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Xmas

  • Cornish gifts – experiences

    Left it to the last moment? Suddenly found yourself in need of an email-able pressie? Supporting a plastic-free theme and buying experiences? You've come to the right place: our pick of the best virtual presents across Cornwall to the rescue.

  • Are We Having Fun Yet? Highs & lows of the nativity

    In an extract from her hilarious new book, Lucy Mangan tells the all-too-familiar tale of a Christmas nativity, from the sublime to the ridiculous

  • The ultimate Christmas gravy recipe

    Jack Stein's simple get-ahead recipe is time saving and might just be the best gravy you've ever tasted

  • Make this: Scenic Supper Hot Mulled Gin

    Want to know the winter warmer we're necking at Muddy this Christmas? This spicy delight direct from the gourmands at Scenic Supper is utterly delicious.

  • 25 festive films to get you in Christmas spirit

    'Tis the season to hit the Baileys and get on a Christmas movie marathon. Here are 25 festive films for your viewing pleasure – full fat cheesy and dairy free.

  • Gotta have it: Festive Tablescaping

    Embrace the art of tablescaping (which basically means making the table pretty incase someone Instagrams it!) Here's what we're coveting for our table for this festive season.

  • Cornish gift guide for babies, tweens and teens

    Stuck on what to buy the kids in your life? Here, take some inspo from us with our Cornish picks.

  • Cornish gifts for foodies

    Still trying to decide on your gifts? Here are our suggestions from local Cornish businesses for the chefs and foodies in your life.

  • 5 ways to make Christmas more sustainable

    Not made a start on your Christmas planning yet? It's not too late, and to round off sustainability month, here's some tips from the lovely folk at Whistlefish for making your festivities more planet friendly without compromising on style.

  • Cornish gifts for him

    Stuck on what to buy the men in your life? Here, take some inspo from us with our Cornish picks.

  • Christmas gift guide: for tweens & teens

    Wondering what to get those mopey teens? From TikTok gadgets to trendy fashion to the all-important skincare, here are 28 hand-picked gift ideas they'll love (even if they won't admit it).

  • The best things on TV this Christmas

    'Tis the season to ignore your loved ones and whack on the telly. From David Tennant circumnavigating the world to the new series of Emily in Paris, here's what's worth watching.

  • Cornish gifts for her

    How's your present shopping going? Treated the women in your life yet? Here, take some inspo from us with our Cornish picks.

  • Christmas gift guide: for pets

    We've found 12 fab stocking fillers for the furry (and scaly and hairy) members of the family. Share the Christmas love with these animal crackers.

  • Cornish Real Christmas Trees

    Sustainable, smells great and grown in Cornwall, we've some of the best places to get your mitts on a real tree this Christmas.

  • Anja Dunk’s Advent bake: the perfect Christmas biscuit

    The Insta-star chef has brought out a gorgeous festive book of baking. Not only has she shared a delish (and pretty) recipe with us, but she's offered three copies of her latest cookbook to Muddy readers!

  • Christmas gift guide: food & drink

    For fine foodies, greedy gobblers, gin-drinkers and sugar-heads alike, this is the ultimate 2021 food and drink gift guide. The turkey isn't the only thing that'll be stuffed this Christmas...

  • Christmas gift guide: for him

    What to buy the bloke who has everything (or 'wants nothing')? We've sorted his Christmas list with 25 cool gifting ideas from independent brands and businesses across the Muddy counties

  • Cultural Christmas in Cornwall: panto, theatre and music

    Is it even Christmas without a trip to the theatre (or panto)? Oh no it's not, etc. With our picks of the best panto, theatre and cultural events Cornwall has to offer, you don't even need to go up country.

  • Your festive guide to the big smoke this Christmas

    Eat, drink, and be merry in the capital this festive season with our holly jolly hitlist. From glam pop-ups and glittering fairgrounds to cocktails and carols, here's the best of the best.

  • Christmas gift guide: for kids

    Time to get cracking on the Crimbo presents! Nail your shopping for nippers with this curated guide of the sweetest gifts from indie brands and businesses.

  • Christmas gift guide: For Her

    Aunts, mums, grandmas, sisters and your girl posse all covered for Crimbo, plus some spot-on suggestions for gifts to self. Ho ho ho!

  • Letterbox love: 47 gifts to send to their door

    Choose from these gorgeous artisan present boxes, sent nationwide, from bespoke biscuits to gin and chocolate, and pamper packs to paperbacks. That's Christmas sorted.

  • John Lewis and M&S Christmas ads are here – which is your favourite?

    It's that time of year again folks! Our two high street favourites are back with their festive telly offerings for 2021 - but which gets your vote?

  • How to tablescape like a pro

    Tablescaping basically means making your dining table look nice in case some bugger Instagrams it. Here's how to wow your guests this Christmas.

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