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Shoes blow the budget

September 2nd, 2007 at 07:07 pm

In the last week and a half I have spent almost $300 for shoes. I know that is a lot of money but it was not without careful consideration. I have really hard feet to fit so shoes are the one thing I willingly spend money on. If the feet ain't happy I ain't happy. I have to have steel toe shoes for work so that was one pair. I also swear by merrells for hiking/trail shoes and I wear them as my everyday shoes. In fact they fit me so well that just wearing those shoes has lessened my plantar faciatis.
Anyway, I found my favorite style of merrells on shoebuy.com so I got them and then this weekend they had a 20% off sale for labor day so I bought another pair for the discount.
I highly recommend Shoebuy.com. The prices are very competitive and they offer no sales tax or shipping and they will even pay for shipping for returns. Not bad.
So yea, I blew the budget for shoes but I feel like it was a good investment.

2 Responses to “Shoes blow the budget”

  1. anonymouse Says:

    I love Merrell shoes! And shoebuy.com. I agree that it is worth it to spend money on shoes especially if you have an active job. I tend to stand on my feet all day so I want a pair of shoes that will keep my feet feeling happy.

  2. Joan.of.the.Arch Says:

    We internet order for son who has worn the exact same model of shoe for six years. Internet has been the only way to get a discount on his unusual size. They have free shipping this week, but son doesn't need new for a while....Generally my better quality and comfort shoes have been my more expensive ones. But then there is this pair of $11 suede shoes from Walmart that just keep on going and feel great.

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