-over

          4. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
            Patty Inglish, MSposted 6 years ago

            Traditions for Singles -
            Christmas Concerts and others

            http://hubpages.com/t/1c6c0d

          5. SweetMarie83 profile image83
            SweetMarie83posted 6 years ago

            This is my first time participating in the HubMob Weekly Topic and I had a lot of fun.  I wrote about my own family's Christmas traditions because they're very special to me.  Mine is here:

            http://hubpages.com/hub/My-Familys-Christmas-Traditions

            1. wyanjen profile image87
              wyanjenposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              good job

              welcome to the HubMob
              smile

          6. dahoglund profile image80
            dahoglundposted 6 years ago

            http://hubpages.com/hub/Christmas-Tradi … rical-site

            This hub is about an Illinois Historical site that has yearly  traditional Christmas celebrations. It was the home of a dissident Swedish religious group in the 19th Century

          7. RedElf profile image85
            RedElfposted 6 years ago

            How did we get from the stable to the department store?

            http://hubpages.com/hub/Yuletide-Gift-g … i-to-Macys

          8. Karanda profile image83
            Karandaposted 6 years ago

            Christmas traditions come from both sides of the globe in my family. This one is from my father's side, from Germany to Australia.

            http://hubpages.com/hub/Family-Traditio … y-Years-On

            1. YU_First 1 profile image59
              YU_First 1posted 6 years ago in reply to this

              I have done one on what triggers your Christmas memories...

              Here it is ---
              http://hubpages.com/t/1c8e82

          9. Les Trois Chenes profile image90
            Les Trois Chenesposted 6 years ago

            Stir-up Sunday is the day to make your Christmas Pudding, in England anyway. Have a look at this and some of the other traditions surrounding the pud.
            http://hubpages.com/hub/Stir-up-Sunday- … udding-Day

          10. Kevin Peter profile image70
            Kevin Peterposted 6 years ago

            How Christmas is Celebrated in My Family

            http://hubpages.com/hub/Christmas-Famil … -My-Family

          11. bambook profile image57
            bambookposted 6 years ago

            oh,i like this.

            1. YU_First 1 profile image59
              YU_First 1posted 6 years ago in reply to this

              This is a tradition that has been in our family forever...

              http://hubpages.com/hub/Jim-Reeves-Musi … -Tradition

          12. prairieprincess profile image95
            prairieprincessposted 6 years ago

            I'm done! I've finished my first HubMob contribution ... personal holiday traditions for my family!

            http://hubpages.com/hub/A-Present-for-J … tions?done

            1. wyanjen profile image87
              wyanjenposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Welcome to HubPages and to the HubMob smile

              Lots of memories in your hub!

              1. prairieprincess profile image95
                prairieprincessposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Wyanjen, thank you so much for your warm welcome, and it's great to be here!  I think the HubMob is such a great idea to generate some more traffic!

          13. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
            Patty Inglish, MSposted 6 years ago

            This is one of the best HubMobs so far  I think - I'm reading all the Hubs and Rating them UP every time!

          14. RedElf profile image85
            RedElfposted 6 years ago

            I have one more for the week - contemporary Christmas carols for a traditional Christmas Eve carol sing big_smile

            http://hubpages.com/hub/Beautiful-Chris … traditions

          15. travel_man1971 profile image74
            travel_man1971posted 6 years ago

            Brrrr! It's getting cold here in The Philippines. It's 27 days to go before Christmas big_smile Simbang Gabi or Misa de Gallo is a set of 9 consecutive dawn masses that will encourage Catholic Christians to hear mass featuring stories from the Bible and the essence of the season.
            http://hubpages.com/t/1c747e

          16. jokeapptv profile image60
            jokeapptvposted 6 years ago

            ill get to work on this its a great topic.

          17. dahoglund profile image80
            dahoglundposted 6 years ago

            http://hubpages.com/hub/A-German-Americ … -Minnesota

            This post is about my wife's grandmothers struggles to keep her family together and celebrate happy family gatherings at Christmas

          18. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
            Patty Inglish, MSposted 6 years ago

            New Christmas Traditions:
            [Small Business Saturday, buying local on Amazon.com, online shopping for shut ins.]

            http://hubpages.com/t/1caf66

          19. 2uesday profile image86
            2uesdayposted 6 years ago

            Here is my offering about Christmas traditions it is the story of how my Christmas tree angel has become part of our Christmas traditions.

            http://hubpages.com/hub/Christmas-Tradi … ew-and-Old

          20. miss_jkim profile image80
            miss_jkimposted 6 years ago

            Making the annual Christmas Lights pilgrimage is one of my fondest memories as a child.

            http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Annual-Chri … Pilgrimage

          21. Denise Handlon profile image86
            Denise Handlonposted 6 years ago

            There are three main family traditions we follow each year.  You can discover what these are by following this hub?

            http://hubpages.com/hub/It's-a-wonderful-life

          22. rmcrayne profile image92
            rmcrayneposted 6 years ago

            Your roundup hub.  Although there are 51 listings in the RSS feed, only 38 of them are hubs.  I currently have the first 28 hubs entered into the roundup. 

            Christmas Traditions

            http://hubpages.com/hub/Christmas-Tradi … -the-World

            Who doesn’t have Christmas traditions?  Most holiday traditions are forged with family and friends.  Some traditions may even be formed with strangers.  Explore Christmas traditions from around the world.

            1. Princessa profile image84
              Princessaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Thank you RM great collection of Christmas traditions and thank you to all the HUbMobsters who made the Traditions HubMob possible.

              The new topic for this week is out http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/60622  come and join us smile

          23. rmcrayne profile image92
            rmcrayneposted 6 years ago

            I forgot to post my HubMob submission, Christmas Lights- The TSO Collection::  Christmas Lights Set to Trans Siberian Orchestra Music.

            A marriage of two of my favorite things- Christmas lights and TSO music.  As Trans Siberian Orchestra has gained in popularity over the last six to eight years, their music has popped up around the world synchronized with home Christmas lights.  Enjoy this collection of 12 songs with amazing Christmas light displays.   

            For some reason the system will not let me post with the link.  It thinks it's a duplicate post (from my posting of the HubMob roundup hub).  sad

          24. rmcrayne profile image92
            rmcrayneposted 6 years ago
            1. rmcrayne profile image92
              rmcrayneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Oops!  I should have posted this to the Christmas decorations HubMob thread.

          25. jill of alltrades profile image86
            jill of alltradesposted 6 years ago

            Hi Princessa,
            I made a mistake somewhere. I clicked on answer the question rather than make a hub about this. Now I don't know how to link my hub to my answer.
            Sorry for this. I just am not tech savvy.
            Anyway, here is my hub for whatever it is worth. Thank you!
            http://hubpages.com/hub/Christmas-Tradi … Big-Cities

          26. Sue Bond profile image79
            Sue Bondposted 6 years ago

            Here's my hub for the Christmas Traditions Hubmob.  It's a combination of traditions from the 30's, 70's and even a trial run of Seinfeld's Festivus.

            http://hubpages.com/hub/Our-Christmas-Traditions

          27. EyeWannaKnow profile image60
            EyeWannaKnowposted 6 years ago

            Merry Christmas to All

            I used to love caroling as a child.  Here's my version of an updated carol.

          28. Stevennix2001 profile image81
            Stevennix2001posted 6 years ago

            here's my late entry into this topic.

            http://hubpages.com/hub/Top-Ten-Holiday … f-All-Time

           
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