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  • Two-hour Westgate blitz!

    Yes, doubters, it can be done! Memorise Muddy’s gift buying masterplan, grab your credit card and let’s do this.

  • 20 cracking Christmas markets

    Feeling the need to shop? Here, let us facilitate that! Read on for your fill of the best local festive fairs.

  • Burn baby burn!

    Muddy HQ is even more fragrant than usual right now - thanks to the coolest new indie candle brand on the block.

  • Gotta Have It

    How pretty is this ring? May I introduce a mix of pink tourmaline, blue topaz, citrine, amethyst, rose de france amethyst, green amethyst and morganite - courtesy of Biagio The Jeweller.

  • Drink me

    When you drink as much caffeine as I do, a decent mug collection is a must. Pop the kettle on, love, and I'll show you my new season favourites.

  • Post payday treats

    Wages burning a hole in your pocket? We've got terrific treats for you and all the family. But mainly you (we like you best).

  • Top 10 non-fiction books for Xmas

    Still in need of Christmas present inspiration? Gerrard's Cross Bookshop has helpfully recommended 10 excellent new non-fiction titles for the bookworm in your life.

  • Top 10 Xmas books for kids

    We've picked the brains of Books & Ink for their Top 10 fiction picks for kids aged 8-12.

  • Win this leather overnight bag!

    OMG, I really love this leather overnight/weekender bag from Holy Cow in Aylesbury, my fourth giveaway in my £2,000 12 days of Crimbo competition. There aren’t many quality independent shops in Aylesbury so it’s hats off to Holy Cow whose quality leather and stylish, Asian-inspired homewares have made their mark on the town. This bag […]

  • Win £2000 of awesome festive prizes

    Yeah alright, alright, I’m starting my 12 Days of Christmas comp slightly late but what’s a week between friends? I’ve collated a dozen gifties worth nearly £2,000 – yes £2,000 people! – and every day I’ll give away one prize, chosen from newsletter subscribers, and facebook, IG and twitter followers. The more ways you show your […]

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