Friday, February 26, 2010

A Fun New Award and Fashionable Friday: Wedges

Sweet Ashley over at  The Ramirez Family gave me the neatest award yesterday... it's called "The Best Part of Waking Up" {yes, the infamous longtime Folger's tagline} and it's given to  the 5 bloggers that you're most excited to see have posted when you log into your dashboard/google reader/etc--OK so I feel pretty important =). If you're always checking someone's blog to see if they've posted, they deserve this award!

Now I have definitely increased the number of blogs I read on a daily basis, but if I can only choose 5 ladies that I just have to know about, this award goes to the following:
Caroline at Simply Smithwick
Elizabeth at A Wedding Story
Taylor at The Undomestic Momma {formerly Jimmy Choose & a Baby Too}

And just because last weekend we got a little taste of spring, I thought this week's Fashionable Friday post should be dedicated to my favorite shoe in the ENTIRE world... wedges/espadrilles! If you're petite like me {5'4"}, they really help give you height but don't kill your legs by wearing the platform heels, for which I am notorious for owning. There are so many great choices for this year--which happen to be budget friendly as well--and for that I am even more thankful! Here are some of my absolute favorites:

Steve Madden Ven Rosette Platform Wedge at DSW {$39.95}
**My sweet Mom bought these for me in black and they are freaking adorable!!
and FYI- free shipping when you spend $35, too =)
GB Rock Band via Dillards {$79}
Michael Antonio Harriety Style via Piperlime {$55}
Breger Slingback Wedge via Aldo {$75}
Seychelles Kip Up Your Heels Wedge Via Nordstrom {$90}
Colin Stuart Patent Wedge via VS {$55}
Colin Stuart Cork Slingback Sandal via VS {$39}
Nine West Getby Sandal via Endless {$69}

Hope you all have a FANTABULOUS weekend--I'll be slaving away at the new house drowning in all things paint, with a bit of a break on Sunday for church and the Bridal Brunch, but I wouldn't have it any other way =)


  1. I love the Steve Madden! And what a great price! :)

  2. I am so happy that wedges are coming back because I bought so many last year! Happy Weekend!

  3. Aww thanks girl!!!!! Those wedges are to die for! I live in wedges during spring and summer!

  4. I am 5'1" or 5 feet and 3/4 if we're being technical, so I fully understand the power of wedges, beautiful finds!

  5. Congrats on the award lovey!!

    And who doesn't love a good pair of wedges. Sigh...if only the snow would disappear!!


  6. What a sweet award!!! Congrats! Love the wedges!

  7. Those gold Nine West wedges are darling!! And congrats on the blog awards!!

  8. Congrats on your award! You deserve it, of course! I love those wedges!! Happy weekend!

  9. absolutely love these chic. love your blog by the way. I hope you'll check mine out and feel free to follow :)

  10. OMG are you serious??? Are they on sale right now or is that regular price??

  11. I am a big fan of wedges too, for the same reason! And they really are so much more comfortable than a spiky high heel. Love love your blog!


  12. I love these wedges! It's supposed to be in the 60's this weekend! Perfect timing :)


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