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Snow Boots

Growing up my mom had a pair of moon boots that she'd wear for every snowfall or shoveling adventure.  She swore by how much she loved them.  She had them for years & years.  (She may still have them.)  She had them so long they went out of style and came back in style while she kept wearing them.  That's the sign of a loved item!

In my grown up life (I guess I should admit to being a grown up at this point), I've never had real snow boots.  Unless you count the $10 ones from some cheap store, which were warm, but definitely not water proof.  The same pair that one of the soles fell off while I was walking and I picked it up and used some fancy shoe glue to put the sole back on.  I still have those boots but I'm starting to realize they're somewhat useless.

A couple years ago I bought the tall rain boots with the intention to wear them in the rain and snow (with thick wool socks on).  After very little use I realized my feet were always wet.  Your feet should not be wet in rain boots.  I did buy a cheap one so I felt relieved when I threw them away.

Allow me to introduce you to my kamik's.  I did a little research on these (if Portland people swear by them, where it rains so much, that's good enough for me), spent a bit more money, and I'm in love.

I wanted a shorter, versatile boot and that's exactly what I got.  And they even have some traction!

Yes, some snow did sneak in from the top this week, but it's not typical to have 2 feet of snow so it's ok.

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