Meet the Pizza Nazi: No ham or pineapple. No nonsense

ROCCO DeAngelis used to be known as the ‘Pizza Nazi’ so if you utter the words “ham” or “pineapple” and Rocco will be calling “Next!”.

Miranda Kerr's personal chef spills on how celebrities eat

Miranda Kerr pictured on the set of the TV series Australia's Next Top Model. Supplied by Foxtel.

“There are lots of do’s, don’ts and maybes with celebrities,” she said.

Loni Jane: Why I gave up meat five years ago

Vegan influencer Loni Jane with vegetables in her backyard veggie patch. Picture Glenn Hampson

Loni Jane made a decision that changed her life.

Mum pioneers 'gut friendly' bread - and it tastes real

Natasha Hovarth and son Aden with loaves of Aden's Choice.

Not many eight-year-olds can say they have a bread named after them

Get the kids in the kitchen

Get your kids cooking these holidays with these tasty mini pizzas.

When the offspring are bored try some kids-in-the-kitchen action

The beer that's poles apart from our own

Polish beer is great, even if you can't pronounce it

RECIPE: Let's take a dip

Matt Sinclair's beetroot hummus is perfect when a crowd is about to converge on your home.

The quick fix when unexpected guests come calling

11 items you’re probably not cleaning but should

CLEANING is a chore. It’s time-consuming but necessary, and both annoying and satisfying at the same time.

How to hack Kmart and Officeworks for home styling

Customers say having the checkout in the middle of the store is “disorienting”. Picture: Lindsay Moller

Professional property styling is a booming business

Law and order in the laundry

The most utilitarian room in the home, the laundry.

For full loads in the machine conserve water by waiting

Hallelujah, Mr Jinx has gone to his grave

Greg Bray, columnist for the Gladstone Observer. Photo Brenda Strong/The Observer

Why I'm rejoicing about the death of my unreliable mower

Gardening with kids, one of life's simple pleasures

Get outside and you could have a green thumb on your hands

Native garden is competition's City Grand Champion

BUZZING BEAUTY: Gordon and Maria Reynolds, 40 Smythe Dr, in their winning garden.

To be crowned this year's winner was a dream come true

Gardening: Geraniums cope with almost anything

Geraniums, like Oh So Orange, provide colour for much of the year.

Spring is here and garden centres everywhere are a riot of colour

Burger bar serves up floral flavoured ice cream

Betty's Burgers is offering a special lavender and blackberry waffle concrete, a bespoke dessert made available during September.

A burger bar has unveiled a floral ice-cream

Father's Day gift ideas for the gardener

Great gift ideas for the gardener father, or even someone who needs a little bit of green in their life.

Dad's not a green thumb? Sow the seeds of a lifelong interest

What's fresh at your local farmers' market

One Organic has locally-raised organic heirloom vegetable seedlings available at its stalls at the New Brighton and Mullumbimby farmers' markets.

Best buys and new produce available from Northern Rivers growers

Take these steps to conserve water in your garden

These tips ensure not a single drop of water will go to waste in your garden.

Give plants a chance this summer

Don't pack these stupid things when you jet off

Ever wondered if you really need that bulky blow up pillow into which you plunge your head so you can sleep on a flight?

Here's what it's like to ride new Movie World rollercoaster

You literally think you’re going to fall out. So hold on tight! Picture Glenn Hampson .

New Movie World rollercoaster tested on the Gold Coast

How I ended up flying first class for the price of economy

So this is how the other half lives...

“QUICK! Check this out, can this be right?"

Live high life on Low Isles

Healthy coral and reef fish abound at Low Isles in the Great Barrier Reef.

Discover one of the best places to see the reef in all of its glory

I nearly became a Cuban's sugar-mumma

Lou Blair, right, with a friend. Picture: Lou BlairSource:Supplied

I almost became a ‘sugar mamma’ while travelling through Cuba

How to entertain the kids these holidays

Thrillseekers on one of the rides at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast

School's out and now you have to find ways to entertain them

Did you play these road trip games?

Pull out a few old-fashioned road trip games for the school holidays and watch the kids squirm without their devices.

Try these old-fashioned road trip games on the kids these holidays

Biggest Bachelorette mystery solved

ONE moment in The Bachelorette this week left viewers — and contestants — absolutely stumped. Now, we finally have an answer

Holly Valance picks unusual name for new daughter

Holly Candy and husband Nick have added a new baby to the family.

Former Neighbours star and her husband are parents for a second time

Re-visit Johnny Cash at Folsom

ON STAGE: Daniel Thompson and Stuie French will put on a Johnny Cash tribute show.

Tribute show coming to Lennox Head

Riverdale star’s car crash has sparked an on-set protest

Riverdale star KJ Apa (left) crashed his car after falling asleep behind the wheel.

KJ APA had finished a 16-hour day when he fell asleep at the wheel.

Pathetic clash: ‘Piece of s***!’

Sophie Monk handles the boys on The Bachelor.

She gave him the first kiss, but Sophie may have created a monster.

Proof Aussies get a raw deal on digital entertainment

That’s probably a US-based catalogue.

Aussies are getting a raw deal on digital entertainment

Karl Puschmann: Seinfeld takes on Seinfeld

'Jerry Before Seinfeld' was never going to deep-dive into Seinfeld's soul but it does offer one telling insight.

What's the deal with Jerry Seinfeld?

Model says she couldn't find work here due to skin colour

SOUTH Sudan-born Aussie model Duckie Thot says she had to leave Australia to work as a professional model.

Buyer allegedly pulls a knife on guy over $1100 'Yeezy' shoes

The Kanye West-designed shoes were for sale for $1100.

'Naked jumper' proves a hit as it sells out online

Calvin Klein’s see-through jumper.

Emperor's new clothes or fashion revolution?

Paris, Milan dream one step closer for 14-year-old model

Models present creations by German designer Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel fashion house during the Paris Fashion Week, at the Grand Palais, in Paris, France, 05 March 2013. The presentation of the Ready-to-Wear Fall-Winter 2013/14 collections runs from 26 February to 06 March. EPA/CHRISTOPHE KARABA

Nevaya Adkins taking strides to world runway

What it’s like to compete in Miss Nude World

It might be just us, but we don’t think Isabelle has anything to worry about.

It's Friday afternoon and Isabelle Deltore is freaking out

Sexy rashie swimsuit helps all shapes get in the swim

A Une Piece swimsuit is made with 28 pieces of Italian UPF50+ rated fabric that flatter and support the female shape.

A Une Piece swimsuit flatters and supports the female shape

Customers rage over baked beans change

AUSTRALIAN shoppers are angry at Kraft Heinz after its “bold move” to change one of Australia’s favourite grocery store items slightly backfired.

Myer, David Jones: why big retailers are struggling

Myer is facing tough times

Christmas 2017 is going to be make or break

Tomorrow’s Special Buys range at Aldi has people all excited

ALDI’S Special Buys are known to cause something akin to hysteria

How to cut grocery bill from $500 to $250 a month

Forget worrying about your fancy Saturday post-pilates brunch

Saving money made simple for pensioners

SAVING MONEY: John Scarborough says people should grow as much food as they can, and that lettuce, silverbeet and herbs are good crops to start with.

Local shares how he makes pension go further

DJI Spark drone is child's play to fly

EASY: Getting great footage with the DJI Spark is very easy thanks to a good stabilised camera.

My 13-year-old son was flying it in minutes

Samsung set for bigger, beach friendly Note 8

Samsung will be going bigger than ever to launch its Note 8 after this year's launch of the S8.

Water, dust, now sand-resistant?

Boy's flu battle: 'He is not going to hear me say, I love you'

The soccer-mad Year 2 student suffered a string of other illnesses including sepsis, meningitis, and a blood clot on his brain but now he is finally coming...

Sleep and sex will make you happier than a payrise, study shows

Abril Benedit and Facundo Arguello gave up their careers in psychology and marketing in Argentina to travel the world and spend more time with one another. Picture: Richard Dobson

“Better sleep is the biggest single contributor to living ­better."

What you need to know before you ditch carbs

Instead of ditching carbs, switch to wholegrain (brown rice, barley, buckwheat, quinoa, spelt or polenta), along with fruits, beans and vegetables.

Not all carbs are the same and understanding the difference is vital

"We are not able to treat it": Antibiotics' STI superbug

Superbug worsening thanks to overuse of antibiotics

Connie’s last moments: ‘She went out on top’

Samuel Johnson said Connie ‘went out on top’.

Samuel Johnson has opened up about his sister Connie’s final moments

How teen girls should be taught about sex

Teenage girls are the most over-sexualised creatures on the planet

How dry spell could be making us sick

Bacteria Generic.

Public health warnings are being circulated as a dry spell continues

Use sugar tax to offset costs of better foods

IF our weight was on the fire danger rating scale, the needle would now be officially pointed at “catastrophic”.

Mum defies the odds with miracle babies

FAMILY TIME: Amy Slapp, holding Lochlan, with Declan, Olivia and Abigail take some time out at home meeting the newest addition to their family.

'I'd been through it once before so this time wasn't as daunting'

'Techno-tantrums': How to raise kids in a digital world

Dr Kristy Goodwin helps modern parents, educators and health professionals understand what young children, aged 0-12 years really need to thrive in a digital world.

Balance is the key to navigating kids online use

Dentist reassures young boy tooth fairy hadn't forgotten him

A dentist has reassured a Xavier Webb that the tooth fairy hadn’t forgotten him, when he teeth went missing from a jar in the kitchen.

'They have taken the teeth but left nothing in lieu?'

Mum upset after sister steals both her baby names

She has two boys and her sister has used both her children's names for her own kids

"AIBU [Am I Being Unreasonable] to think this is a bit unfair?”

Mum doesn't know she has given birth

Sarah has been in an induced coma since she gave birth on August 28. Source: Gofundme

Her son won't be named until she wakes from her coma

'My children are not a number': Rocky mum turns lives around

CHANGED FUTURES: Bailee Stjernqvist, Penny Martin, Kazzi Doyle and Nathan Baira. Penny has taken in several teenagers who have turned their lives around with her help and support.

These teens have made huge changes to their futures

Groom asks guests to fork out $250 for wedding

A GROOM in the UK has asked guests to pay for his wedding.

Aussie slays partner with virtual reality proposal

Reality and virtual reality collide. Picture: Supplied

He even managed to transport partner back to hometown

The secret to a long marriage? There's no such thing

CHEERS: Bob and Shirley Blackburn celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at Mothar Mountain Hall.

60 years later, and they're still going strong

Toowoomba, Townsville, Cairns topping sex toys list

Sex toys remain popular in Townsville, Cairns and Toowoomba.

Online adult store Femplay has listed Townsville at number four