Is Australia about to face a garlic bread shortage?

THE company that supplies Domino's, Pizza Hut and some supermarkets with garlic bread has recalled its products.

Ups and downs in NBN quest to leave no home behind

Toowoomba's David Shinners and his son Hugh and wife Julie find online life easier with the NBN.

Faster broadband means fewer people will leave the regions for work.

Our love affair with the internet is growing

Gympie West's Micah, Kathy, Rob and Mitchell Pitt, with their dog Winston, enjoying their devices through the National Broadband Network.

We do it in bed, at work, in the kitchen ... and on the loo.

Nutella maker hits back over cancer concerns

Palm oil in many food brands including Cadbury’s chocolate

Adam Liaw delves into Singapore's street food culture

DESTINATION FLAVOUR: Celebrity chef Adam Liaw explores Singapore to reveal the secrets of its cuisine.

Celebrity chef shares secrets of Singapore's cuisine

Meet the Feather Riot, the girls of Cluckingham Palace

Gidget, Layne and Phyllis oversee proceedings. PHOTO: ALISON PATERSON

Alison Paterson shares the wonders of the backyard chook

Toowoomba chef blissfully unaware of AGFG Chef's Hat win

CHEF'S HAT: Zev's Bistro, chef Kyle Zevenbergen and his mother, Kym-Maree Zevenbergen celebrate being award the Good Food Guide's Chef Hat award. January 2017

Chef sent coveted email straight to trash

Could your family live in this space?

Weekend talks to a family of six who lived in tiny homes for about four years.

Luxury fabric makes comeback

Nothing looks lusher than velvet trimmed curtains spilling on to the floor.

Add a classic touch to your home

Clean up your act and save hours

Encouraging children to clean up their mess will help them learn life skills and help you at home.

Follow these changes in your home tidying routine

It's time to discover our 12,000 native species

AUSTRALIA has more than 24,000 species of native plants. Compare this with the 1200 species native to England.

Beat the heat: top tips for a healthy summer garden

Possum Paradise owner Simone Youman with vegie seedlings. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Plants will survive the heat if you prepare and pick correctly.

60 plants stolen during heartless midnight raid

Michael Lukich, of Alstonville, pauses while replanting the hedge which thieves plundered, stealing about 60 plants overnight on Saturday.

Green thumbs on alert for thieves who dug-up pensioners' new hedge

The perfect time of year to grow Radishes

Add crunch with radishes.

Radishes are quick and easy to grow and they're tasty

Teach your kids to garden, holiday fun

Summer is the perfect time to get the kids in the garden.

Teach your kids to garden, holiday fun

These snakes aren't on a plane, they're much closer

In the film Snakes On A Plane, Nelville Flynn, played by Samuel L. Jackson, must fight a plane load of loose deadly snakes.

Where these snakes are hanging out would terrify Samuel L Jackson

It's time to plan your summer garden

Sunpatiens are also fantastic in pots, flowering non-stop throughout the year.

Help your garden overcome the summer heat

Woman stocks library to fulfil husband's dream

Act of generosity during holiday lifts Jennifer's spirits following husband's death

The ultimate squeeze

Ashley Seiler and Megan Sheehan's troopy in Lonquimay.

How do two people live in a troopy for a year?

The best way to do Margaret River

Tasting wine at Rosily winery in the Margaret River region in Western Australia.

All the very best this Western Australian gem has to offer

Hotel where each suite is worth $10 million

Helena Bay Lodge in New Zealand has been judged best newly opened hotel by Luxury Travel Intelligence.

The property cost $50 million with just

Do we have the most powerful passport?

Australian passport.Photo Cas Garvey / Daily Mercury

Our passport is not as powerful as we would like to believe

Worst passengers: Are you one of these monsters?

Oh great, this guy is on my flight

This is why politicians fly first class.

Indian Pacific travel a real Aussie adventure

Sheer elegance.

THE Ghan takes you across Australia with style and gourmet treats.

What's on the small screen this week

STAR-studded Australia Day celebrations and fascinating docos.

Jennifer Aniston wants to return to TV

Jennifer Aniston is desperate to make a return to TV

Madonna hopes for election unity

Madonna hopes Donald Trump's election will "bring people together"

JK Rowling rules out Cursed Child trilogy

JK Rowling has ruled out a 'Cursed Child' movie trilogy

Buckley's chance in psychological thriller

James McAvoy and Betty Buckley in a scene from the movie Split.

Broadway veteran back on big screen with James McAvoy

Daniel MacPherson: acting’s a bit like channel surfing

Australian actor Daniel MacPherson in a scene from the American TV series APB.

THE Aussie export talks about making his mark in the US.

Shopping isn't fun if you can see dead people

Lisa Marie Woodham will be giving readings in Gladstone until Saturday January 21.

Shopping isn't fun if you can see dead people

Sustainable clothing a 2017 trend

Items from Yevu Clothing's November 2016 release.

Fashion production in spotlight

Shape up to your personal style

Dress for your shape in 2017.

Clever tips for your body type

City pin-up Miss Diamond Divine will sparkle in Las Vegas

PIN-UP: Photographer Shelley Lester has taken these pin-up shots for her business Scarlett Noir in Toowoomba. Pictured is alternative model Miss Diamond Divine from Toowoomba.   /Scarlett Noir Photography

Pin-ups around the world flock to Vegas to be centre stage

High tech fashion to dazzle and correct posture

The FashionWare show featured Nick Verreos of Project Runway fame and designers Sylvia Heisel, Chelsea Klukas, Jazsalyn McNeil, Maria Orduz Pinto, and Pauline Van Dongen

One tech jacket has 29 pockets - including for two laptops

After learning to walk again, Jesse's a pageant finalist

17-year-old Hervey Bay girl Jesse Heldens is a national finalist of the Miss Galaxy 2017 competition.

She's a Miss Galaxy Australia national finalist.

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.

We've seen the future and it's scary for retailers

UBTECH's Lynx, a video-enabled humanoid robot with Amazon Alexa, is demonstrated at CES International  in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Amazon putting bricks and mortar retailers on their collective knees

'G'day mate, would you chill the beer for me...''

A Samsung representative demonstrates Family Hub 2.0 - the new fridge with voice control - at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.

You could find yourself talking to the fridge more than you think

Are our fisheries infected? Good news for prawn lovers

Tony Pizone of Mooloolaba River Fisheries eats one of his delicious prawns.

Find out whether Mooloolaba prawns have white spot disease

Letter scares off opponents of proposed Buderim Woolies

FINGERS CROSSED: North Buderim IGA store manager Scott Duncan with Buderim residents Roy and Kerrie Gibson don't want another Woolworths built in Buderim.

Legal letter scares off supermarket opponents

Earmade: the little Qld idea on world stage

Maria Ranchod, of Dog and Bone, models Earmade at CES 2017 in Las Vegas

Aussie tech firm on the brink of making it big in Vegas

Cheaper Samsung smartphone to hit the market

Samsung has confirmed the Galaxy A Series will be coming down under

Samsung unveils more affordable smartphone called Galaxy A

United in diversity

Let's celebrate our differences instead of fearing them

How is your relationship with food?

The CSIRO has come up with an online tool that assesses Aussies' personalities and classifies them into one of five diet types.

Find out how your personality influences your meal choices

How this woman saved more than $45,000

NOT BUTS ABOUT IT: Corie Goetez has saved more than $45,000 since giving up the smoke six years and 14 weeks ago.

Two stories of how and why people quit smoking.

What is in this Weekend?

Lara Nobel's tiny home in inner-city Brisbane.

Find out what to expect from the Weekend magazine

How to strengthen your bones & prevent osteoporosis

Strengthen your bones using regular weight-bearing and resistance exercises.

HOP, skip, jump, run, lift and dance your way to stronger bones.

Easy ways to get fit for free

HEAD TO THE PARK: Playing with kids and pets can burn serious calories.

Six easy ways to get fit for free

Playdough made easy

Try these playdough recipes using regular household ingredients.

Facebook bans ads for pregnancy services

Midwife Amanda Bude is having difficulty advertising on Facebook as they continue to ban photos of fully dressed pregnant women. Amanda is pictured working with Haley Hughes, who is 9 months pregnant, on a hypnotherapy birth.

Advertisements with baby-bump photos are being deemed too offensive

'Miracle baby': Why Molly's mum is already in tears

Molly Bryson is getting ready for her first day of prep at West Moreton Anglican College with her mum Krystal.

In the first two years Molly was taken to hospital 27 times.

Would you bribe your kids with money to eat their greens?

Little boy tantrum. Kid screaming. Thinkstock.

The idea was coined by Tam Fry, of the UK’s National Obesity Forum

Parents horrified by mould inside Sophie the Giraffe

Dana isn’t the only one who has found Sophie’s secret

Routine key to successful transition back to school

STABILITY: Routines provide a predictable, secure and safe foundation for young people.

What's the key to school success?

OPINION: I love you all, but get out of here

I love my grandchildren - if only kids weren't so messy!

I look forward to the end of January as much as the end of December

A good man is hard to find girls ... but not in Coffs!

THE question has been asked far and wide across the land, where can one find a loyal and trustworthy bloke?

What is the point of sex? It's good for you

Sex is central to who you are as a person.

New dating show strips down contestants

Ryan and Seraphine get to know each other by stripping down 60 seconds after meeting.

It's said to be one of the most “diverse” dating shows yet.

Hilary Duff finds dating tough

Hilary Duff is only attracted to "one guy a year".