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Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award

At the beginning of the month, Carissa over at Everyday Asia nominated me for the Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award. Thank you, Carissa! I love her blog. Her writing is solid, her stories are funny and she sticks to her blog name with everyday topics. From disintegrating shoes in India’s heat and humidity to horrible investment options,…

This egg is the winner!

Complaints, blog updates and taxing times

Throwing caution to the wind, this post is not going to follow a specific theme or be carefully read and reread. It’s also going to be more personal and more related to daily life. Here goes! The Comfort of Complaining Taking tentative steps towards blogging again after my hiatus, I’ve been reluctant to make any…

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Breaking being stuck

Yes, it’s true! I am very much alive, except for my knee that is on the verge of (hopefully not) imploding. It’s been about a month since my last post and frankly, I’m amazed the bloggidy blog is still getting views. Isn’t there some rule that you have to post constantly and if not constantly, then at…

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Liebster Award – acceptance and nominations

Buckets of flowers and thanks to Manasvi over at Memoirs of a Wandering Mind for nominating Hilary’s Global Café aka JapanCanMix for the Liebster Award. I accept! Rules of the Liebster Award Thank and link the person who nominated you. Answer the questions given by the nominator. Nominate 11 other bloggers, who have less than 200 followers and…

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January 2015 Post Parade

Turning on the widget to show off top posts by views or comments has been a curious commentary on JapanCanMix’s content. The Zoff review is always at or near the top for views. Sorting by comments doesn’t lead to a theme. Photography posts win the likes contest. Posts at the bottom also seem random but tend to be older. My favorites don’t…

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We’ve been nominated! Nepaliaustralian’s 2014 Blog Award

January 2015 Update – Unfortunately, JapanCanMix did not win an award. Thank you for your support though and congrats to the winners! Yahoo! JapanCanMix has been nominated for our first award. Nepaliaustralian runs a blog award, which I think is very cool. The award has 12 categories and JapanCanMix has been nominated in THREE! Best Food Blog 2014…

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Blog Updates and “Home” for me

Welcome new visitors and followers! November is my least favourite month but unexpected news, a blog milestone, and a class have changed my perspective, at least for 2014. First Award Nomination JapanCanMix has been nominated for a blog award! It is fantastic to be recognized and is a great push to keep posting. 100th Post This post…