High Maintenance + Indecisive = Nutcase

So yeah.  This is what my bed looks like right now.  Keep in mind, I’m going away for just THREE days.

That’s four possible evening going-out outfits and two possible casual daytime outfits and then a few extra tops for good measure.  And this doesn’t even include the array of denim jackets (thus my fashion question of the week) and shoes.  Oh, and handbags.  Because the little cross-over bag I got yesterday isn’t going to work out.  So I think I’ll just work with what I have, seeing how I pretty much could open a store with my handbag collection, anyway.

It’s hard to pack, not knowing exactly what we will be doing, so I feel like I need a lot of options.  My favorite evening going-out outfits involve long jeans that need
high heeled shoes, but I have to imagine that pretty much anything we
do will involve a lot of walking.  So I have a couple of skirts that I can wear with flats in there too.  And then there are my airplane/traveling outfits.  Which DEFINITELY involve jeans and flat shoes.

Oh how I long to be one of those delightfully low-maintenance women who can pack for a long weekend in a carry-on bag.  Maybe in my next life…

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29 thoughts on “High Maintenance + Indecisive = Nutcase

  1. That’s all you’re taking? I guess I’m more high-maintenance than I thought. A girl has got to have plenty of options… you never know how you’re going to feel at that moment and can never be limited to only one pre-planned outfit. I love the accessories laid out on the outfits… you’re with it, girl.

  2. LOL – thanks for the chuckle. I don’t think you have too much there at all. Options are good – because there is nothing worse than being in a hotel room & not liking what you have on, but having no other choices to go with!

  3. That’s a lot of stuff! I am all about having choices too, but I think I limit them a bit more. Every thing looks cute though, so I’m sure it would be hard to leave something at home. Can’t wait to hear about the trip.

  4. I am so glad you showed what you are taking with you. It all looks so cute and I am sure you will be adorable in them all!
    I am very High Maintenance, so I totally understand the need to take it all!

  5. I agree with Denitra… maybe I SHOULD look into being high maintenance… At least you’ll be getting a great workout lugging all the luggage and you’ll look good no matter what! 🙂

  6. Looks to me like you don’t have enough options, really. Just remember you can always buy something while you’re there, maybe Cinderella’s dress although I’ve always been partial to Snow White’s dress and you do have dark hair.

  7. I’m still coveting that skirt on the left – AND THEY DON’T HAVE IT ANYMORE!!!

    I’m with you – you need to be prepared – handbags and all!

  8. You pack just like me. It takes me forever. And I do not long to be one of those low maintenance women. My mother in law is one of those and she will pack one pair of jeans and one pair of khakis for a whole week. What’s up with that?

  9. So, I know we’re just getting to know each other and all, but High Maintenance and Indecisive are pretty strong words…. that I just so happen to use to describe ….myself.


    Love ya’, girl!

  10. You have very cute clothes! I always pack too much you never know, you might need more clothes just in case!

  11. I won’t comment on your nut-cased-ness, but I did used to have a slipcover for my couch that looked just like your bedspread!! 🙂

    Have fun packing!

  12. Your “weekend wardrobe” looks great! I love that you have coordinating handbags and accessories. Maybe I’ll be as fashionable as you are someday. 🙂

  13. I packed fewer outfits than that to go to London for six weeks. 🙂

    But I will say that everything looks very cute.

  14. I don’t think you’re overdoing it…not too much anyway 😉 he he. Really, I think I might take one less going out outfit. All that walking, though, you’re likely to sweat…I mean “glow”… and will want fresh outfits.

  15. So, um I’ve been a lurker for a lonnnng time. But today, is coming out day! I just have to say I love, love, love, your blog(s) and think you know everything. What book in The Bible are you after? Old Testament or New? I hope you have a super time on your trip. I’m jealous you are going to meet The Nester and Chatting at the Sky in PERSON! Big sigh. Have a great time and have a glass of wine or two in honor of my coming out!

  16. My family and I are actually heading to Disney this weekend, too. It’s hard enough packing for myself, but add the kids in and I’m already in over my head. Keep an eye out for us – we’ll be having the BEST time, no matter what we’re wearing. Have fun!

  17. You crack me up!!! I think you’ll be prepared for all situations. And I’m sure you’ll have fun and look great doing it!

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