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Please please pleasey please Vote Muddy!

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It’s been a year since a blog called the OCD Squirrel (nope *sigh* I’m not kidding) beat me to take the title of Most Innovative Blog at the UK Blog Awards, and it still irritates like a stiletto in the eye!

Anyway, since my defeat, I’ve had time to dust myself off, steel myself for once more for battle, and am making a CHARRRRRGGGGGGEEEEE! again, in the vain hope that I may be the elegant bride this year rather than the embarrassing bridesmaid (see my drunken performance from last year’s ceremony, grappling with the statue. Oh dear.).

Hero at blog awards

You probably realise this already, but winning awards is massively important to little businesses like mine, and because Muddy is strongly local rather than national, or even international like beauty, health and fashion it’s wayyy harder for me to generate the votes needed. (Excuse me, I just have to – *sob* – dab my eyes a second).

The simple fact is that if I don’t get enough votes I won’t get through to the finals.

So…. if Muddy has given you any pleasure at all over the last year, if you’ve tried anything through the blog, if I’ve raised a laugh or given you an excuse to stop work for a moment, or helped you plan something special, please please can you vote for me? It literally takes a couple of clicks.

This year I’ve entered two sections:

Most Innovative Blog

Best Individual Lifestyle Blog

You can vote for me in either category but for those who vote for me in both, I’ll organise a large pot of gold and some supersonic breasts for you with immediate effect. That’s a Muddy promise.

There are only 2 weeks to vote and you know what life is like, you’ll start plucking your eyebrows or putting on the washing, or getting drunk, or working through your new box set, or getting drunk (again), and your good intentions will have slipped away.

Given you’re reading this right now (!), would you mind very much clicking on the two links above, where it states the two categories I’m entering, and follow the instructions? It will take 10 seconds for each,  I promise – just your name and email address and *click*.

Thank you sooooo much, I truly do appreciate it. Let’s flush out that squirrel!







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20 comments on “Please please pleasey please Vote Muddy!”

  • Cathie George November 12, 2014

    Hi Hero,
    I just tried the links to vote for you but neither of them worked. Might need to check them.

    • muddystiletto November 12, 2014

      Grrrrr, how annoying! It is working for me. Can you *big flutter of eyes* try later?!!x

  • CookaholicKate November 12, 2014

    Ok Sweetpea Ive voted for you so you can stop sobbing into your Cappachino now!….and you really do brighten up my day so go slay em in ya stiletto heels girl and Good Luck! don’t fall over please it’s muddy out there!

    • muddystiletto November 12, 2014

      I’m tottering to the victory podium right now. Er, in my head! x

  • Fiona Beckley November 12, 2014

    Hi Hero
    Done it for both. So you can wring out the soggy tissues! Good luck.

    • muddystiletto November 12, 2014

      Wahhhhhhhh! Now I’m just crying in gratitude. Thanks Fiona xx

  • Traci Carpenter November 12, 2014

    Love the blog, as an RAF wife, finding cool, funky bars, shops, restaurants etc can take the whole of an “in the middle of nowhere” posting to suss out! This time I’m sorted……even though my stilettos may also be slightly muddy!

    • muddystiletto November 12, 2014

      Bless you my child, may your shoes be forever Muddy! Thanks Traci, much appreciated xx

  • Traci Carpenter November 12, 2014

    Voted for both, happy to receive pot of gold, but ok re the breasts, mine are pretty good!!!

  • Angela Batten November 12, 2014

    I’ve clicked the link and it took me to a Virgin ‘sorry’ page – can you add the address for the link and I’ll copy and paste into a new tab – Thanks.

  • Ali Honeyford November 12, 2014

    Voting is done, you can start practising your acceptance speech now!

    • muddystiletto November 12, 2014

      I think it should start, ‘I couldn’t have done this without the care and support of Ali Honeyford…’ don’t you?! x

  • Angela Van den Berghe November 12, 2014

    Voted for you in both categories, just sorry I can do that only once! Best of luck, hope the squirrel is muddified…

    • muddystiletto November 12, 2014

      Blasted from the tree LOL! Thanks Angela xx

  • Ann Shaw November 13, 2014

    I’ve just voted without a problem. You need to scroll down to the ‘vote now’. Fingers crossed it works this time.

    • muddystiletto November 13, 2014

      Thank you Ann. I’ve just ordered a brand spanking set of breasts for you, should you require them! x

  • Ani November 13, 2014

    All voted for – the links work, just take a while to get there.
    Good luck, love reading your blogs, makes my day xx

  • Georgia Lacey November 13, 2014

    I have everything crossed for you Hero!! LOL XXX

  • Nia Wyn Dunn November 14, 2014

    Voted in both for you! Everything crossed xxx

    • muddystiletto November 14, 2014

      You are wonderful in every possible way. thank you!


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