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Why father's lawn was key to Liam's dream

Four years ago, Liam Hughes came up with a life-changing plan – all he needed was his father’s lawn in Ferny Hills! Once he got the nod to dig up the grass, Lot 81 Micro Farm was born at Ferny Hills.…

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Backyard blitz goes viral

Like many homeowners, Kate and Shane Hammond used the COVID-19 shutdown to renovate – transforming their pool area and painting the house.…

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Where you can find ‘treasure’ in Moreton Bay region

Moreton Bay region’s Treasure Island sheds have reopened at Dayboro, Samford and Mt Nebo dumps.…

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How to make your own terrarium

Are you stuck for space, but still want to bring a bit of the ‘outside’ into your home? Why not test your green thumb with your very own terrarium? …

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Decluttering your home made easy

For some, spending more time at home has sparked a cleaning frenzy usually reserved for spring! But, if the task before you is overwhelming, don’t panic we’ve asked an expert for help. …

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5 perfect pre-run smoothie recipes for Jetty 2 Jetty runners

Are you participating in the Jetty 2 Jetty? Fuel up and optimise your performance by adding these 5 delicious & energy enhancing smoothies to your diet. READ MORE!…

Real Estate

Pool With a View at Bunya

When it comes to house design, steep blocks are challenging but thinking outside of the box can produce incredible results – just ask Steve and Szandi Swalling.…

Snuggle Up By the Fire at Your Place

The crackle, the mesmerising flame, the smell - there is so much to love about sitting in front of a fireplace in winter. …

Tips and tricks for creating your dream pool

A dream pool means different things for different people but it adds value to your home and lifestyle in all cases, according to Michael Gannon of Amic Pools.…

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Kindred making a real difference to the real estate industry – including their competitors!

In an industry renowned for its cut-throat competitiveness, Kindred has shown its #MoretonBayTough by putting competition aside and lending a hand to competitors during the COVID-19 crisis.…

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Grand Scale Restoration Transforms Entire Street

Moving and renovating one Queenslander is challenging, so imagine what’s involved in restoring eight. And imagine them all in the one street.…

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Care team harvests state award

The Let’s Dig In therapeutic gardening team, at Bolton Clarke Inverpine in Murrumba Downs, is celebrating after winning the Queensland Team category of the Leading Aged Services Australia Awards for Excellence.…

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Why father's lawn was key to Liam's dream

Four years ago, Liam Hughes came up with a life-changing plan – all he needed was his father’s lawn in Ferny Hills! Once he got the nod to dig up the grass, Lot 81 Micro Farm was born at Ferny Hills.…

National Recycling Week: How our region supports the cause

Our local hospitality and tourism operators in the Moreton Bay Region are very supportive of the war on waste and are proud to support National Recycling Week.…

There’s never been a better time to start growing food at home. This is how Basilea Living Herbs got #MoretonBayTough

When cafes and restaurants closed their doors or moved to takeaway menus, all but two of Sarah Heath’s regular hospitality customers cancelled their orders for living herbs and edible flowers.…

Perfect Christmas Gifts for Green Thumbs

If you use your imagination, there's no shortage of Christmas gift ideas for green thumbs of all ages.…

Drought-Proof Your Garden for Summer

While drought grips much of Queensland, the dry conditions are taking their toll on our gardens. According to Garden Gem's Burpengary's Russell Young, planning out a more hardy and drought-proof garden can save you heartache, as well as hefty water bills.…

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Quality pet care: boarding and daycare options for your furry friends

If there’s one member of the family unfazed by social distancing, and soaking up all the extra attention at home – it’s our furry friend!…

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8 tips for transforming your house into a home this isolation

If you’re like us, you probably feel like you’ve been stuck inside your house for FOREVER, thanks to isolation. So, now’s the perfect time to ask yourself – do I love the space I live in?…

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Create a cool summer look for your house

Nicola Murray from She Creates Co explains creating a new summer look for your house doesn't have to cost the earth. …

Designs to Make You Say ‘Bugger Me’

They say one man’s trash is another’s treasure and this is certainly the case for John Dehey — the end result is enough to make you say, “bugger me!”.…

Barbers Are Back and So Are ‘80s Hairstyles

We are one Top Gun movie remake away from flat-tops making a bold return, according to one of the coolest men in the barber business, Scott Selwood…

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Backyard blitz goes viral

Like many homeowners, Kate and Shane Hammond used the COVID-19 shutdown to renovate – transforming their pool area and painting the house.…

Decluttering your home made easy

For some, spending more time at home has sparked a cleaning frenzy usually reserved for spring! But, if the task before you is overwhelming, don’t panic we’ve asked an expert for help. …

Home office setup, made easy

Home is where the heart is. However, in light of recent social distancing measures, it’s now also the DIY office, study station, and even classroom.…

Recipes

A Moreton Bay bug inspired summer surf n’ turf sensation

If you’re looking for the perfect summer meal to expand your cooking repertoire, look no further than Beef and Moreton Bay Bugs, a sumptuous modern Australian dish. DIG IN…

Moreton Bay summer cocktail recipes

Mon Komo Hotel has released the recipe for two of their signature cocktails just in time for the summer holidays.…

Berrylicious cocktail recipes thanks to Ocean View Estates

Wonderful cocktail recipes at your next shindig, courtesy of North Brisbane winery Ocean View Estates, featuring fresh produces.…

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5 perfect pre-run smoothie recipes for Jetty 2 Jetty runners

Are you participating in the Jetty 2 Jetty? Fuel up and optimise your performance by adding these 5 delicious & energy enhancing smoothies to your diet. READ MORE!…

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It’s become the unofficial baked good of the COVID-19 shutdown

It’s become the unofficial baked good of the COVID-19 shutdown … the home baking you can do with just a few ingredients. Are you so bored, you feel the urge to make banana bread? Check out our recipe…

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