A BLOGGING mum is celebrating after reaching the finals of a national award competition for parents.
Elizabeth Kielty has reached the finals of the Mum and Dad (MAD) Blog Awards, a national awards programme celebrating the fast-growing world of parent websites.
The mum-of-one writes her blog, Style Me Sunday, along with fellow mum and lifelong friend, Natalie Lee. Style me Sunday gives fashion and style advice for men, women and children, as well as parenting stories and tips the mums have learnt along the way.
Ms Kielty, who lives with her partner and three-year-old son, Freddy, in Ruislip, said: “We started writing a style blog because we wanted to appeal to other parents who are still interested in fashion and all things stylish.
“It’s designed to be a quick fix that can be enjoyed despite busy lives.”
Natalie now lives in Wanstead but the friends both attended Douay Martyrs School in Edinburgh Drive, Ickenham. The young mums set up the blog together in July 2011.
“Our blog has grown enormously since we started,” Ms Kielty said.
“It’s really exciting to know people enjoy reading what we write. I’m so thrilled that people nominated our blog, and we’ve got our fingers and toes crossed for the results.”
The winners of the MAD Blog Awards will be announced at a ceremony in London in September, and if their blog wins, Elizabeth and Natalie will receive £500 in TK Maxx vouchers.
The MAD blog awards have been running for four years and celebrate parents from around the UK that love to blog online, and Style Me Sunday is one of just five finalists in the Fashion and Beauty category, beating more than 3,000 other blogs.
Elizabeth’s blog can be found at www.stylemesunday.blogspot.co.uk