Trampoline with tgoma means you can bounce kids outside

NOW there's really no excuse for the kids not to get outside and play.

Move over Thermomix, there's another gadget creating a storm

The Thermomix has a new rival in Australia

Another gadget on the market that could surpass the Thermomix

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Wowsers! It’s schnauzers

Carol Hamilton keeps a rein on her dogs.

Owners meet as dogs frolic.

Sir Richard Branson’s plan to save the koala

TO THE RESCUE:(From left): Prof Peter Timms, Brett Godfrey, Sir Richard Branson and Dr Jon Hanger.

Sir Richard Branson's island will become a koala safe haven.

Thermomix explodes leaving mum with burns

Sonya Enkelmann suffered burns to her arms and face after her thermo mix exploded

Gracemere mum learns what not to cook in a thermomix.

OPINION: Impact of turbines on birds blown out of proportion

Scale of carnage pales in comparison to those killed by cats

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Winter: the perfect excuse for the perfect pumpkin pie

Our chefs are off to the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival and to celebrate they've given us the perfect recipe for a delicious pumpkin pie

Why you should try this beer before it starts to disappear

This beer is really good, but it might not be around too long

The real reasons alcohol makes us feel good

Why have we been drinking alcohol for the last 10,000 years?

Weekend Cook: The days of bland meals are gone

Huli means ‘turn’ in Hawaiian.

Huli-huli chicken is the recipe to try this weekend.

South Korea's hangover-fighting ice cream

Apparently there's a new way to shake that hangover

Josh beats burger challenge for the fourth time

The Nines has been running a massive burger challenge that you have to eat in 6 minutes. Josh Bidencope has accepted the challenge and now on his fourth.

A Monster burger challenge is taking the Coast by storm

Celebrity chef Matt Golinski to wow crowds at Relish Fest

GET FRESH: Celebrity chef Matt Golinski is helping to inspire foodies to think outside the square at Relish Food and Wine Festival next Saturday.

He will run cooking demonstrations at the festival in Maryborough

VIDEO: The fastest, easiest way to peel a potato?

Try not to think about how many hours you've squandered trying to clean up the humble spud.

5 tips for making money on a renovation project

It can be difficult to guarantee a return on investment.

Australians have spent close to $15 bill on renovating and building

21 ways you can save on your power bill

Would you take a shower at the beach or swim at a local dam to save on power costs?

Install powerboards for devices which can be switched off by remote

Easter provides an excuse to decorate the home

Celebrating Easter at home.

Go for pastels, fresh flowers and greenery

Gladstone's million-dollar homes ready for right buyer

THE TOP PICK: This property, at 6/569 Springs Road Agnes Water, is available for $2.75million.

There are more than 40 properties on the market at $1m-plus

Does your loyal laundry need a makeover?

MONEY LAUNDERING: Trixie Bennett-Hillier says make sure your washing machine is not too full and give your drier’s filter a regular clean out to increase energy efficiency. PHOTO: ADAM HOURIGAN

Your laundry needs to be comfortable and functional

Orchid will spike interest

They flower for up to 12 weeks and each plant has as many as 50 flowers.

Zygocactus is one plant that celebrates winter in style

The zygocactus is recognisable yet has an uncommon name

It's hardy and easy to grow and all it needs is good drainage.

Edible flowers: Roses aren't just for looking at

An Ian Thorpe rose.

There are plenty of flowers useful in the kitchen

Picking the right apples for your garden

Growing apples can be easy.

HOW TO: Pick and plant your own apples

Meet the banksias African cousin

Leucadendron.

The African favourites will bring colour to any garden

No sign of closing 15 years later

Sauers Produce and Garden Centre, Diamond Street, Cooroy, services small crops farmers and home gardeners in the Noosa hinterland.

15 years ago it looked like Cooroy would lose it's gardening store

Become a green thumb with 5 easy plants ready for winter

LOCALLY FRESH: : Learmonth Foodworks has a great supply of fresh, local produce. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

Mild temperatures make for a better environment to grow.

TRAVEL: Touring the outback with a former wrestler

I FIND myself gasping for breath and wondering what possessed me to challenge bush poet, tour guide and former wrestler Tom Lockie.

Travel: The magical mountains of Switzerland

A cable car makes the ascent up Mt Pilatus in the Swiss Alps.

Why the mountain tops of Europe are the place to go

10 tips about traveling overseas for first timers

What tips do you have for first time overseas travelers?

11 awesome things to do in Hervey Bay

Looking out across the Bay.

Hervey Bay delights storytellers

It looks like Top Gear's ended up stuck in reverse

Top Gear TV review: Same shtick, different presenters as Evans and LeBlanc take on mantle of Clarkson & Co.

Depp source tries to blame bust-up on Cara Delevingne

Johnny Depp

Depp was "driven insane" by Heard's friendship with Cara Delevingne

Ariana Grande cancels festival appearance

Ariana Grande has called off her performance at Lisbon's Rock

REVIEW: Game of Thrones S6E6 Blood of My Blood

Michiel Huisman and Emilia Clarke in a scene from season six episode six of Game of Thrones.

*Warning spoilers for today's new episode of Game of Thrones*

Emilia Clarke needs 'Vodka and good lighting' to appear nude

Clarke needed "vodka and some flattering lighting" to appear naked

Prince Harry photobombs Next Top Model

Prince Harry: Not one to miss a photobombing opportunity. Photo / Instagram, Winnie Harlow

Prince couldn't resist pulling a face when he realised he was in shot

James McAvoy's Porsche crash

James McAvoy recently crashed a Porsche 911 on set

GALLERY: Beef Week babes grace the fashion catwalk

600 people went home more stylish and a little tipsier after the BeefWeek Fashion Parade.

Sydney Fashion Week awash with muted tones

American model Bella Hadid (centre) leads the Misha Collection show.

Collections anchored in cream, white, black and grey

Logies fashions hit and miss affair

Gold Logie nominee and fashionista Lee Lin Chin and her date Charlie.

Who were the winners and losers in this year's fashion stakes?

Double Standards: All the single tattooed ladies, cover up

Double Standards: All the single tattooed ladies, cover up

What is it about tattoos that attract men and women?

Ugg Boots fined for not being Australian made

Ugg boots

Ugg Boots maker fined for saying boots made in ACT

PHOTOS: Gladstone model's photos printed in national mag

Gladstone model Kaitlyn Delioglanis was featured in national fashion magazine Cynical with these images taken by Rockhampton photographer Em Roberts. Photo Wicked Tales

Kaitlyn's modelling passion blossoms in mag

Create a home spa experience

You don’t need to fork out the cash to pamper yourself when, with some time set aside, you can do it yourself at home for less.

Here's how to give yourself that professional spa feeling at home

Are your copies of Harry Potter worth thousands?

People will pay crazy money just because it says 'Joanne Rowling' instead of 'J.K. Rowling'

Coles and Woolworths' dairy war hurts CQ farmers

Michael and Aaron Clews, from Slatewood dairy farm in Rossmoya, discuss the impact of supermarket milk wars on Central Queensland farmers and economy.

Dairy price war impacting $70 million injected into CQ economy

Queensland dairy industry struggling as farmers hit wall

"...now they’re not producing enough milk to cover Queensland"

Is the new Macbook worth it?

The new Macbook

It's expensive but the new Macbook is impressive

Myer, eBay launch world first virtual reality store

eBay giving away thousands of VR devices to promote new retail shop

From fit to fab in big name fashion

Marc Jacobs Astor Lightning Bolt Sneaker, $469, David Jones.

Sneakers are one trend that isn't going anywhere

To taste or not to taste? The supermarket dos and don'ts

SNACK ATTACK: Donovan Bruton,6, grabs a banana while shopping with his mum at the Bli Bli IGA.

Is it okay to taste something before you buy it?

Mobile phone use linked to cancer in two-year study

A MAJOR study has suggested there is a link between mobile phones and cancer.

Salvos deal with family pain in wake of suicide

Domestic violence spiked in Logan over the Christmas and New Year break.Photo illustration Claudia Baxter JA1310BZZ

Captain Jo Chant has witnessed the devastating affects of suicide.

50 tablets 'enough to kill a person', teen took 100

Sheridan attempted to end her own life after swallowing more than 100 tablets used to treat her mother's medical condition.

Mum’s heartache as Ipswich teenager overdoses on tablets

The brave mum who fought for more time with girls

Amanda Ferreira with her daughters Monet, Nouvel and Valentina. Photo / Supplied

"I thank the grace of God I'm here every single day.'

How clean eating transformed incredible shrinking woman

AFTER: Mariah Tonkin has lost almost 60kg.

Clean eating wins the day for Hillcrest’s Mariah Tonkin

Greens announce plan for legal and accessible abortion

Federal Greens Deputy Leader Larissa Waters at a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, June 11, 2015. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING

Abortion should be legal Greens senator says

Restaurant owner given 6 years jail for peanut death

A handful of just threshed Red Spanish peanuts.Photo Erica Murree / Central & North Burnett Times

6 years jail after peanuts in meal kills allergic man

Granddad's heartbreak: Abused by the girl I raised

THIS man's drug addicted daughter left him with a beautiful little girl who would grow up to abuse him.

Heartbreak of infertility told from a man’s perspective

Dan and Leah Majesky.

We don't often hear the dad's side of things

Research: the pros and cons of popular parenting styles

What's the best way to raise your child?

Mooloolaba man happy to donate sperm to Coast couple

A senior science adviser has warned that plans to allow the creation of so-called “three-parent” in vitro fertilisation (IVF) babies as early as next year are premature because of unresolved safety concerns about the future health of the children.

Couple turns to Facebook after six rounds of IVF

Revolt over Catholic girls' school's strict ball dress code

The school rules state the back of the dress cannot go below the armpit and there must be no cleavage at all. Photo / Change.org

Online petition is calling on the principal to rethink the policy

10 completely normal things all new parents go through

You know what it is like to be a hermit.

Why don't families sit down and eat anymore

Higher income earners with a household income of $200,000 or more per annum were more likely to underestimate their financial position, with 44 per cent rating themselves as middle class.

Families are the most vital cog in our society.

10 reasons to marry a journalist

JOURNALISTS often get a bad rap ... but here's 10 reasons why we make EXCELLENT partners.

Why this photo is going viral around the world

Charlotte Hodges (left) and her partner Ruth Toomey share a peck outside a Russell St store.

Daring kiss outside Russell St store gets tongues wagging

Big read: Harm caused by pornography hits home

A sex therapist says numbers of people seeking help for porn addiction are increasing, and her youngest client is just 13

Sex therapist sees dramatic increase in those seeking help

Be careful or Airbnb might steal your spouse, says tourist

Airbnb affair has ended a 30-year marriage