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Monday, June 4, 2012

Versatile Blogger Award/ One Lovely Blog Award



Hi everyone. Melissa from Bubbles, Glitters, Unicorns (blog link) has nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award/ One Lovely Blog Award (she nominated me for either one but if I have to choose one I think it'll have to be One Lovely Blog Award.. because I do love the word "lovely"). I do feel very happy because I think that awards like these are such a lovely way to show support and appreciation within the blogging community. 

I also want to use this post to say a big thank you to all my readers for visiting my blog and also to those who took the time to leave me sweet comments. I will continue to work hard to write more interesting posts for you guys so please continue to support my blog. 

According to Melissa's post, for either award, I have to write 7 random facts about myself and then nominate 15 bloggers who are relative new to blogging for the award.

So without further ado, let's get started.

#1 I only started wearing makeup at the age of 17. I grew up with 3 brothers and my mother has a very basic beauty routine, so I practically dressed like a boy (think loose jeans, polo tees, t-shirts and sneakers) and had zero clue about skincare and makeup. When I was 16, I moved to Australia and that is when I started reading magazines and blogs, which led to the development of my own dress sense as well as my love for makeup.

The first makeup item that I bought was a MAC holiday palette. 

#2 I used to be a golfer (and I was not too bad at it too). My dad is an avid golfer so golf is my family's official sport. I used to play golf about 5 days a week when I was in high school but I eventually stopped when I moved to Melbourne.

I do really enjoy the sport but I couldn't bear getting tan lines.

#3 I speak 7 languages/dialects (well, technically 6.5). Cantonese is my mother tongue, I studied in a Mandarin primary school and English and Malay are mandatory in Malaysian schools. French is the 0.5 because even though I studied French for 3 years in university as an elective, I haven't practiced much since so I am not very fluent anymore. I studied Japanese during a semester break because I love Japan and I get a lot of practice from reading Japanese magazines as well as watching dramas and movies. I am currently studying Korean because I love Korea a lot too: everything from food, makeup, fashion, music, tv shows and more.

#4 I love chocolates but I do not like chocolate ice creams. 

#5 I drink tea more than I drink water. I use a gigantic mug (pint size) to brew my tea and I probably drink 8 of those a day. My favourite teas are green tea and chinese tea.

#6 I am the sort of person who has a very hard time throwing things away and as a result I have accumulated a lot of random items. I currently have a collection of makeup, toy cameras, seal soft toys (mamegoma/ little seal on the blog), random cards and notes I received over the years, magazines, paper bags, pouches and the list goes on.

#7 I can only control one side of my brow, which means that I can't actually voluntarily do the raise both brows in shock facial expression. 

Hopefully I am not overly lengthy in my random facts. Just in case you are bored, here's some cute photos of Hiro for your entertainment.

I have 9 blogs that I am nominating for either/both awards:
Sue (http://en-ce-moment.blogspot.com/)
Meg Casson (http://www.kindoflovely.com/)
Jasmine (http://sweetaholic-beauty.blogspot.com/)
Aya (http://universallycute.blogspot.com/)
Tulip Love (not sure of her real name) (http://tulips-and-me.blogspot.com/)
Yesica (http://thehiddenroots.blogspot.com/)
Lily (http://hauted0ll.blogspot.com/)
Miss6 (http://miss-6.blogspot.com/)
Gerry (http://steam-bun.blogspot.com/)


This is it from me so far. 
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Until next time xoxo

30 comments:

  1. Thanks for the nomination! :D And your dog is soooo cute!

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  2. congrats on the award! your dog is just so cute! he puts a smile on my face whenever i see his photos on your blog :)

    xoxo
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  3. Oh my gosh! What an ADORABLE puppy! And congrats on the award :)

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  4. Thank you Liz! I enjoyed reading your facts - 7 languages/dialects! Wow.
    I have already been given the versatile blogger award so I shall graciously accept the One Lovely Blog award :P

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  5. Congrats on the awards and for being a former golfer! Your dog is so cute!

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  6. Congratulation on the awards!!!I love everything about Korea too especially their Korea dramas!! And WOW you can golf, I tried to learn it, but I am such an impatient person :b Love your dog!!!


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  7. I share a lot of things in common with you judging by these facts :) Wish I could speak so many languages/dialects though, English is all I know. I didn't wear makeup that much until perhaps even later than you (except a tiny bit of eyeliner), though my first makeup purchase definitely wasn't MAC :p It was decidedly cheaper hehe.

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  8. Thanks for the mention hun :) your puppy is SOOO cute!
    I also have a really hard time throwing things away.. I'm a hoarder!
    xx

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  10. Ooooooo thank you for the blog award!!!
    That's cool that you know 7 languages! I know some french too. VERY LITTLE THOUGH :(

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  11. congrats hun, you deserve it! CUTEST dog ever by the way x

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  12. oh nmo u dun like choc ice cream :P

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  13. Congrats! And thanks for your comment, I'm following, follow back? xoxo

    www.rockandfrock.com

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  14. Nice challenge. :) And how adorable dog, aww !

    Thank you for the comment :)

    Satu
    Indie by heart

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  15. omg u are so sweet for nominating!!♥ It really does help us greener bloggers see what other amazing bloggers there are in this community. I would gladly take lovely blog award, just cuz i don't think my blog is all that versatile yet haha~ but i really appreciate it, definitely feeling the love! thanks again!!

    xoxo <3
    http://miss-6.blogspot.ca/

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  16. I cant believe you speak 7 languages :o !!!
    Also I am just learning to golf - I love it :D
    xx
    when-the-dog-bites.blogspot.ca

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  17. Congratulations on your awards! and thanks for the comment on my blog! Made me discover yours^^ X

    mcmiki93.blogspot.co.uk

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  18. congrats on your award! what a cute dog too xo

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  19. nice to learn these things about you! haha I like chocolate and chocolate ice creams... and 7 languages, that's impressive!!

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  20. I love the little bit about how you can only control one of your brows! & Hiro is so cute with his tongue out :)

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  21. Hi Liz! Those facts about you are really interesting. 7 languages!!! I wish I speak many languages too. :| but I do know a little French, I studied it for one year in college. :) Number 7 is the cutest fact you've shared. Haha! Thank you for doing this.. Lovely is such a lovely word indeed. :p Take care!

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  22. Congrats on your awards! Your blog is super cute :) I'm following you!

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  23. Congrats on your award! Your puppy is sooo cute! :)

    www.rougefox.com

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  24. Omg you speak so many languages! I'm so envious! I took both Spanish and French for 2 years each in high school, but unsurprisingly, I don't remember anything at all now lol

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  25. Lovely!

    http://themadcreationist.blogspot.it/

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    Giuseppe

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