6 things Mum doesn't want for Mother's Day this year

THERE are only so many World’s Best Mum mugs and pet rocks you can receive before you start questioning your child’s choice of Mother’s Day gifts.

Grandson jumps on Harley with granny for trip of lifetime

READY TO RUMBLE: Lynn Whitty and her grandson Jesse are about to set off on a six-week motorcycle trip around Australia to raise awareness of prostate cancer.

Six week motorbike trip around Australia for Yeppoon pair

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Hey Mumma: We talk to everyday mum's in new online series

My mum is an amazing woman, she gives so much for others and to us 4 kids, always selfless.

We’ll have weekly webisodes and behind the scenes videos

Why do people self harm?

NOT ALONE: Youth suicide and self harm remains a major problem.

Deliberate self harm is as old as humanity

Can you solve the 'intelligence test'?

The puzzle that takes a genius to solve. Photo / YouTube

Can you find the pattern in the numbers?

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Why not make a flourless chocolate cake for mum?

WITH so many people intolerant to flour these days, it gives me great pleasure to bake and serve this flour-free cake seven days a week.

MKR finale brings back memories of grand final brownie

You can’t go past this recipe for easy to make brownie heaven.

We thought we’d share with you a recipe we used in our grand final

Are Aussies the only ones who drink beer properly?

Simon IrwinPhoto: Tamara MacKenzie / The Morning Bulletin

A chance beer find brings back happy memories

Mint and macadamia pesto: Your tastebuds will be satisfied

Mint and macadamia pesto goes beautifully with lamb.

Pesto has been a summer staple in my kitchen for many years

OPINION: Not a fan of Thermomix

Author T.J. Hamilton.

I feel like I’m a dying breed; I don’t own a Thermomix

UPDATE: Aldi says rubber milk a one-off

Rubbery remnants found in a box of long life Milk bought at Aldi in Bundaberg. Photo: Craig Warhurst/News mail

A Burnett Heads man got a shock when he tucked into a bowl of cereal

10 years on, Maccas burger, fries still very preserved

It may be 10 years old, but this burger still hasn't gone mouldy. Photo / Reddit

Image of 10 year old burger and fries enough to make you shudder

5 tips for making money on a renovation project

Since the start of the year Australians have spent close to $15 billion on renovating and building homes.

Winter’s coming to our Home of Thrones

Get the Games of Thrones (GoT) look.

GoT winter interior ingredients include rich and warming colours

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

Looking to buy? Fraser Coast market ripe with bargains

GROWTH: Point Vernon recorded a 19.5% growth in median house value in the December quarter.

POLL: What is your non-negotiable when it comes to buying a house?

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

Sensitive waratahs love some shelter from the afternoon sun

PERHAPS one of the most spectacular of all Australian native flowering plants is the floral emblem of New South Wales, telopea speciosissima.

How to keep cut flowers for longer

Bouquet mixed bouquet flowers

What to do with those gifts of flowers

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.

Palmwoods business owner buys new ‘tank’ to fuel his war on noxious weeds

WAR ON WEEDS: Adam Farr with his Truxor 5045, which he hopes will help eradicate waterborne weeds from south-east Queensland.

New machine deals with problem weed in dams and waterways

Fraser Is one of state’s top honeymoon spots

FRASER Island has been named in the top 16 places to have a honeymoon in Queensland.

Hooking in to fishing and beauty of spectacular Tablelands

QT photographer David Nielsen with a brown and rainbow trout caught in Ebor, NSW, on a recent fishing trip.

Watching the water for any movement, I slowly stalked forward.

Travel: Airing your dirty laundry in Venice

Open-air laundry ... it’s a familiar site in Venice.

I'm currently reading The Politics of Washing: Real Life in Venice

A Latin Affair: Fun under a recently-active volcano

Reporter Rae Wilson after the 4km hike up Pacaya Volcano near Antigua in Guatemala.

Ever toasted marshmallows under a wall of hardened lava?

First cook exits MasterChef Australia's Top 24

ASHLEY leaves kitchen with head held high.

Selena Gomez to donate Revival proceeds to Lupus research

Selena Gomez will donate proceeds from her tour to Lupus research

Police investigating how Prince accessed drugs

Police are investigating how Prince obtained prescription medication

Beyoncé uses NC concert to support Trans rights

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Beyoncé has shown her support for the LGBTQ community in NC

REVIEW: Mother’s Day, perfect flick to catch with mum

Jennifer Aniston stars in Mother's Day

Mothers are the best person in our lives.

Amy Winehouse's ex 'wanted by police'

Amy Winehouse's ex-husband is wanted by police

GIG GUIDE: Where to catch live music this weekend

Musician Frank Benn plays everything from 1920s delta blues through to Maroon 5.

Check out what's happening in the music scene this weekend.

Double Standards: All the single tattooed ladies, cover up

IT used to be a question of tattoo or no tattoo but Australians have moved on.

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

Review: French Complexion by Christine Clais

Are French women the champions of healthy skin?

He's ready to bare it all and wax that hairy back

Maryborough's Russell Booth and partner Charmaine Bailey - Russell is getting his back waxed at Pubfest to raise money for charity. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The Maryborough man has volunteered to have his entire back waxed

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

Is it the end of the five cent coin cluttering our wallets?

THE humble five cent piece is a bugbear of many people, weighing down purses and wallets – but you can still buy lollies

OPINION: See ya' later travelator

Nambour shoppers struggle with the out-of-order travelators at Nambour Plaza. They have been out of action since the floods in March.

"What part of ‘keep to the left’ eludes shoppers?"

Retail rent prices keep business owners on their toes

After getting quotes from shopfronts in East St and weighing up the costs of the monthly rent bill, the young business owner, Emily Dowling, had to think of other locations to home her business.

“Originally I did look at East St but it was so expensive "

YOUR TIPS: Protect personal belongings when shopping

Attach your bag to the trolley with a large carabiner clip

Cheap pumpkins, but avocados expensive

Rocklea Markets fresh produce report

Finance Talk: Tips for safe online shopping

Close-up hand woman using laptop and credit card, online shopping

Australians lost $1.4 million to online scams last year

The only way is up - but will price increases deter smokers?

Nambour's Michele Scoda has tried to give up smoking in the past but has extra motivation to try and quit again in light of another rise in tobacco tax.

Hero dog Harley saves teenager’s life

William Armstrong’s austism assistance and seizure response dog, Harley, went above and beyond his duties by saving William’s sister, Hannah Mears, when she had a seizure during the night. Harley is now the hero of (from left) Hannah, 15, William, 10, Rebecca Armstrong and Oliver, 2.

Golden retriever alerts family to 15-year-old girl's seizure

Medicare rebate freeze hurting regional health

The Federal Minister for Health Sussan Ley at CQ University to open stage 2 of the Health Clinic.

Medicare rebate freeze is squeezing regional doctors and patients

LISTEN: How I turned my life around after losing husband

Feeling amazing if I can do it so can you

Mother of four loses husband to suicide, herself to depression

The Big Red Button that can help you save a life

Stefan Ossenberg has designed product called Resus-a-Station which can guide people through the CPR process at the press of a button.

Inventor creates device that can save lives and needs your help

Record numbers use school-based help line

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Dramatic increasing in kids using school-based helpline

Adem Crosby's legacy: 30,000 lives saved in 3 years

Adem Crosby

Adem's last wish was to encourage more people to donate blood

Mum gives birth to 5.9 kilogram baby

AN Australian mother has given birth to a baby boy weighing 5.9 kilograms.

Top 10 most successful boys and girls names

Does your baby have a successful name?

The mother of the year, with expert tips and advice, too

You will wonder how Madeleine ever managed to pen a book with her extraordinary workload, and you will relate to something on every page of Six Under Eight.

Is there a mother among us who has not thrown her hands up?

‘Puppy’ and Bella reunited after piñata Spotlight adventures

Spotlight staff member Kerrie Gomboc with Bella and mum Tara Birse and her toy puppy she was reunited with. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Staff at Spotlight posed the pup in a series of creative photos

Breastfeeding women need support not discrimination

A mother has been left outraged after she was told to breastfeed more modestly.

There shouldn't be shame or stigma related to breastfeeding

60 minutes saga: The emotional toll on Sally Faulkner

60 Minutes reporter Tara Brown, left, and Sally Faulkner, right, the mother of the two Australian children, sit in a minivan after they released from a Lebanese jail with the three members of Channel 9 Australian TV crew.

One can imagine the cocktail of emotions swirling around mother

New virus puts 80 babies in hospital, can cause brain damage

ASID President Professor Cheryl Jones said parechovirus was a new virus, which doctors knew very little about.

New 'parechovirus' can cause developmental delays and brain damage

Big read: Harm caused by pornography hits home

Pornography addiction is still controversial, but it is undeniable for those living within its destructive reach.

Be careful or Airbnb might steal your spouse, says tourist

Airbnb affair has ended a 30-year marriage

8 things I love and hate about girls: Gladstone bachelor

Bachelor Leon patane tells us what he finds attractive and unattractive in a dates personality. Photo: Facebook.

A NEW bachelor tells us what he loves and hates in a personality