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.


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


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


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


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


Dorky Mum
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


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


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


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


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


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


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


A Mummy Too
Best Dad I Can Be
Capture By Lucy
Downs Side Up
Family Adventure Project
Hurrah for Gin
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?

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27 Responses to Announcing the 2015 BiBs shortlist! #BiBs2015

  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. Mini Travellers 28 April 2015 at 12:44 #

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

  3. Charly Dove 28 April 2015 at 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. Kaye @ Hello Archie 28 April 2015 at 13:48 #

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

  5. Jenny from Cheetahs In My Shoes 28 April 2015 at 14:18 #

    Stunned and utterly thrilled to be shortlisted – in such great company. Thank you so much! xx

  6. JuggleMum, Nadine Hill (@Businessmum) 28 April 2015 at 14:31 #

    Well done to all on the shortlist x

  7. SpaceinYourCase 28 April 2015 at 14:45 #

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

  8. Karen (@karenjwhitlock) 28 April 2015 at 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!

  9. Carry On Katy 28 April 2015 at 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

  10. Downs Side Up 28 April 2015 at 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.

  11. Aly Hodge 28 April 2015 at 16:27 #

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

  12. brummymummyof2 28 April 2015 at 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

  13. Sarah Christie 28 April 2015 at 19:43 #

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

  14. Heledd - Running in Lavender 28 April 2015 at 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

  15. Ting Dalton 29 April 2015 at 02:11 #

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

  16. Anna Whitehouse 29 April 2015 at 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.

  17. Kriss MacDonald 29 April 2015 at 11:10 #

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

  18. amiecaitlin: bumpbabyme 29 April 2015 at 12:00 #

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

  19. Jayne @ SMABL 29 April 2015 at 19:48 #

    Well done to all who have got this far 🙂 x

  20. Jess Paterson 04 May 2015 at 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

  21. HonestMum 06 May 2015 at 11:15 #

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


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