A range of ethical, organic chocolate with 21 different flavours to choose from. Corby based Seed and Bean bring us some high quality palate pleasers to die for. Who needs Easter as the excuse to partake?Read more
Staycation. Staycation Staycation. It’s an opportunity to take some time out and explore your own county, even if you only have a spare evening. And it still surprises me that after a twenty minute car journey from Northampton (a mere skip across the M1 to the west of the county), you can have yourself a proper local adventure. Door to door and back in 24 hours, we’ve met some inspiringly talented people and bone fide entrepreneurs.Read more
Beautiful (salon quality) products and a facial that left our Muddy assistant with a face like a baby’s bottom…Read more
It’s cold, dark and gloomy outside but hey look! Here’s some sparkly loveliness to bedeck your fingers. We’re lusting after this pink sapphire and diamond Biagio beauty this week.Read more
February 14th, eh? If St Valentines is more of a botheration and you’d rather spend time with someone you love – yourself, then let Muddy inspire you to do something different during a soggy February day. However if you’re planning gifts, adventures, experiences – all in the name of love then we’ve got it covered.
A cheesy love story – Seductive savoury selections
Who doesn’t love a cheesy happy ending?Read more
I have a weakness. Not a weakness like Superman and Kryptonyte, but a weakness that has, over the years, made a severe dent in my bank balance…scented candles!Read more
Wakey Wakey!! It’s 2017 and we’re already picking up the pace here in Muddy Northants. This week there are some great events in the offing and lots of brilliant places to visit in our county. It’s a big year for Muddy Stilettos too as we’ll be one year old in February and we’ve just been nominated for Best UK Blog – Arts and Culture. Yep – we know what we’re on about – see what’s on this week…
ABBA Tribute Night, Westone Manor, 9.30pm, 7 January
Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun with the brilliant tribute ensemble, ABBA Angels.Read more
We’re nearly there, but it’s not too late to let somebody else make your Christmas truly special before we head to the big day itself. Let Northamptonshire’s finest show you a merry, heartfelt christmas.
Five centuries of Christmas, Canons Ashby, 10-18 December
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a dig into Christmas past at Canons Ashby. Be inspired by five centuries of Christmas traditions throughout the house, natural Christmas crafts, and spirit-lifting treats in the Tearoom.Read more
Beautiful mid-century and modern movement design classics mixed with industrial and reproduction furniture, it’s all high quality, but most notably (to Philistine Muddy at least), it’s VERY affordably priced.Read more
I love it when we find a great local retailer with pricing that makes our eyes open in pleasant surprise, as opposed to water in disbelief! And I love it even more when they find Muddy, which is what happened with Mooch, a new Northants based, online store selling glorious gifts and greetings cards at VERY reasonable prices.
Rachel Roberts, owner of Mooch (who also has a very busy ‘proper’ job), recently launched Mooch because she simply loves shopping (*doffs cap to Rachel who can now spend under the guise of it being work and wonders why we hadn’t thought of that ; )
One of Rachel’s biggest passions is shiny things, so jewellery plays a big part in the range.Read more