Happy 1st Anniversary, Food Reviews Manila!
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Happy 1st Anniversary, Food Reviews Manila!

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

FRM 1st anniv giveaway poster 3D
Can't believe it's already been a year...

Food Reviews Manila is turning one this June! First of all, I just want to say thank you very much to my readers. Since you keep reading, I keep writing. Your continuous praises for my written work, as well as for my photographs, really warm the heart. Your words inspire me to further improve my craft. It's been a fun and satiating year. Before I get to the exciting part though, let me just share how FRM came to be...

I started blogging last May of 2008, mostly about anything and everything that comes to mind. My personal blog was housed at entrepgirl.blogspot.com. Gradually, I found myself gravitating towards writing about my dining experiences and food that held my fancy. But then, towards the end of 2009, I got pregnant and my time for blogging was replaced by constant bouts of battle with "morning" sickness. I put morning in quotation because it really was an all-day occurrence. Needless to say, my blog came to a halt for the whole of 2010. The succeeding year, after giving birth and adjusting to another baby in the house, I finally felt going back to writing about my food adventures. To commemorate my comeback after that hiatus and to give my site a more focused theme which is food, I decided to get a domain and rename my blog to Food Reviews Manila. And thus, FRM was born.

FRM camera logo 3D
By the way, I made a new logo for this 1st Anniversary celebration. Kind of a foodie play on the camera that I use. What do you guys think?

Now for the best part...

I was surprised and tremendously touched by the number of sponsors willing to be part of this Anniversary Giveaway. I was expecting (more of hoping) that I could get two or three that would be willing to partner with me on this, and I was just overwhelmed that a lot more had offered to graciously provide giveaway prizes. With that, I'm truly grateful and humbled by their generosity. So to my sponsors, thank you, thank you so much!

Starting June 1, 2012, Friday, I will be having a series of giveaways. Please stay tuned and watch out for them. I hope you can all participate and join (tell your friends too), and help make FRM's anniversary celebration a success. Again, thank you for all your support!


Tin | The Average Jane said...

Happy anniversary! =)

J said...

I love the camera logo! So creative! Happy anniversary sis!


Happy Anniversary! I enjoy coming over here because it keeps me in the loop of what's going on in the food world over there in Manila.
I love the logo. Did you design it? It's so creative... Ive been wanting to redesign my logo too but I got no talent like yours hehe. Would you be able to help me? Just wondering... Thanks... and Happy Anniversary!
Here's to more writing and more reviews... cheers!


I'm not sure if my comment went through, so please omit this if it did. I just want to congratulate you for your first year anniversary. I love coming over here because it is my connection to the food world in Manila. Congratulations and here's to more reviews, more stories, and more writing!

Guia Obsum said...

Thank you so much guys! :)

@Malou: Yes, I did design the logo, although this is the first time I've designed one. I can try to help you with yours although I must warn you, I'm no professional at all, hehe. :)

blankpixels of Certified Foodies said...

Congratulations, Guia!! Woohoo!!

Creative logo indeed. ;)

I wish you more blog anniversaries to come since there are just too much more food / flavors to discover. :)

Raymund said...

Happy Anniversary! I hope to win some prizes :)

Guia Obsum said...

@Mhel: Thanks! :) And thank you for the giveaway tips, I appreciate it. Of course, happy anniversary to your Certified Foodies blog as well. Cheers to us! :D

@Raymund: Is there a way you can come back to Manila coz the prices are only valid here, hehe. ^_^ But thank you so much for your continuous support!

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