The MAD Blog Awards makes Headlines!


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The MAD Blog Awards is officially the biggest of news – with coverage for our finalists in a host of regional and national newspapers, online and across the radio.

Our amazing finalists will be hoping that the publicity has encouraged people to get voting – don’t forget that voting in the MAD Blog Awards closes tomorrow, so you’re almost out of time. Head over to our voting page NOW to cast your vote for your favourite bloggers.

Today, we’re highlighting some of the amazing media coverage of this year’s MAD Blog Awards finalists, kicking off with Zoe from Eco Thrifty Living, who was featured in the Daily Mirror with her thrifty living tips. We love the idea of saving £11,000 – we’re just not sure we could manage without toothpaste, Zoe!

The story also featured in The Sun and The Daily Mail, where MADs founder Sally Whittle also shared her thoughts on what makes parent bloggers quite so utterly brilliant. Zoe’s story also found its way to the Brighton Argus and BBC Radio Sussex – wow! By the way, she does use toilet paper.

In Gloucestershire, Karen from Stopping at Two and Emma from Mums Savvy Savings also featured in their local paper, the Gloucester Citizen, and took part in a radio interview with BBC Radio Gloucestershire, talking about blogging and friendships – looks like someone took along a friend for company!


Travel blogging finalist Karen from Mini Travellers was featured in West Kirby, while fellow travel blogger Ting Dalton was featured in the Epsom Guardian chatting about her travel blog, My Travel Monkey.

Harps from Baby Brain Memoirs had a radio interview with BBC Asian Network and was thrilled to be featured in Get West London as well as in the Uxbridge Gazette.

Polly from Right Royal Mother was commended in the Petersfield Post and had a great interview with Julian Clegg on his Breakfast show .

The Windsor and Eton Express are quite rightly proud of local Dad Jamie, who blogs at A Day in the Life . And Katie made the news in Bedford Today about her blog There We Go.

Heidi, a finalist, for her blog Storm in a Tit Cup, was interviewed by the Bristol Post about her stark honesty about her battle with cancer.

But topping all of this (possibly) is Josie from Whimsical Adventures of a Not So Super Mum who was thrilled to be featured in The Westmorland Gazette, Mums in the Know, The Nantwich News but who also — pause for drum roll — received a letter in the post from The House of Commons.

We think this means we’re now officially awesome, right?

Best of luck to all of our finalists. Don’t forget tomorrow is your last chance to vote – so get voting!


Sally Whittle is founder of the Tots100, Foodies100, Trips100 and the Flea Retreat. When she's not working, she can be found blogging at Who's the Mummy, or having fun with her 13 year old daughter, Flea.

Discussion2 Comments

  1. Wow, go everyone for such AWESOME coverage. And yep, well done Whimsical Adventures for the letter from the House of Commons … pretty sure even KMiddy couldn’t top that!

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