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  • Get beach smart: Top tips for beach safety

    The glorious weather, the kids still off school for at least another week and the welcome news we can all drive a little to exercise mean that we are all heading to our local beaches, obvs. At the risk of sounding like your mother (sorry, not sorry), don’t get too complacent. Aside from all the […]

  • What I’ve learnt in lockdown

    Love it or loathe it, lockdown has given us time to learn new skills but has it taught us something deeper? Muddy tapped five busy writers and presenters, juggling careers, babies and even a tumour, to tell all.

  • couple kissing

    Top tips on love in a Corona climate

    The confinement we're experiencing right now can make even the most rock-solid of relationships creak. Read on for our expert guide on how to keep love (and lust) going.

  • 10 Valentine date nights

    We've come up with AA rosetted and Michelin star restaurants, gorgeous country and chic city hotels, cosy countryside pubs, cafes and a beachside retreat – but you'll have to find your own babysitter.

  • Making work, work for you

    Back at your desk after summer fun and not really feeling it? We hear you. Here's some food for thought from the autumn's hottest self-help book

  • teen slang

    J’adore/ J’abhor

    Parlez-vous teen slang? The language barrier has always been a problem when it comes to parent/child communications. Do you find the way your little darlings speak totally basic or, like, lit?

  • Win £2000 to kickstart your business dreams

    Have a brilliant business that needs a helping hand? We’ve teamed up with business banking alternative, Tide, to offer two grand to give you the boost you need. Competition now closed.

  • bucket list

    Live your bucket list

    Put together a bucket list of life-long dreams. And then actually start living. Here's some inspo from lifestyle producer, Holly Patrick from heyyholly, to get you started.

  • retirement

    A simpler life

    How to choose a retirement property that ticks all the right boxes

  • Five reasons to downsize

    Are your elderly parents rattling around in a big, baggy house? Here's why downsizing could work for them...

  • First time fashion

    Ready for an adventure? Us too! At Muddy we’ve committed to new experiences this summer (both cultural and clothes related, natch). Read on for inspo - and win a sizzling £400 hush wardrobe while you’re at it!

  • bride and groom

    Wonderful weddings

    Planning a wedding? Don't do anything until you've consulted our comprehensive wedding guide for all 21 Muddy counties. The dreamiest venues, florists, photographers and more- you're welcome!

  • Wonderful Weddings

    Planning a wedding? Don't do anything until you've consulted our comprehensive wedding guide for all 21 Muddy counties. The dreamiest venues, florists, photographers and more - you're welcome!

  • Oh we do like to be beside the seaside!

    All-inclusive seafront apartments with hotel services for older people on the north Somerset coast

  • Wonder women

    On International Women's Day, 22 inspirational female entrepreneurs from Somerset and Dorset share their tips for setting up on your own

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