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Monday, August 10, 2009

New Kicks.


If you follow me on Twitter or are my Facebook "friend", you knew that today we were out shopping for new school shoes.

With my mother in law.

In the past she's purchased a new outfit for T and M before school starts. This year she wanted to change it up and buy each of the three school-go-ers a new pair of shoes.

So off we went today.

It was anything but easy.

What the kids like. (Things that light up, glow, have sparkly things dangling on them, Lightning Mcqueen, skulls.)

What grandma likes. (Basically anything that make the kids happy.)

What I like. (Nothing that lights up, no characters, no glowing...the list goes on.)

What actually fits. (No, not something that is a 1/2 size too small just because you love it and you don't mind that your feet will be sore. Ahem, Miss M.)

You know, the ordinary negotiations.

All in all the day was a success because we went to two stores and managed to get shoes for all three, er, I mean six, of the school go-ers feet that fit, I like, grandma likes and most importantly, they like.

The above is a sampling of me, trying to be creative. And also show off the new kicks.

7 Comments:

Anonymous Cyndy said...

Super Cute...E is getting so big! Hope we can catch up tomorrow.

August 10, 2009 at 9:09 PM  
Anonymous Jes said...

Shoe shopping is tough! Love the pics :) Of course, great picks for the shoes!

August 10, 2009 at 9:12 PM  
Blogger Rodman Life said...

This is very clever S! I love it! I love M's shoes.. I think I'd even try pulling them off! I'm glad the day was successful!

August 10, 2009 at 9:31 PM  
Blogger The Lindahl News said...

Love the look of little Miss E surrounded by shoes and legs!

August 10, 2009 at 9:34 PM  
Blogger Jon, Sara, Tyler, and Sophie said...

The new shoes look great!

And, how is your most favorite teacher ever doing? Is he feeling healthy? I hope so!

August 10, 2009 at 9:36 PM  
Blogger Beth and Nate said...

Great pics! E is cute as ever! Sorry I won't have a chance to connect with you and the ladies tonight, but hopefully we'll all get together again soon!

August 11, 2009 at 8:25 AM  
Blogger Heather said...

I love the artistic photos of shoe shopping! So adorable.

August 14, 2009 at 3:38 PM  

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