If you read my post from yesterday, then you know I was on the road most of yesterday. It takes me 5 hours, without stopping (which never happens) to get back to my hometown of Livingston, Tennessee. I traveled back home to watch my oldest child be inducted into the football Hall of Fame for Livingston Academy. It was very cool, sitting in the stands and listening to the announcer tell all about his accomplishments. But, since I am such a ditz, I left my “good” camera in the truck and was stuck taking photos with my phone. That would have been alright, if I had been smart enough to record what the announcer was saying. At least I get “Mom” points for traveling so far to see the induction.
Without much chit-chat, we are going straight to the outfit. I have on a cute Umgee high-low vest that I recently purchased on my way to the woman’s club conference. Even though it is made with spaghetti straps, this vest will be perfect in the fall. I have been in this boho vibe here lately, and I know it is because of the upcoming music festival. When I saw this vest, the festival is the first thing that popped into my mind. As it starts to get cooler, I will still be able to wear this, maybe over a 3/4 sleeve shirt or a long sleeve top. My jewelry is the Nellie necklace by Plunder Design. Someone commented the other day, asking what the cross necklace I had on in a picture from the conference, and this was the one. The strap from the top is partially hiding the cross, but there is a great picture of Plunder’s website. I am wearing it in the choker style (chokers are going to be huge this fall), but you can also wear it long.The turquoise stone bracelet is called the Eunice. This was a special item from Plunder, but I am thinking it may be coming out in the new Fall catalog, which will be updating September 1st. I also add my Plunder bangles, but only the ones that had blue on them. Lol! That would be the Liza, the Monica, and the Skye. If you are not aware, I am giving away a Plunder $25.00 gift certificate at the end of the month. Every person who places an order for Plunder from my site, will be entered to win. Every time you place an order, you will be entered.Here is the plunder website: http://www.plunderdesign.com/taniastephens that will have you shopping with me. Try copying and pasting this in the address line, and hopefully it will work. If not, then type in my stylist number 241007 in the stylist box at checkout. I have started an online party, and there is a dropdown box where you can choose Tania’s P Party at checkout also.I also bought these lace-up sandals with the music festival in mind. Gracious, this festival better hurry up, I am going to have to add on another closet just for concert wear. Haha! Thankfully these shoes were not expensive. I bought them at Cato on sale for $9.99. This is how you work trendy items into your wardrobe, without breaking the bank. I carried this fringe hobo bag recently with another boho look. Which look do you like best?Ummm, there is a small problem when you wear this type shoe. The lace will either come untied, slide down, or you have to tie them so tight that your legs look like sausages. In this case, they had slid down, so I re-tied them, and they stayed up better.The dark orange tank top is one that I bought early this spring from Target. I think that this was the first and only clothing item (other the scarves) that I had ever bought from Target. I was worried about its quality and how well it would wash. I am happy to say that it has done great!
Target Tops: Similar | Fall Cold Shoulder | SimilarThe skinny crop jeans with a cuff are some that I have had for a couple years. I forgot to check the brand, and I don’t have them with me. I will just link several that look the same to me.
This is one of my favorite pictures of when my son played football. Matthan was a 4-time All-State selection in football at Wide Receiver, Kick Returner or Athlete, including being the only Freshman in Tennessee history to be named to the Associated Press 1st Team. (1996 as kick returner). He holds several school records. I may not have recorded the announcer, but I did remember most of what he said.
I am going to visit my grandfather while I am here, he turned 99 on the 20th of this month. AND, then I am off to visit with my grandmother who will be turning 103 on the 31st!!! Now you know the reason I call this blog 50 Is Not Old, with genes like this, I may live forever. Lol!
I hope all you gurls enjoy the rest of your Saturday.
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