These boots are made for walking … in the snow

These boots are made for walking … in the snow

For those of you who know me, you know I HATE shopping. Mainly it’s because I hate spending money and I like getting the most out of what I buy. Which is why I own clothing items from 1995. No seriously. I do.

Case in point. I got the boots below when I was a junior in high school. Wore them through college. Then, when I lived in Arizona from 2000-2004, they stayed tucked away in a closet in my parent’s house. When I lived in Virginia, I did have them, but I think I used them maybe once when we got that 1 inch of snow.

I was elated when we decided to move to New Hampshire because I have boots already! I was excited to break them out. And they have served me well these past 1 1/2 winters. But, it was time to replace. ‘Cause, did you know they make boots now that keep your feet WARM?? And dry??

I labored over my shopping decision. Since everyone in NH (okay, maybe the whole country) has a pair of Uggs, and they all rave about them, I figured that was the route to go. But, damn, even on sale, they are freakin expensive. Alas, I searched and found a better deal. According to Ugg owners, they do not keep your feet dry in snow. What?? Why would I buy boots that were NOT waterproof living in a place where I step in snow every day for at least 4 months??

So I bought these Ulu boots. I suppose they are a ripoff of Uggs, but I don’t care because I found them online for $55! Marked down from $150! And they keep my feet dry! And warm! I kid you not! They feel like slippers! I don’t want to take them off! Yeah for me!

Sorry I went overboard on the exclamation points, but I am clearly excited.

4 responses to “These boots are made for walking … in the snow”

  1. tommy's mommy says:

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! I am wearing a pair of jeans today that I’ve had since about sophomore year of college. That’s circa 1996/1997… I just got rid of a sweater a few months ago that I had since I was a junior in high school–1994!! It was wool and had a few holes in it, so I decided that it had done it’s duty:)

  2. Sara says:

    Remember our shoe trades in 11th grade? I still have my penny loafers (somewhere?)

  3. I love the new boots! I actually think Uggs are UGly! Yours are super cute! And I also still own a sweater that my girlfriend bought for me at Christmas in 1994! YIKES!

  4. plavigne says:

    Wow! So glad everyone is coming out of the woodwork to admit their closet keepers. I didn’t realize there were so many of us. And now I don’t feel so bad! Plus, styles recycle, so we’re all okay having things from the 90s … For the record, I ALSO have a J. Crew sweater from 1994. Something about that year, huh?

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