{SAHM Style} Blanket Scarf | Thriftanista in the City

1.06.2014

{SAHM Style} Blanket Scarf

Happy New Year! I haven't blogged since last year! *chuckle, chuckle*. I'm on a couch island staying cozy and warm with help from the "blanket" around my neck. Scarves this big can be costly but guess what's cheaper? Fabric. I am wearing enough fabric to cocoon myself in while I drink wine and watch tv later. 

diy orange blanket scarf


If you don't already know, we're in the midst of some pretty nasty weather. Snowing for the past 3 days and now below 0 temps are on the way. Should I brave the cold, I can cover my head and half my face too! Not likely to happen though. Ms. V has her new bike and loads of new toys and games to keep her busy. We will stay in and play until exhaustion.

sahm casual style

If I venture out into #ChiBeria, I will need more than what I'm wearing now. This is just a base layer! Tees and leggings make great long underwear. Naturally I would have to swap out the boots for the flat ugly ones. I wouldn't want to break an ankle clomping through several inches of snow.

scarf tee leggings

I like to hibernate when the temps go below 30. I can't even deal right now. My moxie level is pretty low. The universe is really egging on my wanderlust nature. My goal (our family goal) for this year is to move to a warmer climate. It could be somewhere in California or maybe the coast of Kenya -- our ultimate relocation plan. I could use my fabric for other things like sewing pretty dresses.

how to wear blanket scarf
THRIFT vintage earrings - Target sweater - jeggings FREE Manifesto Moxie tee DIY fabric blanket sweater RETAIL Betsy Johnson booties

winter fashion ideas

How's everyone doing? Are you in blanket scarf or flip flops?

***in other news***

Linking up with the lovely ladies of Monday MingleThrifters Anonymous, and What I Wore Wednesday.

I did manage one quick thrift trip in the new year. Found a little LV.

jeggings style ideas

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13 comments

Whitney James said...

LOVE those boots! Great comfy look. Stay warm...XO!

~Whitney
www.whitneynicjames.com

Laila @OnlyLaila said...

Okay so I thought you were joking about leaving!! But I totally understand the warmer climate. I have lots of family in Arizona and California and I wish I was with them right now.

I love the scarf, orange is one of my favorite colors.

My Kurves said...

You look Great here. Orange is my color and I'm glad that I can wear flip flops today.

Jenny Moyett said...

That scarf looks amazingly cozy. Cute outfit too!

Have a great week!

-Jenny
http://www.babblingsofamommy.com/2014/01/2014-style-resolutions.html

Chioma said...

you look fabulously cozy girl! i love that scarf so much! I may have to try some indoor shots!!

~Chioma
C's Evolution of Style

Kenya L Fashion Blog said...

Love the scarf and the boots! You look so cozy girl! Fabulous photos! Stay warm! It's crazy cold here so I can only imagine up your way!!

xo, Kenya

www.kenyalfashionblog.com

14th Street Vintage said...

I was going to be outta here as soon as Chaz graduates. Now he's looking at Northwestern. That was not part of Mom's plan!

Anonymous said...

I love your rad oversized scarf! Keep on rocking it :)

Shon said...

Love it! The boots would double as a scraper for your car windows?? Stay warm, cozy and in by the fire if at all possible. Happy New Year!

Shana Emily said...

haha girl your face in these photos are priceless haha Love that scarf and color on you is fantastic...I love everything you wear if I could make you TA member every week I would. haha we need to collaborate this year perhaps...hmmmm Color challenge maybe?

Antionette Blake said...

Very good idea to stay nice and toasty - now the temps are rising so Spring is not far behind. Hopped over from #thriftersanonymous - Happy Hump Day Wednesday!

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

That scarf is such a gorgeous hue!

April Ronnecke said...

I love that scarf and those boots are on point!

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