The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Leicestershire Edition

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Looking for a scented designer candle at half the price of Diptyque? You're going to love this new brand from SevenSeventeen, set up by two frazzled working mothers with five kids between them...

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EASTER HALF TERM FUN AND NEW EXPERIENCES

6 Apr 2017

Okay fellow Mudsters, Easter half term is just around the corner and I’ve done the hard work scouting out the best things to keep the kids entertained, including three brand NEW experiences that they’ll lurrrve (so no more hiding plastic eggs in the garden…again). Allow me to fill you in.

Easter Adventures, Conkers, 1 – 23 Apr

There’s a whole month of fun planned at Conkers for the mudlets, so much in fact, that I don’t know where to start or stop for that matter.

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Our new favourite London hang-out

6 Apr 2017

Last week saw an historic gathering of power players for a day of diplomatic discussions. EU leaders discussing the terms of Brexit? Nah, I’m talking Muddy Stiletto’s national conference, obviously! With your local superblog now boasting 18 (yes flippin eighteen!) regional editions, us editors convened en masse in the smoke to um, drink quite a lot of prosecco…

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Make this delicious spring lamb dish in 5 simple steps..really!

3 Apr 2017

Feeling uninspired in the kitchen? Want to mix things up when it comes to supper, but not sure where to start? Well i’ve joined forces with Robin Stewart, chef/director at the newly opened Rutland Cookery School to bring you a simple and seasonal recipe (don’t let the picture fool you. It’s easier to make than you think).

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GIVE YOUR DECOR A SPRING FACELIFT

27 Mar 2017

I don’t know about you, but my house is in need of a refresh. I could spend hours scrolling through the likes of @onekingslane and @mydomaine getting inspiration, but when i try to recreate the look in my own home, it doesn’t quite have the same swoonworthy effect. So I asked Yvonne Wigsted, Director at Indigo Acre Interiors for her top tips to get a home from drab to fab in six simple ways…

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HOLLY BELL: MY FAVOURITE PLACES

23 Mar 2017

Great British Bake Off Fans will remember lovely Holly Bell, the young mum from Leicester who was runner-up in series 2 of the popular baking show. Fast forward a few years and Holly still lives here and also writes her own blog full of tasty recipes. It’s no surprise then that she has her finger (and taste buds) on the pulse when it comes to fun places to eat around the city…

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WHAT’S ON 24-30 MARCH AND WHAT TO BOOK NOW

22 Mar 2017

The Muddy What’s On guide is jam-packed with artsy stuff, lots of singing, dancing ohh and i’ve even thrown in a former NASA astronaut just to mix things up! Impressed? There’s also some fun musicals coming up in the next few months which you’ll want to book in advance. Find out more…

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The Urban Guide to the Countryside -
Leicestershire Edition