One Blogging Nation: The 2009 Philippine Blog Awards

It was yet another exciting evening as more than a hundred bloggers from Metro Manila and in some parts of Luzon flocked to the PETA Theatre in Quezon City. It's the 3rd year of the Philippine Blog Awards and as promised by its hardworking organizers, this year will be bigger than ever before!
I'm sure it will be as last night was just the first of three legs of the Awards Nights. The second will be at the Ayala City Sports in Cebu City and the 3rd will be at the Pearlmond Hotel in Cagayan de Oro City. This year, you can really say that the PBA will be able to reach the bloggers in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao!

Allow me to share with you the list of winners for the Luzon leg:

Best Technology Blog - JaypeeOnline//Blogging News & Reviews
Best Travel Blog - Langyaw
Best Entertainment Blog - Lessons from the School of Inattention
Best Personal Blog - Writing on Air
Best Family & Living Blog - Make or Break
Best News & Media Blog - Virtual Journals
Best Business Blog - Negosyo Ideas
Best Sports Blog - Fire Quinito
Best Hobby & Recreation Blog - Bearbrick Love
Best Fashion Blog - who is elyoo?
Best Photo Blog - I am a Documentary Photographer
Best Culture & Arts Blog -
Best Commentary Blog - The Marocharim Experiment
Best Videocast -
Best Podcast - Brink Notes Entertainment Daily
Best Humor Blog - The Professional Heckler
Best Gaming Blog - Mike Got Game!
Best Advocacy Blog - Autism Society Philippines
Best Beauty Blog - The Doctor is vaIN

and of course, my favorite category of all, Best Food & Beverage Blog (where, incidentally, I was also chosen as a finalist) the awards goes to one of my favorite food blog....

Table for Three, Please!!!

CONGRATULATIONS to all the finalists and winners of this year's Philippine Blog Awards!

Check out some photos taken by my PBA date a.k.a. lil sister below:

our host, RJ Ledesma

Jayvee and Ericka

Frannywanny with fellow bloggers Wendy, Jayvee (and Knox), Sophie and Jaymee

thank you dear readers! *hug hug hug*

See you again next year! :)


  1. proud of you fran! :) congrats!

  2. Great to see you there Fran and congratulations pa rin. =)

  3. hey! thanks for dropping by my blog. and congratulations too. not everyone was a finalist. but we are! :)

  4. this is the list i was looking for. what about the filipiniana category?

  5. Congratulations for being a finalist, too! Hope to meet you in person one of these days. :-)

  6. Just being a finalist already makes you a winner, so Congratulations!

    I was able to watch some parts of it onlive via's live stream but it was choppy at most parts and unfortunately, they didn't get the part where they announced the winner of the Best Technology category. :(

    Anyways, wish you all the best and more power to you and your blog! :)

  7. @bianca: thanks!!

    @janette: hi janette! it was nice to see you again! thanks so much! :D

    @professional heckler: hooray for us!! :D

    @estan: unfortunately i missed out on that one but as soon as i get more info ill add it into this list

    @bearbrick lover: congratulations again!!

    @jaypee: thanks so much!! congratulations on winning the best tech blog category! :)

  8. Congrats :) Just discovered your blog recently and i am now a fan :P

  9. Congratulations for being a finalist, Fran :D Thanks to Frances, I found your blog :D Love it! When are you tying the knot?

  10. @meow: thanks!! ill see you in SG!!

    @jane: thanks so much for dropping by! i love the look for your blog too! we're getting married next year :D


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