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  • 7 things to watch to keep January Blues at bay

    Mid-January, you say? T minus two months until spring, but in the meantime, help the long winter nights pass by with Muddy's top TV and film picks for the week.

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    Five wellness tips to get you through lockdown life

    Feeling overwhelmed with the balancing act of homeschooling / WFH? We're with you lady, but listen up - with these five top tips from local wellbeing expert and zero waste wonder-woman, Cata Parishwain, we can all take a daily breather and learn a bit of self-love.

  • My Favourite Places: Lucy Edge

    Lucy Edge is an ex ad agency strategist turned yoga writer and entrepreneur. Her memoir Yoga School Dropout recorded her encounters with the Indian gurus of the East before she moved to East Anglia – to a Georgian farmhouse on the border of Norfolk and Suffolk.

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    Is your sex life suffering in lockdown?

    Is lockdown 3.0 wrecking your sex life and pushing your relationship to the limits? We hear you. Read on for our expert guide on how to Covid-proof your love life.

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    Is that who I think it is…?! Our favourite music video cameos

    In need of some light-hearted fun? Er, hell yeah! Here, check out Harry Styles and Phoebe Waller-Bridge dancing around in sparkly suits (plus five more brilliant music video cameos).

  • Ideas to get your finances into shape for 2021

    The beginning of the year is always about renewal, resolutions and healthy regimes. But the fallout from Covid has shown how financial wellbeing is also vital - and too often overlooked. Muddy limbers up for a money MOT.

  • Ultimate dream properties for 2021

    Let's face it. We’ve been staring at our walls, like, forever and we’ve completed every last bit of DIY imaginable. So you know what that means? That’s right: time to move. See if any of these incredible properties take your fancy.

  • My Favourite Places – Korinna Howie

    Big instagram influencer, eco-stylist and all round cool lady Korinna Howie aka @isthistooyoungforme tells Muddy about her favourite haunts across the county.

  • Wonder walks for Boxing Day

    Full of beans or flagging from the festivities? Either way, getting out for a walk on Boxing Day is a must. Here's Muddy's top eight.

  • What’s On December 2020

    This month: cool new foodie and gift pop-ups, book signings, theatre tickets to win and stuff to do with the kids to get that tingly Christmassy vibe...

  • How to save Christmas 2020

    Christmas cancelled? Not on our watch! It might look a little different this year, but here's how to make the most of the festive season in 2020.

  • Nadine Baggott’s top five winter skincare tips

    With over three decades of beauty journalism under her belt, Nadine Baggott has been championing a straight-talking and informative approach to beauty on her Youtube channel for over five years, with almost 195k subscribers. Nadine helps thousands of women care for their skin and get the best out of the beauty industry. Muddy gets her top five tips for gorgeous winter skin.

  • Eight of the best dine at home

    Can't think of another thing to cook during lockdown? Roger that. Here's my top picks for restaurant food at home - no food shop required.

  • Keep it cosy this November

    It's cold, drizzly and dark at 5pm so it's time to up the comfort factor with these must-have items for days indoors, including plenty of opportunities to #supportlocal.

  • Is it time to start your own business?

    2020 has forced many of us to radically rethink our careers, goals and dreams. Muddy meets four inspiring women who took control and started their own businesses during Covid. Is it time we joined them?</a

  • Fancy a Weekend Escape?

    Well, you're in the right place! Check out brand new, brilliant guide to help you find the perfect break - from a relaxed family hotel to countryside self-catering, easy day trip or a special occasion space. Now go forth and staycay!

  • The Muddy insider guide to The Cotswolds

    Prepping for a staycay this summer? Our curated guide to The Cotswolds is packed with our-in-the-know tips and up-to-date openings. Just add sandals and sunshine.

  • The Muddy insider guide to Cornwall

    Planning to staycay this summer? Our curated guide to Cornwall is packed with our in-the-know tips and up to date openings. Just add flipflops and sunshine.

  • 58 staycation self-catering stays

    Planning a staycation for when lockdown eases up? It's your resident travel agent here with 58 gorgeous self-catering stays across the 24 Muddy counties.

  • Dog-friendly stays

    Have pooch, will travel? Here are 43 stays across the Muddy counties that are all Fido-friendly to bookmark for a later date.

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