One Year and Still Blogging!

It’s been a year folks! *rubbing eyes in disbelief*

Yes, I’ve been rambling on for a year now and I actually have readers who aren’t just family and friends. Friends and family who’ve been cajoled, persuaded, bribed, threatened πŸ™‚

Sometimes when I look at my statistics (stopped studying it 30 years back in college, but its so intriguing now!) I find people visiting from Fiji and Bulgaria, Armenia and Slovakia, Venezuela and Zambia. It really astonishes me! Guys, if you ever revisit, please leave me a comment, telling me about yourselves! About your countries, about your lives. I’d love to know.

And when I look at the search terms that brought them here- the maximum hits are ‘Pigs in the mud’!

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A heartfelt “Thank you” to all of you, who’ve come a visiting. Thanks to all of you who’ve left me a comment or two. For following my adventures with Cake, for allowing me to share.

When I started decorating cakes a year and a half back, I found a brilliant set of teachers in MyCakeSchool. Melissa and BeBe.

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I also found Jacquee who gifted me a year’s subscription to MyCakeSchool. Jacquee, who is immensely talented and has a beautiful blog and is generous to a fault.

I’d like to pass on the baton and gift a membership to all you wonderful readers. My giveaway is open until the 12th of October 2013. Please leave me a comment telling me why you love baking.

One winner will be chosen from amongst all of you.

And a special gift for all of you in Singapore! Leave a comment on my ‘Piggies revisited‘ and get to take away a box of 6 yummy cupcakes topped with chocolate ganache and a cute fondant pig. Again, the giveaway ends on the 12th of October. Three winners will be chosen, so please leave an email address I can contact you on.

Thank you for accompanying me on this journey!

R

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43 Comments Add yours

  1. Congratulations on your anniversary…you are talented!

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thank you dear Laila!
      R

  2. elsonsequeira says:

    Congratulations on completing a year!! We look forward to many more… Wish you luck

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thank you Elson! Really sweet of you!

  3. Jacque says:

    Congratulations, Radhika!! Wishing you many more years of blogging, baking and caking! I love your writing style and your desserts are all so mouth-watering! I’ll have to drop in if I am ever in your hood. πŸ™‚ Thank you kindly for the mention and for making me blush a little. xx

    1. radhika25 says:

      Hi Jacquee, thanks for your wishes πŸ™‚

  4. Denise Nixon says:

    Creativity at its finest! Not only are you delivering something delectable for the taste buds you are also creating something delectable for the eye. Baking is a sweet escape into a multifaceted world of creativity. β™‘

    1. radhika25 says:

      Hi Denise,
      Thank you for stopping by, and for your lovely comment. Do you have a blog as well?
      R

  5. shobhnaa says:

    Congratulations Radhika, I am also going to complete my one year of blogging this month’s last. Your cakes are always exceptionally artistic and beautiful. Wish you luck for ahead.

    1. radhika25 says:

      Hi Shobhnaa, thank you for you warm wishes! Great to know that even you’re completing a year!

  6. I like the piggies in the chocolate mud tub! Good luck with the rest of your journey.
    Best Wishes,
    Charlotte

    1. radhika25 says:

      Hi Charlotte,

      Thank you for your wishes! May I put you down for the MyCakeSchool membership giveaway?

  7. Congratulations, Radhika! I have thoroughly enjoyed all your posts and our little “chats” through various comments on my blog and yours. I especially owe you a big Thank You! for getting me restarted on baking. Looking forward to enjoying your blog for many years to come! πŸ™‚

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thank you Aruna! I’ve enjoyed chatting with you as well. It will be great to meet you in Mumbai sometime.
      R

  8. Shanta Ramanathan says:

    It has been a year since you started your blogging and baking and enlightened so many of your friends and well-wishers with your baking skill turning out fabulous and delicious cakes for both little kids as well as teen-agers. I liked all your creations ,especially your Bloom, Tryst with midnight hour and Pigs in the mud etc……..
    I would like you to continue with this creativity and make people develop interest in this line.

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thank you Dad and Ma.

  9. Congrats! keep it going!

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thank you very much for your wishes!

  10. Many congrats on your first year! Grief, I’m fast heading to my second – arrgh! Can’t quite believe that.
    – Can’t say I was ever overly keen on stats at school. On here, however, I’m quite often fascinated by people and their countries that drop by. Hate to admit it but sometimes I have to use the little map to find out exactly where they are.

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thank you Johnny. Yep, looking at maps fascinates me too πŸ™‚

  11. – Congratulations Radhika for the 1st year blogging anniversary!
    – Thank you for brightening our lives with your creations and comments with humor! Looking forward to many more years of happy interactions with you!
    – This is my first time entering for any blog giveaways… I love baking because I like to see the delight on the faces which look at the desserts and content look when tasting them. Also, feeling of learning accomplishment is fabulous.
    – I’m off to Piggies Revisited to enter there too and collect my box of 6 yummy cupcakes topped with chocolate ganache and a cute fondant pig! πŸ˜€ )))

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thanks for your beautiful comment Fae! And, I completely agree- I love seeing kids’ eyes light up too!

  12. db says:

    Happy Birth Day Sinsations, one lucky year of tasting so many beautiful and delicious cakes, seasoned with fine poetry….(I must join the Study group again:))) Very well done Radhika, all the best and good luck. db

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thank you sweet Dobrina! You really need to join- on popular demand! Sent you a message yesterday- everyone is asking about you…missing you!

  13. charlotte says:

    Already a year! Mostly in silence I’ve read almost all of your blogs and am looking forward to many, many more!! You’re a great baker, or should I say patissier?? AND writer, congratulations, Radhika!!

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thank you Charlotte πŸ™‚ I am touched that you read my stuff.

  14. Congratulations! Making it past the one year mark is a huge accomplishment for any blogger! Here’s to many more happy and delicious years. πŸ™‚

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thank you Hannah! I’m amazed every time I see a comment from someone as accomplished and busy like you πŸ™‚ — that you take the time to read my little blog.

  15. Congratulations! Wow! It’s been a full and great year!

  16. Fig & Quince says:

    Happy Blog Birthday!! Or should I say happy one year blogversary! Either way, delighted you chose to grace the Internet with your unique and wonderful presence Radhika! I love your work! Congratulations on a very sweet milestone & here’s to many more.

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thank you Azita! I’m really touched.

  17. laurasmess says:

    Happy blogiversary Radhika! Ah, I’m late in finding you but I’m already loving your gorgeous cake creations. You are very talented. Here’s to many more rich and rewarding years of blogging and creating xx

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thanks for visiting Laura! Loved going through your blog as well! It’s beautiful.

      1. laurasmess says:

        Aw, thank you lovely x

  18. Pathika says:

    Baking is stress relieving, a chance to be on my own. And i love the challenge a new baking project poses. I also like the planning and the concentration required to get it right. Then the desire to make it even better next time keeps me going! You know what I mean, you’ve been there!

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thank you for visiting Pathika. Baking and decorating cakes, does indeed keep the creative juices flowing!

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thanks Sheryl! Sweet of you.
      Back from a holiday and catching up on all my favourite blogs πŸ™‚

  19. Vidya says:

    Congrats on your anniversary!!!
    I love all your posts ….as I can see your passion for baking, in it. Keep it going…. It is indeed a treat to see your work of art.
    I would to join in the contest – “I love baking” as I would like to surprise my kids with the Love bakes πŸ™‚

    1. radhika25 says:

      Dear Vidya,

      Thank you for your support always!

  20. Jaya says:

    I cook out of sheer compulsion. Your cakes made me want to learn to bake

    1. radhika25 says:

      Hey Jaya! Thank you for visiting and leaving a comment! Hope to meet you someday soon πŸ™‚

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