Published On: Sun, Mar 17th, 2013 at 4:12pm

Mum’s blog shortlisted in MAD awards – again!

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Local Mum of one Ryan Wenstrup-Moore is celebrating after reaching the finals of the MAD Blog Awards, a national awards programme celebrating the fast-growing world of parent blogs, for the third year running.

Ryan’s blog, Transatlantic Blonde is one of just five finalists in the Best Beauty and Fashion Blog category of the MAD Blog Awards, beating more than 3,000 other blogs nominated in the awards.

 Ryan said: – “I started writing a blog to keep my friends and family abroad involved and up to date with my life in Scotland and it’s grown from there. I started a weekly fashion post over a year ago after I began working from home so I’d have a reason to get dressed in more than just pyjamas. Just because you’re a Mum doesn’t mean you can’t be stylish. It’s wonderful to know that people enjoy reading what I write, and I’m really excited to have reached the finals of the awards for the third year in a row.”

Blog readers around the UK have until March 26th to vote for their favourite blogs in 15 categories at the MAD Blog Awards website, and the winners will be announced at a gala awards ceremony in London this September, sponsored by The Best Beauty and Fashion award is sponsored by TK Maxx and the winner of this award will receive a fantastic £500 shopping spree.

“The MAD Blog Awards are the biggest and most exciting awards for parent bloggers in the UK, and we are so proud to be sponsoring the awards for the third time this year. The quality of entries this year has been phenomenal, and we can’t wait to see more from these talented writers,” said Tamsin Kelly, editor of

“There are more than 5,000 parent bloggers in the UK today, with a combined readership of almost 1 million people each week. Mum and Dad blogs represent an influential and exciting voice, and the MAD Blog Awards celebrates the very best and brightest blogs in the community,” added Sally Whittle, founder of the MAD Blog Awards.

Ryan’s blog Transatlantic Blonde can be found online at

Readers can vote for Ryan’s blog in the MAD Blog Awards at

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