• 09Apr
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    new shoesAs is typical of most women, I love shoes.  I think a shoe can make or break an outfit.  Until my very late 20s, I wore a size 2 child’s shoe.  Just imagine with me for a moment wearing the same size of shoe as your average second grader (like Barbie sneakers or flower-power sandals) with something like, say a buisness suit or even your wedding dress, and you will see the dilemna I had for many years.  I am 4’10” and my husband is 6’…yet I was not able to wear high heels on my wedding day.  The predominant shoes available for children consisted of a few main colors:  black (often patent leather), brown, white, and ballerina pink were the norm for dressier styles abounding in buckles and bows; athletic shoes usually sported a character theme, and so on. 

    As I neared thirty, I gained about as many pounds, and my feet also changed sizes.  I was ecstatic to find that I could now wear a real, adult, high heeled shoe…in a size 4.  So the downfall is that not a lot of stores in my area carry this size of shoe – one store to be exact:  Naturalizer.  The mall store does not usually have any of my size in stock, but will special order for me.  I have found it is just easier to go online and check what is in stock in my size and order directly from there.  My dilemna is that they only offer a few of their styles in sizes smaller than a 5.  Because of this, when I actually find a pair of shoes that I like that is also available in my size, I purchase them immediately (because they will be sold out tomorrow).  So when I found these gorgeous sandals this morning, I knew they were mine.  Add in the fact that they were on sale, plus my preferred customer discount, all I needed to do was click the purchase button! 

    Okay, okay…I understand that purchasing a pair of shoes may not be a big deal to y’all, but I average about 1-2 new pairs a year because of the difficulty I have in finding my size.  So you can just look away as I do my little celebration dance for my new shoes.  Lol.  🙂

    Photo courtesy of www.naturalizer.com.

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1 Comment to Doing the Happy Dance

  • fROM SOMEONE WHO WEARS A SIZE 10 SLIM I KNOW JUST HOW EXCITED YOU ARE TO FIND A PAIR OF SHOES.THE ONLY PLACE THAT CARRIES MY SIZE IS COOK AND LOVES IN MEMPHIS

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