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black maxi with colorful scarf

As you know from this post, I’m homeless.  Well… not technically homeless… but kinda!  We sold our house too quickly {good problem to have I suppose}.  But while we wait for our new construction, it leaves my fab family of five without a home base to call our own for a few months.  If you know me, you know that I’m always up for a little adventure.  I love blowing in the wind and not really having a plan.  I’m a bit of a free spirit.  A quality that can drive my straight-arrow attorney hubby into a fit some days.  But what would he do without me really?  He’d be pretty bored I’m assuming.

But all that being said, even this adventure-seeker is getting a little frazzled this summer.  It turns out that even though we’ve found out we have the most amazing friends and family that will take us in at the drop of a hat, it’s difficult and exhausting to always be on the move.  Not knowing where you left a particular pair of earrings or handbag or even an important piece of mail can be a bit stressful.

No worries though… we know this is temporary.  We see the light at the end of the tunnel {even though that little light is currently pin-sized}.  We are happy and healthy and love what the future holds.

A staple of mine during this nutty summer has been my growing collection of maxi dresses.  Here’s yet another example of one piece of clothing making my day.  A long maxi is my solution.  The knit material can be thrown into my backpack, pulled out and put on without a single thought.  I can wear it to the park, the store, the post office.  Perfectly ready for whatever comes my way.  Perfectly black.  And I have to mention my TOMS from Apricot Lane.  Perfectly heightened.  It makes me taller yet the flat step makes it comfy all day long.

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Black maxi from the clothing swap (similar) // shopwildruffle.com scarf // shopwildruffle.com silver medallion earrings // TOMS aztec wedges c/o Apricot Lane

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10 comments

  1. Hope your homeless situation gets resolved soon. You will love your new place once you make it your home. Your scarf is gorgeous. I will remember to style my black maxi dress with one of my many pretty-print scarves. Thanks for the inspiration. =)

  2. I love that scarf. Omgosh do I love it.
    Also, I was in complete panic mode in a similar homeless situation 2 years ago. Good for you for remaining calm. I probably could have handled that time in my life with a bit more grace.

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