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I'm Lisa, editor of Muddy Devon, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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Get the kids off their screens and out of your hair with these brilliant colouring and crafting books from Pipity. Plus 15% off for Muddy readers!

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  • Muddy review: Online cookery with Larks Live

    Muddy review: Online cookery with Larks Live

    Muddy ups our culinary game with Larks Live, a fun interactive online cookery school you can join at home. Plus, we have £960 worth of cookery classes to give away!

    • West Country mocktails

      West Country mocktails

      Half way through Dry January or just looking for something different to drink, why not try one of these Devon and Cornwall mocktails?

    • Veganuary, Devon style

      Veganuary, Devon style

      Do your bit for Veganuary and support local! Order from a vegan milkman, tuck into a plant-based recipe box, and relax in a vegan bubble bath.

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  • January is wellness month on Muddy and while we can’t go to the gym or drink smoothies with our friends, we can go on long solo walks with inspirational podcasts. Here’s Muddy’s pick of 10, including thoughts on self doubt, health and happiness, slowing down and the #powerhourpodcast with Adrienne Herbert which asks if you had just one hour a day to improve your life, what would you do with it. Link in bio.
  • Can’t taken any more kids whining, home schooling, lockdown etc? Here’s my latest Muddy Meets interview with the hilarious #devon mum blogger and bestselling @sundaytimes author @theunmumsymum. One to make long suffering mums everywhere feel better. Get your lift via the link in bio. And thank you so much to Sarah! 🥰
  • Missing your favourite barista coffee? Muddy to the rescue! We’ve persuaded the marvellous Lex and Nick @bluegoosecoffee to part with four Coffee Survival Kits worth £120 for four Muddy coffee connoisseurs. Fancy getting your chops on their delicious brew?Link in bio, for all the tasty deets.
  • Chocks away! Here’s my round up of local cultural highlights, 21 things to look forward to post lockdown in 2021, because boy we could all do with some of those! It’s a mix of old faves who are planning a return after cancelling last year, plus an exciting new immersive arts venue for Plymouth and two new festivals. Link in bio.
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    • Make a move to the simple life

      Make a move to the simple life

      Looking to get away from it all? Try one of these dreamy pared-back properties for a taste of pastoral living. From projects crying out for TLC to sprawling listed mansions, we’ve got it all.

    • Best wellbeing podcasts for 2021

      Best wellbeing podcasts for 2021

      January is wellness month and while we can’t go to the gym and drink protein smoothies with our friends, we can go on long solo walks with inspirational podcasts. Here’s Muddy’s pick.

    • Witness the fitness! 5 get-fit tips from a pro

      Witness the fitness! 5 get-fit tips from a pro

      Want to unleash your svelte inner self in 2021? Meet local fitness guru, Lean with Leanne, who wants to help you get fit not just for New Year, but for life.

  • Muddy review: Online cookery with Larks Live
  • Muddy review: Online cookery with Larks Live
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  • Best fitness gear for 2021

    Best fitness gear for 2021

    New year, new fitness routine? We’re with you! Here’s the Muddy edit of stylish sportswear and accessories that’ll have you in tip-top form in no time.

    • Walk this WAES for ethical footwear

      Walk this WAES for ethical footwear

      Looking for cool kicks and a clean conscience? Meet WAES, designed in Devon and the world's first (yes, really) plastic-free trainer.

    • Gotta have it: coast-inspired bling

      Gotta have it: coast-inspired bling

      Decked the halls, the house, the dog but aren't you forgetting someone? You! Here's Muddy's pick of coastal-inspired local jewellery to get on your Xmas Wishlist pronto.

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Weekend Escapes

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Best Places to Live 2020

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