50 IS NOT OLD | BLACK AND PINK FOR A FUN COLOR COMBINATION | FASHION OVER 40Are you a gardener? I “used” to be flower gardener, not a vegetable gardener. I would plan where I was going to plant the flowers so that they could have blooms throughout the entire garden and they would bloom at different times through the year. I went through hundreds of magazines and I would plan and plan and plan. Then, I would spend all day long with my rear stuck up in the air weeding and mulching and planting. Lol!
50 IS NOT OLD | BLACK AND PINK FOR A FUN COLOR COMBINATION | FASHION OVER 40 However, when I went to Tennessee last weekend I ended up doing some gardening but not the fun kind. My mom and dad have a large shelter that has lots of table, chairs, a grill, etc. We haven’t used the shelter since the Eclipse party (see here) that we had last year. We had planned on having a cookout after Matti’s recital last weekend. The problem was that the shelter needed to be cleaned and the weeds had taken over. Mom got to work on cleaning the furniture and dad started cleaning the grill and that left me to do the weedeating. I HATE weedeating!!! I called Joe and told him that I had done this and he couldn’t believe that! He wanted proof like a video. Lol! After I had almost got all of the weeds cut down my brother shows up and says ” I could probably take care of the worst of that with the lawnmower.” What the heck?????  Now he tells me that!50 IS NOT OLD | BLACK AND PINK FOR A FUN COLOR COMBINATION | FASHION OVER 40 Bright pink is one of my favorite colors. This blazer/jacket is really old but it is still one that I wear often. It is velvet so maybe it is already too hot for some of you but those who are in the cooler areas might like a little added warmth. I am not even sure where this blazer came from since it is soooo old.

50 IS NOT OLD | BLACK AND PINK FOR A FUN COLOR COMBINATION | FASHION OVER 40Wouldn’t you know that none of today’s Plunder jewelry is still available? I loved the Sam earrings and I really wish they were still available. 😔 May is my 2nd year anniversary with Plunder and I am celebrating all month long. When you make a 50.00 purchase (excluding taxes and shipping) you will receive a FREE piece of jewelry from me as a gift! Go to plunderdesign.com/taniastephens and hit the shop tab. Pick a party with my name on it and then have fun.  50 IS NOT OLD | BLACK AND PINK FOR A FUN COLOR COMBINATION | FASHION OVER 40I love the lattice style shoe. I normally struggle with shoes that go around your ankle and I feel like they cut my leg off. However, I guess that it is because of the lattice opening but these don’t seem to do that to me. I think everyone needs a pair of black heels to wear with dresses, etc. and you might as well make them cute and sexy. Lol!

50 IS NOT OLD | BLACK AND PINK FOR A FUN COLOR COMBINATION | FASHION OVER 40 Here is the back view of my little black dress. This is a swing dress that I bought from Old Navy last year and I still wear it a lot. It looks great with a blazer, it looks great by itself and with sandals, and it looks cute as can be with jeans or leggings. Talk about versatile!!!50 IS NOT OLD | BLACK AND PINK FOR A FUN COLOR COMBINATION | FASHION OVER 40 When my daughter went to the dermatologists for help with scaring that acne had left they did laser treatments on her. She was left with little dots where each scar was located. I asked why! They said when your skin is put in “distress” that it heals itself by sending collegian which plumps the area.

That is what this little tool does. It signals mild distress and your body sends collegian to the area. This only takes a minute to use. This can be used on your face, your neck, and even your stomach. Basically, any area that you want to achieve firmer skin.

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  1. Love the shoes and the LBL! I like the color combo of hot pink with black.

  2. Black and pink is one of my favorite color combos too! The velvet jacket would be too warm for here right now. I love the ON swing dresses, I also own a few, I always buy them in the tall sizes, so they just sit above my knee, I’m not as proud of my legs as you …lol….that’s a tad too short for me at my age. I also love wearing those dresses with leggings, Old Navy hit the jackpot with those dresses, they are so flattering!

    • Tania Reply

      I had never thought about buying the dresses in tall. Lol!!! Oh my goodness, you have just taught me something. Hahaha!

  3. Love your hair!! Did you just get a new do? I love the lift in the crown! Very fresh and young looking! And your legs look fabulous in that dress!

    • Tania Reply

      No, these pictures are about 3 weeks old. My hair is killing me right now because it is so long. I had to cancel my appointment the other day when I got sick and I am not sure when she is going to be able to work me back in.

  4. VERY cute!!! I love that color combo and also wear hot pink with navy as well.

    • Tania Reply

      Yes, me too, Lori! I love navy and pink together. I just wore navy, bright green, and some pink accessories. Be on the lookout for that look on the blog soon.

    • Tania Reply

      Susanne, I might have chuckled just a little when I read your comment. I wouldn’t have considered up as living in the “north.” Lol!!!

  5. Thank you very much…..I got my free Plunder items (from placing an order). What a wonderful surprise! I don’t get to comment much, but I read your daily posts.

  6. Can you leave a link to the bracelet on your left arm? I love it! Thanks!

  7. Love that you can use the little roller tool on the stomach area!! 🙂 They might need to offer a bigger size! Love your blog!

  8. Tania, you’re so fun! I love seeing and hearing what you’ve been up to–even if it’s weeding!

  9. Debbie a Perkins Reply

    What a great color combo. And those L A S H E S!! I too need to order a tall in most dresses. This 5’6 60+ grandma likes her dresses just a tad above the knee.

    • Tania Reply

      Thanks, Debbie. You know that I can get you some lashes just like mine. Lol!

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