20 things to do with kids this October half term
Half term’s looming but don’t be afraid – we’ve sorted the fun with 20 brilliant things to do in Essex to keep everyone from littlies to teens spook-tacularly entertained!
Autumn reads: 8 cosy books to get stuck into
Page turners, psychological dramas, a who dunnit and the latest book from the writer of Big Little Lies. We've got your next book club/sofa/commute read... sorted.
Sip and stroll! Get your caffeine fix at these Essex beauty spots
Grab your bestie and your walking boots - we're taking you on the most gorgeous walks around the county with a top-notch coffee to pick up en route.
Where to get your water sports fix this summer
When the heat’s on, it’s time to hit the water. Keen to take the plunge and try something new? Here's some of the county’s best hobbies to dive straight into…
Our pick of the best beauty advent calendars 2021
This month the Liberty beauty advent calendar launches along with the John Lewis and M&S's versions. Best snap them up now before they sell out (yes, really!)
All that glitters! Bonkers sequin tote bags
Lockdown uniform of jogging bottoms and tatty T losing its appeal? Time to get some sparkle back. First step: this bag from Maldon native Anya Hindmarch.
The Muddy Insider Guide to Cornwall
Planning a trip to Cornwall this summer? Our curated guide is packed with in-the-know tips and up-to-date openings. Just add flipflops and sunshine.
14 seasonal scented candles for autumn
It's the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness... and of scented candles! Check Muddy's pick of the best candles for autumn from our local indies and beyond.
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