Silverbeet the beat to family recipes

I GREW up thinking chard (or silverbeet) was spinach. English spinach wasn't widely available then and chard was often sold as a substitute.

Taking the plunge on the Great Barrier Reef

They call it God’s aquarium and once you dive the Great Barrier Reef you will understand why.

The chance to cruise aboard Coral Expeditions II was a must

WATCH: The seething mass that shares your bed

See what could be living in your mattress

Cancer diagnosis at 31 weeks pregnant: Brave mum-to-be weds

Charlie Nicholson found out she had cancer on Monday, and will wed Shawn Elsmore in the chapel at Auckland City Hospital today, before delivering her son early.

Today she will marry her soulmate before delivering her child early

Win a $1000 EFTPOS card and avoid buying dodgy presents

Would a $1000 EFTPOS card help you plan your Christmas shopping?

DIY: Add some green to your inner-city living

GREEN WALL: Ayden and Jess’s vertical garden from The Block Triple Threat featured an old Melbourne Cricket Ground gate.

There are ways to live with greenery even in tight spaces

Mercedes GLC mid-size SUV arrives

WELCOME TO THE PARTY: Mercedes' GLC mid-size SUV is sure to boost the high-flying luxury SUV market even further.

Watch out Audi Q5, Merc's C-Class based GLC is about to challenge

Fionnula and Frankie: Jim is abs-olutely perfect

It’s week seven of Fionnula and Frankie’s Christmas Countdown

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Bush cooking: How to make a camp oven pizza

All you need is a handful of ingredients, a good fire with some coals and your trusty old camp oven.

Bush cooking: How to make Roothy's Rhino Rissoles

They're not really made from rhinos

WHY NOT TRY: Cooking a spit roast?

Spit roaster extraordinaire Michael Hanney (left) and Chris Calcino fly blind into the world of rotisserie cuisine. Photo Tez Iannelli

This week a band of likely buffoons and I tried a spit roast.

Kelly's 64kg weight loss journey began with a broken button

GORGEOUS: Kelly Reid from Tinana has gone from 136kg down to 72kg in the past two years with the help of Jenny Craig. INSET: Kelly at her former weight.

She's 64kg lighter and has dropped from a size 26 to a size 10

RECIPE: FIve fast ways to use bountiful blueberries

Fresh blueberries are great for pancakes, cakes, smoothies and even some savory treats.

Five ways to get creative in the kitchen with blueberries this season

Biggest Loser star and Woolworths slammed for ad

Michelle Bridges has been slammed for appearing in a Woolworths ad putting down home gardeners.

Woolworths promotion backfires on social media

RECIPE: a good date night meal for two

This recipe is from Dan and Steph’s second cookbook Meat & Sweet, which is available from their website.

Add some romance in the kitchen tonight with this meal

CENTENARY: 100 days in US national parks

THE US National Parks Service turns 100 next year and Globus is celebrating the milestone with a 100-day tour of America’s greatest national parks.

North Stradbroke Island: Too good to be true

Letting down your tyre pressure is paramount. Anyone who goes camping is usually packed to the brim so 18psi is a good starting point; this is where the tyre gauge and air compressor earn their keep.

What Straddie has to offer needs to be experienced, not explained.

How Les Misérables made me rethink Brisbane

Photos of the Les Miserables cast in Brisbane

I'm still not sure how Les Misérables changed my mind about Brisbane

OPINION: Should I change my travel plans and skip Paris?

I’m currently booked to spend 15 days in Paris next year

Antiques dating back 700 years being auctioned to help uni

ONE of the Sunshine Coast's most significant collections of antiques will be auctioned next month with proceeds going to the University of the Sunshine Coast.

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?

Not dripping in gold? How to save money on washday

There are many things you can do to save money.

Save money with helpful hints on doing laundry

How to save money on cosmetics and toiletries

Grab your make-up with the groceries

Costbusters: staying in fashion without going broke

Fashion blogger and stylist Nikki Parkinson

Australians spends $37 a week on clothing and $7 on footwear

The office of the future, where stay at home mums rule

Jody Allen, creator of Stay At Home Mum, practices what she preaches and is debt-free at 40.

Mumpreneur's online sensation was all for 'giggles'