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22 September 2014: The winners have been announced in the fifth annual MAD Blog Awards, celebrating the very best of the British parent blogging community.

After more than a quarter of a million nominations and votes, the 16 winners were revealed on Friday night at a gala awards ceremony in London, hosted by TV doctor and presenter Dr Ranj.

More than 100 of the UK’s top Mummy and Daddy bloggers gathered for the ceremony, which was sponsored by Parentdish.co.uk. Fourteen winners were chosen by a public vote, while the MAD Blog of the Year and the Outstanding Contribution Award winners were selected by an independent judging panel.

“The MAD Blog Awards are now in their fifth year, and every year the standard of entries just gets higher. With 250,000 nominations and votes, just being one of the 75 finalists is an amazing achievement,” said Sally Whittle, founder of the MAD Blog Awards.

Tamsin Kelly, editor of Parentdish.co.uk, added, “The MAD Blog Awards and our winners show the diversity and tremendous quality of blogs that are being created in the UK. This has been a tremendous achievement by everyone involved, and we’re very proud to have sponsored the awards again this year.”

The 2014 MAD Blog Award Winners are:

MAD Blog of the Year, sponsored by Parentdish.co.uk: The Future's Rosie
Best Writer, sponsored by The Watch Hut: The Future's Rosie
Most Entertaining Blog, sponsored by TalkTalk: Northern Mum
Best Baby Blog, sponsored by Mothercare: Mummy Daddy Me
Best Pregnancy Blog, sponsored by Babes with Babies: It Started with a Squish
Best Family Travel Blog, sponsored by HomeAway.co.uk: Kids Days Out Reviews
Best New Blog, sponsored by Hy-Pro: Don't be Sorry
Outstanding Contribution, sponsored by Thorntons: Team Honk
Best Craft Blog, sponsored by Craft Merrily: Little Button Diaries
Most Innovative Blog, sponsored by Seagate: My Two Mums
Best Thrifty Blog, sponsored by Top Cashback: Skint Dad
Best Schooldays Blog, sponsored by Halfords: Actually Mummy
Best Photography, sponsored by Olympus: Capture by Lucy
Best Family Fun Blog, sponsored by Pokemon: Family Days Tried and Tested
Best Home & Interiors Blog, sponsored by Brabantia: TigerLilly Quinn
Best Kids’ Blog, sponsored by Vita Coco Kids: LEGO by Z
Best Food Blog, sponsored by Kenwood: Frugal Queen

Notes to Editors:

The MAD Blog Awards, now in their fifth year, are the UK’s largest independent awards for bloggers. Around 6,500 blogs participate in the awards, with more than 250,000 nominations and votes submitted. The awards are organized by Flea Enterprises, publishers of the Tots100, HIBS100 and Foodies100 blogging communities. For further information please see www.the-mads.com or contact mads@fleaenterprises.com

All winners are available for interview, please contact us for further details, case studies and high-res photography of the awards ceremony and bloggers. We can also supply case studies and comment on parenting and parent blogging issues and trends.

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For further information please contact:

Sally Whittle
MAD Blog Awards
Tel: 07500 095 284
Email: sally@fleaenterprises.com

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