If you've ever looked down while talking with me you will have noticed that my shoes are generally between awful and appalling and down right embarrassing.
Yes. I am aware of this.
The problem is that from childhood I've always hated to wear shoes. Always.
They would be scattered around my neighborhood
mostly under apple trees and every evening my parents would ask...
where are your shoes?
I would then explain- you CAN'T climb trees in flip flops!
(Okay, we called them thongs back then before people wore butt crack underwear).
Beyond that, as an adult my feet are two different sizes and extra narrow, I broke one that just never healed right,
and I have
(monkey toes with a longer second toe than first
which is why toe out shoes were invented I'm sure.
You may or may not be interested to know that it's also believed
to be a sign of being the head of the family.
The longer your 2nd toe is from your first the stronger your leadership role.
Yeah- no contest. I rule.)
So, to find shoes that are comfortable or that fit or even just stay on my feet...huhhhhh...
My daughter Sarah on the other hand
will stuff her little toes into anything that is beautiful
and to her most shoes that fit her are in that category.
Shoe shopping together has been a challenge in the past
but I was determined on this trip
to go with Sarah and take her advice and
find the perfect pair of black shoes I can wear every day.
The best bug man in Dallas let us in on this secret gold mine of shoes called
Off Price Shoes.
They are regularly $9.99
but on special days they are marked down to $4.99 for shoes
and $15 for boots.
I, who generally walks out of shoes stores
crabby and disappointed
(whether I find shoes to fit or not)
hit the boot bonanza!
Sarah walked out with 9 new pairs of shoes for $48 including tax!
In less than an hour we came home with a dozen new pairs and created our own little shoe display like a work of art at home...
because according to Sarah-
"What's more beautiful than a dozen pair of new shoes".
You will notice that there is a pair missing.
Yes. The black pair of flats I originally came to Dallas to find!!!
I only bought boots!!
We are still in search for the perfect pair of black shoes!
The adventure continues...