The Wonderful Team Member Readership Award

Thank you to Jeny of for this award.


Quoted from Jeny that “a blog`s asset is the readers” I’m glad to see more people out there like, follow and continuously give positive and constructive feedback to my post which mean you really spent time to go through my post and I truly appreciate it. And today Valentine’s day  is just perfect for me to tell you how much you mean to me, how your friendship, love, support had bring me this far.

THANK  YOU to you all , my friends, my readers 😀

This award is rather simple, just post about it and then nominate other 14 bloggers and pass this on. My apologize if I did not nominate up to 14 because I want to save some name for other award.

And my nomination goes to …

Tonettejoyce of

Noina of

Katharina of

Genie of

Adriana of

Please  visit their blogs and enjoy the great posts they have in there…

Thank you.


Starting the 2013 with Love and Awards

Hello friends,

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2013 wish you all have had great holidays , recharged and now ready to conquer the world.

I am quite surprised to see some traffic despite no post for almost 2 weeks while I was away.  And nothing is more perfect to start the year by thanking you all for Awards that I received while I was away. They were like Christmas present and  goodies to my blog,  thank you all for the love and the honor.


Who don’t love sweet? I love everything about sweet, dessert and cake and this super sweet blogging award is representing everything I love 🙂

Thanks to Ms. Kz and Fae for nominating for this award, that’s very and super sweet of both of them.


  Here are the rules for the Super Sweet Blogging Award:

1. Give credit to the person who chose to nominate you.
2. Answer the “Super Sweet” questions.
3. Nominate a “Baker’s Dozen (13) blogs.

Super Sweet questions:

1. Cookies or Cake? Cake

2. Chocolate or Vanilla? Vanilla

3. What is your favorite sweet treat? Anything with caramel and vanilla

4. When do you crave sweet things the most? When I am in bad mood

5. If you had a sweet nickname, what would it be? Hmmmm…. can’t think about of one because sweet nickname won’t suits me at all

Here are a few of the sweetest bloggers I nominate







Another love and award from Ms. Kz and Daisyandthefox  , since both awards were under same same with different logo, I decided to combine and post both of them at the same time.

versatilebloggernominations  versitle-blogger

The rules for both awards are pretty much the same:

• Display the award certificate on your website. Checked
• Announce your win with a post and link to whoever presented your award. Checked
• Present 15 awards to deserving bloggers (Versatile Blogger)
• Drop them a comment to tip them off after you’ve linked them in the post.
• Post 7 interesting things about yourself.

7 Interesting things about myself

  1. I am busy being a farmer and hit the record of achieving level 34 in 3 weeks in HAYDAY game 🙂
  2. One of my 2013 new year resolution is to go to church regularly (I’ve been estranged from my religion for quite sometime)
  3. My another 2013 resolution is to eat more veggie and exercise more
  4. I am wondering whether twin is in trend, quite a lot of my friends had twin baby recently and more upcoming
  5. I hope to find my inner peace and live a better life in 2013
  6. I hope I can achieve the target of making and posting 250 bentos in 2013
  7. I officially kill all my plants during the holidays (I guess I only have green thumb in virtual game

Here are the Versatile Bloggers I nominate






I received this very warm award from  Marsha and Ms. Kz


  Here are the rules for the award:

  1. Provide a link and thank the blogger who nominated you for this award.

  2. Answer 10 questions.

  3. Nominate 10-12 blogs that you find a joy to read.

  4. Provide links to these nominated blogs and kindly let the recipients know that they have been    nominated.

  5. Include the award logo within your blog post.

Here are the 10 questions.

  1. What is your favorite color? white
  2. Your favorite animal? rabbit
  3. Your favorite non-alcoholic drinks? latte, smoothies, and bubble tea
  4. Facebook or Twitter? Twitter
  5. Your favorite pattern? Polka dotts
  6. Do you prefer getting or giving presents?  Giving
  7. Your favorite number?  5
  8. Your favorite day of the week? Saturday
  9. Your favorite flower? Lily
  10. What is your passion? family, bento, handycrafts, decorating, movies, reading, travelling

Here are the  Bloggers I nominate






Reality Blog Award

Thanks to Fae for another award nomination.

Fae is a citizen of the world, Born in Iran, raised in Japan and have been living in the USA since 1971. She is a very creative mind and her blog is Magazine of a Storyteller… articles about travel, food and recipes, with a twist and tango! Please visit her blog to know more about Fae.

Reality Award

  The rules of the award are:

1.  Visit and thank the blogger who nominated you.
2.  Acknowledge that blogger on your blog and link back.
3.  Answer the same 5  questions presented.
4.  Nominate up to 20 blogs for the award and notify them on their blogs.
5.  Copy and paste the award on your blog somewhere.

Answer to 5 questions:

1. If you could change one thing what would you change? I will prioritize family over work and be there for my Dad during his final hours instead of stuck at office meeting room

2. If you could repeat an age, what would it be?   Age 22 with my wisdom today

3. What one thing really scares you?  Getting sick in my old days

4. What is one dream you have not completed, and do you think you’ll be able to complete it? Being a mother, hmm…. I am not really sure if I’ll be able to complete it

5. If you could be someone else for one day, who would it be?  Never thought about it, just happy to be myself even just for one day

And here is the bloggers that I nominate

eatbreatheyogini  is about healthy lifestyle , nutrition and yoga

thesmartcookiecook aims to deliver creative recipes on a daily basis, as well as entertaining videos, smart tips, and helpful how-tos.

joetowey fond of things that feel surreal and capture the nature of a place. The blog is about dinosaurs, science and design.

theleapingllama Originally from the mountains in Peru,  love diverse places, food, and people and been working  in the food industry for 12 years,  love  writing, reading,  cooking, traveling, music and animals,  so why not combine all of these in one place? Venga conmigo!

afacetiouslife exploring the boredom of corporate life through the eyes of a jocular farcical young man.

I hope you will enjoy their blog as much as I do.


Blog of the year award for 2012

With Christmas and Year end approaching, I am glad to post this Blog of Year 2012 award  from Ms. liveblissful ,who was very kind to nominate me. Thank you Ms, Liveblissful, that’s very sweet and kind of you. Just so you all know, Liveblissful blog is much more than a wonderful cooking or recipe sharing blog, it also about her  transition to a vegan lifestyle  and her blog is everything about  her  experiences, recipes and food finds, as she change her life. You should check it out because they are so many healthy yet delicious stuff there and they have great photos too.

Blog of the Year Award 2 star jpeg


Here are the ‘rules’ for this award:

1 Select the blog(s) you think deserve the ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award

2 Write a blog post and tell us about the blog(s) you have chosen – there’s no minimum or maximum number of blogs required – and ‘present’ them with their award.

3 Please include a link back to this page ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award – and include these ‘rules’ in your post (please don’t alter the rules or the badges!)

4 Let the blog(s) you have chosen know that you have given them this award and share the ‘rules’ with them.

5 You can now also join our Facebook group – click ‘like’ on this page ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award Facebook group and then you can share your blog with an even wider audience.

6 As a winner of the award – please add a link back to the blog that presented you with the award – and then proudly display the award on your blog and sidebar … and start collecting stars…

And now my nominations to pass this blog of the year award for 2012  (before the year is over) 🙂

relaxingcooking  is a psicologist with the passion for cooking.and through her work, through some experience as educator and giving cooking lessons she have learned that cooking is fun and relaxing, and that making something delicious to share with others provides a boost of confidence, that the simple act of cooking is good for MIND. Her blog is a space where we can share thoughts, ideas, recipes. Life stories and experiences. Born out of passion and pleasure to learn, to discover and experience new things.

allamix   this blog is focused on the food and restaurants around New York City, you may find some posts on other locations that she have traveled to as well as some recipes that she is trying out at home.

bamskitchen  currently live abroad in Asia and have many international foodie friends, from all over the world. She would like to share some of these unique cooking experiences with you. In addition, she always have hungry teenagers, which means she can never veer too far away from her kitchen- BAM”S KITCHEN. Bam’s Kitchen is a place where you can experience some very unique international dishes that even teenagers will enjoy.

thisislemonade started this blog at the beginning of 2012 after a long hiatus in diligent writing. She changed her mind about the title last week, after the first emotional roller coaster of the year and her blog is about her haven of gratefulness.

Please check this awesome blogs and I hope you will love them as much as I do.



Inspiring Blog Award

Thank you to Ms. Kz for passing this beautiful Blog Award.  Kz is the creative mind behind  theeclecticeccentricshopaholiblog and her blog is full of interesting stuff and full of surprise 🙂 Quoted from Ms. KZ post  “If you visited her blog for  the crappy photos, one kiss for you, If you’re visited  for the writing, two kisses for you, if you visited her blog because you think she is adorable, a million kisses blown at you ” 😀

I always admire whoever that created the award logo,  the art and effort is something that need time and dedication, so on top of thanking the blogger who pass me the honor I also wanted to thanks  the  creator of the award logo and this time Ms. Kz did share some information on the logo designer.

This beautiful Inspiring Blog award was uniquely designed by Filipina Glitters . If you’re crazy about makeup, be sure to check out her fab beauty blog.

The rules on how to nominate:

1. Display the award image on your blog
2. Link back to the person who nominated you
3. State 7 things about yourself.
4. Nominate 15 other bloggers and link to their sites.
5. Notify the bloggers that they have been nominated and link to the post.

Okay..lets start with 7 things about myself :

  1. I am obsessed with Dragonvale game and been trying on daily basis to breed the rare dragons 🙂
  2. I am considering to take Japanese lesson for the sake of reading Japanese bento book and manga
  3. I had done my Christmas shopping and now ready for my holidays
  4. I own a whale soft toys which name is Momo
  5. Despite my love for cute things and most of Sanrio character, I just can’t bring myself to like Hello Kitty
  6. I love watching 3D animation such as Shaun the Sheep
  7. I lost my dad due to cancer 6 years ago but I still grief and miss him almost every day

And below please find my nominations (I do not nominate up to 15 bloggers because I want to ensure those that I nominate really deserve it and also I need to save more names for other awards)

sushisushibento  is a lover of Japanese food, sushi, sashimi, noodles, she will have miso paste with anything!! To her the most perfect place to have dinner is either at Yo Sushi, or at home, when she cook her very own sushi dishes. Of course, that means she have to make bentos! Everyday, some not quite as inventive as others 🙂

labrynthe is all about Art, Photography, Books, Harry Potter, travel, food, cooking, film, music, cartoons, little things, great things and even intangible things.

coolcookstyle  is an eater and she is always hungry. A bonne vivante in NYC with a taste for the savoir-vivre.

kavi360 is passionate about travel and seeing the world! her blog is about weekend trips, photography, trying new recipes, spending time with friends and family, and of course, dreaming of her next big trip!

foodisthebestshitever is about food, cooking food, eating food, about drinking food, hmmm… about drinking booze, about making out, about passing out… about you. About me. About bad gramma… Definitely about me. Did I say food already? Yep. That must be it then.

Please check their blog and I hope you will like them as much as I do.

Liebster Award

I try to google up Liebster and check the meaning in English and my finding resulted to beloved or dear, so I guess Liebster Award might means : Dear friend or Beloved friend award.  Please correct me if I am wrong.

Thank you to Ms. liveblissful and  Ms. eatbreatheyogini who pass me this lovely award, it’s an honor to me to be appreciated and loved 🙂 And I just love everything about this award, the name, the meaning as well as the logo of this award.

Blissful life is on her  transition to a vegan lifestyle  and her blog is everything about  her  experiences, recipes and food finds, as she change her life. You should check it out because they are so many healthy yet delicious stuff there and they have great photos too.

Eatbreatheyogini has always been interested in nutrition and healthy living and decided to take college course about nutrition even though it wasn’t her major. She found it fascinating and her eating got better and better. When she found yoga in March 2012, her life turned around. She felt better about herself, ate better and llooked physically better and she want to share her life with you guys and motivate to be healthier overall.

Liebster Award

1. Add the award icon to your blog!  Done

2. Link to your nominator to say thank you. Done

3. Each blogger should post 11 facts about themselves.

4. Answer the questions the tagger has set for you (in this case I have 2 sets), and create 11 questions for your nominations to answer.

5. Choose 11 bloggers with less than 200 followers, go to their blog and tell them about the award ( I did not nominate up to 11 bloggers as I wanted to nominate those that I really like and think they deserve it)

11 Facts about myself:

  1. I was born in  the month of May and my Indonesia name is Meilita (May = Mei)
  2. My Chinese surname is Lee
  3. Before I had my eye lasik, my eye glasses prescription is -7.5 , thanks to soft lenses and lasik now I am free from the thick lenses glasses
  4. My favorite book is the Disney encyclopedia that my Dad bought when I was 7 years old
  5. The most challenging adventure I had done so far : 45 minutes trip on hot balloon air at Turkey]
  6. My fave routine of the day is bathing time
  7. I considered myself quite creative and I get bored easily
  8. I am considering to pick up piano lesson
  9. I love all movies with crime scene or physiological profiling such as CSI and Criminal Minds
  10. I am quite frustrated with the erratic and unreliable internet connection in my country
  11. I draw/draft before I made my bento

Questions from liveblissful : 

  1. Cookies or Cake? Cake
  2. Dogs or Cats? Dogs
  3. Latte or Frappe? Latte
  4. Beach holiday or Sight seeing holiday? Both?
  5. Fiction or True story? Fiction
  6. Fantasy film or Action movie? Action
  7. Chicken, Fish or Tofu? Chicken
  8. Ipad or Laptop? Ipad
  9. Cooking or Cleaning? Cooking
  10. Playing sport or Watching sport? None 🙂
  11. Roasted potato or Fries? Roasted

Questions from Eatbreatheyogini :

  1.  Water or juice? Water
  2. Coffee or tea? Coffee
  3. School or work? School
  4.  Salty or Sweet? Sweet
  5. Theatres or redbox? Theatres
  6. Red Vines or Twizzlers? Hmmm…. indecisive
  7. Hoodie or zip-up sweaters? Hoodie
  8. Travel or home body? Travel
  9. Dessert or main meal? Dessert
  10. Beer or wine? None
  11. Tattoos or piercings? None, I hate pain

Questions to my nominees :

  1. Ice cream or Froyo?
  2. Pancake or Waffles?
  3. Breakfast or Supper?
  4. Jeans, Linen or Wools?
  5. Pop, Jazz, Rock or Classic?
  6. Warm or Cold color?
  7. Short hair or Long hair?
  8. Homemade food or Restaurant food?
  9. MasterChef or Nat Geo?
  10. E-book or Printed book?
  11. Superhero or Vampire?

Below please find my nomination :






I hope you will like their blogs as much as I do, please take time to visit and check their beautiful blogs.


Beautiful Blogger Award

Receiving award always an honor and pleasure , though it might take me a little longer to post 🙂

Thank you to the beautiful Blogger liveblissful for passing me this award. Blissful life is on her  transition to a vegan lifestyle  and her blog is everything about  her  experiences, recipes and food finds, as she change her life. You should check it out because they are so many healthy yet delicious stuff there and they have great photos too.

Beautiful Blogger Award Rules:

The idea behind the Beautiful Blogger Award is to recognize some of the bloggers we follow for their hard work and inspiration.

1. Copy the Beautiful Blogger Award logo and place it in your post.

2. Thank the person who nominated you and link back to their blog.

3. Tell 7 things about yourself.

4. Nominate 7 other bloggers for their own Beautiful Blogger Award, and comment on their blogs to let them know.

7 Things About Myself

  1. When I was young I love to draw and  dream to be a mangaka (Japanese manga artist) but somehow I end up in Business School majoring in Marketing 🙂
  2. I have a tendency to be an introvert, I love to spend my free time staying at home, enjoying doing the things that I like instead of going out and meet people.
  3. I was lost once when I was 5 years old
  4. I am afraid of ghost and it is always a torture if I have to travel and stay at hotel regardless the stars of the hotel
  5. I am a night person and I enjoy spending my evening with DVD marathon
  6. I believe pilates is the most suitable sport for me
  7. I have sweet tooth and I love assorted type of sweet dessert 🙂

The Beautiful Bloggers that I nominated :
OhbentoUK  is a fellow bento blooger from UK, he  have a beautiful blog with many interesting bento and he want to turn his huge bento obsession into a small mobile catering business selling delicious and healthy lunches in the UK.

Pepperbento is another bento blogger and her  blog is about the bento she created and also recipe of food that she cook, her love of cooking flourished from an amazing book that her BF’s Dad had used as his bible for years, “Marguerite Patten’s Everyday Cooking” and evolved into her passion for Japanese cookery.

Bentodays is a Mom of three who has caught the bento bug! Currently only making two bentos each time as baby is too young for bentos. Learning as she go along and her blog serves as her little journal to see her progress. is a vegetarian blogger from NY  and her blog is to share her love of making and exploring new things. It also serves as an archive of past projects and encourages me to continue to create, find adventures, and make new friends. Sheenjoy making mostly Americanized bentos for her nieces and nephews.

Createengwp is a food and recipe sharing blog and the blog have many interesting recipes with very details step by step photos
Please visit their blog and  I hope you will like their blog as much as I do.


Very Inspiring Blog Award

Award is something wonderful to receive and it’s always an honor to be recognized . I always love receiving award, which means people enjoy my blog enough to pass me this torch in which I will be happily pass to other bloggers. And it is kind of surprised and wonderful to receive this Very Inspring Blog award 3 times in the row.

Thank you to the three awesome bloggers,  Ms. Kz of  theeclecticeccentricshopaholic and Ms. Fae of  faestwistandtango  and Ms. Ashley Thomas  of ConceivingWynell for this nomination.

Ms. Kz’s blog is  verything about the things theeclecticeccentricshopaholic girl love, the fashion, the food, the travel, beauty and many more

While Ms. Fae’s blog is everything international, starting from magazine of a storyteller, articles about travel, food and recipes, with a twist and tango!

And last but not the least Ms. Ashley is about beauty everywhere. She believe in the simplest things are the most beautiful things in her world and she loves to share those beauty through her eyes and her blog.

My words might not be good enough to describe how these 3 creative and awesome ladies aspire me so it will be much better if you check them out yourself and I am sure you will love their blogs as much as I do.


Below are the rules for the Very Inspiring Blog Award so please follow carefully:

1. Display the award logo on your blog. RCC : I am displaying 2 logos bevause despite the same theme and logo, they are different in color so I want to honored both design here.
2. Link back to the person who nominated you.
3. State 7 things about yourself.
4. Nominate 15 other bloggers for this award and link to them.
5. Notify those bloggers of the nomination and the award’s requirements.

Below are the 7 things about me:

1) Despite my interest and love for cuteness and bento tools collection, I also love to collect serious stuff like branded  hi-end watches
2) People often mistaken me as Japanese or Korean  (I think it might because of my eyes)
3) I read manga almost everyday
4) I hate to lose
5) I can’t stand alcohol, ever heard about anyone who get drunk because of lobster brandy soup? well… that’s me
6) I need to travel or have my vacation at least once every quarter
7) I love craft and used to learn everything craft related from knitting, crocheting,  paper tole, paper clay, pergamano and many more.

I hereby pass this award and torch to :

Live2EatEat2Live : The blog is about the journey of a mouse and the cat and everything about Living, loving, eating, tasting, cooking, and sharing …

The Rantings of an Amateur Chef  : is the bloggings of Pat Geyer, an amateur chef living in the Cleveland, Ohio area. While not making his living in the kitchen, he spends as much time as he can there. He explores recipes, restaurants, gadgets and anything else related to cooking and eating.

Unorthodoxepicure  : a vegan PR professinal who shared great passion for food, if you check his blog you can find him put stadium hot dogs and chips & salsa on the same culinary pedestal as dry-aged beef and white truffles.

Lifeisshorteathard : Don’t you just love the name of the blog? Well it is about the search for good, unpretentious, scrumptious food. At home, out on the town and traveling , and the adventure of  always looking for new and delicious food to make and to eat.

Vancityfoodie  : is everything about  cooking, photography, and being creative and this blog showcases many yummy recipes as well as some of the great eating out spots that the city of Vancouver has to offer.

obentoadventure : The adventure of making bentos for work or home and the documentation of culinary experiments of all kinds 🙂

Please take time to check these awesome bloggers, and I am sure you will love and enjoy their blog as much as I do.

Cheers… Happy blogging

The Sunshine Award

The Sunshine Award

I received this  Sunshine Award from Vina’sdeliciousrecipes . To Vina, cooking is a stress reliever  and she have many delicious recipe in her blog. Bengali food is her all time favorite, you may want to check her blog for those delicious recipe.

Thank you Vina for the award, it’s always an honor to be recognized and I always love receiving award, which means people like my blog enough to pass me this torch.


If you are nominated you must include the link in a blog, linking to the person/blog that nominated you. You must answer some questions and nominate 10 fellow bloggers and link their blogs in your post. Let the people you have nominated know that you have nominated them! – Done

Here are the questions:

1. Who is your favorite philosopher? None, I guess I am just not into this.

2. What is your favorite number? 5

3. What is your favorite animal? Of course : Rabbit

4. What are your Facebook and Twitter? Rabbitcancook for both FB and twitter

5. What is your favorite time of day? Evening

7. What is your favorite physical activity? Walking and Pilates

8. What is your favorite non-alcoholic drink? Water

9. What is your favorite flower? Lily

10. What is your passion? At this moment : Bento making

My Nominees:

momlunajovann a working  mother and a mother of twins who shared her passion of bento making and baking.

theeclecticeccentricshopaholic  Everything about the things theeclecticeccentricshopaholic girl love, the fashion, the food, the travel, beauty and many more.

bentoamour A fellow bento enthusiast , please check her blog for daily healthy  bento

liveblissful  A twenty-something year old student, who is in transition to a vegan lifestyle, she loves to cook and eat new things, her blog have many vegan recipes, and with nice photos of course.

thewinegetter Interested in wine? please check this blog, it is everything about wine all over the world

Inspiring Blog Award

Thank you to Fae of  Faetwistandtango and Keith of Ohbento or this nomination

It is an honor to me and I really appreciate it!  My apology for the very late posting.

Fae is a citizen of the world, Born in Iran, raised in Japan and have been living in the USA since 1971. She is a very creative mind and her blog is Magazine of a Storyteller… articles about travel, food and recipes, with a twist and tango! Please visit her blog to know more about Fae

Keith is from  Hull, England , he is a big fan of Japanese culture and his  favourite hobbies are making bento lunches, kimono and kanzashi, designing Japanese inspired clothing and dying  his hair in all kinds of crazy ways. Keith is a fellow bento blogger and one day he will turn his huge bento obsession into a small mobile catering business. Please visit his blog to know more about Keith aka Kiisu23 / OhBento

The rules of the award are:

1  Visit and thank the blogger who nominated you.
2  Acknowledge that blogger on your blog and link back.
3  Share 7 random things about yourself.
4  Select 15 blogs for the award.
5  Copy and paste the award on your blog somewhere.

As part of the rules about sharing 7 random things about me :

1. Being born as the only daughter with 2 brothers, I am a spoiled daddy’s girl

2. I kill my plant recently by accidentally leaving it with too much water 😦

3. I am a big fan of DragonVale game

4. I am considering adopting a dog

5. I am not a morning person

6. I prefer meat than veggie

7. Going spa once a week is a must to me

Again, thank Fae and Keith  for the award and now I am passing the torch to other bloggers  as  my  way of appreciating them sharing  their friendship/knowledge/ expertise/ experience and many more. Below please find the list of blogger who had inspired me.

1) littlemissonigiri

2) blessedwithastarontheforehead

3) Vina’sdeliciousrecipe

4) spontaneoustomato

5) sybaritica

6) bunnyandporkbelly