Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Slippers

I  love slippers.  I wear them a portion (all) of every day.  My feet are perpetually freezing, so I bundle them up with warm socks and my slippers.  Here is the pair I've been wearing since (eek!) I was pregnant with Savannah (now 19 mos. old):


Yes, sometimes when I  walk I can feel the floor on my feet.  And yes, sadly, they have been leaving bits of themselves all over the house for weeks now.  They are a very fuzzy red... lovely for those crummy pregnant days when you want something cheerful to help you smile through the nausea.  Not so good for keeping the floors free of red lint (and now, rubber sole parts)... 

I've known for months that it was time to get new ones, but I couldn't find the right fit.  You see, I  wear them every day, and I can't stress enough how much they matter to me - type,  fit, comfort, durability, etc.  The other day I was at Wal-Mart with a bunch of time to kill and I thought, "Why not?  I'll wander over to slippers..."  Please keep in mind that I have looked there before.  I have checked other stores.  I have checked websites.  I have checked catalogs.  I have checked every place to check known to my brain, and never found a good fit.  

It took approximately 5 seconds to find the perfect pair.  Even Sydney agreed.  They're not fancy (or really fuzzy),  but they fit my feet, they fit the budget, and they have no holes.  It's this last reason, I think, that my feet have been warm for the first time in months... here you are feet.  Oh, happy day!

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Just a quick note - I first wrote this in April, so now my new slippers have been around 5.5 months.  They are still warm, inexpensive, and intact.  And I leave no fuzzies in my wake...

3 comments:

Katie said...

You're hilarious. I think those old slippers were as "real" as the velveteen rabbit!

Dina said...

Liz, very good to have you backb :)

Naomi said...

I have those same slippers, only in pink! And I got them at Wal-Mart as well. I love them! Brennan loves them too, and he pulls them off my feet so he can play with them.