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  • Cornish Food Deliveries

    Locally reared meat, freshly caught fish and veg that's been dug up just a few miles away. Skip the supermarket in favour of tasty deliveries from local farmers and producers.

  • Two Minute Truths: Going Single

    Decided to call time on your relationship? Watch the first video in our brand new Two Minute Truths series for expert advice on planning financially for your new beginning.

  • Hello TV! 11 shows you need to watch this week

    It’s a new year but nothing much is new. No matter: we know how this lockdown lark goes. Grab a cuppa, a nice cosy blanket, load up on the carbs and settle in for the night.

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    How to give yourself a DIY facial at home

    With salons closed until December, we're retreating to our own bathrooms for a stress-busting DIY facial treatment. Fluffy white robe and cucumber slices optional.

  • Cookbooks 2020

    The best cookbooks to buy now

    Sick of making the same seven dinners, week in, week out? Or just a sucker for tempting pictures of food? If any of the above apply, we’ve got you covered.

  • What’s On in December

    Jingle all the way to Christmas Day and beyond with illuminations, skating, theatre and special appearances from the guy in red, plus plenty of cultural goings-on too.

  • 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. 

  • Designer vs dead ringer: the leather edit

    Leather is top of the trends this season but the real deal can be a *leetle* unfriendly when it comes to your credit card. Cue our edit of the best dupes for the hottest designer pieces.

  • Muddy Makes: Espresso Christmas Pudding

    It's ‘Stir-up Sunday’ this, well, Sunday, so get your bake on with this twist on the trad Christmas pudding recipe from Rupert Cooper at Philleigh Way Cookery School.

  • Cracking Cornish Christmas Wreath Workshops

    Deck your door with boughs of holly! These local festive craft classes are hugely popular so, quick, book now!

  • Muddy Drinks: The Cosmo – not the drink you think it is!

    No cliched cocktails on our watch. Award-winning mixologist Tristan Stephenson has a few things to teach us about the often maligned pink drink. Cheers!

  • Where’s the remote? 14 must-watch shows

    Already running out of things to do as the darkness draws in? Well, put away the chess board and engage with these 14 new televisual delights instead.

  • Go Tache! Don’t forget Movember

    We won’t see many people apart from the bin men this month, but we can still support our favourite causes. November is men’s health month and Muddy's here for it.

  • 8 coastal properties on the market now

    With the prospect of a winter spent in lockdown looming, we're dreaming of summers to come spent by the sea. Care to indulge in a little fantasy property shopping?

  • 10 brilliant local family walks

    Life may be locking down but the great outdoors is still open. Here are our favourite family friendly Muddy walks in Cornwall to kick that cabin fever (some with added coffee pit-stops).

  • Muddy Makes: Botelet’s Beetroot and Apple Overnight Oats

    This breakfast recipe celebrates fresh autumn ingredients - apples and beetroot - that can be found in abundance in Cornwall, and it packs it’s plant-powered punch offering a vibrant, nutritious start to the day.

  • Is it time to start your own business?

    2020 has forced many of us to radically rethink our careers, goals and dreams. Muddy meets four inspiring women who took control and started their own businesses during Covid. Is it time we joined them?</a

  • Halloween interiors – no tricks, plenty of treats

    Halloween approaches and, quite frankly, this year, we'll take any excuse for a party. Invite five friends over and dress up your house with these interiors trinkets.

  • Screamingly good Halloween ideas

    Trick or treating is so 2019, but that doesn't mean there isn't a whole lot of fiendish fun to be had - and not just for the kids. Check out our safe and socially distanced picks for Halloween, from haunted pubs to murky mystical tales and er, a Witches themed afternoon tea, ... we dare you.

  • Children's books

    10 books for younger kids

    Kids have had a lot on their plates: no school, no play dates, and slim chance of a summer of fun in the sun. Here's 10 great book for ages 5-8 to create a fictional escape route from the madness.

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