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Xmas

  • J’adore/ J’abhor

    Homemade Christmas decorations - part of the festive fun or a totally twee step too far? Two Muddy staffers duke it. What do YOU reckon?

  • #InLoveWithLocal gift guide

    We're absolutely mad for indies here at Muddy and we have some super-gorgeous brands and businesses across Bucks & Oxon - flex your credit card and local creds right here! #InLoveWithLocal

  • 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.

  • 5 of the best… festive boozy buys

    Time to stock up your fridges and cellars! Whether you're buying for others or yourself (hey, you deserve it), you can't go wrong with these five divine drinks.

  • How to have an eco-friendly Christmas

    'Tis the season to banish waste, tat, excessive plastic and all things unrecyclable and laden down with air miles. Here's how to have a more sustainable Christmas this year. Does anyone know where you can buy halos?

  • #InLoveWithLocal

    We're all for shopping at local indies at Muddy and we know you are too - step away from Amazon and read on for how together we can turn this impulse into a bonafide movement. Get involved!

  • For her: Xmas Gift Guide

    Stuck on what to but your aunts, grans, mum, sisters or friends this Christmas? Muddy to the rescue with 25 brilliant gift ideas (and some inspo for self-gifting too!)

  • How to tablescape like a pro

    Tablescaping basically means making your dining table look nice in case some bugger Instagrams it. Here's how to wow your guests this Christmas.

  • Gift Guide: For nippers

    Treat the little people! 26 brilliant pressies to wrap under the tree for kids this Christmas.

  • Gotta have it

    Stuck on what to wrap under the tree for your tween or teen this year? No fear, Muddy's here with 26 brilliant gift ideas.

  • Christmas gift guide: for him

    What to buy the man in your life? Hey, easy peasy! Here's our curated 'Best for Blokes', as chosen by Muddy editors across our 22 gorgeous counties.

  • Get yer skates on!

    Ice ice baby! Nothing like a whizz around a rink to make you feel festive (followed by a mulled wine obvs). We've rounded up the best ones for your skating pleasure.

  • Christmas rapping

    Watch out John Lewis! IKEA's and M&S's Christmas adverts are bonkers and brilliant! Watch, laugh and tell us your favourite.

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