50 IS NOT OLD | WORKING FROM THE BEACH | FASHION OVER 40We are back from vacation and we had a great time while we were there. It was wonderful to spend some time with the kids but the best thing was just being able to walk down to the beach and chill for a couple of hours. In the past, we had gotten to where we wouldn’t go on vacations in the summer because that is the busiest time for the lumber company.  But, there was a week that wasn’t already rented so we decided to sneak away for a couple of days.50 IS NOT OLD | WORKING FROM THE BEACH | FASHION OVER 40 Joe is doing much better about taking pictures so I have to give him a big shoutout. But, he was a little lazy this day and didn’t want to walk outside to the beach. He said, “just go out on the balcony, it will be fine.” I explained that since it was so bright behind me that it wouldn’t be bright enough on my face. He explained to me that “it will do.” Don’t you gurls take up for him either. He is all the time telling me that the “gurls” will take up for him and that you all like him. Lol! He is such a hoot.50 IS NOT OLD | WORKING FROM THE BEACH | FASHION OVER 40 I wish you could see these earrings better because they are super cute. Don’t worry, I am loving them and keep grabbing them every time I get an opportunity so you will see plenty of them later. These are called the Georgette and they are faux shells (looks real to me) with an accent of teal and coral. The shells are also attached on long gold threads. These are great for a vacation to the beach but the teal and coral accent colors work for any summer activity. The three tortoiseshell bracelets are the Sierra, Suzie, and the Tanesha. If you are interested in any items from Plunder just go to plunderdesign.com/taniastephens.50 IS NOT OLD | WORKING FROM THE BEACH | FASHION OVER 40I have several peasant tops that I have bought this spring. This one came from Old Navy and I actually already wore it back in April. (Here) I like showing you how I styled something before so that you can see that there are multiple ways to wear things. In fact, I have been thinking about taking one printed top and showing you a large number of ways to style the very same top. Would that be something that you would like to see or would you get tired of seeing the same top over and over? Let me know what you think. These distressed jeans are a pair that I bought at a local boutique. They are by a brand called Sneak Peek and I haven’t been able to locate them anywhere. I really like the distressing for a relaxed, knock-around look, and the raw hem fits this look perfect. I did my best to find some similar jeans so check these out.

50 IS NOT OLD | WORKING FROM THE BEACH | FASHION OVER 40Here is my view from the balcony. We are overlooking the pools which Joe REALLY likes. Lol! This is a very family oriented place and there are a ton of children who play in the pools and the lazy river. Emersyn stuck her toe in the hot tub once and declared that it was waaaaay too hot. Lol!50 IS NOT OLD | WORKING FROM THE BEACH | FASHION OVER 40 Did I fail to mention my shoes? Lol!!! These are curtsey of “this little piggy went to the market” and they are a one-of-a-kind that was special made just for me. Hahaha! I don’t know why you gurls put up with me. Lol! I had someone ask me if I “faked” my trips with Rodan + Fields. WHAT???? Why on earth would I do that? They wondered if I paid for my trips and then “acted” like I “earned” the trips. Hahaha!! Nope! I get to work from my phone, I get to work anywhere I want, I get PAID to just share my experience and tell about my love of the products, and I get all kinds of wonderful gifts and perks! Sound good to you? Email me at fiftyisnotold@gmail.com and lets see if we can get you on the path or where you want to be.

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  1. I would love to see you style the same top several different ways. Vacation time is coming and that would be a great way to help me pack a little lighter.

    • Tania Reply

      Thanks, Pat. That is a wonderful reason for styling the same top.

  2. I love the top and the jewellery.
    Personally I think the distressed jeans are for kids or fashion victims.
    Not for a sophisticated lady of our years.
    However you wear the whole look very well.
    I always love your hair by the way.

    • Tania Reply

      I don’t think that I have ever been called a “Kid” or a “Fashion Victim” in such a nice way. Lol!!! Seriously, I understand how you feel. That is what fashion is all about. What I might love might not be for you and that is fine. You need to express yourself in a way that is comfortable for you.

    • Tania Reply

      Great, Jennifer! I might try to take multiple pictures over the weekend.

  3. Would love to see you style a top in several ways. Always enjoy when you do that; I have a tendency to wear the same thing with same things every time.

    • Tania Reply

      I used to be guilty of that too, Lori. The blog has made e be more creative and quit going back to my tried-and-true outfits.

  4. Next time Joe is feeling to lazy to select a more suitable location just get him to wrap a white bed sheet around himself so it can reflect light in your face. #togajoe

  5. Very cute. Even the distressed jeans which I don’t always go for. And you just have to love the cynics of this world. To think you’d fake a trip. I had to laugh.

    • Charlcy Green Reply

      Yep, your hubby is a hoot! Thanks for keeping us laughing, Joe! Beautiful view! So precious having that time w your family on the beach! Cute top, and you know I love those jeans cause I wear mine all the time! Earrings are super perfect for the beach! Sure, styling one top different ways would be fun!

  6. I love to see things styled in various ways because I get stuck in a rut, so YES! And yay Joe-what a hoot! I didn’t think I’d like distressed jeans but I found out that I do and I’m…ahem…not a spring chicken anymore according to my driver’s license! I wear what I like, not what arbitrary rules say I should wear!

  7. I would love to see you show various ways to style different tops. I have no imagination at all with my clothing and get all my inspiration from others. My go to is a top with a black cardigan. LOL. Same old, same old. Not very imaginative. I’m a new follower and just signed up for your daily emails and am very inspired by your great style. You always look fantastic!

  8. That’s a vacation outfit! I love the distressed jeans, but lately I find I like the distressed jeans with the denim patch in behind the distressed spots, found a pair in Florida and just love them, they were JLo brand…. I’ve yet to get a pair with the raw hem , but I’m looking! Lol…..lovely pictures!

  9. Jayne Finkbohner Reply

    I absolutely love your denim with pearl embellishments on the calf area of the denim which you wore yesterday! Those were so flattering on you. Hope to order a pair by end of the week.
    Vacations are the best, welcome back home!

  10. Yes, please do a printed top styling. I usually shy away from them, but when you share a look I tend to go for it. Thank you!

  11. You look relaxed and happy and chic as always. Joe is right-we love him! You too of course!!!

  12. Footwear courtesy of This Little Piggie Went To Market😂😂😂 you crack me up!

  13. I, also, would love to see a series of you styling the same top different ways. I don’t have much money so I need to stretch my clothes. I love your distressed jeans especially with the raw hem. I’d love to get some…

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