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What to Wear

Today’s subject is totally frivolous, yet consumes so much energy: What to wear when your spouse is coming home? I really thought that we had covered this here at SpouseBUZZ, but I can’t find it in the archives, so there won’t be any links to other people’s crazy homecoming wardrobe mishaps.

My husband is coming home sometime soon and I was thinking that I should probably figure out what I’m going to wear. I’ve never been much of an outfit planner – last deployment, I just grabbed a pair of pants and a t-shirt. Of course, I had just had a baby, so not much fit, plus I was seriously worried about putting all those kids in something cute.

There are multiple things to consider. I’m not the kind of person who would wear something over-the-top to homecoming, so that is out. We’ve got a four hour drive each way, so comfort is important. Also, we have about 33 inches of snow at our house. That should probably be a factor. No slinky sandals for me!

What kinds of things have you worn to homecomings? I’d love to hear!

About She of the Sea

Oh dear - SpouseBUZZ wants a bio from me. I hate writing bios! What do you want to know? I'm a Navy wife and have been for something less than 20 years. I have four daughters who are approaching the teenage years faster than I can drink a Diet Coke. I love writing for SpouseBUZZ because I know that someone out there understands whatever it is I am saying. I also write about money at The Paycheck Chronicles and I am studying for the Certified Financial Planner exam. This year, I have managed to avoid most of my usual volunteer responsibilities (Girl Scouts, PTO, church, etc.) so that I can focus on helping out at the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. It also allows me to make decent but unappreciated dinners and keep relatively up on the laundry.

Still haven't learned to get Christmas cards out on time, though.