Hollywood’s awards season kicked off last night with the Golden Globes, celebrating the best in TV and movies. I don’t know about you but when I scan the lists of nominees and winners for these things (after I’ve gawped at the red carpet frocks), I make a mental list of cultural catch-up viewing. Too much brilliant stuff to watch, not enough time, so I’ve made it easy for us all – here are my top Golden Globes picks and where to find them.Read more
If you loved Beaches the first time, get your tissues ready because the 1988 classic starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey is getting a modern update. And *sob* even the trailer has me choked up.
The tear-jerker follows the story of lifelong friends CC and Hillary as they navigate through the ups and downs of life. Idina Menzel and Nia Long are the stars of the new version, which is out on January 21 (plenty of time to put in a bulk order of hankies… and dig out your no-streak mascara).Read more
The countdown to Christmas is officially on. Today’s release of the John Lewis advert – and the release of several others last week including the super-stylish Burberry advert (which is awesome) – made that certain. Christmas is coming for you – as the House of Fraser advert trills out…
There are hundreds of Christmas adverts out there – some better than others – all designed to get us into the festive spirit, and part with some cash along the way.Read more
Remember the Nineties? Go on, send your mind wayyy back and pop on your parka to the time when Oasis were heralded as the new Beatles, Britpop was rampant, and Union Jacks were flying around with a refreshing and rare lack of national irony.
On October 2 a documentary film, Supersonic, about the rise and fall of Oasis, hits the cinemas, delivered by the same guys who brought the brilliant Senna and Amy documentaries to the world.Read more
Shwiiiiiing, the Muddy Top 5 Men list, straight from Hero over in Bucks/Oxon. I have to say I agree, although my celeb sex pass was (and still is, ahem, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Mr Muddy Northants is still well and truly set on Kate Winslet)!
How can women maintain the upper hand on men being sexist and propping up that glass ceiling and focusing Olympic coverage on lycra-covered female bums when bloggers like me consistently lower the tone?Read more
Based in Northants? Want to work for fantabulous lifestyle blog, Muddy Stilettos?
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Are you looking for a brilliant but flexible job that you can fit in around family/other work/re-reading Harry Potter? Due to rapid success, Muddy Stilettos (Northants) is looking for a cool and confident sales-focused mudette who MUST be based in Northants and is not afraid to pick up the phone.
The job will see you developing relations with local clients, selling digital advertising solutions, and building client profiles.Read more
Oh my days. My eldest is obsessed. Flippin’ Poke-whatevers are everywhere — apparently — and I’m once again one of those mothers who just doesn’t ‘get it.’
Imagine my joy, then, to discover Chardonnay GO — and then my disappointment that it’s only a spoof.
Give it a watch yourself right here. It’s not the greatest quality filming, but if you’ve got a Poke-hunter in the house, you’ll definitely get it…
Chardonnay GO!Read more
When I was nine years old I thought I was a boy. I wore swimming trunks on holiday, had short hair, was of course flat as a board on my chest, and thought absolutely nothing about mucking in with my brother’s friends. I can truthfully say that I didn’t think twice about my body, or how I looked until I was about 12, and my tennis coach mentioned one day that I’d ‘stretched out’.Read more
Woo hoo, winners of the Muddy Stilettos Awards Announced!
14 June – Tens of thousands of Northants residents voted in the prestigious Muddy Stilettos Awards 2016 with deserving winners being announced earlier today. The award-winning lifestyle blog Muddy Stilettos, celebrates the very best places, spaces and businesses across 11 counties and the Northamptonshire arm received a huge amount of interest, despite its relatively recent launch in February.Read more
Open Studios – Vitreus Art Exhibition and Demonstration, Potterspury, throughout June 2016
Feeling creative, or curious about how to unleash your creative self? Throughout June, #MuddyAwards16 finalist Vitreus Art is hosting exhibitions and demos from two other local artists – Louise Thomas and Soraya Billimoria. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of watercolour, acrylic and mixed-media art by Lou and Soraya, plus the stained glass and fused glass by Mike and Jenny (aka.Read more