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Giving Old Skin The Boot — Tana Loves Shoes
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Super Bowls & Slow Cookers

Giving Old Skin The Boot — Tana Loves Shoes

  My poor neglected boots… You thought I was talking about my 40-something skin? That’s okay. My skin is starting to resemble a potato, but it has to do with hormones and over-tanning in the 80s. My leather boots have also seen better days—but due to harsh Canadian winters and dehydration. Like our skin, leather boots (and shoes, purses and belts for that matter) need cleaning and moisturizing. My husband shakes his head at how much money I’m willing to spend on a pair of boots. Take the classic Frye boots I’m saving for—my family might have to eat baked beans for awhile, but these boots will be an integral part of my wardrobe for many years to come. So I need to protect them or my family will give me the boot. So to speak. My current foot faves are these browny-grey Fossil boots. I’ve had them for three years and they’re starting to show their age. Why yes, I AM aware these descriptors also describe the boot wearer. Ha, ha, sob. A little TLC up front would have helped to preserve them, but thankfully there are ways to bring them back to life. Following in his father’s footsteps[…]

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Super Bowls & Slow Cookers

    <—- This is a rather super bowl don’t you think? My daughter made it for me at school.     But I digress. This post is about another kind of  <—- Super Bowl.     I find football about as entertaining as well, football. Boooring.  However I do enjoy The Super Bowl — if only for the unique commercials, Half-Time show (wardrobe malfunctions in particular) and the super bowls of food!  Chili, wings, chips and dips add up to a tongue touchdown which makes the “sporty bit” easier to digest. This year we’re going to a friend’s house to stuff our faces cheer for our favourite team (*Mental note: find out who’s playing BEFORE the first half). I’m bringing a cheesy dip in my Citrus Slow Cooker. I love these little guys made by Hamilton Beach for Proctor Silex. They come in four cool colours and the 1.5 quart size is perfect for appies.  I plan to bring my Super Bowl dip in it and leave the slow cooker behind as my hostess gift. Hamilton Beach knows a thing or two about making a great slow cooker – portable cookers with lids that latch (great for bringing with[…]

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