THE ITEM: Bos & Co. shoes

THE COST: Red sandals, $49.99; pink ballet flats, $79.99; brown espadrilles, $49.99.

WHERE TO BUY: Bos & Co. Shoe Outlet store, 470 Appleby Line, Burlington. For more info, see http://www.bosandco.com.

My boyfriend is mystified by my ability to buy three pairs of shoes in one day. And there is only way to explain it: I inherited my shoe shopping genes from my mother (continued...)