the versatile blogger...

I was honoured when my favourite vegan, Richgail of AstigVegan, nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award.  If you read my blog regularly, you know that I was inspired by Richgail and TJ to adopt a plant-based diet. I enjoy their veganized Filipino recipes, restaurant reviews, 'meeting' vegans around the world, and reading about their daily journey. Whenever I'm tempted to 'hop off' the vegan wagon, I read their blog and hop right back on.  Thank you for the nomination and the inspiration, AstigVegan!

The Versatile Blogger Award is a way to introduce bloggers to each other and to promote quality blogs that the awardees and their readers might not have discovered otherwise. Here’s how it works:
  • If you are nominated, you’ve been awarded the Versatile Blogger award.
  • Thank the person who gave you this award. That’s common courtesy.
  • Include a link to their blog. That’s also common courtesy.
  • Next, select 15 blogs/bloggers that you’ve recently discovered or follow regularly.
  • Nominate those 15 bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award.
  • Finally, tell the person who nominated you 7 things about yourself.

I am nominating vegans, Bikram yogis, foodies, designers, fashionistas. They are,  in their own way, fascinating, witty, insightful people whom I wish I knew in real life. Here are the nominees, in no particular order:
  1. Amy's Food Adventures
  2. This Little Piggy Went To Market
  3. Jun-Blog
  4. Asian in America
  5. The Blogtini
  6. Slaughterhouse 90210
  7. If The Lampshade Fits
  8. Vegan Skinny Bitch
  9. Postcards from the Heat
  10. Sweat Your Heart Out
  11. A Fashion Deliberation
  12. Just Here, Just Now
  13. Skip to Malou
  14. Until We Eat Again
  15. Chizmizan with Chuva
Finally, here are seven things about me (that you'll soon wish you didn't know):
  1. I'm what you'd call an improvisational cook. The dishes I make are hit or miss. Mostly misses.
  2. I know the words to many Broadway show tunes, old and new. I'd prove it to you but you really wouldn't want to hear me sing. 
  3. I'm a romantic. I believe in soul mates, love at first sight, all that cheesy stuff. 
  4. I am starting at least 2 new careers this year, including top real estate agent of multi-million dollar properties (go big) and Bikram yoga teacher. But my real dream is to be a personal shopper for Jcrew.
  5. I actually have my 'Free Pass' list written on a piece of paper somewhere, because you never know. Included on the current list: Fassbender, RG, Patrick Wilson. Of course, the list changes often. 
  6. I have scary encyclopedic knowledge of useless trivia. You want me to be your partner in Trivial Pursuit.
  7. I was a long-time member of the Fiesta Filipina Dance Troupe, but I'm a horrible dancer. In all those years I didn't get past bamboo clapper for tinikling. I believe the dance troupe kept me on because of my personality. Ha!


    1. Wow real estate and yoga, what an interesting combo =) Kudos and congratulations in advance!

      Thanks for the list, I'm discovering more and more amazing blogs lately. Thank you too for the kind words about Astig Vegan, I'm very honored.

    2. Marla, thank you!! Can't wait to meet you in Toronto in June.

    3. thank you so much for the award... im glad to know you through our recent tweets and through this post. here's to knowing you more... CHEERS!

    4. Oh my goodness, THANK YOU! So honored by your kindness. And so flattered to be in such good company. Thanks, Marla! You are so sweet!Appreciate your friendship & support!


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