Archives for January 2007

What’s your Shoe Buying Average?

I watching Family Feud today (I prefer Richard Dawson  over John O'Hurley).    One of the bonus round questions was "What's the average number of pairs of shoes a woman buys per year?"   The top answer was.... 5.   Yes, FIVE!   Where are they getting these average people?! Obviously, not shoe addicts.   I buy at least 5 new pairs of shoes per month. … [Read more...]

Kate Hudson’s Button-up Boots

Another from People Magazine's Off The Rack "You Asked We Found" "¦ Q: Please tell me where Kate Hudson got the gray boots she wears in the Star Tracks posted on your website. In case these boots are ridiculously expensive, can you also suggest a cheaper look-alike boot? A: These particular grey boots are from Thomas Wylde and went for about $1700! But since they are last season's style, they are no longer available. But if you love the look, Zappos carries similar boots by kenzie for … [Read more...]

Be a Shoeru and Win Mixtionary!

One of the fun parts of my  career in  affiliate marketing  is that companies send me free  stuff to write  reviews about.   I've gotten everything from  shoes (shocking,  I know)  to golf clubs (I don't golf), bicycles (for my kids) to sex toys (yes, I'm serious). sent me 3 copies of their new book "Mixtionary: Mixed-up modern words for the mixed-up modern world".   As I started to read my copy (keep reading for your chance to grab one of the other two copies), I noticed … [Read more...]

Are you a Flip-Flop fan?

Everyone knows I'm not a fan of flip-flops, but I am a fan of good deals.   Therefore I couldn't resist ordering a pair of these Velvet Sequin Flip-Flops (I ordered brown).Regularly $14.99 - now only $7.99!   Plus FREE Shipping with any order from with Code: AVON7 Velvet-wrapped molded footbed. Man-made upper with metallic sequin embellishment. Imported. Available in Brown and Red Wine in sizes S(5-6), M(7-8) and L(9-10). … [Read more...]

Rakku: The Future of Shoe Storage

  Shoe fanatics everywhere have been going crazy for the new Shoe Wheel by Rakku that offers the ultimate, stylish solution for those who have enough of conventional shoe racks (aka me). And if I owned all those colors of pumps, it'd be even more cool. The shoe wheel (looks like a rolodex to me) includes 20 expandable pockets that can hold up to 30 pairs of shoes (up to mens' size 10.5).   The shoes are inserted into adjustable  pockets through elastic bands, which secure the shoes in place. … [Read more...]