October 27, 2011

KalsØ Earth Nexus Shoes Review and Giveaway

UPDATE: Congratulations to Angela! Our winner according to Random.org. Thank you to those who entered. Watch out for upcoming giveaways!
Chillin' with my Nexus shoes on a fine Fall day!
I love shoes just like any typical woman in the world but my high-heel-wearing days seem to have passed. I'm more inclined to wear flat, comfortable shoes that fit my feet's need. I have high arches requiring shoes with proper arch support which makes buying or wearing regular shoes a bit daunting at times. Though I try to wear high-heeled shoes to keep up with the fashionistas whenever I go to blogging and Social Media conferences and love how it looked on me, my feet usually don't wait long enough to let me know it's "done" for the day even before the day has started! What a stinker! So, flats it is.

Now for years I have my eyes on this brand of shoes that I saw on a health and wellness magazine that we used to subscribe to. This particular brand featured an intriguing concept that's fairly unique: negative heels and seem to promise "relief" on "needy" arches like mine. The only hindrance? Let's just say it was beyond my budget. So, I focused my eyes somewhere and opted for alternative options and forgot about THAT brand.

But then Alas! This brand found it's way back to me by way of the queen of Mamavation, Ms. Bookieboo through a review opportunity! I was beyond ecstatic! Forgotten dream coming true? Perhaps! But whatever it is, I welcomed KalsØ Earth Shoes with both arms wide open. I opted for The Nexus which fits my preference for a casual, everyday walking shoes with the promise of anatomic arch support. As soon as my shoes arrived, you guessed it, I immediately wore them to pick up my daughter at school! I was stylin' and the admiring look I got from other moms was enough to say a lot about my shoes!
My Experience:
  • Arch Support - It worked great on my arches and never once had my feet cramped like they do after a few minutes of walking. 
  • Negative Heels - It takes a lot of getting used to but I've noticed that I don't get the usual pain on my back that I normally get if I was wearing regular sandals or sneakers.
  • Design - I love it's simplicity and functionality of the velcroed straps. No complex laces is always a winner on my book.
In summary, The Nexus did not disappoint. I love it! Though the approximate retail price of $125 may be a bit pricey, I'd say it's worth it. I believe in the cliche' "you get what you pay for!" and with this shoes, you certainly do!

AND NOW FOR THE GIVEAWAY! KalsØ Earth Shoes will send one lucky winner a pair of shoes. Style will be based on inventory, but the size is based on your feet. Excited??? I bet you are.

Here's how to Enter: 
Simply visit 
KalsØ Earth Shoes and tell us which shoes you would love to have!

Extra Entries: {please leave separate comment for each entry}
Deadline: Friday, November 11, 2011 @ 12:00AM EST. You must leave your email address so I can notify you if you win. Winner will be announced no later than Sunday, November 13th. Random.org will be used to select winner. Open to US addresses only, 18 years and older. Winner will have 24 hours to response or another winner will be drawn. Sponsor will send the product to winner (Please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery). By entering this giveaway, you release ZensibleMama.com from any liability in case of lost, unreceived sponsored prizes.

About KalsØ Earth Shoes Negative Heels:
Heels are set lower than the toes. It mimics walking barefoot in sand by naturally positioning the body over the frame. To find out more about the unique concept of the Negative Heels, visit KalsoEarthShoes.com - the shoes designed by nature.

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**KalsØ Earth Shoes provided the shoes to facilitate this review and sponsored the giveaway**

254 comments:

  1. I LOVE The Fawn! Those are exactly my style.
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  2. I'm a gfc friend
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  3. I subscribe via email and google reader
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  4. I follow both on twitter a mbm218 and tweeted:
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  5. I'm subscribed to your YouTube channel (BethElderton) and liked the Young Zhu Zhu Fan--so cute!
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  6. I subscribe to your newsletter
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  7. can't pick if the nexus or the link too is cooler

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  8. following via gfc (littlesillysally at gmail.com

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  9. following (@vloky) and tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/vloky/status/129550434477154305

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  10. I'm digging either the Fawn or the Nexus. So cute!!

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  11. I <3 the halo!

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  12. i really love the pike shoes

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  13. blog follower

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  14. following both of you on twitter meandbells

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  15. i like you on fb courtney bella

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  16. you're on my blogroll

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  17. I'm all about the Nexus! Now following on FB (somehow thought I already was; my bad!)and left a link on Twitter.

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  18. I would like The Fawn shoes in Merlot.

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  19. I follow you on GFC/Blogger. (Debbie C)

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  20. Love the Rally. I'm a sucker for Mary Janes and for Earth Shoes.

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  21. I covet the Halo... *le sigh*

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  22. I like the carling.

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  23. I follow you on twitter (@momma_oz) and tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/Momma_oz/status/129659075385491460

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  24. I like you on Facebook - Shelley Oz

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  25. I adore The Fawn.
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  26. I follow on GFC. elysesw
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  27. I like The Halo.

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  28. I follow with GFC.

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  29. The Fawn pair looks very nice.
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  30. I follow on GFC.
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  31. I really like the The Invoke.I wonder if they would hold up and comfort my feet after walking and standing for 8 hours.I am having issurs finding the perfect shoe

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  32. I would love to get the Brandeis shoes for my hubby

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  33. following you on twitter & I tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/tamathahunter/status/129727076512182272

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  34. like you on fb, last name hunter

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  35. Love the Prance!!!!
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  36. I love The Rally shoes style.
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  37. GFC followr- Tara V
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  38. http://twitter.com/#!/FabGiveaways/status/129744426867240960
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  39. The Central Too
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  40. would love to have the pisces or the faun
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  41. gfc follower, prettishi
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  42. I'd love the The Central Too in almond!

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  43. I like the Intone.

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  44. I like the Carling boots and the Nexus shoes.

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  45. Subscribed in Google Reader - Cynthia Conley

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  46. Following both on twitter (clc408)
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  47. Subscribed at YouTube and liked your video (clc40832)

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  48. Like Zensible Mama on fb (Cynthia Conley)

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  49. I would love to try the kinetic
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  50. LIke you on FB kathy P
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  51. https://twitter.com/#!/mkjmc/status/130024194909020160

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  52. GFC follow
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  53. Like you on Facebook
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  54. https://mobile.twitter.com/mkjmc/status/130211547585839104

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  55. I like the prance boots, the idea seems awesome!

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  56. Following & RT https://twitter.com/#!/leightykate/status/130343360782282753

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  57. I really like the Link too shoe.
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  58. gfc follower! h. mcnaron
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  59. I like zensible on FB at A marie hj saver.
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  60. I like the Nexus.Thanks for the chance.
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  61. https://mobile.twitter.com/mkjmc/status/130569877676232704

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  62. I like the mareesa shoes
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  63. http://twitter.com/#!/OhioCatfish/status/130794729351823360
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  64. Love the Solar, in black patton leather. Perfect for work, when I have to do a lot of walking.

    Thanks so much for hosting!

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  65. http://twitter.com/#!/mkjmc/status/130948127661375488

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  66. http://twitter.com/#!/OhioCatfish/status/131189177453789185
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  67. I'd love the Elite Too vegan boots!
    Thanks!
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  68. I am following you on Twitter and I Tweeted!

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  69. http://twitter.com/#!/mkjmc/status/131311142327959552

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  70. I love the Solar in Black Patent. Thanks for a great giveaway!

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  71. I follow on twitter as @bvbabybv and tweeted

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  72. I like you on Facebook as Jo Sue

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  73. http://twitter.com/#!/mkjmc/status/131681034944258048

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  74. I would love a pair the Diablo.

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  75. The Halo

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  76. I would love the Churchill for my husband. He has to wear dress shoes every day but refuses to buy a new pair.
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  77. http://twitter.com/#!/OhioCatfish/status/131928804380774400
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  78. "Like" Zensible Mama on Facebook
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  79. Subscribe on YouTube and liked a video
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  80. Follow, tweeted

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  81. http://twitter.com/#!/mkjmc/status/132041888088850432

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  82. Just discovered the Earth shoes for my daughter- and myself too- love yours!! Please enter me?!
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  83. http://twitter.com/#!/OhioCatfish/status/132250186398445568
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  84. http://twitter.com/#!/mkjmc/status/132410214979866624

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  85. http://twitter.com/#!/OhioCatfish/status/132642428334247938
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  86. http://twitter.com/#!/mkjmc/status/132782104026157056

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  87. http://twitter.com/#!/OhioCatfish/status/132914052975435776
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  88. I like the Invoke style.

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  89. Follower via GFC

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  90. http://twitter.com/#!/mkjmc/status/133194072767741952

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  91. I like the Renee.
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  92. Christina - xristya@rock.com - I love The Blaze!

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  93. http://twitter.com/#!/mkjmc/status/133519263527993344

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  94. http://twitter.com/#!/OhioCatfish/status/133548704148881408
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  95. I love the Rebel!
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  96. I would LOVE the Rebel or Diablo in 7.5!

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  97. I also followed on twitter (i'm @sunlit_shadows) and tweeted about the contest. *crosses fingers*

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  98. Oops- forgot to include my email: musicalfrogs@gmail.com (I would like the Rebel or Diablo)

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  99. I tweeted about the contest and followed @ZensibleMama on twitter (I'm @sunlit_shadows)
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  100. I subscribed to the RSS on Google Reader under musicalfrogs@gmail.com :)

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  101. I subscribed to your youtube channel and liked a video! musicalfrogs@gmail.com :)

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  102. https://mobile.twitter.com/mkjmc/status/133907740744626176
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  103. I like The Link Too in almond.

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  104. I follow you on gfc as degood.

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  105. I follow your rss feed in google reader.

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  106. I'd love to have the Pisces.

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  107. Tweeted: http://twitter.com/Getalonghome/statuses/133997504554483712

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  108. The dally is my favorite
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  109. GFC Follower jamie.whit
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  110. i like the The Rally
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  111. follow with gfc (Holly Chernoff)

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  112. I tweeted about the contest again today (I'm @sunlit_shadows)
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  113. https://twitter.com/#!/OhioCatfish/status/134111950329233408
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  114. https://twitter.com/#!/OhioCatfish/status/134268861670367232
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  115. I would like to try the Kinetic in White Sky Blue

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  116. http://twitter.com/#!/mkjmc/status/134346914748571648

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  117. follow and tweeted
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  118. like Zensible Mama on facebook (Holly Chernoff)

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  119. Follow Zensible Mama via GFC catherine miller on gfc nupa123atgmaildotcom

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  120. I would like the Central Too. paglossian at mail dot com

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  121. https://twitter.com/#!/rewcath/status/134435579361374208 Follow us on Twitter: @MaricrisG / @ZensibleMama @rewcath nupa123atgmaildotcom

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  122. Subscribe to Zensible Mama Newsletter nupa123atgmaildotcom

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  123. If you already "Like" Zensible Mama on Facebook

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  124. I love the Pike boots in brown.

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  125. Following Zensible Mama via GFC: Hoa

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  126. Following both on Twitter @hle123.
    Tweet: https://twitter.com/#!/hle123/status/134444196986765312

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  127. like you on fb
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  128. I would love to have the Halo Shoes.
    Gorgeous and perfect for winter.

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  129. I am following via GFC as Jill Myrick.

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  130. I am subscribed via Google Reader.

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  131. I am a Newsletter subscriber as jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com.

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  132. I am a fan via Facebook as Jill Myrick.

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  133. I love The Pike boots

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  134. Following via GFC (hotsnotty2), thanks!

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  135. Liked you on FB (AngelaWinesburg)

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  136. https://mobile.twitter.com/mkjmc/status/134577818980982784

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  137. I like The Invoke

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  138. I follow on GFC as dhealey123

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  139. I subscribed to you on youtube as IamMe491 and I liked the remembering 911 video.

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  140. I like you on facebook

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  141. I love the Nexus but also the Rally are pretty cute too.
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  142. Follow via GFC - Chip
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  143. RSS subscriber
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  144. "Like" Zensible Mama on Facebook - Jill Lear
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  145. Subscriber to your youtube page and 'Liked' your Remembering 9/11 - A Tribute - picklegirlable
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  146. Love the The Halo
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  147. Feed subscriber
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  148. Newsletter subscriber
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  149. I love the halo shoes
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  150. follow you on fb as charline stanley
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  151. I would pick the black Blaze boots.

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  152. I'm a GFC follower


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  153. I'm a RSS subscriber


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  154. would love the fawn! ashley.theshineproject@gmail.com

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  155. Ach, these sure look super comfortable. I like the Fawn in a rich mahogany. The big ole' 11 is my size.

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  156. I'd most love to have a pair of The Carling Boots, but I also love The Invoke and The Pices. mcgillrmcgill(at)charter(dot)net

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  157. I follow Zensible Mama via GFC. mcgillrmcgill(at)charter(dot)net

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  158. I tweeted about the contest
    https://twitter.com/#!/sunlit_shadows/status/134790807617150977

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  159. I like the Blaze boots in Black and the Solar in shoes.

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  160. I follow you on twitter (both accounts) I'm @AMomBlog

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  161. I tweeted about the contest again today
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  162. Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/AMomBlog/status/134815457189437442

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  163. I like The Iridessa boot.

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  164. Follow Zensible Mama via GFC

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  165. Subscribe to your YouTube Channel (LuckyDuckyPeep)and liked your A Young Zhu Zhu Fan's Perspective on the New Quest For Zhu Movie!post

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  166. Subscribe to Zensible Mama Newsletter

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  167. I’m a FB fan (Mari Doug)

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  168. I love the Carling and the Renee (don't make me choose!).

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  169. I'm following both on twitter @coupledumb and tweeted.
    https://twitter.com/#!/CoupleDumb/status/134824119685488641

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  170. I subscribed to your You Tube and liked the Real Airplane Ride.

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  171. https://twitter.com/#!/OhioCatfish/status/134838509507842050
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  172. I really like the Prance boots. Thanks for the giveaway


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  173. I like the nexus in black.

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  174. zensible mama fb fan brittney house

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  175. love the Daily and the Invoke

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  176. follow via GFC

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