Happy Holidays: Squeak’s Shoe Tree

Shoe Ornaments on Christmas Tree

Squeak teased us all last week with this "Sneak Peek" of her shoe tree. Her home was featured on the 2012 Christmas Tour of Homes and I must say was decorated gorgeously! Squeak's welcoming idiom was, "I may not have the largest ball of twine, but I do have a Christmas tree featuring over one hundred shoes."   And the tree was beautifully decorated with black, red and gold shoe ornaments. Squeak and Kim wishing all fellow Shoeaholics a "Merry Christmas"! shoe christmas ornament … [Read more...]

Trendy Homecoming Sandals for 2012

Dyeables Claire Silver Metallic

School is back in session, for my kids anyway. I now have three daughters in high school, and my son is away at college! Don't get me started on all the drama of having three teenage girls in the house. Once a month, the estrogen is out of control, I tell ya. Anyone with testosterone knows better than to come around then. Then there is cost of having three teenage daughters! Luckily the twins (now seniors in high school) have jobs of their own to pay for their own entertainment and school … [Read more...]

Angela Nuran Eternity Wedding Sandals

Angela Nuran Purple Wedding Shoes

Remember me saying my sister, Kaitlyn was looking for wedding sandals for big feet? Well, shoe designer Angela Nuran Gokturk came to her rescue! Kaitlyn picked out the Eternity Dyeable Sandal with a 3.5" from the Angela Nuran 2011 collection and chose to have them dyed a "Regency Purple" shade. Here is a closer photo of the shoes with Kaitlyn's actual engagement ring placed on the heel. Angela Nuran Gokturk sent me the nicest, most descriptive and caring emails. Here is an excerpt from … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Reconstruct Summer Shoes for Fall

Colin Stuart Lace-up Platform Bootie Photo

We all love a great D.I.Y. when it comes to changing up the look of our shoes. There are tons of ways to turn shoes that you just can't bring yourself to wear anymore into fresh new pairs of closet favorites. The same can be said for transitioning from summer styles to fall fabulosity. And, the best thing about re-constructing your own shoes is that it costs next to nothing and you can make your friends jealous with your new one-of-a-kind kicks. Whether you're new to D.I.Y. or a seasoned pro, … [Read more...]

Bandolino Jorkins Floral Print Pumps

Floral Print Peeptoe Pumps Photos

Well, I survived my sister's wedding last weekend! I can't wait to blog about Kaitlyn, the bride's shoes (waiting for official photographer photos first as my phone shots aren't the best, as you'll see below). But today, I bring you the shoes that Adrienne (my brother's girlfriend, who I hope becomes my sister-in-law soon...) wore to the wedding: Adrienne bought these cute Bandolino Jorkins Floral Print Sandals from DSW ($39.95) and wore them with an even cuter orange strapless dress from … [Read more...]