Competition terms and conditions

English Mum often runs competitions, giveaways and prize draws. Unless otherwise stated, these are UK only and open to over 18s only.  The prizes offered are not transferable or exchangeable for cash.

You can find English Mum’s competitions on ThePrizeFinder – UK Competitions

Advertise on English Mum occasionally teams up with brands and runs honest reviews (if I don’t like it, I’ll say so!), competitions, guest posts, advertisements (marked as featured) and other pieces.  If you’d like to discuss anything of this nature, please get in touch via the contact form.

Please note, though, that I won’t provide free advertising for your company and yes that includes publicising your competition/press release/client.

In the press

Nat Geo Traveller 19th August 2014

Nat Geo Traveller 19th August 2014

The Times, 18th January 2014

Woman's Own magazine, October 2012

Woman’s Own magazine, October 2012

Closer Magazine, 7th July 2012

Closer Magazine, 7th July 2012

The Times

The Times, 7th September 2013

On the web

On Royal Caribbean’s blog talking about the Allure of the Seas, 8th August 2014

Talking about Christmas traditions on the Red Letter Days blog, 20th December 2013.

Sharing my caramel apple pie recipe on, 27 September 2013.

On Yeo Valley’s website talking about British Food Fortnight 25th September 2013.

An interview with Features Exec for their ‘blog spotlight’ feature, 2nd September 2013

Contributing to Curry’s Tech Talk’s ice cream recipes, 29th August 2013

On Cruise International’s website talking about family cruising, 14th May 2013

On Royal Caribbean’s blog talking about cruising with teenagers, 1st May 2013

In’s favourite food blogger list, 5th April 2013.

In Speciality Food Magazine, July 2012, talking about blogging and working with brands.  Print only.

Guest post on the Visit Florida website, 7th June 2012

Lessons learned from food bloggers,, 11th May 2012

On the Western and Oriental website, giving travel writing tips to young bloggers, May 2012:

Guest blog on the Yeo Valley website: ‘Yeo Em Gee, they’re organic don’t you know’, 11th March 2012

On listed in the 20 Fantastic Family Food Blogs, 27th January 2012:

On the Britmums blog: a Christmas cookie tree, 5th December 2011:

On Parentdish: the best Christmas tips from the UK’s top food bloggers:

On the Netmums blog, counting down to Christmas with a few dos and don’ts, 14th November 2011:

On the Channel 4 website – listed as one of the best family food blogs (thanks guys!):

On the Netmums blog, talking about guilt-free travelling with children, 4th August 2011:

In Tesco Magazine, talking about our all-inclusive trip to Mexico, 12th July 2011

Article: ‘Why I started blogging’ on, 4th July 2011

On Tesco’s Real Food website, 26th May 2011:

Ten amazing family activities in Dubai, Have a Lovely Time, 20th May 2011

Top Five Food Blogs for Parents.  Baby Budgeting, 22nd April 2011

Article: ‘Taking it easy before flying long haul with a park and fly deal’.  Have a Lovely Time, 25th March 2011

The Irish Independent Weekend, 26th February 2011: Foodie to follow

‘English Mum’s gift for hilarious anecdotes has transferred gloriously to Twitter, so follow her at to keep up with her food and family life’.

Guest post on the British Mummy Bloggers’ Blog, 10 Tips for Fabulous Food Blogging, 22nd February 2011

Guest post on blog, The Real(istic) Foodie Parent, 25th January 2011

Sutro Digital, Ten Mummy Bloggers to Follow, 28th December 2010

Guest post on Yeo Valley Blog, 23rd December 2010

Guest post on The Anti-Room: Saturday Dish: Breakfast Muffins, 27th November 2010:

Guest post on Curious Wines Blog: Lamb Shanks Braised in Carmenere with Tomato and Olives, 22nd October 2010:

‘My Foodie Girl Crushes., 26th September 2010:

The Sunday World, 26th September 2010: If Your Cooking’s Blog Standard… Log On to Become a Kitchen Whizz:

‘ is exactly what you get when you put together a passion for food with an ordinary mother’s access to the internet… full of dry wit and hugely entertaining’.

Article: Five Things to do in Cologne. Have a Lovely Time, 13th September 2010:

Review of Gamescom 2010 and  interviews with Shannon Loftis, co-creator of Xbox Kinect, Peter Molyneux creator of Fable III and Brian Jarrard, team leader on Halo: Reach, 21st August 2010:

The Irish Times 7th August 2010, Food File

Twenty family activity and travel sites packed with summer fun: Have a Lovely Time, August 2010

‘One of the most popular Mummy Blogs around’  Mummy Blogging, Alice, 26th May 2010:

Mums Model for, blog, 20th May 2010:

Guest post on Baby Budgeting: The Budget Birthday Cupcake, 3rd May 2010:

Agadir travel review for Have a Lovely Time, 27th April 2010:

ShelterBox News: Bloggers Raise Money for Shelterbox, 8th April 2010:

Kidstart: An invitation to dinner: global dinner party in aid of the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood, 5th March 2010:

Mmmmmmmcake (140 character Twitter reviews), 28th Feb 2010:’s-food-cake-with-chocolate-fudge-icing-by-englishmum/

How to Become a Mummy Blogger (Ten of the Best UK Mummy Blogs), Made for Mums, 27th Feb 2010:

Guest ‘Friday Five’ cookbook review at The Foodie Gift Hunter, 2nd October 2009

The Irish Times 29th August 2009, Food File:

Guest Post on Curious Wines Blog: Butternut squash risotto recipe and wine review, 29th June 2009:

Mummy Bloggers go to Disney World, the Times 28th May 2009:

The Times 28th May 2009, Mummy Bloggers Know Best: Recipes on Irish Food Blogs (raspberry meringue pie) 1st April 2009:  Matching wine with Irish Blog Awards Foodie Nominees 27th January 2009:

Ready Steady Click, The Irish Times 12th December 2008:

Travel reviews and recipes for Blogger Love 9th October 2008: Matching wine with Irish Food Blogs (Elderflower Champagne)  26th August 2008:

PHOTO CREDITS Lay a little egg for me, 1st July 2010:

The Examiner, 15th September 2009: