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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3 Stresses That Didn’t Ruin Our Wedding Day

3 things that almost ruined our wedding & how to keep your head when something goes wrong

I got married recently & it was the most perfect day. But a perfect day doesn’t just happen without anything going wrong first. If you only want to read about our day & all the amazing events that happened to get there then you should read this post. But if […]

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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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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 Places To Cool Off In Cairns, Tropical North Queensland!

5 Places To Cool Off In Cairns, Tropical North Queensland!

About 2 years ago I got back from living in Tropical North Queensland. I spent the better part of five years living in Cairns and I absolutely loved it. I loved the lifestyle, the social life, diving on the reef, exploring the rainforests, and hunting for the next swimming hole. […]

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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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