Articles About Footwear

My Kids. My Boots. My Problems.

My Kids. My Boots. My Problems.

As a mom, I like to tease my kids about how they are growing up too fast. It’s halfheartedly a joke and half completely serious. Everyone says that babies become children then graduate then become adults all in the blink of an eye. It ...
She Picked Color; He Picked Cognac

She Picked Color; He Picked Cognac

To say that my wardrobe isn’t very colorful is kind of an understatement. I gravitate toward black, various shades of black and patterns that include… black. Oh yeah, and various shades of brown. I have a few shirts that may hav ...
Just a Walk in the Park

Just a Walk in the Park

A couple of years ago we were invited to the Disney Social Media Moms gathering in Orlando. We had been in prior years, so we had a good idea of what to expect. One thing I remember is wearing athletic sneakers with socks and my feet gettin ...
Let Your Feet Spring into Summer

Let Your Feet Spring into Summer

I woke up earlier this week, looked out the window and saw the worst-looking grass a yard could have. It was smushed down and damaged from the heaps of snow that had been weighing it down for the past few months. It looked pitiful. …a ...
Olaf is Scared of My New Winter Boots

Olaf is Scared of My New Winter Boots

Lately I’ve been on something of a shoe-buying spree. Not because I’m a fanatic about fashion, but because I appreciate applying the right tool (or shoe) to a job. Sneakers are for comfort, running shoes are for running (duh), b ...
Taking Advice and Boots from Scarecrows

Taking Advice and Boots from Scarecrows

Fashion inspiration can come in the most unlikely of places. For instance, a scarecrow. Care to hear a funny story about a cute pair of boots on an abandoned scarecrow? I don’t know about you but we didn’t have much money in the ...
Turning Heads One Step at a Time

Turning Heads One Step at a Time

There was a time in my life when I didn’t mind being the focus of attention. I modeled new clothing lines for the local branch of a national clothing store in exchange for store credit. The work including in-store runway work and disp ...
Are You Ready for Open-Toe Season?

Are You Ready for Open-Toe Season?

This has been a positively brutal winter. Usually by the time we’re changing the clocks, we’re able to enjoy something besides snow boots and winter jackets. Not this year. We’re two weeks into April and I haven’t ev ...