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Gotta Have It

Forget colour co-ordination - this year we're dressing our trees with the most bonkers baubles we can find!

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  • Anyone else feel extra Christmassey on frosty mornings? Just over a month to go and counting! 📸 courtesy of @muddy_northants
  • JUST IN on @theindiestoreuk 😍We’re super-excited to welcome furniture restorer and presenter of @therepairshop.tv @jay_n_co on to our indie business venture. Hit the link in bio to see more of his gorgeous designs available to purchase - we want one of these beauties in every colour!
  • Get into the Christmas spirit (ho ho ho) with this fabulous festive giveaway ✨This gorgeous gin is so popular this year, it’s already sold out at Harvey Nicks - but we’ve got our grubby little paws on three bottles. Head to the link in bio to win a bottle of orange and gingerbread @snowglobegin - with real gold flakes, no less ✨ #letitsnowglobegin
  • Walkies! This misty vista was snapped by @muddyglosworcs on a lockdown stroll (how adorable is her dog?!).
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    • Muddy gets a liver detox with Ironstone Wellbeing

      Muddy gets a liver detox with Ironstone Wellbeing

      If you haven't overindulged this year we salute you. From swigging rosé as soon as homeschool's over to piling on the Corona rolls because there's nothing to do but eat, we can all forgive ourselves for succumbing. But if you're ready to give 2021 a healthy kickstart, how about a liver cleanse?

    • 7 steps to better sleep in lockdown

      7 steps to better sleep in lockdown

      So you've downed a chamomile tea and ignored your phone but still can't get to sleep. Sound familiar? Read on for our guide to getting some Z's during lockdown.

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  • Is this the ultimate family escape?

    Is this the ultimate family escape?

    A five star hotel so fab you and your kids will never want to leave. Pack your bags, Coworth Park is calling for fresh air, great food and post-lockdown fun on tap.

    • Muddy reviews One Aldwych: London

      Muddy reviews One Aldwych: London

      Overnighter in the Big Smoke or planning a post-pandemic theatre jaunt? Treat yourself with a stay at this stunning, super-luxe hotel, just a stone's throw from the West End.

    • Holiday in the hills: Muddy reviews Barnett Hill

      Holiday in the hills: Muddy reviews Barnett Hill

      As holidays abroad are seemingly off the agenda - a staycation has never looked so good. And this country house hotel in the gorgeous Surrey Hills is the perfect getaway for couples and families.

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  • What’s cooking? Calum Franklin, The Pie Room

    What’s cooking? Calum Franklin, The Pie Room

    Fresh from the launch of his mouth-watering new cookbook, we caught up with the London Pie King himself to talk Scotch eggs, the Breville toastie masker and cooking for Axl Rose.

    • Yes, people, this is Meg Mathews!

      Yes, people, this is Meg Mathews!

      Primrose Hill party queen turned wellness guru? Stranger things have happened! Muddy chats to the always glamorous Meg Mathews about her new book, self-care and, er, vagina facials.

    • Why Stephen Fry calls Norfolk home

      Why Stephen Fry calls Norfolk home

      From sea and sky views to antique bookshops and country pubs, the legendary actor and author lets us in on the secret places he most loves in the county.

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