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  • Make these: Spiced Christmas biscuits

    Christmas is just around the corner and we're being urged to stay at home. It's the perfect time to bake up a storm! Try these spiced Christmas biscuits from Surrey chef Laura Scott.

  • Vegan curious? Try this delicious broccoli bowl recipe

    Eat your greens! November is World Vegan Month, so if you're full throttle plant-based, or fancy a meat-free moment, try this delicious and speedy recipe by chef Brett Cobley.

  • Property: Take a peek at this Limpsfield looker

    Who doesn't love to snoop around other people's houses? This 17th century cottage just out of Limpsfield near Oxted is full of surprises - fancy a peek?

  • How to create a bucket list

    If this year has taught us anything, it's that we should live our lives to the fullest. And while, we're still in various levels of restrictions throughout the UK, it doesn't mean we can't plan. Surrey-based lifestyle producer Holly Patrick has this advice.

  • Review: Voilà at Home from The Sun Inn, Chobham

    Whether it's dinner for two or a dinner party for six, we've discovered Voilà at Home a new service that brings fine dining to your table. Nina Hytner samples the goodies.

  • Review: The Grape Variety wine bar in Chipstead

    There are many great reasons to love The Grape Variety, a cool urbane wine bar in Chipstead, and they all start and end with wine.

  • Fizz Friday: A dream night in

    Staying in is the new going out. And when a virtual Prosecco tasting is beamed straight into your living room - it becomes the perfect night in writes Nina Hytner.

  • 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.

  • Recipe: Pear and blackberry tarte tatin

    Feeling fruity? You will be with this sumptuous September dish. With foragable fruits on every corner who can resist this sexy rustic French dish.

  • Property flirt

    Fancy a snoop around a whopper of a country pile set on just over 1.3 acres of very pretty gardens that includes an in-ground swimming pool, summer house and sauna? C'mon then, follow me.

  • The fine print

    If you need stationery for a special occasion, why not go bespoke? Cue Invite Press and their perfect craftsmanship.

  • 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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