DIY Christmas Wreath

DIY Bay Leaf Christmas Wreath - CollectivelyME.net

We are having our first Christmas together as a married couple in chilly old England, which is a bit of a shock to the system compared to Christmas in Australia. The cold has put me off a bit (it’s meant to be 25-30 C, not 5 C) so to help me […]

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My Big Day and Le Baron Rouge Paris

My birthday in paris at le baron rouge

This year my birthday was definitely one to remember. After spending a month in Greece island hopping and drinking cocktails on the beach, we realised that I was going to spend my big day (the day we fly from Greece) travelling back to the UK with no real plan. I […]

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On The Rocks – Ios

Relax, infinity pool, beautiful, Ios greece, greece, on the rocks, collectivelyme.net

We have just stayed in amazing accommodation in Ios, The House On The Rocks, Greece. So amazing that I want to tell you all about it so that you too can have the opportunity to experience it. Before I get started I just wanted to let you know that as […]

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Copenhagen on A Budget

Nyhavn Copenhagen

So if you’ve been following my posts, you’ll know that we are on a big 18 months trip.  If not, we’re on an 18 month trip travelling all around Europe & the UK!! We’ll be travelling on a budget so we’re keeping pretty close tabs on the finances. The first […]

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Pesto Meatballs

Super tasty pesto meatballs are great in a chicken broth or a hamburger patty

We are currently on a serious budget with the wedding coming up and our trip overseas. This month we’ve challenged ourselves with living off what’s in the fridge & cupboard & only spending $50/wk (or less) on groceries. This would be fine if at the same time I wasn’t trying […]

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Booking Cheap Flights

3 awesome tricks to help you get cheaper airfares

Please note that this page contains affiliate links, this means I may earn a commission if you use them. I only recommend links that I use and trust. Do you know how to book cheap flights? Well, we’ve just booked ours and now we’re going on our long awaited adventure. […]

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Believe In Yourself

To achieve your dreams you need to believe in yourself. These are a couple of tips to help you get there

The date is set, the tickets are booked, the planning is underway. I am finally going on my overseas adventure, and I am so so so very excited because I’ll also be sharing it with my husband! Well, he will be my husband by the time we leave. I’ve had […]

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5 Gifts For The Modern Age Guy

5 Gifts For The Modern Man Who Has Everything

The Man Who Has Everything If you’re like me, you probably struggle to find gifts for men, & think it’s getting harder and harder to buy them a gift be it for Valentine’s day or any other gift giving occasion. These days the modern man seems to be ‘the man […]

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5 Things I Learnt From Doing A Semi-Private Gym Program

5 things I learnt from doing a gym program

  My Bad Christmas Christmas was pretty bad for me in terms of over-eating and lack of exercise. But the worst thing about it was I knew I was doing it and I didn’t care because again I knew I was kick-starting the year with a 28-day high-intensity semi-private gym […]

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Bradleys Head Reserve – Bushwalking in the City

A beautiful walk in the heart of the city

  Bradleys Head Reserve Last Thursday the Fiance and I got up nice and early to go get some pretty shots of the sunrise, and to kill two birds with one stone (slightly brutal, I know) we decided to explore the Bradleys Head to Chowder Bay walk. For me this is […]

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