The situation is this:
I look for my glasses and I search everywhere: bedroom, garage, living, kitchen, every draw possible. It 's no where to be found. In the end I realize them were on my head the whole time.
Is there an adjective or expression to describe when someone look for everywhere for something but in the end it was on me the whole time.
You could say it was a wild goose chase, but that's not quite right. I don't know if there's an exact expression for such a thing. (