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  • Where’s the best place to live in Somerset & Dorset?

    The Sunday Times has revealed its top spots to live in 2020 - but did your hometown make the cut?

  • Cook THIS for dinner tonight

    Running out of ideas for midweek meals? Yup, us too. Take inspiration from the hottest new cookbook on the block. Yum!

  • Escape to the country

    Townies who are thinking of making the move out into the sticks, read on for our top tips on finding the right rural property in the West Country.

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    Start your engines!

    Looking for a new runaround to get you from A to B? We've rounded up 6 of the best new cars to buy in 2020 - go on, treat yourself to new wheels.

  • Gotta Have It

    Bottom's up! We love this cheeky Anissa Kermiche vase that's cropping up on every fashion editors' Instagram. It's just one of a new wave of quirky vessels for displaying your blooms this spring.

  • Speedy supper – cook this tonight!

    Sticky soy and honey roasted salmon with asparagus and sugar snap peas? Yours in just 30 minutes, madame!

  • Property Flirt

    Is there anything more fun than peering around other people's houses, imagining yourself in situ and guessing the price? Er, nope! Let the nosiness commence.

  • The garden as gallery

    Unique, unusual furniture and deco for inside the home – and out – at the 31st Bath Decorative Antiques Fair coming to Bath (natch), in March.

  • Contemporary country living

    Somerset may be stuffed with characterful period properties but it's these ultra modern, thermo-efficient Cubis houses in Bruton that have caught our eye

  • 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.

  • xmas wreath with bauble

    15 Christmas wreath workshops

    Deck your door with boughs of holly, willow or even recycled fabric. These local festive craft classes are hugely popular so, quick, book now!

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    Kondo kids: tidy tips for children

    Marie Kondo's just brought out a new tidying book aimed at kids. Local KonMari specialist Jenny Dudfield spills the beans (and tidies them up again, natch)

  • bowl of pumpkin soup with pumpkins

    Pumpkin recipes

    Don't bin it, bake it! After carving, turn your pumpkin's innards into a simple snack, pesto, soup and a delicious dessert this Halloween

  • 3 party cocktails – ready, steady, shake!

    Step away from the Chablis and try something different! We've got 5 copies of a cool new cocktail book to give away - and here are three autumn liveners from it to whet your whistle.

  • 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!

  • 7 perfect days of summer – just add gin!

    Ableforth's Bathtub gin looks cool, tastes even better and will rev you up for a summer of fun. Here, win a case (yup, six bottles of it!) and find out for yourself.

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