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?
This poll is now closed to voting.
The Health Nominees
- The Hidden Power of Coincidence and How You Can Make it Work for You
A three-step plan on how to harness the power, purpse and meaning of coincidences in your life.
- The Truth About Fruit
The truth about fruit that everyone tends to overlook or has decided to avoid and ignore.
- Bullies: Born or Created?
Bullies in America has risen to pandemic proportions. How are bullies created? Can we stop making them in our society?
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
This poll is now closed to voting.
The Home Nominees
- 10 Fun Plants To Get Kids Into The Garden
Gardening with kids is great fun but sometimes it can be hard to get kids into the garden. These 10 fun and interactive plants are a sure fire way to get your kids off the couch and into nature.
- Five Types of Hardwood to Use for Firewood - Oak, Cherry, Sassafras, Locust, Ash
Splitting firewood by hand can be really fun, and is a great source of exercise. Read on to learn about five different types of hardwood trees & how they stack up to one another in terms of heating, cooking, and split-ability.
- Grandma's Attic
This is a story about two little girls who enjoy playing dress up and having tea parties in Grandma's attic
- Painting With Color Made Easy
Any of you that have moved into a new place have been surrounded by "WHITE" walls at one time or another. Half of you may have been brave and taken the color plunge by adding an accent wall here or there. Ten percent of the brave ones are content...
- Building a Hop Trellis
Building a trellis for hops. Easy DIY for any homebrewer or anyone wanting to grow hops.
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
This poll is now closed to voting.
The Pets and Animals Nominees
- The Best Six Dollars Ever Spent
The benefits of living with an older dog.
- All about Rabbits(bunnies), sounds and eating habits
Just the basics about Rabbits
- What To Do When Your Dog Eats Poison.
Have you ever been at home and suddenly found your dog in the kitchen with a whole bag of chocolate that was on the counter. The first thing that pops in your head would be something like dumb dog, but it should be what should I do. There are many...
- DIY: Crochet a Dog Leash/Lead & Collar
How to crochet a dog leash/lead and collar, step by step.
- About the HubNuggets Program
Each week 18 great Hubs written by new Hubbers are nominated in the HubNuggets contest. We invite the HubNuggets community to vote for their favorites, and the winners are awarded with a special Accolade and featured in our newsletter.
- Dial "H" for Hubnugget
I was on my way home from a long day at work. The rain was falling in sheets on my windshield and I could hardly see out the window. Dark clouds were looming up above and were visible with every bolt of lightning that lit up the sky. I couldn’t...
- A Red Hot Novel
Why is Fifty Shades of Grey so popular? I read this book a while back and I found it to be an interesting read, as well as very provocative as well as entertaining as hell, however I found it also to be a bit disturbing. I didn't take this novel...
- Mannequin Monday- Another Hubnugget Roundup
Mannequin Monday is my homage to the Twilight Zone show starring and written mostly by Rod Sterling.
© 2012 ladyjane1