I'm a Minnesota-born girl, who moved to Kentucky back in the '90s. I found my way back home in 2013, and have managed to get by for almost 10 years without my own pair of winter boots.


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There's a reason for that! Nice winter boots are a bit expensive, and I had to make sure my sons had their nice winter boots first. Heck, If I need to shovel snow around the house, I'll just borrow the boy's boots. Yeah...they're too big, but for around the house, it works. However, this year, I had an opportunity to attend some great outdoor venues, and borrowing my son's winter boots just wasn't going to work.

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Photo by Kelly Cordes
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When I had the opportunity to go to the NHL Winter Classic Hockey Game this year, I had to take it. However; it was going to be so cold that I dared not go to that game unprepared. I went out to Scheel's and bought some super warm snow pants, a jacket, hat, gloves, and a pair of BOGS boots.

Photo by Kelly Cordes
Photo by Kelly Cordes

I was glad I went in and talked to someone about getting winter boots because they were incredibly knowledgeable about the warmth comfort rate. (I didn't know that was a thing). My feet tend to be cold all the time, so they sent me home with BOGS. a faux fur lined boot, that had a comfort rating of -58 F.

Who knew so much thought could go into a pair of boots.

  • Waterproof
  • Comfort Rating of -58F
  • Easy pull-on duel handles
  • Faux fur lining
  • Removable contoured footbed
  • Box Max-Wicks Evaporates sweat to keep your feet nice and dry
  • Lace-up closure

What I'm truly going to miss after winter goes away? My Bogs boots! I wear these boots to work and everywhere I go all winter long. They are as lightweight and soft as slippers. Who needs other shoes when you can walk around in comfort at work in your boots?  I haven't put them up yet, and they are truly, the only thing that I'm going to miss about winter 2022.


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