Are Steel Toe Boots Bad for Your Feet?

Are steel toe boots bad for your feet

I feel like I really need to start this post with the disclaimer that I am in no way a “men’s man”. I feel more comfortable in front of the PC rather than with a saw in my hand. That in itself should explain why, as I started taking apart our old patio terrace, I … Read more

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Do Shoe Stretchers Work for Bunions?

Do Shoe Stretcher Work for Bunions

My weekly date night with my husband is the only time when I truly escape the responsibilities of being a mother.  Like many other women, I love to primp myself up in short pretty dresses with nice pairs of heal shoes, purses to match, and a bit of make-up to lighten up my face. On … Read more

How to Use a Boot Dryer?

How to use a boot dryer

A few years ago, I bought my son his first pair of ECCO suede leather and he jumped with them so often in puddles that he almost learned how to use the boot dryer himself, despite being 3 years old. He is now 5 and his younger sister will soon start wearing those shoes. With … Read more

How Do You Reattach the Sole of a Shoe?

how do you reattach the sole of a shoe

For the longest time, I thought that reattaching the soles of shoes was taking “being thrifty” to an absurd level. And then my 2-year-old son grew into a 3-year-old running maniac, and everything changed. Not only is he capable of literally tearing off the sole from his shoes in less than a month since we … Read more

What to Use Instead of a Shoe Horn : 3 tips

Shoe Horns Replacement - what to use instead of shoe horns

As I’m waiting at gate number 16 for my flight, I have to ask myself what could I use instead of a shoe horn as I go through security at the airports? Come to think of it, what is a good shoe horn alternative for every time I visit any of my friends who do … Read more

Can You Dry Shoes in the Microwave?

Having just finished writing a short article on how to dry shoes with a blow drier, I decided to boil some water for tea in the microwave and the mind wondered on what would happen if I put those same shoes in the microwave. My first instinct leans towards a possible yes, especially if I … Read more

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How Long Do Cedar Shoe Trees Last?

how long do cedar shoe trees last

If you want your high-quality shoes to last longer, you need to use shoe trees to maintain their shape, avoid creases or wrinkles, and absorb moisture. Cedar shoe trees are some of the most popular shoe trees on the market, but trees made from other types of wood work as well. But are they a … Read more

How Does Shoe Polish Work?

How does shoe polish work

Understanding how shoe polish works and what it actually does when applied to your shoes, will significantly improve your ability to take care of your shoes. Armed with this knowledge, you’ll be able to better select the right polish from the countless options on the market, distinguish between good and bad products, and know when, … Read more

How Often Should You Wash Your Shoes?

how often should you wash your shoes

One of the most frequently asked questions is how often people should wash their shoes. A lot of information on the web tiptoes around the issue and doesn’t provide a specific answer since it depends on many factors, but we’re going to look at the most common scenarios and provide actionable advice in this article. … Read more