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    Fancy an offgrid, digital detox? Like the idea of sleeping under the stars and switching off from Instagram? Country Bumpkin Yurts could be the place for you.

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      Er YEAH! Read our review of stunning Fowey Hall, and snaffle a long weekender at one of the hotels in Cornwall, Suffolk, Hants, Wilts or Dorset.

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      A chic, sexy, stylish... suitcase? Yep, really. Meet the cult luggage brand that's flying high this summer. Check it out before you check it in.

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    Need a new tote for Autumn? Course you do! Choose from our Top 5 edit of the season’s hottest cross-body bags and work your look from the accessories up.

    • Win 7 perfect pieces to ease you into Autumn

      Muddy's fashion fave hush has triumphed with its new trans-seasonal collection - and we have five - yes FIVE! - sets of our fashion edit to give away, worth over £3500. Go, go, go!

    • Green is the new black

      Ethical fashion; sustainable fashion; slow fashion, whatever you want to call it, rock the best summer wardrobe without feeling guilty this season

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    Corrr blimey – how can I get my living room to look like that? Walnut shelving, herringbone oak parquet floor, a bespoke sofa…

    • Waitrose gin tasting? We’re in!

      Brand new, this service from Waitrose combines our favourite things - gin, friends and hanging out at home. See how Muddy's Ed-in-Chief, Hero Brown, got on and book up pronto this summer, it's a blast!

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      I've got my eye on this gorgeous graphic cushion, part of Habitat's new collaboration with...

    • Hypnotise your way to happiness

      Ever heard of hypnosis? And I don't mean the kind that makes you do whacky things like on telly. I recently had a few sessions to help reduce my stress levels, working-mum anxiety (the struggle is real) and more. Check out if it worked...

    • Run for the hills!

      Actually don't just yet - let me tell about these brilliantly inspiring running books first.

  • 5 killer tips for better work/life balance

    The juggle is real – and not going anywhere – so how the hell can we get it right?! Let’s ask the work/life balance experts for some help.

    • Wanna work for Muddy?

      Muddy Leicestershire and Rutland is looking for a brilliant intern! Could this be you or someone...

    • Worklife need a reboot?

      Job doing your head in? Or maybe it's lack of job that's the problem? Our careers agony aunt...

    • To yurt or not to yurt?

      Fancy an offgrid, digital detox? Like the idea of sleeping under the stars and switching off from Instagram? Country Bumpkin Yurts could be the place for you.

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      Back-to-school essentials

      Summer hols over? Oh, what a *shame*! Sort your kids with our pick of everything they need for the new school term - and then it's a party round at mine.

  • GBBO contestant, Priya O’Shea

    We’re chuffed that she’s repping Leicester on this year’s series of The Great British Bake Off. Here’s everything you need to know about the amateur baker.

    • Creative and talented

      Full-time sign writer and hand lettering enthusiast, Lorna Dunn has worked with tonnes of fab indie businesses which means she knows some of the best places locally so it was a no-brainer to ask her all about them...

    • Meet Tamsin Winter

      Local author Tamsin Winter discusses her new book, why it's not a good idea to run in 40 degree heat and how she's survives without a TV!

    • Meet fab florist, Amanda Steele

      Amanda Steele has been frolicking with flowers for as long as she can remember it's no wonder that her amazing handiwork work has been featured all over the world. Here we find out where she likes to hang out locally in Rutland.

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      Born and raised in Leicestershire, Bee Patel's worked her way through some of the UK's best...

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