A Few of My Favourite Things: Dresses and Heels

I’m a girly girl.

There, I said it. Sometimes I have problems admitting it, because it seems a little weak. And I’m not weak. I like to inline skate long distances. I love to cardio box. I like to debate a point. I love to win.

But the girly girl in me takes over when there are dresses and heels in my vicinity. I don’t own many: maybe just three good party dresses and three pairs of nice heels. But I love it when I get a chance to wear them.

Dressing up lifts my spirits, and makes me feel youthful (with the big 4-0 approaching–in 2012–feeling youthful is a very, very good thing). I’m not saying I’d happily go grocery shopping in heels–that’s when I break out the running shoes–but fashion can be so much fun. Life is short. Play it up!

Me in one of my favourite dresses

18 responses to “A Few of My Favourite Things: Dresses and Heels”

  1. Reblogged this on Where the Butterflies Go and commented:

    Confessions of a Girly Girl

  2. I love that dress!!!

    1. Merci beaucoup. 😉

  3. Very fetching photo! (I stumbled across this while searching for “Dear Friend I’ve Never Met”)

  4. You & I are SO much alike! 🙂

  5. Heather,

    For what it’s worth, I wouldn’t worry too much about being a girly girl. You look absolutely gorgeous in that dress and heels. And who says you need a dress and heels to look that great anyway?

    1. Hey Rick,
      Thanks for being so sweet.

  6. wow! hot shoes!
    how cute are you??
    I think girly girls who have non-girly girl tendencies are way hot.

  7. Having seen what happened when you saw the Jimmy Choo store in NYC, You do have a weakness for these things. I’d never seen someone lick a store window before……

    1. I did not!! Did I? I might have gotten lost in the moment….;-D

  8. As I have said before..you look very cute.. 🙂
    I agree with you..dressing up really lifts our spirit, increases our energy and makes us feel youthful…
    I am still young at 23..but I miss those teenage days…
    and when I will be 40, I am sure I will miss these days 🙂

  9. u look cute.

  10. I must agree with Lisa. You do look so very pretty, Heather. 🙂 …and I as well have little time for dress up, maybe that will be my new year resolution, to spend more time on me. Thanks. 🙂

    1. 80 percent of my life is spent in sweatshirts and running shoes–so I look forward to finding more dress up time, too. If we ever meet in person we should go out in little
      black dresses 😉

  11. You look beautiful being a girly girl Lady Heather…and that dress, as well as this photo of you, is one of my favorites.
    You look smashingly-take-our-breath-away-gorgeous!!!
    Really. You do.
    See you soon on the RB (((hugs)))

    1. Aw, thanks –that’s some compliment!

  12. If I looked as beautiful as you do in dresses and heels, I’d never wear anything else!
    And I’ll be turning 50 in 2013. It doesn’t bother me. I spend too much time chasing my almost 6 year old kid, and I wouldn’t go backwards for anything.

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