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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Yes, This DOES Mean You!

I received this as an email and wanted to pass along this advice here. We can all benefit from it! Feel free to pass it along--anonymously or not.....

Spring is here......that time of year again

Alright ladies, it's that time of year once again!!! I think we need to be reminded of a few things. So my sisters, PLEASE, raise your big toes and repeat after me below...

The Open Toed Shoe Pledge

As a member of the Cute Girl Sisterhood, I pledge to follow the Rules
when wearing sandals and other open-toe shoes:

I promise to always wear sandals that fit. My toes will not hang over
and touch the ground, nor will my heels spill over the backs. And the sides and tops of my feet will not pudge out between the straps.

I will go polish-free or vow to keep the polish fresh, intact and chip-free.
I will not cheat and just touch up my big toe.

I will sand down any mounds of skin before they turn hard and yellow.

I will shave the hairs off my big toe.

I won't wear pantyhose even if my misinformed girlfriend, coworker,
mother, sister tells me the toe seam really will stay under my toes if I tuck it there.

If a strap breaks, I won't duct-tape, pin, glue or tuck it back! into
place hoping it will stay put. I will get my shoe fixed or toss it.

I will not live in corn denial; rather I will lean on my good friend Dr.
Scholl's if my feet need him.

I will resist the urge to buy jelly shoes at Payless for the low, low price of $4.99 even if my feet are small enough to fit into the kids' sizes. This is out of concern for my safety, and the safety of others. No one can walk properly when standing in a pool of sweat and I would hate to take someone down with me
as I fall and break my ankle.

I will take my toe ring off toward the end of the day if my toes swell
and begin to look like Vienna sausages.

I will be brutally honest with my girlfriend/sister/coworker when she
asks me if her feet are too ugly to wear sandals. Someone has to tell her that her toes are as long as my fingers and no sandal makes creepy feet look good.

I will promise if I wear flip flops that I will ensure that they
actually flip and flop, making the correct noise while walking and I will swear NOT to slide or drag my feet while wearing them.

I will promise to go to my local
nail salon at least once per season and have a real pedicure (they are about $20 or $25 and worth EVERY penny).

I will promise to throw away any white/off-white sandals that show signs of
wear... nothing is tackier than dirty white sandals.


blueviolet said...

Ok, I read through the requirements.

I'm out.

lagirl said...

I was totally with you UNTIL you said I couldn't just touch-up the polish on my Big toe...I'm sorry, but I just can't take the oath.

Forgive me.

queenbee4 said...

I'm in. All the way.

LORI said...


elaine said...

Remind me not to wear sandals around you :~0

momof3girls said...

I promise to have fresh polish but I am mortified to be caught with "naked" toes almost as I would be I was seen in a bathing suit without my spraytan--ahhhhh! fat looks better with some color, atleast that's my theory and I'm sticking to it.

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