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  • It’s phwaor wheel drive fun

    The family car just got a double shot of fun. Muddy revs up the JCW Mini Countryman and discovers compact SUVs can be safe, spacious and sporty.

  • Macaron masterclass Real Macaron Company

    Macaron making for dummies

    One step closer to the Paul Hollywood handshake, Muddy whips up the perfect macarons at The Real Macaron Company's masterclass. Great British Bake Off 2020, I'm coming for you.

  • Crafty Christmas homemade chistmas box for chocolates

    J’adore/ J’abhor

    Homemade Christmas decorations - part of the festive fun or a totally twee step too far? Two Muddy staffers duke it. What do YOU reckon?

  • Christmas Drinkies!

    Usually face-down in a vat of Baileys? You can do better than that! Nail your Christmas drink choices like a pro. Bottoms up!

  • Wellington Country Park treelined 35 acre lake

    Welcome to celebsville

    With an A-list hotspot on the doorstep and a Duke as your next door neighbour, is it any wonder we're all desperately seeking a home in Riseley.

  • Haslams upper Bucklebury county family home red brick chalet style house gravel drive

    How much for a royal idyll?

    Fancy snooping round a family home in a princessy property hotspot? Of course you do. Grab your tiara, *virtual curtsey* let the price guessing commence.

  • 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!

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