Everything I Bought In November 2018

November 2018 Favourites from HowToGYST.com

November saw the start of my Christmas shopping… for MEEE! Ha ha. I’ve added a few new festive pieces to my wardrobe, including the world’s most amazing Christmas cardigan. (Warning: This one will divide opinion!){Heads up that this post contains affiliate links for Christmas sweaters. If you make a purchase, I’ll earn a small commission from the company. You know me, I only recommend stuff I truly love. Thank you for your support in helping me bring you the best.} Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

Happy Alternative Thanksgiving 2018!

Alternative Thanksgiving 2018 – Things to be grateful for | Gratitude

Because I’m Irish, I don’t celebrate the US holiday of Thanksgiving. Nonetheless, I do try to practice gratitude on a regular basis, so I appreciate anything that reminds me. Still though, I always like to give it my own little twist, so last year I started Alternative Thanksgiving as a little nod to my first year living in America. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

An Open Love Letter To My One And Only

Scout is 5! I don’t mind admitting that on Saturday night I had a little “moment” when I looked at the clock and realised that exactly 5 years previously, I’d just gone into labour with her.I know everyone says the years fly by but, for me, those 5 years have felt like an eternity. What I mean by that is that I’m not the same woman anymore. I’m living a completely different life now, in a completely different world. Back then, I was a lawyer, I lived in Ireland, and I had long hair! Fast forward 5 years, I’ve had a complete change… Onwards! ->

Did I Even Set 2018 Resolutions For Myself? You’re About To Find Out!

2018 Resolutions | This is the first time I've done this...

Ah, 2018 resolutions. Look, I won’t lie, I went back and forth on this one for a long time.  I know I know, I’m resolution-setter extraordinaire. But I’m at a stage in my life where I feel everything is going well. I’ve achieved a lot in recent years and I’m already balls-to-the-wall working on future stuff. So what’s the point in setting resolutions, especially when I’ve already got so many “left over” from previous years?  (I’m being serious.)This wasn’t an easy decision to make, but I feel it’s the right one for where I’m at in my life right now. The truth… Onwards! ->