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  • table with wine, decanters, food

    Festive Fizz

    We befriended female wine merchant Tanja Wright and got her to share with us her favourite tipples this Christmas.

    • red gin cocktail with orange peel and cloves

      Christmas Gin Cocktails

      Spice up the festivities and impress your guests with these delicious Gin cocktails courtesy of the one and only Norfolk Gin!

    • pub with snow on roof top and road

      13 Winter pub walks

      Is there anything better than a beautiful Winter walk that ends in a pub lunch? Time to stroll and scoff your way across the county.

    • two chefs with aprons in a kitchen

      Christmas Canapés!

      Pimp up your party nibbles with this delicious Ferrero-Rochér recipe from the Dial House!

    • pebble dashed barn

      Socius, Burnham Market

      New Kids on the block - Socius in Burnham Market opened in March and is certainly making it's mark on the North Norfolk eating circuit.

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  • The King’s Head, Letheringsett

    On my Muddy mission to find fabulous places to stay within an hours drive of Norwich, I was lucky enough to bag a night at one of my favourite Sunday afternoon pubs. I think I want to move in!

    • Winter boltholes

      Pack that overnighter and give yourself the break you deserve, with 37 curated cosy breaks across the Muddy counties.

    • log cabin wood ferns grass

      Already thinking about your next holiday?

      Well, if you go down to the woods, you'll be sure of a big surprise. In a good way, mind. Luxury log forest cabin with extra treats for Muddy readers? Let's go.

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  • Our Top Eight Little Black Dresses!

    The Little Black Dress is always a party winner but safe it is not! The lovely Hannah took to the high street and found some gorgeous LBD’s with lots of Christmas sparkle.

    • Well Hello Boys!

      I'm unlikely to stop traffic but I'm bravely sharing my professional bra fitting experience and five key facts to finding the perfect bra!

    • Leopard print blouse with black bow

      The really wild show

      On the prowl for this season's hottest print? Leopard is a cult classic given an AW18 reboot. Enter the fashion jungle for Muddy purrrfect picks.

    • pot of pink face cream

      Hangover Hiders

      There's nothing Muddy doesn't know about surviving a hangover - behold our top 5 beauty secrets to looking gorgeous this festive season.

    • Gotta Have It

      We can't stretch to new Isabel Marant boots or bags right now but it's a big "OUI!" from us to her super-chic new lipsticks.

  • christmas unwrapping piano small boy and mum

    The new John Lewis Xmas ad!

    It’s here! The John Lewis Christmas ad has launched with the Rocket Man as its secret weapon for 2018 – but has it hit orbit or crash landed? You decide!

    • Muddy Book Club!

      Batten down the hatches, commandeer the sofa and get stuck into our November picks. Plus, win the lot!

    • Christmas in the West End

      Shows, panto, ballet, musicals, even a bit of puppetry ...check out our pick of the West End this holiday season!

    • lady in pink feather and sequin headers

      The Magic of Thursford!

      Feather boas, fur and sequins - all my favourite Christmas trimmings plus I felt like I'd landed in the North Pole!

    • actress Sharon Small sitting at in a doctors surgery

      Muddy reviews: Still Alice

      A thought provoking piece of theatre about early onset dementia and a family undergoing a huge life changing crisis.

    • Boxing Day brunch sorted!

      The Mindful Cook has offered up these mouth watering and dare I say virtuous alternatives to a Boxing Day brunch.

    • Camera shy?

      Do you have a phone full of terrible family selfies? Check out my gorgeous family shoot with life style photographer Hannah Betts!

    • lady in jumper holding a red coffee disposable coffee cup with a daisy big chunky orange scarf

      Beat those winter blues

      With shorter days and longer nights, we can show you the light! Muddy's got the scoop on how to beat Seasonal Affective Disorder.

    • blue wooden massage hut surrounded by greenery

      Pre-Christmas Pamper!

      I popped along to The Massage Hut in Cromer to see if they could get rid of my walnut size knots and help me face the merry madness!

  • Muddy in the Mail

    Hitting the headlines – Muddy Stilettos Founder and Editor in Chief Hero Brown has been picked as one of the top 50 inspirational women in the UK! We couldn’t be prouder to be a part of the Muddy family!

    • gok wan

      Gok inspired!

      My 10 favourite inspirational Gok - isms - print them out ladies and live by these wonderful life mottos!

    • Tim Henman

      My Favourite places: Tim Henman

      Tim Henman, party animal - who'd have thought it? British tennis legend talks wine, his local hangouts and, er, more wine!

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