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  • Wreath making workshops in Sussex

    Grab a mince pie and a glass of Sussex fizz and get stuck into one of these lovely local wreath-making workshops. Several hours of meditative bliss await.

  • Ready, steady… SHOP INDIE!

    You want to 'shop small' but lockdown is making it tricky. Not on my watch! Our latest launch, The Indie Store, is all about supporting brilliant local retail, and here's how you can help too.

  • Win £1000 to kickstart your new business!

    Ready to start your own business? This will help then! We joined forces with Tide banking to offer a fantastic £1000 cash kickstart to one lucky Muddy Stilettos entrepreneur. Go, go, go!

  • How to survive lockdown (again)

    Feeling the Covid 2 blues? Here are six silver linings to the latest restrictions that just might change your mind (and no, cheeky, they're not all gin brands)

  • Is it time to start your own business?

    2020 has forced many of us to radically rethink our careers, goals and dreams. Muddy meets four inspiring women who took control and started their own businesses during Covid. Is it time we joined them?</a

  • Back-to-school for grown-ups

    The kids may be going back to school but why should they get all the new gear? We all deserve shiny winter boots and bags too. Here's our pick for back-to-school style.

  • Muddy meets – Foraged by Fern

    Eyeing up the hedgerows thinking 'I wonder if I can eat that?' Foraging has become something of a foodie trend. Muddy caught up with Sussex foraging expert Fern Freud to get the lowdown on all things wild food.

  • 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 women juggling careers, babies and even a tumour, to tell all.

  • Which entrepreneur won Tide’s £2000 helping hand?

    Thanks for asking! Say hello to Jade and her delicious bakery business and find out how the money has helped her boost her business to the next level.

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    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.

  • Desk delights

    It’s National Stationery Week - the perfect excuse to pimp up your workstation with the loveliest stationery and desk accessories.

  • Indian furniture

    News got you wanting to head back to bed for a lie down? Us too. Make sure you do it in style with this vintage handpicked Indian furniture from an eclectic East Sussex showroom.

  • Eco jewellery

    We're lusting after these unique rose cut diamonds from Brighton-based Rebekah Ann Jewellers and the best news of all is they're eco-friendly.

  • Dreamy Sussex wedding venues for the perfect day

    Hoping for a ring on V-day, planning on tying the knot or just browsing? Step right this way for our roundup of Sussex wedding venues to suit all tastes - plus where to go for planning advice.

  • 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.

  • Wellbeing and learning experiences

    Check out these Sussex workshops that might just help you tackle those new year resolutions.

  • What’s On in Sussex Jan 2020

    Jan 2020

  • Downsizing to an all-inclusive

    Have a loved-one considering a move to a retirement village? Here are some pointers on how to make it a positive step

  • Win an all-inclusive stay at The Hawthorns

    Win a week's seaside stay for a friend or relative over 60 in this modern retirement home's short stay apartment

  • 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!

  • 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!

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