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  • What I’ve learnt in lockdown

    Love it or loathe it, lockdown has given us time to learn new skills but has it taught us something deeper? Muddy tapped five women juggling careers, babies and even a tumour, to tell all.

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    Top tips on love in a Corona climate

    The confinement we're experiencing right now can make even the most rock-solid of relationships creak. Read on for our expert guide on how to keep love (and lust) going.

  • Teenagers leaning against the wall texting

    J’adore/ J’abhor

    Parlez-vous teen slang? The language barrier has always been a problem when it comes to parent/child communications. Do you find the way your little darlings speak totally basic or, like, lit?

  • Win £2000 to kickstart your business dreams

    Have a brilliant business that needs a helping hand? We’ve teamed up with business banking alternative, Tide, to offer two grand to give you the boost you need. Competition now closed.

  • 2020 novelty glasses on table of confetti

    J’adore/ J’abhor…

    Feeling it for 2020's New Year's Resolutions or think they're a total waste of time? Muddy ed-in-chief Hero and HQ staffer Nancy duke it out.

  • Making work work for you

    Back at your desk after summer fun and not really feeling it? We hear you. Here's some food for thought from the autumn's hottest self-help book by ex Elle journalist turned author Lotte Jeffs.

  • Strike a light

    Feeling the need to unwind? Strike a light and relax as hard as you can with these recycled, vegan candles from Hunters Moon

  • Can’t get no sleep?

    You’re not the only one. If Faithless’s 'Insomnia' could’ve been written for you, read on, sleepy head.

  • First time fashion

    Ready for an adventure? Us too! At Muddy we’ve committed to new experiences this summer (both cultural and clothes related, natch). Read on for inspo - and win a sizzling £400 hush wardrobe while you’re at it!

  • Wonderful weddings

    Planning a your I Dos? Don't do anything until you've consulted our guide to the dreamiest venues, florists, photographers and more- you're welcome!

  • Wonderful Weddings

    Planning a wedding? Don't do anything until you've consulted our comprehensive wedding guide for all 21 Muddy counties. The dreamiest venues, florists, photographers and more - you're welcome!

  • Self help books work life balance

    Nail your work/life balance

    The juggle is real - and not going anywhere - so how the hell can we to get it right?! Let's ask the work/life balance experts for some help.

  • Fruit veg and pulses Wooden tray with rope handles on slate top

    30 fab cookery classes

    29 of the best cookery courses to tantalise your tastebuds (and impress your dinner guests)

  • Drunk dog lying on the floor sunglasses wonky tie wine

    What happens now?

    Good news for those who are finding abstinence a bore - 2018's about mindful drinking. Pour a glass and read on.

  • Neon breathe sign on ivy covered wall

    How to be happy in 2018!

    Promised yourself less 'going to' and more 'do' this year? Here's 26 of the best courses to kickstart your 2018.

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