Friday, July 30, 2010

Pink Saturday with my feet up…

Yep, I’m spending Pink Saturday in my recliner with my feet up…Yes, I finally joined the 21st century got a laptop and so I can check in on the blog world in my favorite pink slippers…first, my Goody Goody Bon Bons. They are the ugliest prettiest slippers ever. The fabrics and trims are just the best and they were soooo pretty when they were new.

my house shoes

They’re  only about four years old, but they’ve had a hard life…I don’t just wear them as indoor house slippers as they were designed…no, I putter around the patio with my breakfast coffee in hand and my pretty satin slippers on my feet…lovely, until I realize that the bird feeder is empty…and before you know it, those lovely slippers are traipsing around in the dew and I’ve found two or three more garden chores that need tending to…the limestone and gravel path is hard on bedroom wear…my sweet pink Karen Neuburger slides have met the same fate…

pink slippers

The fabric on the toes has worn thin and they are showing their mistreatment…I promise myself and my sweet shoes that as soon as we step out the door, I’ll slip into my rubber clogs  before I get sidetracked.  I mean well, but I’m more easily distracted these days, and, well, I just forget my footwear and pick up the shears for a little deadheading in the roses and then I see an ant trail that needs attention and it’s all over. But I don’t have my feet up just to confess my slipper sins…I have my feet up because I can now share Pink Saturday with a whole new latitude and attitude…I think I’ll check in on Beverly at How Sweet the Sound to see who’s posting today. I could get used to this!!!

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9 comments:

Marydon said...

G'morn Laverne ~
What pretty pink toesies in such darling pink slippers!

Have a lovely PINK summer's weekend ~
TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

thestonerabbit said...

I know what you mean about mistreating really comfy slippers. Yours still look mighty fine to me and so do those pink piggies of yours! thank you for the bd wishes...and please get me one of those choc. cupcakes while you're out!! gotta run...my friend is here..we're off for a party day!! dana

My Crafty Little Page said...

How nice that you can blog in pretty shoes WITH your feet UP! Aren't you just lovin' that new laptop? See you en la noche. xoxo Nancy

LV said...

The older they are they better they feel. I do the same thing, except mine are not a pretty pink like yours.

A Garden of Threads said...

Oh yes, I have gone out to feed the birds or garden in my slippers. Nice pink toes. Take care and have a lovely weekend.

fiberdoodles said...

Too cute! Happy Pink Saturday!!

GWENDOLYN said...

Cheery , pink slippers you have. I love the second ones, they look like hollywood.
Blessings~
Gwen

Kathleen Ellis said...

Very cute slippers! I do the same things in mine, too! Have a beautiful week!
;-D Kathleen

Maggie said...

Love the slippers! We all have our worn favs, for sure!

Sorry for the late PS visit; yesterday just got away from me! Happy belated Pink Saturday!
Maggie @
"Do these shoes match this purse?"

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