That’s a bottle of wine I received as a gift from our lawyer clients just few hours ago during the opening celebration of my 1st completed project in New Zealand. A well-reviewed project matched with a pay rise in a little less than 6 months? Sabi nga ng mga Kiwi… “not bad aye?” Life is beautiful.
At tamang tama ang regalo hindi ba? Below is a glass of wine and a slice of cake… as this blog turns 3 today! Weeee! More than 2 years of blogging from Beijing and now from Auckland, NZ. What makes me go on? First and foremost, I still love to cook and ISKAndals is still my online recipe journal. But what really comes as a surprise delight is when I receive comments and emails of appreciation for my home-style recipes, how easy to follow they are, and how much they like my site. Isn’t it great?
Behold! Tis’ tiramisu adorned with a single red rose petal. Yum!
Just like the previous years, my simple way of saying thank you will be another compilation of selected recipes posted since June last year.
You can download them one by one by clicking the thumbnails above. Right-click a thumbnail to open a bigger file, then save image to your computer. They are A4 printable size. Or just click here to grab the whole compilation in PDF format.
Here’s another slice of cake to fellow blogger celebrating her blog’s birthday. But Toni of Wifely Steps is a lot more creative about the anniv thingy. She���s giving away journals to lucky bloggers and one will receive Batjay���s Mga Kwento ng Batang Kaning Lamig. A friend’s hubby bought Batjay books for me (including the 1st one) and will arrive early next month but nevertheless sali pa din ako hehehehehe.
Toni is so much fun to read. I could write a long list of favorites that will definitely include her Ref Door Project. Though I don���t recall how I stumbled on Wifely Steps, I do remember the posts that made me a lurker. One would definitely be Story Time and Creativity. She posts pictures and let readers get creative and tell stories. I had so much spare time during those days and had fun joining those creativity exercises.
I also like her post about her Girlfriends. That was a trip down memory lane and nostalgia hits me big time. Toni���s Gigi and Sheila reminds me of my 2 other girlfriends. Luckily for me, I join one of them here in NZ.