OMG, I’m a MAD Blog Awards Finalist

OMG, I’m a MAD Blog Awards Finalist

Yes, you haven’t misread the post title. I am an actual MAD Blog Awards Finalist, OMG!

MAD Blog Awards UK 2015

Yesterday as I was lying in bed hiding from the world with a crappy case of tonsillitis, I was given the news that I have been nominated and consequently selected as a finalist in the Outstanding Contribution category of the MAD Blog Awards.

At first I thought it was a mistake and had been tagged in a notification incorrectly on Twitter so didn’t really believe it. Then I saw an email in my inbox from Sally Whittle, founder of Tots100 and said MAD Blog Awards who confirmed the nomination and I was completely gobsmacked.

I don’t know who nominated me but I want to say a HUGE heartfelt THANK YOU for putting my name forward and your very kind words.

MrsShilts MAD Blog Awards Finalist

Snippet courtesy of Tots100

I am completely blown away and feel incredibly honored for being nominated in such a category where the other finalists are absolutely incredible and completely deserve to be up there. I honestly don’t feel I have done anything remotely award worthy compared to the achievements of the others, (thankfully) there’s just quite a bit less of me than there was last year!

The awards are set to take place in London at a swanky hotel on the 18th September and I cannot wait to hug everyone (Sorry I’m a hugger!) and party with my fellow finalists! If there’s any reason to stick to the diet, then this is it, I need to find a new dress!

Once again, huge thanks to everyone or anyone who nominated me, I am beaming!

Oh, and guess who smashed her 5 stone award last night? Woop Woop!

Emma Shilton

Emma Shilton, is a UK Family Lifestyle blogger from the West Midlands, UK, Emma is Mummy to two boys; Olly, (born February 2013) who loves Lego, cars and old cartoons and Freddie, (born January 2018) who loves noisy toys and making a mess. The blog follows their adventures as they capture everyday life, family travels and adventures.

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  1. 02/09/2015 / 10:10 pm

    Huge congrats lovely and so totally well deserved! x

  2. 03/09/2015 / 7:38 pm

    Super excited to see you there! x

    • 03/09/2015 / 7:55 pm

      I’m so excited about it, bring on the party! xx

    • 03/09/2015 / 8:51 pm

      Thank you so much Kate, your support has been amazing, thank you xx

  3. 04/09/2015 / 2:37 pm

    Of course you are a finalist!! You’re blooming awesome. So glad to have found you. I look forward to opening your posts when I’m notified on Feedly. Go hugging crazy, you deserve it!! x

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