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  • The best advent calendars

    Counting the days until Christmas? Here, we can help with that! Open the door to the best 20 advent calendars and no nicking the chocolates before your kids wake up.

  • 21 cracking Christmas wreath workshops

    Deck your door with boughs of holly! These local festive craft classes are hugely popular (wonder if the accompanying mulled wine has anything to do with that?!) so, quick, book now.

  • Gotta Have It

    Watch the birdie! We adore these brand new garden artworks from Metalbird. Read on for a Muddy exclusive - plus your chance to win one of five.

  • Doggy style

    Pampered pooches rejoice! Now you can lounge on a your very own mini-sofa that's more stylish than your owners' one. Woof!

  • The light fantastic

    I'm already planning my attack on God's Own Junkyard's neon sign pop-up at Selfridges. I want it all. And I want it now!

  • Drink me

    There's something very cheering about buying new mugs - they're a small thing (and usually very affordable) but they can really brighten your day, as well as your kitchen. They're also a brilliant gift for the person who has everything. I've been mugging up (ahem) on the best new ones around - 'tis the season for hunkering down with a hot brew after all. Kettle on? Let's go.

  • Speedy supper

    If you're running on empty, make like an Italian lady of the night and whip up Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi's energy-boosting Tart’s Spaghetti.

  • Cook THIS for dinner!

    Back to work and in need of a speedy supper? Masterchef finalist and TV chef Dean Edwards' Caprese Chicken Melt will do nicely, thank you.

  • Dinner party at mine!

    Loving my new table setting, what do you think?! Whether you're planning an outdoor party or are preparing to take your dinner soirées inside for Autumn, I hope it gives you some inspo.

  • Speedy Supper

    Exec chef at Stoke Park, Chris Wheeler, has launched a cookbook and this Speedy Supper pan-fried sea trout recipe. Ready, Steady, COOK!

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