Monday, January 25, 2010


On a lazy Saturday, we had to get out of our humid, sticky, hot house so we decided to go to the driving range (believe it or not, its actually nicer outside than in our toaster oven apartment)

I was all over my short game!

Heath was better at driving :)

Just like my own dad, Heath tries to play golf every week. He was thrilled when I asked him to go to the driving range!

On a side note...

I've been busy cooking new recipes from 4 new recipes books that I got for Christmas and my birthday. Thanks James and Amy for my muffin makers and measuring cups!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

LONG Overdue...

My blog. It has been so long since I've written anything. It has been a very fun, exciting, and eventful few months! This month, I will be married for 6 months. 6 months! It has been so fun and I love Heath more and more everyday. There have been a lot of firsts in our first few months in our marriage and that includes our first Christmas together. We bought a little $15 tree and some decorations.

I learned something funny about Heath...he is very particular about the star! It had to be perfectly straight. It was pretty hard to balance a star that was as heavy as our tree.

At the end of November, we went on a trip to Stradebroke Island. We went fishing on this pier where there were dolphins swimming right next to it! We tried to get pictures but they wouldn't stick around because we had no food. I love this picture of Heath because he looks like a young version of his dad! :)

Heath's cousin Brad, and his wife Lechae

James and Amy! They are the couple that we do everything with...we dated at the same time, married at the same time, and now they are pregnant! We will not be doing that anytime soon...

The young and lovely couple, Courtney and Dave. Come back to Australia!

My bestie

Amy using a homemade fishing rod (or wheel)

There is a long walk you can take along these cliffs and we decided to jump over the fence and climb down to this secluded cove.

While visiting Stradebroke Island, we decided to visit the spot Heath proposed to me at. Since no one in my family has been to this place or have seen pictures, I'm excited to share these!

We were lucky to have my parents come visit in December. We drove down to Sydney to reunite with them. We went sailing on the harbor, celebrated Christmas early, shopped, played was a blast! (See mine or my mom's Facebook for photos)

On the way home, we stopped by the Big Banana and got a banana shake, Heath's favorite

Now skipping to Christmas day. We spent the night at his mum's place and woke up in the morning with all the grandkids. It was a lot of fun but it made me miss my own family. This is a picture of Heath and I when we woke up.

Heath surprised me completely by buying me a budgie for Christmas! His name is Sammy

Can you see whats hiding in our tree?

There he is! (Thanks for the cute ornament Mom)

After Christmas, Kim and Ethan came to Queensland to visit us! I was so happy that they came, even though it had only been a couple weeks since we'd seen them.

Me and Atticus-I love this baby!

Kim and Ethan also got to stay for my birthday party. Since I was turning 21, I decided to have a Vegas Party. Everyone had to dress up in nice evening apparel or Vegas apparel and we set up tables to play poker, blackjack, and roulette (we played with just chips, no money)

Finalists in the Poker Tournament

I was so happy that Kim came to my party. It was nice to have someone there from my family.

Thanks Barb for making my cake! Yum!

My sister-in-law Irene....she is about to pop!

We gave out prizes to chips leaders in Poker and Blackjack, and also best dressed. Guess who got best dressed.....Mrs. Vegas Beauty and Thunder Down Under Hottie!

And that is the last 3 months summed up! I hope 2010 is as great as 2009 was!