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Wedge heels saves the day!

Purvi (aged 6) trying out my shoes just before the party

Yet another Children’s birthday party (sigh!)
Kids AND parents invited.

Unfortunately, husband is traveling.
Fortunately, there were many women whose husbands were traveling as well.
Unfortunately, there was no Vodka.
Fortunately, there was no Conrad/Conroy too!
Unfortunately, there was one ridiculous game for mothers and children.
Fortunately, my kids decided it was too ‘dumb’. (and we did not take part)
Unfortunately, there were other ‘compulsory’ categories.
Fortunately, I enjoyed it, because I won it :-)

It was a prize, for 'the mommy with the highest heels.' And yes—the winner was me.
I have always loved wearing high heels. I always feel ‘party attire’ is incomplete without those killer heels. But this is the first time I have got a prize for it!

Yeah—I guess you could say the party wasn’t so bad after all. Despite there being no husband and no Vodka !!

Comments

  1. Ahhhhhhh.. I would have loved to be in that party.. I would have given you stiff competition, lady! :D

    I am all about the high heels. My appa came to visit me and he had normal reactions to the rest of the apartment. He step into my walk in closet, he turns and looks at me and gives me a lecture on how I should not waste money on shoes and hand bags!
    :D

    No outfit is complete without high heels, period!

    Vidya

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  2. I love high heels too. I had to have serious surgery on my right leg some years ago and my foot and the lower part of my leg are partially paralyzed and my main worry was whether I would be able to wear heels or not again.
    It took a lot of practise but by golly, I can wear heels!

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  3. lol, nice!
    so you wear heels and walk around in the party? I am assuming it was at a home :)

    Here's no matter how pretty the shoes, we leave it at the entrance! :|

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  4. Cool shoes :) I appreciate shoes with heels but never learnt to walk in them myself!

    Well done on winning the prize but really, no vodka??! LOL! I suppose it was a kids party :)

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  5. aww HOW CUTE! When she grows up she's gonna love Stilettos ha :)

    Keshi.

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  6. ***I guess you could say the party wasn’t so bad after all. Despite there being no husband and no Vodka !!


    lol!

    I have been reading some of your post and i have to say i like your personality! lol..

    Congrats on the highest heels.!!:D

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  7. Vidya: Am sure I'd have loved your company


    Rayne:Oh--i didnt know that.But i'm glad you can still wear heels.

    Rads:Kids Birthday parties these days are no longer in homes.They are usually hosted at 'fun venues' (so many to choose from) This one was at a club.

    Bob-Kat:Oh yes--it was a kids party.At least one more difference bewteen us!--high heels :-)

    Keshi: I hope so!Whats life without high heels?;-)

    Sweetsticky chewy:A fab compliment.Thanks!!!

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  8. I love the way they look. I just don't feel like I can walk, and never practiced, so no heels for me.

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  9. well then I dont know anyting about the heels so I remain silent [:D] BTW who was that trying on your heels?

    It is raining parties your end. Address please..... I will be johnny the raincloud there [:D]

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  10. I'm sure the party would've been more exciting if Conrad/Conroy was invited :P

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  11. Sue: Stilletoes are a little more difficult to master--but wedge heels are comparitively easier.

    Vik: Purvi is my daughter.She is 6.

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  12. I can only imagine what the effect high heels AND vodka would have!..Imagine purvi having to help you stagger home ;-P

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  13. Anonymous2:01 PM

    Enjoyed reading all your posts. Congrats on winning a prize, lucky you :) from Raj

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  14. Anonymous5:23 PM

    Hi ps,

    Congrats for the prize! My wife too got a prize like that soem time ago in a ball that we attended in Delhi.

    Soory about the vodka, I know being a woman it must sound it a little too ambitious, but like me, you can expore the possibility of keeping a hip flask. And call it a purse flask, or something.

    You daughter looks cute in the heels. My daughters too do this cat walk all the time.
    Cheers!
    Kulpreet

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  15. Niall: oh no--i dont EVER get drunk when husband is not at home--and when I'm in sole charge of two kids.

    Raj:Thank you! appreciate your taking time to comment.

    Kulpreet:ah--a hip flask! As it is I'm branded a non-conformist.And also not that much of an adddict.So no hip flask for me! :-)

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  16. The party is great. Pass the peanuts :))

    btw, what was that 'ridiculous' game for mothers and children ?

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  17. hey u sound like a cool mommy!!!

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  18. Every girl should hv a pair of Stilettos in her life! In my case more than a pair :)

    Keshi.

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  19. Balu: Not worth a thought!

    J: yeah--I could have written part 2 of that post!! :D

    Neo:My kids sure think so.

    Keshi: Of course! Whats life without stilletoes!!

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  20. Freelance: It was a very beautiful 3 dimensional wall hanging of Lord Ganesh--a popular Indian diety.Lord Ganesh is worshipped widely across India and he is the remover of all obstacles.

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