Being a highly fragrant bunch here at Muddy HQ, we’re obsessed with scented candles – and we think they make a brilliant Mother’s Day gift for this Sunday (you had remembered, right?) Here’s our edit of the Muddy favourites.Read more
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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...Read more
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Having one of those days when ‘make dinner’ is just one of 8 million things on your to-do list? Totally run out of ideas? Yup, us too. So with frazzled, time-poor cooks in mind, here’s the first recipe in our new series of speedy weekday suppers…Read more
Have you been to the new cafe/coffee shop, 200 Degrees that’s opened up in the city centre? It’s been open a little under a week and Muddy Leics were one of it’s first few customers…Read more
Am i going mad or did i spot a bit of sunshine and blue sky? It was short and sweet but my brief encounter with the sunny weather is not going to dampen my spirits. It’s nearly the end of the week people (!!) and i’ve got plenty to keep you busy for the next few days. There’s something for everyone including the mudlets, in the form of those bright building bricks called LEGO…Read more
Just a heads up: it’s Mother’s Day next weekend so you still have some time to get her a gift, card and present. If you’re in need of inspiration on where to take dear mama, then why not spoil her with an indulgent afternoon tea (and fizz)…Read more
I popped over to the recently opened Pumping Station, Cropston over the weekend to have a nose round and while i was there, picked up some lovely gifty bits and bobs at the spring shopping event, organised by the lovely ladies at Florence and Bow…Read more
Bored to the back teeth of being cocooned in jeans and huge jumpers? Yup, us too. Which is why we’re thrilled to announce a brand new competition to reboot your wardrobe for Spring. Fancy a whopping £500 gift voucher to spend at chic, elegant womenswear brand Winser London?Read more
What do you get the mother who has it all? Or rather, the one who says she doesn’t need anything? Luckily for me, i’ve stumbled on Tipperlyhill, a colourful collection of animal illustrations which can be personalised for Mother’s DayRead more
Love a luxe break? A sucker for heritage holiday rentals? Or is it all about the location? They all have their place but, for pure fun value, there’s little that can beat a really quirky stay. The Muddy editors in counties from Cornwall to Norfolk, Kent to Warwickshire, have each found two brilliant, alternative properties with which to whet your travel appetite. And if you know a fantastic quirky stay somewhere that you think should be included, please comment in the box below – let’s share the knowledge!Read more
So far March has been a springtastic few days and i’ve got eight more things to make it even better. The latest What’s On Guide comes complete with shopping, singing and saucy men – sounds like the perfect way to spend a few days in my opinion…Read more