I am a little on the stressed side tonight. I spent ALL day long working on payroll taxes and W-2’s. That is probably enough said for most of you, I think you can sympathize. Doing reports and W-2s are bad enough normally but remember I got a new software system this year and the kinks haven’t been completely worked out of it yet. These are two of the kinks. Lol!!!It took me forever to find some numbers that were off then it took me hours more to figure out how to fix the issue. I was feeling pretty proud of myself until I realized that I still had to now file them online because the State now requires them filed that way. Everyone is going away from paper in every way they can. I almost hit the upload button when I noticed that the “state” information on the W-2 was missing. My new software hadn’t included that in their totals. I figured out all of the numbers myself and uploaded the information to the state and the social security administration. The problem of the software being wrong still exists but I am going to be Scarlett O’Hara and worry about that tomorrow. Hahaha!Black again! I am beginning to feel like Johnny Cash instead of Tanya Tucker. (how you pronounce my name) Anyway, I really like this bulky sweater from Woven Heart. This was one of the items in this months Trunk Club shipment. I am wearing a large but because it is on the boxy side I might could have sized down to a medium. This is machine washable and dry flat. It has taken my stylist a while to get used to my taste and style but every shipment I seem to be keeping more and more items. Goodness, I hope she doesn’t get to know me too well or I’ll go broke. Lol! Embroidery is a huge trend at the moment, it has even been on the catwalk at fashion week, and this sweater is super cute. Even though it just came in my shipment, it must already be sold out since I can’t find it on the website. However, this one by the same company is even cuter. Darn! I wish she had sent me that one instead. Which one of the two do you like better?
I tried to match my jewelry to the crimson tank that I am wearing under the sweater. My Kalani leather earrings are in a teardrop shape. They have a 3.5″ drop but they are very lightweight. The necklace I chose is the Jenna and I could have worn this colorful necklace with almost anything in my closet. Lol! This necklace is 40″ long and I have worn it doubled before and it looks really cute. You have a week left to take advantage of my Plunder special. When you order at least 75.00 (excluding taxes and shipping) you will get ONE additional piece of jewelry from me. But, if you order at least 125.00 (excluding taxes and shipping) then you will get TWO items from me! Several of you have asked about buying more jewelry so for every additional 50.00 you spend after 125.00 I will add another piece of jewelry. January is the month to make your purchases!!! Go to plunderdesign.com/taniastephens to place an order and be sure to pick a party with my name on it. This is a semi-back view. Lol!!! I am not sure why I only showed the look from the side, probably to let you see that it was not a high low design. I have on my black velvet leggings since I know that winter won’t be lasting forever I am trying to get in as many wears as I can. Velvet is a huge trend right now and you can find it on coats, sweater, pants, handbags, hats, etc.
The black leather dress boots are by Bandolino. You will go a ton of use from a pair of black boots because you could literally wear them with everything. I really need another pair in a different style because I am constantly grabbing this pair. I hate wearing the same thing over and over and over but when you have an item that is so versatile things like that happen.
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