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  • Princess Prosecco

    Yahoo! It's time to party! Down tools and dive head first into the bubbles with a Princess Prosecco gift subscription and you'll have a bottle of Italian Prosecco delivered to your door every month. You're welcome.

  • THE PIG’s sizzling BBQ burger

    BBQ season is upon us and we have just the recipe (with perfectly paired wines) to get the party started, courtesy of Muddy favourites THE PIG and Naked Wines.

  • Packing a pooch: the best local dog walks

    Does your four-legged friend need a change of scene? Set the tails wagging with these Surrey walks with woodland, rivers and plenty of off-lead opportunities.

  • Tom Kitchin’s Salmon and Spinach Lasagne

    Need a new mid-week meal? This Scandi salmon take on a lasagne (with Muddy recommended wine pairings) can be prepared in advance and is totally delicious.

  • I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

    The rainclouds may be out in force (seriously spring, what's going on?!), but this sunny griddled pineapple with vanilla and cinnamon ice cream should brighten up your day.

  • Jason Atherton’s Spanish Chicken Casserole

    Michelin-starred casserole for dinner? Yes please! Make this Spanish dish from chef Jason Atherton, plus save up to 63% on Naked Wines to pair with it. Muy bueno!

  • Take your pick! 20 cut flowers & veggies to grow now

    Rich pickings what you're after? Here's how to make your garden grow-grow-grow, according to TV gardener and Mr Muddy Devon, Toby Buckland.

  • Party planning: how to throw the best bash

    With real-life socialising back on the not-too-distant agenda, it’s time to start planning the party of the year. And - always happy to help - we're on hand with the hot hacks and local lowdown to have you partying like it's 1999.

  • Property flirt: Period perfection

    Is there anything more fun than peering around other people's houses, imagining yourself in situ and guessing the price? Er, nope! Let the nosiness commence.

  • Asparagus season

    The British asparagus season has started, but at just 8 weeks it doesn't last long - so grab it while you can. Try this delicious recipe and swot up on these 7 asparagus facts thanks to Secretts Farm in Milford.

  • The Muddy Stilettos guide to hangover cures

    Socialising is back (and so are the hangovers). From gravy granules to cold lager, we asked some Muddy hell-raisers for their emergency remedies.

  • What to drink: white wines for spring

    Sunny spring days call for light white wines. So pack away your winter coats and heavy cool-weather wines, and pour yourself a crisp white wine. Here, our experts make a case for nine of their favourites.

  • Waffles for breakfast? Yes please!

    What do you get when you cross a chocolate brownie, a waffle maker and a handful of strawberries? Heaven on a plate! Sate your sweet tooth with this delicious recipe.

  • Make this! Luscious lemon loaf

    Gather the kids, grab some fresh lemons, and then raid the store cupboard to make this simple but scrumptious lemon loaf from Surrey-based private chef Laura Scott.

  • Want to play Property Flirt?

    Come and have a nosey around this splendid, six bed, Grade II listed Georgian house with glorious walled garden in Wells, Somerset – and then guess the price.

  • Easy slow-cooked lamb for a spring feast

    Looking for a low-effort crowd pleaser for a post lockdown get-together? This melt-in-the-mouth lamb recipe with polenta chips is just the ticket, slow-cooked for five hours.

  • 58 things to glam up your garden

    Garden parties are go, people! But, oh God — is that really the state of the patio? Glam up the garden and impress your guests with these 58 must-have garden objects.

  • Make your home grown up again

    It’s been kid-central for the past 12 months but now, as schools reopen, it’s time to coax your home back into the land of the operational adult.

  • Face off! Expressive interiors to buy now

    Inject a little personality into your home with these interior buys that feature quirky facial expressions, all from fabulous local businesses on The Indie Store.

  • Letterbox cheer: best gifts by post

    Share the love in lockdown (we’re almost there!) with one of these fun letterbox gift ideas, from book bundles and candles, to beauty boxes and wine.

  • 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • Light it up! 42 cool indie candle brands

    The arrival of autumn means darker evenings snuggled indoors by candlelight. Looking for a new scent? Try one of these gorgeous indie candle brands from across the Muddy counties.

  • Bottoms up! The best new indie drinks

    Got a large glass to hand? We’ve rounded up 43 of the best new independent drinks from across the Muddy counties from wine and gin to rum and beer.

  • Lockdown garden stunners

    Entered Muddy's Lockdown Gardens in Bloom yet? Stake out your competition here and snap your space to win part of our £1000 prize pot to spend at Olive & Sage.

  • Muddy ‘Lockdown Gardens in Bloom’ is GO!

    Calling all green fingered goddesses! We want to see your lockdown gardening handiwork. Snap your space and post it on Instagram for the chance to win vouchers (there's £1000 up for grabs) to spend online at gorgeous garden and homewares boutique Olive & Sage.

  • 8 flowers to choose for a cutting garden

    Dibbers at the ready! Garden broadcaster Toby Buckland picks a pocketful of posies that anyone - yes, even you with the dead house plants - can grow.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 7 perfect days of summer – just add gin!

    Ableforth's Bathtub gin looks cool, tastes even better and will rev you up for a summer of fun. Here, win a case (yup, six bottles of it!) and find out for yourself.

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