Announcing the 2015 BiBs shortlist! #BiBs2015

BiBs brilliance in blogging awardsWe’re delighted to announce this year’s crop of shortlisted Brilliance in Blogging bloggers and social influencers. “Brilliance” means so many things. In your nominations you told us what it meant to you: super-engaged bloggers always ready with an encouraging word and advice, gorgeous sites, recipes that inspire us, commentary that gets us involved.

Congratulations to the shortlisted bloggers and a big round of applause to everyone who was nominated and nominated their favourites. It takes a lot of guts to put yourself up for awards and whittling down the list was harder than ever this year.

What happens next?

Vote for your favourite in each category, or — if you’re shortlisted — encourage your followers to vote for you. Five finalists will chosen in each category. Finalists will be announced on 22nd May.

We’ll toast all the finalists at the BiBs party on Friday 19 June at BritMums Live and announce the winners at the ceremony that night, emceed by the wonderful Carol Smillie.

You can find more information on how the BiBs are judged here.

All shortlisted bloggers will receive an email shortly with more information and links to your badges!

Help your favourites – vote for them! Voting closes Friday 15th May at midnight.

FRESH VOICE

23 Socks
Big Trouble in Little Nappies
Carry on Katy
Hello Archie
Mother Pukka
Not So Smug Now
Running in Lavender
The Baby Bible
The Ordinary Lovely
The Unmumsy Mum Blog

FOOD

A Mummy Too
Eat Like You Love Yourself
Eats Amazing
Family Friends Food
Le Coin de Mel
Life is Delicious
My Little Italian Kitchen
Taming Twins
The Crazy Kitchen
The Foodie Teen

INSPIRE

Downs Side Up
Edspire
Embrace Happy
Fighting Gengis
Ghostwriter Mummy
Headspace Perspective
Life as Alice
Mama’s Haven
Nicola Bourne
Sofa Dodger

SOCIAL MEDIA

Ali Clifford — Kids Chaos
Aly Hodge — Bug Bird Bee
Darren Coleshill — One Dad 3 Girls
Emma Vanstone — Science Sparks
Fiona Cambouropoulos — Coombe Mill
Helen Neale — KiddyCharts
Jennifer Jain — Jennifer’s Little World
Kate Sutton — Wit Wit Woo
Tanya Barrow — Mummy Barrow
Victoria Welton — Verily Victoria Vocalises

WRITER

Dorky Mum
Grenglish
How to Survive a Sleep Thief
Make a Long Story Short
Mum in the South
Northern Dad
Northern Mum
Older Single Mum
Pouting in Heels
You Can Take Her Home Now

PHOTO

A Bavarian Sojourn
Capture By Lucy
Cheetahs in My Shoes
HPMcQ
Mammasaurus
Oh So Amelia
One Dad 3 Girls
Podcast Dove
The Boy and Me
Wild About Here

VIDEO

Brummy Mummy  You Tube channel 
Coco Mama Style   You Tube channel 
Family Adventure Project   You Tube channel
The Ginger Warrior   You Tube channel
Hey Mummy   You Tube channel
Let’s Talk Mommy   You Tube channel
Mrs Meldrum   You Tube channel
My Two Mums   You Tube channel
Red Ted Art    You Tube channel
Write Like No One’s Watching    You Tube channel

TRAVEL

Around The World with a High Chair
Family Travel Times
Global Mouse Travels
Mini Travellers
Mums Do Travel
Mummy Travel
My Travel Monkey
Northeast Family Fun
Space In Your Case
The Mum Blog

STYLE

A Quiet Style
Honest Mum
Life at the Little Wood
Seeds and Stitches
Side Street Style
Style After Nine
Style Me Sunday
Tiger Lily Quinn
We Made This Home
Wild & Grizzly

CRAFT

Artfully Carin
Crafty Mama
Crafts on Sea
Domestic Goddessque
Hodge Podge Craft
Imagination Tree
Let’s Do Something Crafty
Little Button Diaries
Mums in the Madhouse
Vicki Brown Designs

FAMILY

3 Children and It
Bump Baby Me
Chelsea Mamma
Dad blog UK
Extraordinary Chaos
Mum of 3 World
Mrs Helicopter Mum
Stopping at Two
Wry Mummy
You Baby Me Mummy

OUTSTANDING

A Mummy Too
Best Dad I Can Be
Capture By Lucy
Downs Side Up
Edspire
Family Adventure Project
Hurrah for Gin
Mammasaurus
Mummy Daddy Me
Red Ted Art

 

Will you be partying with the BiBs finalists and hundreds of other bloggers at the BiBs party during BritMums Live 2015?

Book your ticket now!

BritMums Live 2015 register now

 

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27 Comments

  1. Hooray! So pleased to be shortlisted – thank you so much! Congratulations to all who’ve made it and I look forward to seeing most of you at BML!

  2. 28 April 2015 / 12:44

    So so pleased to be shortlisted. Very exciting news indeed. Thanks.

  3. 28 April 2015 / 13:44

    Huzzah! Absolutely thrilled to be on the shortlist for photography and with all my favourite bloggers too. Over the moon in fact. Thank you so much everyone x

  4. 28 April 2015 / 13:48

    Can’t believe I’ve been shortlisted, very veryyy excited! Congrats to all of the other nominees.

  5. 28 April 2015 / 14:45

    Wonderful news, thanks so much for the nominations and congrats to all!

  6. 28 April 2015 / 15:36

    So thrilled and amazed that I am shortlisted. Thank you so much!
    So many amazing blogs here that I feel like a bit of a fraud to be included with them. Good luck to all of those shortlisted and looking forward to seeing you at Britmums!

  7. 28 April 2015 / 15:46

    I am totally chuffed to be shortlisted and to be amongst such a cracking list of awesome bloggers to boot!
    Thanks so much! I am raising my bottle of wine high in the air!
    Cheers to great blogging, great friends and the best community anyone could wish to be a part of! X

  8. 28 April 2015 / 16:24

    What an incredible list of inspirational writers. So pleased to see so many of my gurus there. I am so very proud to have been considered as well. Thank you to you all, it’s like a big blogging family.

  9. 28 April 2015 / 16:27

    Oh gosh! I was shortlisted for social media last year, never expected to be again this year

  10. 28 April 2015 / 18:19

    Thanks so much for my first nomination! It really means a lot. I had a little cry. But then again I am a bit OTT! x

  11. 28 April 2015 / 19:43

    Thank you so much Brit Mums I feel so honoured to be amongst some incredible bloggers

  12. 28 April 2015 / 21:48

    I’m thrilled to be on your shortlist for Fresh Voice. Thank you so much and congratulations to all the other shortlisted bloggers. xxx

  13. 29 April 2015 / 02:11

    Thanks BritMums! Over the moon to have been shortlisted alongside such brilliant bloggers! I’m still in shock!

  14. 29 April 2015 / 07:02

    Wow what a line-up. I’m totally new to all this and delighted to be shortlisted alongside such a cracking bunch. LovIn’ all your work.

  15. 29 April 2015 / 11:10

    Wow thrilled and really proud to be shortlisted with such a fab group – thank you! And thank you again.

  16. 29 April 2015 / 12:00

    Absolutely ecstatic!!!! Thank you! Can’t believe I made the shortlist!!!

  17. 29 April 2015 / 19:48

    Well done to all who have got this far 🙂 x

  18. 04 May 2015 / 14:30

    So thrilled to be in this illustrious list! Thanks so much to all blog supporters. Thank you for running these brilliant awards, BritMums. x

  19. 06 May 2015 / 11:15

    What an honour and in such distinguished company too, thanks x