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First Bite Magazine Launch

Our wonderful local magazine, Profile heard that Kylie Huckstepp wanted to create a new food magazine on the Sunshine Coast.  Genine Howard, the magazine’s managing director contacted Kylie and suggested that perhaps there was a way they could work together. Kylie knows her food – she has a popular food blog at Sunshine Coast Food [...]

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Sticky Beak Foods

Ever meet a food producer that you just fall in love with?  It seems to happen to me all the time.  Recently I met the owner of Sticky Beak Foods at the Big Pineapple and couldn’t resist buying some of her Mango chutney.  I loved it! The recipes for the homemade relishes and chutneys have [...]

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Jamie’s Gourmet

I heard about Jamie Milverton first from my friend Lorraine Elliott who is also Not Quite Nigella, one of the biggest food writers in Australia.  She made a food tour of the Sunshine Coast last year and wrote about her visit.  In the post she showed us how to make tomato relish the Jamie Milverton [...]

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Watch the Australia Hockeyroos Play the USA

Australia’s Hockeyroos take on the USA on the Sunshine Coast in a three test series over the Easter long weekend starting on April 5th at 3pm.  Both teams have qualified for the London Olympics but have yet to finalise their squads. All players will be out to impress their national selectors so skillful tight games [...]

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The Sunshine Coast Oriana Choir

In just a few short months Sunshine Coast Oriana Choir singers will be heading off on the trip of a lifetime to perform in prestigious locations across Europe.  They’ll also compete on the world stage at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod in Wales. Sunshine Coast audiences will be the first to hear the music they are [...]

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Elmo is Coming to Nambour!

That’s right, Elmo’s World Tour will perform at the Nambour Civic Centre in Nambour on the Sunshine Coast on Tuesday 27 March from 10am to 12noon.  Tickets are $29.90 for anyone over 1 year of age. You’ll enjoy the singing and dancing stage show that’s been touring all over Australia.  Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, Grover, [...]

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Mooloolaba Canal Cruise

If you’re on the Sunshine Coast and you haven’t taken a cruise on the Kawana Canals, you’re really missing out on a fun time.  The cruise leaves from the Mooloolaba Wharf and you can buy your tickets at the ticket booth on the wharf.  Then just before cruise time you’ll be allowed to board the [...]

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Queensland Spit Roast Catering

Recently I had the good fortune to meet one of the owners of Queensland Spit Roast Catering at a function.  There aren’t many people who talk as passionately about their business as she did to me.  So I thought I should pass on her information if you’re looking for someone to cater a party, a [...]

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Woofstock 2011

If you’ve never taken your dog to Woofstock then mark your calendar for when it comes to a location near you.  I’ll admit there was a huge “home town” element at the Eumundi Markets location in Queensland today but all the dogs had a great time! There was a contest for the waggiest tale, agility, [...]

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Sunshine Coast of Australia

Why have I created this site?  I love where I live and I think you will too.  I don’t make any money off this site – it’s a labour of love. We’ve lived on the Sunshine Coast of Australia for over a year and I have enjoyed every single day I’ve been here.  There’s absolutely [...]

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