Top 10 Influential Blogs for 2011

Posted by on Sep 7, 2011 in Blogging, People | 10 comments

Here’s my list for the Top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs for 2011.  This writing project, now on its 5th year of recognizing new blogs , was started by Ms. Janette Toral.

I know this entry is long overdue and I don’t even know if it meets the deadline.

But I’m joining this project anyway and hope that the few blogs I follow will make it to the list.

  • Eat’s Terrific!- This is the food blog of Orman Manansala, one of my favorite bloggers.  I love reading Orman’s food and restaurant reviews because of his honest,  no-nonsense writing style.
  • KiKay Much-  This is Donna Mae Congson’s beauty and fashion blog.  A true kikay, Donna shares valuable beauty tips to her readers and features hot trends in beauty and fashion as well.
  • I Am Ariel Lalisan - One of the founders of the Sox Bloggers, Ariel is also a dedicated educator who finds time to get involved with a  lot of interesting things.
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My Vote Goes to Life With Ria

Posted by on Dec 4, 2010 in Blogging, People | 1 comment

I am voting for  Life with Ria for the Philippine Blog Awards 2010 Bloggers Choice Award.

I am voting for Ria’s blog because it’s a fun read.   I also like the fact that she blogs about her experiences and life as it is. No pretense.  No sugar-coating. No attempts at making her life appear more interesting.

Enough said.

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My Top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs for 2010

Posted by on Aug 25, 2010 in Blogging, People | 14 comments

Here’s my list for the Top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs for 2010.  This writing project, now on its 4th year, was started by Ms. Janette Toral.

  • Ganda Ever So Much- an online journal by Orman Manansala- Philippine blogospere’ s fastest-rising superstar
  • Plurk Designs- free Plurk themes and layouts by Lyle Santos, one of Mindanao blogging scene’s most respected bloggers
  • Kusina Maria- Ria Jose’s food and  cooking blog
  • A Thousand Ships- online journal of Mandi Nicolas, probably the best writer in the Philippine blogosphere
  • Kikay Much- the beauty and fashion blog of Donna Mae Congson, General Santos City’s fashion princess
  • Alexis Chua- the self-titled blog of  one of Mindanao’s smartest teen bloggers
  • Ako si Rabsky- Ravi Villanueva’s personal blog filled with sincere and very insightful blog posts
  • Avatar Media- the official site of Avatar Media, a new media outfit that makes the most exciting things happen in the Philippine blogosphere
  • Tea, Completely- a blog by tea  connoisseurs Andrew dela Serna and Aileen Apolo
  • Get Prettified!- my attempt at blogging about beauty, fashion, and lifestyle (ahem!)

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Reasons Why I Attended and Had Fun at the GESM Blogoversary Party

Posted by on Aug 12, 2010 in Blogging, Food, People, Travel | 16 comments

Last weekend, I went to General Santos City for the nth time to attend a  party.

I’ve been up to my neck in tasks and errands lately but I found the time to travel 3 hours to attend a party.  Why?  Read on.

This will surprise a lot of people who have known me for years because  I’m the type who is almost always absent during Christmas parties and Senior’s ball in high school with the exception of the JS Prom.  I would’ve loved to ditch the prom but I know I wouldn’t get away with a no-show because attendance was required.

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My Super One

Posted by on Aug 8, 2010 in Blogging, People | 10 comments

At exactly 4:00 a.m. almost everyday, I get this message from my Super One: How are you? Are you doing Well?

My Super One and I are separated by two cities and one municipality.  I hail from Davao City while he, on the other hand,  spends most of his time in a small town in Compostela Valley tending to his small fruit farm.

So twice a day, he makes sure that he sends me a text message– asking me if I’m doing well, if it rained recently, or if I’ll be home late.

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Experiencing Kalilangan Festival 2010- Day 4

Posted by on May 25, 2010 in Blogging, Food, People, Travel | 4 comments

Our4th day in GenSan was the schedule of the much-anticipated Street Dancing Competition.

Avel and Orman knew that we will be needing the extra calories that afternoon so they brought us to Marasa Grill for lunch.  There, we were introduced to the best of Ms. Kring Macion’s homecooked recipes. I really enjoyed generous portions of the ensaladang talong, tuna sashimi, tuna kinilaw, pinaputok na tilapia,and inihaw na panga.  And even if  already stuffed, I still managed to help myself to a serving of their mango float. That’s how irresistable Marasa Grill’s offerings are!

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