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    Gather your girls, block out the diary and pass the bubbly and cucumber sandwiches - it's the Muddy guide to the best luxury afternoon teas

  • Superflashy newsflash!

    Craving a dose of local hot gossip? You're in luck. Here's the lowdown on the latest openings, closures, plus a brand new festival - and you heard it hear first people!

  • A cocktail, and make it snappy!

    Dry January is over, and to celebrate, we've collated the best bars across the Muddy counties in which to whet your whistle with your favourite tipple. Ibuprofen at the ready? Then we'll begin!

  • Snowdrops everywhere!

    They're coming out! The loveliest places to catch winter snowdrops across Herts and beyond over the next few weeks.

  • Natural skincare + bio-active science = RESULTS

    Multi-award-winning skincare brand Balance Me has built its reputation on totally natural products backed by serious scientific credibility. I caught up with inspirational founders, sisters Clare and Rebecca, to find out more - oh, and wrestle away a whopping £1200 worth of Balance Me beauty bundles for you lot!

  • Out-of-Season Scilly with Kids

    Cornwall meets the Caribbean on this unspoilt archipelago just 28 miles from Land's End. Here are my top tips for visiting with the family in 2019.

  • How to be happy in 2019

    New Year, new chance to give yourself a great big shot of positive energy with one of these 28 inspirational ideas.

  • Your 2019 holiday inspiration

    Going anywhere nice on your holidays? Don't answer that until you've read Muddy's guide to the coolest travel trends for the year ahead.

  • Muddy’s best winter walks

    Wrap up warm, grab your walking boots and go in search of your own winter wonderland! Here's where the Muddy team will be striding out over the coming months.

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    Aunts, mums, grandmas, sisters and your girl posse all covered for Crimbo, plus some spot-on suggestions for gifts to self. Ho ho ho.

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