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  • Fashion overhaul at Rushden Lakes!

    Shhhhhh, I'm not usually a fan of shopping centres, but when they're in the heart of the beautiful Nene Valley surrounded by lakes - where big brand fashion meets lakeside restaurants and cafes - and I can take Muddy Paws...well then, I'm smitten!

  • 15 Christmas markets in Northants and beyond…

    Get your shopping shoes on, it's Xmas market time! Mulled wine, mince pies and the best of local, we've snooped out the best fairs to get you in the festive mood.

  • Doggy Style

    Here at Muddy we’re not massively keen on dressing our children as ‘mini-me’s – but twinning with our pampered pooches? Bring it on! H&M’s new collaboration with Scottish heritage knitwear brand, Pringle, includes cosy jacquard knits in recycled yarns with matching doggy versions to keep your furry friend toasty while he lollops around the park sniffing other dogs’ bumholes. […]

  • Gotta Have It

    This subscription service by From The Post House really caught my eye – not just because it’s full of chic products but because it’s such a neat idea for interiors buffs. Basically, at the start of every season, subscribers will receive a curated box of homeware goodies to style their home and set the scene for the […]

  • Gotta Have It

    Need a new tote for Autumn? Course you do! Choose from our Top 5 edit of the season's hottest cross-body bags and work your look from the accessories up.

  • Gotta Have It

    Too busy to say it yourself? Lacking the vocab to express your feelings after a long day battling spreadsheets or sprogs? Let a classic slogan T do it for you.

  • Rushden Lakes has summer covered

    Kids moaning about being bored already? Take them to the Lakes for multiple days of activities and fun with Cineworld, Paradise Island, Canoe2 and loads of shops and eateries to keep them occupied

  • Champagne tastings at Majestic wine!

    Where else will you get to try a £150 bottle of Dom Perignon on a Friday night for the same price as a cocktail or two?

  • Gotta Have It

    Finding it hard to sleep when it's light at 4am? Banish insomnia in style with these chic eyemasks. Zzzzzz.

  • Gotta have it

    It's summer, it's the law that you must wear tassels! Here are our favourite dangly delights, starting with these cute earrings from Nellie & Dove.

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