Awards and Features..

December 2017 was great! Along with holding my own linky #mainyloveschristmas for the second year running I also held 3 Christmas gift guides here: 1, 2 and 3.

Being part of Brit Mums is wonderful and I was so pleased to be featured in their December roundup here:


I was put forward as a #blogcrush for my brownie recipe which was a big hit and I loved getting my blogcrush badge!

Lucy At Home


She Savvy featured my Seriously Tasty Cheese Scones in their top 10 round up newsletter

she savvy top 10 round up

Old House in the shires featured me in their August roundup here

with my post on recycling the pallet and box used for the patio slabs into a great patio garden planter.

garden patio planter pallet

August has been busy with the #mainylovessummer linky that I ran. 40 linkups from other bloggers, really a wonderful experience and I loves reading so many posts.

A One off Summer Linky #MAINYLOVESSUMMER

I was also one of the top 5 bloggers to be published on She Savvy which is an accolade that I am delighted to show off here!

top 5 she savvy bloggers
Whoop Whoop Top 5!

Another hot month of 2017 and I loved writing the post on 10 Ingenious Ways for Keeping the Kids Entertained

10 ingenious ways of keeping the kids entertained

This was published on She Savvy as one of their summer posts! Very pleased with this.

In May I was one of the top ten posts for the week on shesavvy for my post Is Social Media Affecting Your Family


My post of Passive Aggression was something that touched alot of people. I was pleased to get it featured on She Savvy in April 2017.

In April I was nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award by Jakijellz This was a great award and it is so lovely to get nominated by your fellow bloggers. It’s a real lift for all of those hours we put in tapping away on our laptops crafting our posts. So a huge thank you for being nominated!


In March 2017 I was featured as one of the top ten posts for a week on with my post about helping to make the school run go smoother.


To bring January to a close on an upbeat message I was featured on cuddle fairy’s Happiness Series featured on the happiness series jan 2017

January 2017 – my time management tips post was featured on SheSavvy here:

What a way to end 2016….with a feature on Poetry and Prose round up for December for Brit Mums


December and I was the top tweeter for EatSleepBlogRT again which was fabulous. You can see it here

Petite Pudding

I was again proud to be featured on the #bloggerspitstop on December 16th 2016 and awarded this super badge below:

The Blogger's Pit Stop

November 2016 and I was pretty busy with giveaways which were successful. I was also crowned with my top tweeter over at #eatsleepblogRT and was awarded my badge below.

They had this to say about the win….’Our Top Tweeter crown goes to Mainy @MyRealFairy. Mainy you are a retweeting machine every week, thanks for being such a fabulous linker ? Grab yourself a badge you sharing caring lady!’

Petite Pudding

October 2016 was great, I was so chuffed with two posts being published on with my posts Is it just me? and A day in the life of me!

I also got featured on contentmumblog for my post Easy Lemon Curd

The end of October was topped off nicely by being the Featured Winner for most clicks on the Bloggers Pit Stop for Easy Pickled Chillies and heres my fab winners badge:

The Blogger's Pit Stop

September 2016 I was really pleased to be the most viewed post on the #overthemoon linky and got awarded this fab badge for my post New App Review Club Hub UK

Sandy's P.O.V.


August 2016 Pick of the best from the FabFridayPost Linky here


August 2016 I was featured on Brit Mums again which is always amazing! This time with my poem about being unable to speak!

Poetry & Prose Round-up: Summer dreams


August 2016 Was a great month for the lovely sunny weather and for my blog. I was chuffed to receive this superb badge for the top tweeter on #EatSleepBlogRT Linky Week 1. You can see the linky here & here.

Petite Pudding

August 2016 I was privileged to be one of the featured winners for the amazing #bloggerspitstop for my infographic post on Dorset I am so pleased with this award as the crew there of Kathleen, Janice, Julie and Debbie are an amazing bunch and so full of knowledge. You can see their linky here.

The Blogger's Pit Stop


July 2016 I was again featured in the Brit Mums round-up with The Dimpled Monster Has Struck!

Poetry & Prose Round-up: Something for every occasion

June 2016 saw me featured for the second time in the Brit Mums round-up with My Ode to Him

Poetry & Prose Round-up: Here comes summer!

May 2016 I was honoured to be featured in the amazing Brit Mums poetry round-up with Wings

Poetry and Prose Round-up: All things seem possible in May


April 2016 I was featured as the #PostCommentLove Newbie Showcase


Featured Blog Posts on
We Are Thirty Plus


June 2016 – Featured Post  for Little G’s first Vlog in the wonderful All the Beautiful Things linky #54

featured linky