Fuel is cheap...time to buy something silly?

With fuel prices dipping below the magic dollar mark in places, there may be no better time to shop for a gas-guzzling joy toy

Feeling tired? Five ways to get a better night's sleep

Tips to help you properly rest your body and mind

Genuine XW GT does the job

This XW GT Falcon means more to Ben Bishop than any car ever owned

Angelene set to take on the galaxy quest

Angelene Ward

Coast beauty Angelene Ward has been named Miss Mooloolaba

Ready to say ‘I do’ before he's popped the question

CAKE ART: Jodi Dillon of Crystalbrook Patisserie shows bride-to be Kylie Streeter and Wendy Streeter some of her cakes at Mackay’s 30th Premier Bridal Fair.

She's planned most of her wedding she’s just waiting on the proposal

No, mums don't have to be switched on 24/7

Parenting is hard, sometimes we all need a time out

Dementia science not enough to fight diagnostic delays

Delayed dementia diagnoses are a major issue

Lifestyle towns rise as NBN makes working remotely easier

Australians are set to swap big city living for country life

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Michael Moore's recipe for a healthy meal on a pizza

CHEF and restaurateur Michael Moore was forced to re-evaluate his food philosophy when he was diagnosed with diabetes.

Smoked salmon, pea and radish salad inspired by MKR

Dan and Steph’s salmon salad.

EASY yet delicious smoked salmon, pea and radish salad recipe.

Chinese char siu lamb cutlets recipe

THIS easy char siu lamb cutlets dish works well with lamb or pork.

Eat to beat diabetes: Spelt spaghetti with ratatouille

Serve pasta and ratatouille with basil scattered over the top.

THIS colourful dish is high in low-GI carbohydrate and fibre.

Light and refreshing rocket, watermelon and ginger salad

THIS rocket, watermelon and ginger salad is very refreshing.

You’re on a sausage roll

TREAT the family this weekend with some homemade sausage rolls.

A summer meat treat: Thai beef salad

Thai beef salad make for a yummy combination.

What's the best month to book a flight?

TRAVEL search engine Skyscanner has released new data showing the best time to book flights to top destinations from Australia in 2016.

Painting a picture of the Guggenheim's marvels

American art collector Peggy Guggenheim poses between early paintings by Jackson Pollock.

THE Guggenheim Museum in Venice is an oasis of traditions.

Discovering Oman: the old and the new

OMAN is one of my favourite countries for its striking scenery.

Top 5 belongings most lost or stolen overseas

Mayor Mark Jamieson welcomes the Azamara Quest cruise ship into Mooloolaba Media are invited to take a tour of the ship Photo: Warren Lynam / Sunshine Coast Daily

Travel insurers are urging all Aussie travellers to travel prepared

The air-conditioning trick that could save you a fortune

IF you haven't read this on Facebook already, this little story could save you a small fortune.

Too soon: Readers stunned at early Easter treats

Allira Tooth is happy with early Easter eggs but her mum Larissa Auld isn't as pleased.

Shoppers can already buy Easter eggs, months out from Easter

Too hot to shop? Shopping centre aircon taking shoppers

Hervey Bay Esplanade - roundabout work in progress at Main St. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Warm weather is becoming a deterrent for shoppers

Christmas shopping with kids can be fun - really?

Positive Parenting Program's top tips for shopping with kids

So many ways to save for Christmas

Make changes to the way you shop now and have money in the piggy bank for Christmas.

PANICKING about the fact that Christmas isn’t far away?