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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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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Love, Proposals & Marriage – Part 2

Flower Arranging for the bouquets at my wedding. collectivelyme.net

  I am now engaged & planning the wedding of my, fairly recent, dreams. If you missed the previous post you can read it here. In my last post, I left you in the lull between booking all the big wedding items & everything coming together closer to the day. […]

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Love, Proposals & Marriage – Part 1

My story of finding Mr Right, the proposal & the marriage.

  I’ve been told by the woman in my life that two of the happiest days in their lives have been their Wedding day & the birth of their child/children. For the first time in my life, I can understand what they meant & how they felt. On May 6th […]

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How to make the Perfect Pickle

Check out this super tasty Pickled cucumber recipe!

“I’ve got a Pickle, I’ve got a Pickle, I’ve got a pickle, hey, hey, hey, hey!” And you will too after giving this tasty recipe a go. This year I’ve decided to give the gift of homemade goods. And these yummy pickles are up on the top of my list. […]

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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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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 Ways To See The Big Game If You Don’t Have Tickets!

other options when you don't have tickets for gameday

So I’ve grown up in a family that loves the Cricket, Rugby Union, AFL & Tennis. Every summer the cricket or tennis is on the TV and every winter would be the footy. Now you’d think growing up surrounded by this would make me an avid viewer, well, you’re wrong. […]

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Candied Walnut Salad

Candied Walnut Salad is great as a lunch or dinner side

Candied Walnut Salad has to be one of my favourite salads. It’s got that beautiful freshness from the greens, a vibrant contrast in colour with the sweet potato and then it’s got the rich flavour of the feta cheese masked by the sweetness of the candied walnuts and then all […]

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FREE 5 Ingredient Bread Recipe!

A super easy recipe that will have any budding baker turning out fantastic loaves of bread from the get go!

    This is by far the easiest home-made bread recipe I’ve ever used and it only has 5 ingredients! If you’d like to give it a go just sign up to my mailing list and I’ll send you a free copy of the recipe! Free 5 Ingredient/No-Knead Bread Recipe! Email […]

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