Happy Monday to you! I hope you had a wonderful weekend, accomplishing all that you desired. I was reminded recently that I've been whining too much about the weather this last week, instead of having a grateful heart. So here goes: I am so very thankful that we are not in a drought situation like California is. I am thankful that the rain and snow will just green up our lawns and also ease the Red Flag warnings in the mountains, especially near my blogging friend KB. On cold days, I am thankful that we can go to the movies or I can sit and quilt all day long. O.k. on to my weekend~you all know I've been looking for a pair of Naot shoes for our Ireland trip. Hubby and I went to two stores on Saturday that carry them and I still wasn't finding the exact pair I wanted; at $179. per pair, I wasn't going to just settle. So at the first store I found some pairs of BORN, another wonderfully comfortable shoes and tried them on. I really liked the feel, but wanted to go to the sister store to see if they had any different Naot's. Long story shorter, I tried on the Born again and decided that if I put a heal liner in the shoes, they would work for me. I loved the fact that they were on sale, for $100.00 less than the Naot's. Many of you may be saying you've never bought a pair of shoes that expensive before, or you wouldn't. Let me explain I haven't either, but have had issues with my feet since I was very little. I have narrow feet and as a child had to wear corrective shoes because I would pronate-walk in on my heals. I hate spending big money on shoes, but also know if it is better for my feet, it is worth it. Both my brother and sister had serious foot problems and my brother still does. In the past, the most expensive shoe I ever bought was Birkenstock's. Even when I worked full time, I never paid that much for shoes; you can imagine that being on a fixed income makes it more difficult to do. So here is the pair of shoes I found, I'm not sure how they'll look with Capris but they are comfortable. The strap is a bit loose and I may take a heal liner and line the underside of the strap to make it a bit tighter. They look really cute with jeans, which I live in.
I've walked, started laundry and going to head to the grocery store to stock up. Our house is like Mother Hubbards Cupboard, we are so low on the staples.
I hope you have a great day! Count your blessings.
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