Happy First Blogversary – Never Too Sweet :)

Yes! You have gone to the correct blog ~ Never Too Sweet For Me ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s still me! I just thought it was time to give my blog a HUGE facelift! Because today marks an very important day for my small humble blog ๐Ÿ™‚ It is the official Blogversary for Never Too Sweet For Me! That is this day last year was the first time I wrote something, stuck (ugly) photos in and wrote my experience and opinion about the food we had ๐Ÿ˜› If you really want to read it here’s my first post.

First Post!

I cannot believe how fast time has flown by this year… there have been so many ‘first times’ for me… working full time for the first time, moving out for the first time and meeting people from the internet for the first time ๐Ÿ˜› Hahaha now I don’t even blink an eye when I meet people in person for the first time, because though blogging, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, I honestly feel like I know each and everyone one personally ๐Ÿ™‚

Much better photos ๐Ÿ˜›

I also feel like I have been blogging for a much longer time than just one year… even though it can be hard work sometimes especially with time constraints of working, I honestly believe this is the best decision I have made since choosing to do major in Marketing back at Uni ๐Ÿ˜› the blog has kept me connected to the world, creative and most importantly brought me so much joy and happiness ๐Ÿ˜€ Sorry if that soundsย  corny, but I meant every single word!

I made these for our anniversary ๐Ÿ™‚

Initially, I wanted bookmarked and planned a million cake recipes that I wanted to make for my blogversary, it went from a 6 layer rainbow cake then to a caramel cheesecake, then it was madelienes, then it was even macarons! But I simply don’t have the time this week…so I will make up for it…instead, I just wanted to spend today’s posts reflecting on the things I have done and achieved through the blog and also thank the people who have supported me!

First Cake Pop ~ Little Bee!

Some of the things I have done this year through my blog:
– Celebrated numerous birthdays and anniversaries
– Attended Eat Drink Blog 3 Conference 2012 in Adelaide
– Did a macaron and a cake pop making class
– Met and interviewed a few chefs Gregroire Michaud, Pierrick Boyer,ย Peter Gilmore and Jeffrey Lebon.

Melb Bloggers at EDB

Thanks Simon from Simon Food Favourites for the amazing photo ๐Ÿ™‚

Now to the Thank You’s! There are so many people I would to Thank because without them, I don’t think I would and could have bloggedย  for so long and have the motivation to keep going ๐Ÿ™‚

Thank you Dearest Mr Bao!

Mr Bao – You’re a legend! Always supportive of my blog, you let me choose what I want to eat, eat what I don’t like and simply let me drag you around thank you! xox
Win Win – My Big Sis was supportive of my blog from day one, will do anything for me and the blog including asking her friend to smuggle me 3 large cans of Laduree hot chocolate LOL
My friends – Kirk, Dd, Julianne, Iola, Qiao Qian, Shaun, Kirk, Kristina (my neighbour), Yue, Charmaine and Mary and all my friend in HK, they put up with me talking about food 24/7 and also going to only ‘Daisy approved places’ ๐Ÿ˜›
Fellow Bloggers –ย  So many of you guys, if I listed everyone I’ll be here for ages and I don’t want to forget anyone, but just know I am grateful for every single of one of you who have supported me, left me a comment and also gave me advice!
Readers – One of the most important people ๐Ÿ™‚ They are why I write and update and share with them my mistakes in baking and how to improve, in particular Joanna, my Reader living in Hamilton, Victoria ~ she is the sweetest girl ever and she made my chocolate orange tart ~

Joanna made my chocolate orange tart ~

Jovian and William –ย They are the talented designers behind my new blog logo and also my business cards, please support them and visit their website.
Sandy –ย My official blog designer ๐Ÿ™‚ I never would have been able to get a new blog design without her! Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

We’re still tweaking the blog design, so there might be minor changes to the font and colour schemes ~ but hope you like the new layout so far! I’m looking forward to sharing many more of my sugar-loaded adventures in future blogversariesย THANK YOU everyoneย for the support!


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58 thoughts on “Happy First Blogversary – Never Too Sweet :)

  1. kellysiew November 29, 2012 at 2:23 am Reply

    Love the new layout! Happy 1st Bday to your blog ๐Ÿ˜€

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 9:10 am Reply

      Thank you Kelly ๐Ÿ™‚ it was time I got a new layout hehe remember when we use to use the same layout? ~ xox

      • kellysiew November 29, 2012 at 5:18 pm Reply

        Yeah!! I changed it for you to be more unique. Hehehe. ๐Ÿ˜›

  2. bakingaddict (@bakingaddict) November 29, 2012 at 2:37 am Reply

    Happy Blogversary Daisy!! What an amazing achievement. I LOVE the new blog layout. I’ve been wanting to redesign mine for ages but never got round to it. Sorry I’ve not been a regular visitor recently but I am excited to finally meet up with you in Melbourne. Here’s to many more years of blogging ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 9:11 am Reply

      Thank you so much Ros ๐Ÿ™‚ please don’t apologise for not coming regularly! I haven’t been visiting yours for a while too, life can get so busy! I’m so glad that you like my new blog layout, I have been stressing out about it! HAHAHA

      Can’t wait to meet you in person! In the mean time, enjoy Tasmania!!! xox

  3. Jeno @ Week Nite Meals November 29, 2012 at 3:00 am Reply

    Love love love the new design, you did good Daisy! Congrats on your 1 year blogversary, it’s a huge accomplishment, and I am so happy for you, keep up with the great work!

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 9:14 am Reply

      YAY!!! I am so happy that you like the design Jeno ๐Ÿ™‚ Because I think if I remembered correctly that you work in the design field? I have been stressing out about the new layout, the colours, the design rahhh it’s so much harder than what others think HAHAHA ๐Ÿ˜€

      And with your support I will definitely continue what I’m doing and strive to do even better!

  4. theurbanmrs November 29, 2012 at 4:41 am Reply

    Woot woot! Happy 1st blogversary. Glad to know in this virtual world. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 9:14 am Reply

      Thank you Linda ๐Ÿ™‚ I definitely love meeting people through the blogging world! xx

  5. The Life of Clare November 29, 2012 at 5:33 am Reply

    Congrats! What a wonderful yeah it sounds like you’ve had! I can’t wait to see more!

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 9:15 am Reply

      Thank you Clare ๐Ÿ™‚ it’s definitely been an eventful year to say the least ~ I’m also looking forward to see where else blog will take me hehe

  6. hotlyspiced November 29, 2012 at 6:20 am Reply

    A huge congrats on your first anniversary! And I love your new blog design – it’s so you! And the photos of a trip down memory lane are great. I just love the one of the cake pop bumble bee with the flowers full of pollen behind it! So cute. Looking forward to seeing what you do in the next 12 months xx

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 9:18 am Reply

      Thank you Charlie ๐Ÿ™‚ I am so glad that we have met through the blogging world and also the chance to meet in person too ~ Phewww was so worried about the new blog design and wasn’t sure how everyone would react but I’m really relieved that you like it!

      I’ve done so much this year, I sometimes have trouble remembering everything so this blog is a great diary hehe

  7. Ali November 29, 2012 at 6:55 am Reply

    Happy Blogiversary!! We’ve been blogging about the same time…mine is in a couple of weeks! Great new look…and not corny at all, I feel the same way about blogging ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 9:20 am Reply

      WOO HOO ๐Ÿ™‚ How do you feel hehe it feels so much longer than a year doesn’t it! Can’t wait to read about your blogversary! xx

  8. Michelle @ The Bakeanista November 29, 2012 at 8:20 am Reply

    Wow! Has it really only been a year? It does feel like you’ve been around for way longer than that. ๐Ÿ˜‰

    And yes, congratulations on your first year! May there be many blogversary to come for you. ๐Ÿ˜€ loving the new layout too!

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 9:22 am Reply

      Yup it’s been one year ๐Ÿ˜› I use to stalk your blog before I started hahaha and then when I started I went crazy…so that’s probably why it feels like i’ve been around for longer ๐Ÿ˜›

      I’m super relieved that you like the new layout! It was time for a new look lol I was getting so BORED of the old one ๐Ÿ˜€

  9. Ames November 29, 2012 at 8:49 am Reply

    Only 1 year? I always thought you had been blogging for much longer lol you’ve achieved so much in one year so congrats!! ๐Ÿ˜€ So glad to have met you through the blogwaves and can’t wait to see what else is in store for you and your blog! Love the new layout too btw ^^

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 9:23 am Reply

      LOL everyone says that I’ve been around for longer ๐Ÿ™‚ I think it’s because I’m just crazy and go and everything lol so that’s probably why hehe ~ Thanks for the support and I’m glad we got the chance to meet in person.

      Enjoy your trip to HK and will catch up with you again soon xox

  10. Tina @ bitemeshowme November 29, 2012 at 8:54 am Reply

    Happy 1 year bloggiversary Daisy. As I said in a previous comment, it sure feels like you’ve been around a lot longer. I think I may have been following you nearly from the start (oh how much of a stalker I feel like right now). I love the layout – its so cute and sweet. Here’s to many more years! xx

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 9:25 am Reply

      Awww you’re so sweet! Thank you Tina for supporting me from the beginning! And please stalk me as much as you would like ๐Ÿ™‚ It would be a pleasure to have you as an official stalker hahaha

      I’m glad you like my new layout wasn’t sure if it was too much of a difference and things didn’t match ~ can’t wait to see you xox

  11. Ashley November 29, 2012 at 9:03 am Reply

    Happy Bloggiversaryyy! It’s amazing how fast time goes by! Looks like you have had a most amazing year indeed! ๐Ÿ™‚ Love your new layout, it’s so perfect! Great colours ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 9:26 am Reply

      Thank you Ashley!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ WOW to be complimented by you hehe it’s such a HUGE compliment! Because you have pretty good tastes ๐Ÿ˜‰ I wasn’t sure if it was going to be too different, too white or PINK hahhaa but then tha’ts what I like LOL I mean I do have a pink kitchen aid, pink blender and ice-cream machine hahaha

      Can’t wait to read about your blogversary! xox

  12. Nic@diningwithastud November 29, 2012 at 9:49 am Reply

    Happy blogiversary ๐Ÿ˜€ x

  13. Christine (@cookingcrusade) November 29, 2012 at 10:11 am Reply

    Congratulations on your first bloggerversary Daisy! I love your new layout ๐Ÿ™‚ I can’t believe it’s only been one year – your blog seems like its been around for a lot longer. Here’s to your next year! xx

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 2:13 pm Reply

      Thanks dearie ๐Ÿ™‚ I can’t believe that it’s only been a year too it sure feels like I’ve been doing it for a lot longer hehe ~

  14. Julie November 29, 2012 at 10:17 am Reply

    happy anny to your blog my dearie yay ya! love the new look ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 2:14 pm Reply

      Thank you so much Julie ๐Ÿ™‚ so glad the new look is well accepted hehe so nice to have met you and Lianne through blogging!!! Can’t wait to continue all our eating adventures!

  15. Gerald Englebretsen November 29, 2012 at 10:51 am Reply

    I was surprised to read that it was ‘a year’ – seems like you have been part of my *good* consumption for much longer. Aside from saying, congrats – a BIG congrats. Appreciate your enthusiasm and approach. It is always good to stop by your space. Keep it up. And I hope you get down to Tassie again some time in the future.
    Look out those airfare specials you guys!!!!
    Best Rgds / G

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 2:17 pm Reply

      Thank you for your support Gerald! I remember my first few posts were able Hobart and Tassie! Really hope to come back next year! Just need to find time and of course cheap tickets hehe will let you know when I come back ๐Ÿ™‚ If you ever come to Melbourne le tme know also!

  16. Norma Chang November 29, 2012 at 12:08 pm Reply

    CONGRATULATIONS and Happy First Bloggerversary!!!!! Looking forward to many more. Love your new design.

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 2:17 pm Reply

      Thank you Norma for all your support and kind words ๐Ÿ™‚ I will strive to do even better! xox

  17. Vien November 29, 2012 at 12:15 pm Reply

    CONGRATS BABE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The new skin looks amazing! ๐Ÿ˜€ I can’t way to read more from you and of course, have our little catch up! again, well done! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 2:20 pm Reply

      Thank you Vien!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ You don’t know how relieved I am to hear that you guys like the new layout because I wasn’t sure rahhhhhh but it’s all good now hehe I’m still getting use to it though ๐Ÿ˜€

      Can’t wait till we catch up again xox

  18. Hannah November 29, 2012 at 12:45 pm Reply

    Happy blogiversary! How quickly time flies! Your exuberance has been a lovely thing to have in this blogworld of ours ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 29, 2012 at 2:21 pm Reply

      Thanks Hannah ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m glad you can feel my ‘energy’ through my blog hahaha i think it’s just all the sugar that i have so i’m always on a sugar high hehe

      So glad to be part of the blogging world especially food bloggers in Australia! we’re a great bunch ๐Ÿ˜€ actually we’re awesome hhahaha

  19. MoMo and Coco Dessert Correspondents November 29, 2012 at 3:54 pm Reply

    Congrats Daisy! Although we take a more serious tone in our own blog, we love your fun, light heartedness. We shall have to do some dessert get together with other sweet-tooth bloggers one day. ๐Ÿ™‚

  20. liannelow November 29, 2012 at 4:47 pm Reply

    Love it! Happy blogversary babe!!! Such a pretty design! hehe Keep doing what you’re doing cause it’s awesome! xx

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 30, 2012 at 12:04 pm Reply

      Thank you dearie ๐Ÿ™‚ So glad you like the new theme hehe was so nervous! I will definitely try to keep up and do even better! xox

  21. Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella November 29, 2012 at 4:50 pm Reply

    Awww YAY Daisy! A big congratulations on your first blosoversary! And may there be many, many more for you ๐Ÿ˜€ x

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 30, 2012 at 12:07 pm Reply

      Thank you Lorraine for all the support from DAY ONE!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m so happy that I’ve made it to my first blogversary hehe

  22. libishski November 29, 2012 at 5:27 pm Reply

    Hey Daisy, love the new look – it looks AMAZING!

    Congratulations on the one year anniversary – here’s to many more years of blogging and eating! xoxo

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet November 30, 2012 at 2:17 pm Reply

      Thank you Libby ๐Ÿ™‚ so glad we’ve met through blogging and even better because you live SO close hehe

      Looking forward to even MORE eating adventures with you too xox

  23. vegeTARAian November 29, 2012 at 6:01 pm Reply

    Happy blogiversary! Love the new look, it’s gorgeous!

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet December 2, 2012 at 12:40 am Reply

      Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m so happy that the new design was so well-recieved hehe xx

  24. theragingcook November 29, 2012 at 8:29 pm Reply

    In the spirit of Derek Zoolander, Congradjadulations Daisy!!!! Happy 1st Birthday and here’s to many more culinary adventures
    in the future!!!! ๐Ÿ˜€ Odd, could’ve sworn I posted this on the way home (finally lol thanks to the dumb trains). Oh well, silly wordpress
    app @_@ Hahaha.

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet December 2, 2012 at 12:41 am Reply

      Thank you so much David ๐Ÿ™‚ I survived my first year as a food blogger YAY ๐Ÿ™‚ LOL I never would have thought i’ll surround myself with this much food last year but now it’s become a norm!

      So happy that we have met through the blogging world;) We’ll have to go on even more eating and cooking adventures with Libby!!

      LOL WordPress is hopeless…just like Melbourne trains ๐Ÿ˜›

  25. gourmetgetaway November 29, 2012 at 9:49 pm Reply

    Congratulations my honey!!! I can’t believe this is your first blogaverary!! I thought you had been around so much longer! (I guess it is because you are such and important part of the Melbourne food scene).

    Love the new look of your website, and I hope you have many, many happy blogging years before you. I am sure a degree in marketing will secure that for you ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Have a cake or two to celebrate for me.

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet December 2, 2012 at 12:45 am Reply

      Thank you so much Julie ๐Ÿ™‚ You’ve always been so supportive of my little blog hehe ~ I know lol everyone has been telling me that i feels like i’ve been around for longer than a year hehe i think it’s because I can’t shut up and am always on social media e.g. Twitter and I am addicted to instagram too ๐Ÿ˜›

      Glad you like my new design too ~ I have been so stressed over it! I will try my best to keep up the work and do even better!

      Looking forward to our next catch up!! xox

  26. catty November 29, 2012 at 10:03 pm Reply

    HAPPY FRIGGIN BLOGGIVERSARY!!!!!!! I am so happy for you and proud of you for how far you’ve come!! I remember when you first emailed me asking about blogging.. awww you are doing so well, I love your blog!

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet December 2, 2012 at 8:34 pm Reply

      Thank you SO SO SO much Cat! You are still my go to person when I run into any blog issues ๐Ÿ˜‰ I really wasn’t sure if I was going to be any good at blogging last year, but it has been the best idea!

      Can’t wait till we meet in person!! xox

  27. Nami | Just One Cookbook December 1, 2012 at 4:52 am Reply

    Congratulations Daisy! You don’t understand how happy (and hungry) I am following your delicious food photos. I think by far you post many food pictures among people I know. I still have one question though – how do you maintain your pretty look with ALL the food you eat?! Hehee. That’s one mystery. I’m so happy for your big milestone, and please continue sharing your food adventure. I’m old and cannot eat as much as I wish, so I’m living a life through you…. hugs!

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet December 2, 2012 at 9:33 pm Reply

      Thank you Nami for your kind comment ๐Ÿ˜‰ it has been such a great journey the past year blogging! It is seriously the best decision I have made! All the wonderful people I have met ~ YAY! I’m really NOT that pretty or skinny!! LOL I just try to eat in moderation and also eat healthy foods too during the day and also go the gym when I can.

      Glad you like my blog and don’t find it too sugar-loaded hehe ๐Ÿ˜› xox

  28. Cupcake Crazy Gem December 1, 2012 at 11:23 am Reply

    Happy blogversary Daisy! you’re right, it feels like you’ve been blogging waaaay longer than a year! I seriously don’t know how you stay as skinny as you do with all those drool worthy meals you eat every day that come through to my instagram! haha! Looking forward to lots more recipes to come!

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet December 2, 2012 at 9:34 pm Reply

      Thank you Gem ๐Ÿ™‚ Hahaha it’s so funny everyone thinks I’ve been blogging for longerrrrri it’s probably because I’m always on facebook, twitter and instagram ๐Ÿ˜› WAKAKA

      I’m really NOT that skinny! Just the angle of the photos hehe ~ and I do try to eat healthy foods and also go to the gym when I can! Sorry I haven’t been over to your blog lately ๐Ÿ˜ฆ Will try to visit more frequently xox

  29. Agnes December 10, 2012 at 10:30 pm Reply

    Happy blog birthday! Congrats on making it through your first year ๐Ÿ™‚

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