Blog Of The Year Award 2013!

Everyday is ordinary or everyday can be extraordinary. However, a day can be only special when one purposefully attach a meaning to it… Like today! It is a special day and another milestone in the history of TBT’s (The Bonding Tool) Blog.

The Bonding Tool has been nominated by Michael from The Eye-DancersClouds N Cups and Robert from Yelling Quietly for Blog of The Year Award 2013. This recognition and previous nominations of peer awards have given me a sense of achievement, fulfillment and deep satisfaction.

“Progress comes from the intelligent use of experience.” — Elbert Hubbard

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein

“The past is a ghost, the future a dream. All we ever have is now.” – Bill Cosby

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese Proverb

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” – Mark Twain

Before going on, I would like to say to ALL who have shared your precious time here in my little blogosphere, “Thank you” for caring, contributing and keeping me motivated all these while.

THANK YOU once again for your kind nominations:

ALWAYS HERE WHEN NEEDED AWARD – Cate B. from Let’s Have Another Piece Of Pie.


DRAGON LOYALTY AWARD – Mike from The Eye-Dancers.

LIEBSTER BLOG AWARD – Robert from Telling Quietly, Nicole from Short and Sweet Treats and Victor from .

SUNSHINE AWARD – Melisa from Warm Toasty Muffins.

TAG. YOU’RE IT! – Miss Ashley Nee from

SUPER SWEET AWARD – Mike from The Eye-Dancers.




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The instructions for the Blog of the Year 2013 Award are simple:

1. Select the blog(s) you think deserve the Blog Of The Year 2013 Award.

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

3. Let the blog(s) that you have chosen know that you have given them this award and share the instructions with them (please don’t alter the instructions or the badges!)

4. Come over and say hello to the originator of the Blog Of The Year 2013 Award via this link:

5. You can now also join the Blog Of The Year Award Facebook Page (closed group). Click the link here:

Share your blog posts with an even wider audience.

6. And as a winner of the award – please add a link back to the blog that presented you with this award and then proudly display the award on your blog and start collecting stars!

Collect all six stars :D

Collect all six stars 😀

My first star was given by Mike - The Eye-Dancers.

My first star was given by Mike – The Eye-Dancers.
Click on the image to be redirected to his awesome blog.

My second star was given by Clouds N Cups.

My second star was given by Clouds N Cups.
Click on the image to be redirected to the awesome blog.

My third star was given by Robert - Yelling Quietly.

My third star was given by Robert – Yelling Quietly.
Click on the image to be redirected to his awesome blog.

Without further adieu, my Nominations for Blog of The Year Award go to the following blogs: (You don’t have to do anything if you don’t want to accept peer awards, it is just my way of showing appreciation for your blog).

El Oso con Botas:










THANK YOU MIKE, CNC AND ROBERT for this latest award and of course not forgetting the creator of this award THETHOUGHTPALETTE. This is the best Christmas present 😀

My third star was given by Robert - Yelling Quietly.

3 stars for 2013!


26 Responses to “Blog Of The Year Award 2013!”
  1. Congratulation Sam for the Awards,your blog deserve them.Have a joyous new year.

  2. Laura Lynn says:

    Congratulations! You deserve it!

  3. wingedprisms says:

    Congratulations! You are awesome!

  4. Thank you very much for the award…due to lazyness,
    I am not very good at following the rules.
    I will post the award on my about page and if I get a roundtuit
    I ‘ll look at the rules…See you next year…
    Love and hugs…ME and the Boss

  5. Sheryl says:

    Thank you for nominating A Hundred Years Ago for the Blog of the Year-2013 award. I am honored that you think it is worthy of it.

    • Sam Han says:

      Hi Sheryl, I’m always intrigued by your research on your grandma’s diary. It’s a great share to the insights from 100 years ago. Happy New Year in advance. Cheers!

  6. BG says:

    Congratulations !

    • Sam Han says:

      Thank you BG 😀 You have been kind and motivating with your constructive feedbacks. Looking forward to eating and sharing more good food. Happy New Year to you and your family in advance!

  7. Hi Sam, thank you very much for this award indeed. It is very rewarding and believe me I really appreciate to that we have met this year. Your comments are always welcome and your award also. My best wishes for 2014.

  8. daniellajoe says:

    thanks for the award Sam, and I will visit with the others, you have a very delicious blog, pun intended lol 🙂

  9. daniellajoe says:

    Merry Christmas too and i hope 2014 bring you more happiness and success!!hugs!!

  10. Lignum Draco says:

    Triple blog of the year! Well done and deservedly so. And many thanks for the nomination. I truly appreciate it.

    • Sam Han says:

      Thank you Draco 😀 😀 😀 You have no idea how inspirational it is to me whenever I look at your photos. They bring me to “places” (in my mind).

  11. Robert Mudge says:

    fantastic quotes and acceptance post. this just one of your many awards to come 🙂

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