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  • Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea curry in wooden bowl on light background, top view, copy space. Healthy vegetarian food concept.

    Take the night off! Get the kids to cook this

    Sick of cooking? Take the night off. Here's an easy-peasy two courses – perfect for date night lockdown love in – that's so simple your kids can cook it for you. Mine are going to do just that!

  • Power Hour Podcast

    Best wellbeing podcasts for 2021

    January is wellness month and while we can’t go to the gym and drink protein smoothies with our friends, we can go on long solo walks with inspirational podcasts. Here’s Muddy’s pick.

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    Book now! Plot your 2021 social comeback

    There's light at the end of tunnel, so we've found 33 ways to give your social life CPR in 2021. Here's this year's hottest tickets in Berkshire.

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    TV Saviours! What to watch this week

    Another week, another seven days to roll around the house, eat crisps, pretend to homeschool and daydream about the return of double-digit temperatures. Here's some fun TV to make it *slightly* more interesting.

  • Brocolli and Tofu Bowl WHAT VEGAN'S EAT COOKBOOK

    Vegan curious? Cook this tasty Broccoli Bowl

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

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    Turkey and mushroom leftover Christmas pie

    Bored of the yearly turkey sandwiches? Transform your Christmas Day leftovers with this delicious, super simple pie to serve four.

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    90-minute Christmas blitz at Camp Hopson

    Yes, doubters, it can be done! Memorise Muddy’s brilliant gift buying masterplan, grab your credit card, face mask and let’s do this.

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    Festive fashion: Christmas jumpers to buy now

    National Christmas Jumper Day incoming! (It's on Friday, btw). If you don't have a festive knit hanging in the depths of your wardrobe, here are eight we're loving this year that are still in stock.

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    Festive local theatre to watch and stream

    Fancy a festive family show? Enter stage left, my roundup of the best virtual and in-person productions this month, all from brilliant local arts venues.

  • Six stylish home bar essentials

    We won't be propping up bars any time soon, so create a clink station at home to get off your trolley in style. Here's six bits of kit to get you started,

  • Parent ‘Lockdown learning’ survey – the results

    Earlier this month we commissioned our own comprehensive survey amongst Muddy readers into Lockdown Learning – and we’ve been blown away by the response! Thank you to the 1200 of you who expressed how you felt about virtual-schooling, the difficulties you and your children were facing, as well as revealing surprise success stories and offering […]

  • Sézane’s sexy homeware (and hot interior deals)

    We're lusting after the chic French brand's new homeware range, plus we've rooted out the best interior and home bargains online to add to your shopping basket pronto.

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