Thursday, February 10, 2011

Holiday Shoes and Pretty Things

It was a crazy week last week. Between calling schools, flying solo, cold air, and 'the moodiest week of the month', I was spent. I took the haydster out to find some shoes for him, and passed the clearance racks at Dillard's

I had to have them, of course. Are they too much "Dorothy"?
Do snowflake socks make these official winter wear?

Anyway, I hope I have a legitimate reason to wear them on Valentine's. They are Gianni Bini heels and I snagged them for 23 bucks.

I received a few of the valentines from my exchange. Look at this little darling one.

Looking at it makes me feel young

I made these to send out

and for around the house, peek at this adorable wall plaque from Shopko (shocking, I know)

you could drape a romantic scarf around your bedside lamp
instead of worrying about candles to enjoy a softer glow

I have also decided if it requires a dress this winter, I will also be donning my
birthday boots, leg warmers, and thick tights.

Sharing this quote a friend posted on Facebook today:

‎"Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well." ~Voltaire

See something beautiful today


shannon i olson said...

I love your shoes...your boots with your dress and what a great photo of your family on your header.

Lynnae said...

That's a fun post. I'm ready to Valentine up my house now.
Last night I saw tall socks with high heels and after reading this post I just retraced my blog hopping steps trying to find it, to no avail.
Well, yours are darling!

Tammy@Beatrice Banks said...

Those shoes rock! Love all your Valentine touches. Your blog header is so sweet. I have two boys and 1 daughter but she's gone away to college so now I'm surrounded by guys too. Blogging is a great outlet for my girlie stuff! Just found your lovely blog via My Romantic Home. I'm your newest follower and would be delighted to have you follow me back!
Happy Valentine's Day!

ramsam said...

Welcome to the linky followers that have stopped by from Cindy's My Romantic Home.... I am loving these holiday link ups!

Monica said...

I love a good Dillards sale, especially on shoes. I am currently wearing my favorite Gianni Bini nude heels. At Christmastime I found a really great pair of over the knee black suede boots. Who says you have to spend a lot of money to look amazing.

Sherry said...

Oh, I love the quote. I also love the shoes!! What a great price on them. Very cute. I have three boys too. Your header pic is so wonderful. I also, love your handmade Valentine. Your very talented. Thanks a bunch for coming by and joining my party!

deb famularo said...

What an awesome post! LOVE the shoes & the Valentines!!!!!!!!! And all the hearts on your blog!! :)
THX for your sweet comments too!! Happy Valentine's Day!! xoxo

Sheila Rumney said...

Love the shoes!!! Even better with the cute socks!

Have a wonderful Valentine's Day!

Anonymous said...

Hi Ramsam. Love, love the shoes and so glad you bought them; have to wear them; they are funky and so great with the socks no matter what season we're in -- but oh so VALENTINE!! Enjoyed your blog. Terri

Ragamuffin Gal said...

This is such a sweet romantic post for Valentine's Day! Thanks so much for coming by and visiting me so that I could come over and meet wonderful you! Your blog is 100% delightfully authentic with a touch homespun whimsy ~ I have loved my visit here today! Blessings ~ Katie

Melissa said...

Love these red shoes....and oh what fab vintage love found here!!

Lee said...

You are beyond cute. Love the shoes!!