Muddy says: Lisa and her super skilled team are your go-to if the mere thought of running your business’ marketing gives you the shakes.
Muddy says: If you're looking for a fantastic, experienced graphic designer across a range of media Lyn Shields, who has previously designed for the RSC, Blackwell's and The British Museum, is your woman.
Muddy says: As someone who spends parties shamelessly hanging around the kitchen to get first dibs on the canapés, I've got a lot of love for these Chesham luxe nibble workshops.
Muddy says: A concierge service that can help your man be the ultimate gentleman, never forgetting a special occasion, whisking you off to amazing events and generally helping his, and in turn, your life be more luxurious and less stressful. Sign him up now!
Muddy says: Expert legal advice from down-to-earth, approachable and knowledgeable lawyers across the South of England with its Oxfordshire office in Wantage.
Muddy says: Rowing isn't a sport that many kids get to try, but a great sport for fitness as well as building confidence, determination and resilience, and these courses by OJRC aim to deliver on all counts.
Muddy says: Want a clean, groomed, polished doggy who doesn't leave a trail of dirt round your house? Shampooch is a City & Guilds Professional Dog Groomer no less and loves nothing more than pimping your pet!
Muddy says: Specialising in wedding reportage, Wendy Aldiss creates characterful, natural and beautiful photography that captures all the emotion of the day.
Muddy says: An inclusive, friendly, go-the-extra-mile performing arts school for children and adults in Witney.
Muddy says: With 40% of houses not making it to the open market we'd like super-pro local property search agent Tessa Lamb on our side next time we're looking to move within Oxfordshire, Berkshire or Hampshire.
Muddy says: We're impressed by South Oxfordshire photographer Carola Moon. Her before-and-after transformational portraiture is empowering and beautiful, and would make an ideal gift, personal commission or a work portrait.
Muddy says: Super-relaxed, mindful art classes (where you don't need to be Picasso to participate) with a side-order of life coaching. Our kinda combo.
Muddy says: It's never too late to learn a new skill or gain a fresh interest - and where best to harvest it than at Oxford University's Department of Continuing Education, available for all?
Muddy says: This Oxfordshire-based decluttering expert won't boss you around or bully you into throwing away your treasured possessions. Empathetic and gentle, Lesley Beattie is all about mindful organisation.
Muddy says: Frazzled mothers rejoice! Come and hide out here and let someone look after you for a change.
Muddy says: Planning on being the next Philip Pullman? These Oxford-based creative writing courses could be just the ticket.
Muddy says: Need to brush up your digital skills to boost your career? Oxford-based TechPixies have courses for that.
Muddy says: I used this printing company for my business and was mightily impressed. Fast, efficient and friendly, Block9 Display print signs, banners, A-boards, feather flags, mobile exhibition units, posters and graphics. Happy to recommend.
Muddy says: Patience aplenty from Messy Moo's Louise, formerly both a nurse and a teacher, as she prises your clutter away. Her company declutters, home stages for selling (good idea, no?), helps with moving house, home styling & wardrobe sorting.
Muddy says: Stunning, stylised portraiture from an award-winning international photographer and producer, based in the Home Counties and London. No need to say cheese, this is class all the way.
Muddy says: Moving house can be a right old palaver but Henley Move Consultants are to here to help with their spiffy bespoke move management packages.
Muddy says: A local recruitment agency with a refreshing specialism in professional jobs with flexible working hours.
Muddy says: Who'd like a lifestyle PA to sort out all those pesky chores? Er, YES! rclm is a bespoke lifestyle management & personal concierge business covering Henley & the surrounding area.
BarrKitchens is a bespoke kitchen design, manufacture and installation company with a team of skilled cabinetmakers, joiners, fitters and decorators. From individual designs, every kitchen is built in-house from scratch with the highest quality fittings throughout...
Muddy says: Feeling a bit 'whatever' about life, love, work, everything? It's definitely worth bending the experienced, patient ear of life coach and mentor Caroline Pakel.
Muddy says: specialising in films for social & documentaries for families, this Oxfordshire-based company has work and play covered.
BarrJoinery are specialists in the production of bespoke windows, doors and furniture. Manufactured on site in a 3000 square foot workshop below our offices, each item is tailor made to our customers’ needs and specification...
StuartBarr has remarkably developed over the last 15 years from a sole trading carpenter and joiner to a professional construction team of 50 plus. Covering a breadth of projects from small contracts through to renovations of all sizes, new builds, listed building projects both domestic and commercial, the company holds each and every trade in-house ranging from ground workers through to decorators...
Muddy says: A professional and personable printing company in High Wycombe that I've used for all things Muddy ever since I started the blog in 2012. Happy to recommend them.