• 2020,  Christmas

    Toyota Xmas Party 2020

    This year the Toyota Family Christmas party was held at Preston Peak Winery. At first, we thought that this wasn’t the most ideal choice of location for a family Christmas party. However as it turned out, it was quite a…

  • 2020,  Jason & Belinda

    Our New Home

    We are officially now home owners…again! As of 2:07pm today, our new home in Colvin Street settled. Both Belinda and I are very excited to finally have a place to call our own. The kids are also very excited about…

  • 2020,  Birthdays,  Declan

    Declan’s 17th Birthday

    Today Declan turned 17! It warms both of our hearts to see that he has grown into the kind and responsible young man he is today. Yesterday afternoon Darren and Lorraine came around for some cake and to wish Declan…

  • Jason & Belinda,  2020

    Covid-19 Street

    When most people are trying to avoid COVID-19, we are buying a house named after it. Well not exactly, but 19 Colvin Street is eerily similar sounding to 19 Covid Street. So yeah, we bought a house! It is a…

  • 2020,  Easter

    Easter 2020

    As the self isolation restrictions continue to be enforced, we have been forced to spend more quality time together. While this is in most part a good thing, there have been some crazy confined-related outbursts. Overall everyone has handled the…

  • 2020,  Ryan,  Birthdays,  Basketball

    Ryan’s 8th Birthday

    Well this year it likely to be a memorable year for us, and especially Ryan, as it will be remembered as the year that the Coronavirus pandemic cancelled his birthday party. While we are not trying to focus on the…

  • 2020,  Emma,  Ryan,  Declan,  School

    First Day of School 2020

    The new school year has started today! For Declan, this is his final year of school, which is exciting, a little scary and hard to believe all at the same time. Emma is going into Year 5 this year. She…

  • Jason & Belinda,  2020,  Birthdays

    Belinda’s Birthday Dinner

    Today I surprised Belinda for her birthday with dinner at the Westbrook Tavern. It was all thanks (mostly) to the help of her best friend Kate, who suggested and booked the venue, organised people to attend and made the delicious…

  • Australia,  2020,  Gold Coast,  2019,  Holidays

    Goodbye Ashmore Palms

    Sadly, today was our last day of holidays. We say goodbye to our little holiday home at Ashmore Palms. Despite the constant fighting from Emma and Ryan trying to kill each other, the holiday was fairly relaxing and enjoyable. We…