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  • Top local tipples: Say cheers!

    Here's our pick of the best locally produced boozy beverages to fill your boots with this Christmas and beyond.

  • How to tablescape like a pro

    Tablescaping basically means making your dining table look nice in case some bugger Instagrams it. Here's how to wow your guests this Christmas.

  • Home truths

    Buying a house is an emotive act, fuelled by all kinds of desire - protecting a family, starting a new life, following a dream. Three local Muddy readers open the door to their homes to share their personal stories.

  • 25 of the best Christmas wreath workshops

    Fancy getting creative and making your own Christmas wreath? Forage for foliage and learn from the experts at one of these local workshops.

    • 3 party cocktails – ready, steady, shake!

      Step away from the Chablis and try something different! We've got 5 copies of a cool new cocktail book to give away - and here are three autumn liveners from it to whet your whistle.

    • Speedy supper anyone?

      If you're sick to death of your weekday cooking repertoire (yup) then here's some quick and classy culinary inspiration for you. Yum!

      • 6 new season interior trends

        Summer's over. Deal with it. Embrace Autumn with these 6 breezily cool interior trends of rich colours, retro shapes and pared-back natural materials.

      • Waitrose gin tasting? We’re in!

        Brand new, this service from Waitrose combines our favourite things - gin, friends and hanging out at home. See how Muddy's Ed-in-Chief, Hero Brown, got on and book up pronto this summer, it's a blast!

        • Need a speedy supper?

          I declare salad season officially open! This hearty chicken one is easy-peasy to make but packed with flavour.

        • Groovy garden accessories

          Finally we can start planning barbecues and al fresco gatherings, so here's the coolest cooking and homeware kit you need to jazz up your garden.

          • Burn baby burn!

            Muddy HQ is even more fragrant than usual right now - thanks to the coolest new indie candle brand on the block.

          • Pamper your pet

            It’s National Love Your Pet Day, so here's a Muddy guide to doing just that. After all, they’re the only ones in your household who don’t answer back, right?

          • The big trends 2019

            Our round-up of the brightest interiors trends this season. Plus, the best design shows to book now.

          • Speedy Supper: Prawn Laksa

            Healthy, hearty and faster than Dina Asher Smith with jet propellers, welcome to 2019's first Speedy Supper. Prawn Laksa, anyone?

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