TRADITIONAL anniversary gift customs may date back centuries but many couples today still stick to the age-old rules.
21st July 2011 4:07 PM
KNOWING what to buy a new homeowner to help them warm their house can be challenging.
04th Aug. 2011 2:08 PM
LACKING inspiration for the perfect Father’s Day gift? These funky inventions from around the world are sure to get the...
12th Aug. 2011 2:08 AM
IT LOOKS like being a high-tech Christmas, with gadgets and computer games expected to be in heavy demand as people get...
09th Nov. 2011 10:11 AM
THOSE events in life which make your nearest and dearest proud or joyful - or both - often happen when you've got plenty on...
24th Nov. 2011 4:11 PM
THE ultimate Christmas faux pas for Wide Bay Burnett residents is re-gifting.
25th Nov. 2011 12:11 AM
GRADUATION is proof of years of hard work and commitment. And what better way to acknowledge a loved one's much-deserved...
28th Nov. 2011 6:11 AM
FATHER'S Day, set aside to honour fathers and their paternal bond with their children, has been celebrated across the world...
29th Aug. 2012 10:08 AM
IT'S almost Father's Day, so we have some good suggestions for something special for him.
30th Aug. 2012 6:08 PM
CHRISTMAS shopping can be stressful at the best of times. Shopping for your mother can make it more so.
29th Nov. 2012 6:11 PM
WHERE has that time gone, here we are only a month away from Christmas, so it really is time to attend to the urgent gift...
30th Nov. 2012 2:11 PM
I FIND that settling on a gift for my dad or husband is quite an exhausting exercise.
06th Dec. 2012 6:12 AM
WHILE Christmas is one of the happiest times of the year, it can also be one of the most stressful when it comes to...
08th Dec. 2012 6:12 PM
A "TWITCHING palm spanking paddle" may not be the most traditional stocking filler but it's set to sell out this Christmas...
15th Dec. 2012 6:12 PM
SANTA could be bringing more sporting gifts to Fraser Coast kids if Diabetes Queensland has any say in the matter.
19th Dec. 2012 9:12 AM
WE'RE sure there are still many folk who have not finished their Christmas shopping list yet, so you may appreciate some of...
21st Dec. 2012 10:12 AM
A BLENDER, an iron or a deep fryer – is this the stuff Christmas dreams are made off?
21st Dec. 2012 6:12 PM
WHEN your beloved long-term boyfriend buys you a gift the last thing you expect is to be dragged through the court system...
07th Feb. 2013 4:02 PM
30 SECONDS to Mars frontman Jared Leto has revealed the strangest gift he ever received was a fan's severed ear lobe.
27th March 2013 4:03 PM
HIGH-END goods are starting to recover from the hangover of China’s assault on business ‘gifting’, says Laura Chesters.
15th Aug. 2014 10:08 AM
NOT content with buying fridge magnets from the souvenir shop, Mayor Gerard O’Connell has handmade gifts to present to...
23rd Sept. 2014 9:09 AM
About 30 stallholders sold their wares at the Hervey Bay Crafters Christmas Craft Fair at the Hervey Bay RSL on the...
17th Nov. 2014 11:11 AM
THE power of teamwork will offer struggling Fraser Coast Families some relief this Christmas.
20th Nov. 2014 4:11 PM
ALTRUISM is a doing word - just ask the students at the Maryborough Special School who are wrapping donated gifts for their...
05th Dec. 2014 5:12 AM
TOO often we allow the festive season to disrupt healthy eating and exercise habits, a Cancer Council Queensland...
18th Dec. 2014 5:12 AM
IT’S a business that’s been around for 30 years and a new cafe in the store is an added bonus for shoppers.
13th Jan. 2015 11:01 AM
THE Mothers’ Union Australia Hervey Bay branch has given away its 5000th gift to a new mother in Hervey Bay Hospital.
27th Feb. 2015 5:02 AM
FAMILY-owned business Starcut Flowers does not leave anything to chance when it comes to Mother’s Day.
05th May 2015 6:05 AM
TO SAY thanks to her most loyal admirers for their support Taylor Swift sends them gifts at Christmas.
22nd May 2015 10:05 AM
Retail assistant Kylie Jasch has this year organised the Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal and expects thousands of presents to be...
18th Nov. 2015 11:11 AM
AUSTRALIANS have been revealed as Christmas grinches rather than Santa Clauses, according to new research.
11th Dec. 2015 12:12 PM
THE Fraser Coast Chronicle and Swamp cartoons creator Gary Clark have combined signed copies of his books and a bonus print...
17th Dec. 2015 3:12 PM
STACEY Walker’s house was burgled and presents for her five-month-old daughter were stolen on Saturday night and the blow...
23rd Dec. 2015 5:12 AM
CHRISTMAS is the time for giving – which means for many of us, it’s also the time for panic-induced poor decisions at the...
23rd Dec. 2015 10:12 AM
IT HAS been estimated Australians will have received about $630 million worth of unwanted presents this Christmas.
28th Dec. 2015 5:12 AM
THERE are only so many World’s Best Mum mugs and pet rocks you can receive before you start questioning your child’s choice...
05th May 2016 3:05 PM
DID you get a good haul of gifts at your wedding?
13th May 2016 6:05 AM
Get creative and put a bunch of photos of the two of you together and make a collage. Even buy an inexpensive frame and put...
02nd Sept. 2016 11:09 AM
THERE is one in every family. That person who seems to already have everything, or is super fussy.
23rd Nov. 2016 12:11 PM
AUSTRALIANS will fork out close to $10 billion on Christmas gifts this year. That's a staggering $700 per person.
24th Nov. 2016 11:11 AM
DO YOUR mum a favour. Don’t force her to perform the fake “oh great, a feather duster. What a great gift” spiel this...
25th Nov. 2016 6:11 AM
THE pressure is on... There are only five days until Christmas.
20th Dec. 2016 8:12 AM
The high cost of giving: Widower’s pension slashed for helping children with home deposit
27th Jan. 2017 4:01 PM
Love is in the air; along with mind-numbing humidity and extreme UV rays.
12th Feb. 2017 6:02 AM
IF THE avalanche of roses, hearts and teddy bears hitting stores is giving you Valentine's Day fatigue, here's some advice...
12th Feb. 2017 12:02 PM
THIS iconic handmade sweets shop has one departing gift before it closes its original shop after 20 years.
20th Feb. 2017 12:02 PM
For years I struggled to buy presents.
07th June 2017 12:06 PM
FROM thong socks to inflatable unicorns for cats — these are the Christmas presents you don’t want to find under your tree...
22nd Nov. 2017 11:11 AM
Fraser Coast councillor Daniel Sanderson said it was important to support businesses throughout the year.
11th Dec. 2017 5:12 AM
THE Giftorium is filled with many unique gifts this Christmas, but none as special as personalised Tim Tams.
13th Dec. 2017 5:12 AM