HOW TO WEAR PUMPS WITH SKINNY JEANS

A Black velvet jacket, a red v neck sweater, and gray jeans from Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old If you have followed my blog for a while, then you are used to me talking about my family. I talk a lot about my kids, my grandbabies, and I love sharing all of the crazy things that Joe does and says. My sister is also another favorite topic of mine, but you hardly ever hear me mention my brother. Today, you are going to see me act like a rooster, and crow to the top of my lungs about my father and my brother.
A Black velvet jacket, a red sweater, and gray jeans from Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old My father has been a contractor ever since I remember. He is the reason that I have a love of homebuilding, and I love seeing blueprints come to life. He has been a contractor for a major log home company in Tennessee for a long time. My brother has always been talented in many areas. My mother refers to him as the “smart” one of her kids. (maybe not out loud, but we know how she feels. Lol!)

My dad had a health scare three of four years ago (thankfully, he is fine now,) and my brother moved back from Georgia to help him run the business. Together, they have built some amazing homes, and some of them have even been featured in log home magazines; one of them was even in Russian. I want to share a couple of photos of one of those homes and ask for a small favor from you. Seventy-nine homes were nominated for the BEST HOME of the year, and the home that they built was one of those! That is amazing, but now I want them to win. Lol! Soooooo, I would love it if you went to this link (here) and voted for home #33!!! Thanks in advance. ?
A Black jacket, a red v neck sweater from Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old This entire week is going to have red in it in some way. After all, this is the month of LOVE and red it the color of love. Yesterday, I wore a bright red blazer, but today I decided to do a red v-neck pullover instead. For those of you who have a hard time wearing red, this might be an option. The blazer is the prominent color, so the red doesn’t compete with your skin tone. The v-neck sweater is one that I bought from Target earlier in December. However, that particular sweater has sold out in red.


A Black velvet jacket, a red v neck sweater with a leopard clutch from Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old My jewelry is all going to be an “inspiration,” and not a “here is a link to purchase.” since most of it is vintage. I love my vintage jewelry, but I don’t wear it a lot on the blog since you can’t buy it. I do like that it is unique and that you don’t see everyone wearing the same thing as you though. My necklace looks like it is from the art-deco era, and the carved bracelet is bakelite. I buy most of my vintage jewelry at vintage fashion shows that my mother and her friend have, but you can also buy it on Etsy and eBay.
A pair of gray jeans and black pumps from Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old Black pumps are my go-to shoes! I think they are classy and sexy all at the same time. Lol! If you don’t own a pair of pumps, go and get a pair right now. I know that you might not be able to wear the ones with higher heels, but you can still find a pair that will work for you. Mine are by Coach, and I have had them for a few years. These run true to size, and I am wearing my usual size 9.

A pair of gray jeans and a pair of red pumps from Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old I wanted to show you a different take on the shoes, so I added a pair of red pumps. This is a way that you can see how changing your shoes can change the look of an outfit.

A Black velvet jacket, a red v neck sweater, and a vintage necklace from Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old I carried this Selena clutch in yesterday’s post. I wanted to show you how the clutch looked using the gold chain as a shoulder strap. Yesterday, I carried the clutch without the gold chain. Here is the link to the clutch, but I’ll also link some others for you to see.

A Black velvet jacket, a red v neck sweater a leopard clutch, and gray jeans from Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old Finally, my faded gray jeans are a pair of my all-time favorites. This is a pair of Rockstar jeans from Old Navy. I love the faded color, and these are a great alternative to wearing black or blue denim. I am wearing my usual size 10, which is what I normally wear from Old Navy.

A Black velvet jacket, a red v neck sweater, a leopard print clutch and gray jeans from Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old

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  1. evegpt wrote:

    Voted. It’s a beautiful home. I struggled to find jeans that fit for a long time. I have small hips and flat seat so if womens fit my waist they were way too big in hips and seat. Men’s are cut smaller in that area. So I buy men’s jeans. Thought I’d throw that in for those who might share my problem.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Wow! I have never thought about men’s jeans for that reason. Probably because I don’t have a flat seat or small hips. lol!!! Thanks so much for voting!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  2. Patty wrote:

    Done. Lovely home!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Thanks, Patty, for voting!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  3. Kathie blackwell wrote:

    Voted! Lovely home.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      I appreciate that you took the time to vote, Kathie!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
      • Isabel Neves wrote:

        Done. Lovely home!

        Posted 2.4.20 Reply
        • Janet Batchelor wrote:

          Voted for #33!!

          Posted 2.5.20 Reply
  4. Lisa Walker wrote:

    Congrats to your dad and brother! That house is gorgeous and got my vote.
    I enjoy your blog and all the stories and your classy style. You look great in red!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Lisa, thanks for voting. I appreciate your kind words! ?

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  5. Voted! Good luck!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Nancy!!! Thanks so much!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  6. Monica Ercanbrack wrote:

    Loving all these Valentine outfits.
    What a beautiful home, I have always to live in a long home.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Monica, I have wanted to live in a log home also! I tried to talk them into coming to VA and building me one. Lol!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Daphne wrote:

      I love your outfit today red looks so good on you , I voted the home is gorgeous.have a great day

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  7. Lisa wrote:

    Voted Tanya. It’s a beautiful home and loving your outfit today xx

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Thanks, for voting, Lisa!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  8. Barbara W. wrote:

    Voted for #33. It is a beautiful home!!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Woohoo!!! #33 all the way!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  9. Ava wrote:

    Voted. Hope they win!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Thanks, Ava. I hope they win too, but it really is a huge honor just to have been nominated.

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Sue Epling wrote:

      Gorgeous home, I voted!! I have a special place in my heart for contractors as I married one♡ You look really classy today, love your ensemble!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  10. Brenda Foxy Lady wrote:

    Voted! Hope they win!!!!!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Thanks, Brenda! Me too!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  11. Nancy Gaddy wrote:

    Voted! Beautiful home!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      I appreciate you taking the time to vote, Nancy!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  12. Pat wrote:

    Voted!❤️❤️

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Yay!!! Thanks, Pat!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  13. Amy wrote:

    voted. I love red shoes!!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Thanks, Amy! I do like the red shoes also! They add pizazz!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  14. Claudine Womble wrote:

    Voted. Best of luck!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Thank you, thank you, thank you!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  15. Sher wrote:

    Voted!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Thanks so much, Sher!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  16. Mary wrote:

    vote entered! love the grey skinny jeans!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      These are one of my favorite jeans! I love the gray color!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Cheryl peffer wrote:

      Voted. It was a beautiful home.

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  17. Sandy wrote:

    Voted…beautiful home. Does someone live in this house yet? Looks like beautiful views also.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Thanks for voting! Yes, someone lives in the house. It has gorgeous views, and it is off of the beaten path.

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  18. Nikki Cooper wrote:

    Beautiful!! I’m amazed at talented home builders, you should be very proud They have my vote

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      I am very proud of them! They do amazing work!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  19. Jenny wrote:

    I voted. Beautiful home. I’m ready to move in!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  20. VOTED! Beautiful home, deserves to win!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  21. Linda Tice wrote:

    Voted! ✅ Beautiful home, I’m excited for them…I hope they win! Love your Galentine’s Day outfits.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  22. Margo wrote:

    Goodness gurl!!! Your legs look 10ft long in those pumps?

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  23. Chris M wrote:

    Voted for #33! Beautiful home! So much talent in your family!!!!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  24. Debbie P wrote:

    Voted!! You’re beautiful in red!!!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  25. Sondra wrote:

    Voted…and that is a BEAUTIFUL home!! Wow, you and your family are SO talented!! I truly hope they win!! Love all of your outfits this week too!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  26. Belynda wrote:

    I love the look of pumps, but have trouble keeping them on my feet. Are there any brands that I could try that would feel more secure? If I buy them at my regular size they seem to slip when I walk normally. If I buy them a bit smaller size I get blisters.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  27. Peggy wrote:

    Just voted! Hope your Dad and brother win!!! The house is amazing.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  28. Ann wrote:

    Voted! Beautiful home!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  29. Nancy Onorato wrote:

    That gorgeous home deserves to win! I voted – done & done.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Sharolyn wrote:

      Beautiful home. Voted. You always look amazing.

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  30. Brenda Lynch wrote:

    Voted-the home is beautiful. And I am loving all the red, one of my favorite colors!!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  31. Kim wrote:

    Voted! Love the outfit with the red shoes. I don’t wear red but thinking about it now.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  32. Angela Cooper wrote:

    Voted for beautiful home #33! Keep us posted “when” they win!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  33. Donna wrote:

    Voted!
    Love the grey jeans and from Old Navy, who knew! I’m looking for light pink jeans, not see through. Any suggestions?

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  34. Jeanne wrote:

    Voted! Good luck to your father and brother.?

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  35. Renee wrote:

    Voted! Hope they win beautiful home!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  36. Sandy wrote:

    Voted I hope they win!!!!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  37. Wendy wrote:

    Voted! LOVE log homes. My husband & I live in a small log home currently & hope to one day build our dream log home! Good luck to your father & brother.

    Thanks for all the inspiration : )

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  38. Kim wrote:

    Beautiful homes! Good luck to them! I’m wearing red jeans today. Trying to wear some pink or red this month. It’s fun!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  39. Sandi wrote:

    Gorgeous home! Voted!!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  40. Maria wrote:

    Voted too, love ❤️ log homes! Fingers crossed.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  41. Lida wrote:

    Voted and remember February is also Women’s Heart Health month.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  42. Christine S wrote:

    Voted! #33 is a beautiful home!! Love the red v neck sweater and red pumps. Thanks for always showing links to lower heel shoes.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  43. Debbie Wade wrote:

    Voted! Loving all the red. I think I will have to start wearing more of it!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  44. Susan wrote:

    Voted #33! Such a gorgeous home! I want it!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  45. Elizabeth wrote:

    Voted. Is this something we can go back and vote again tomorrow?

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  46. Lisa wrote:

    Voted! Absolutely gorgeous home. Red is definitely your color. And there is nothing sexier than a sleek pair of pumps!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  47. Teresa Bolling wrote:

    Voted! Beautiful home.

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  48. Jodi wrote:

    Voted! Lovely home. What a talented family you have! Was interesting that you did not link or mention your blazer today?I enjoy your posts and think your outfits are very wearable. I appreciate that.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Whoops! I forgot to see if I could find any links for the blazer. Mine is an old one, but I usually see if I can find similar ones.

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  49. Kaye wrote:

    Voted!! Their expertise is magnificent!! They are using their God given talent to bless others with a beautiful home!!!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  50. Annette Harrison wrote:

    I voted. Fantastic house. No wonder you are so proud. Just to let you know, I usually don’t comment, but I absolutely love your blog. Very seldom do I ever not like something you have on. I am 75 years old & love to get ideas from you daily. Keep up the good work.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  51. Sandy wrote:

    voted and hope they win! gorgeous home – as a realtor think that floor plan is a winner! they are very talented, and have a gift for sure!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  52. April wrote:

    Voted!!!

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  53. Voted! The home is gorgeous. 🙂

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  54. Judy wrote:

    I voted…

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  55. Donna-Jane Pollock wrote:

    Voted! Thanks for the tip about skinny jeans and what to wear, I’m always struggling to find pumps that are comfortable enough to wear all day!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  56. Cyndy wrote:

    Voted ?? Such a beautiful home!

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  57. Stacie J Kreitman wrote:

    I voted, the home is beautiful. I also LOVED your galentine outfit. I have a large bottom, so the grey might not be the best choice for me with a dark blazer, but it looks fab on you.

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  58. S wrote:

    Voted. Beautiful home. Love your blog.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  59. Vicki wrote:

    Voted! Love your blog, love your ideas, love your personality! Hope #33 wins. ??

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  60. DEANNE HOPE wrote:

    Gorgeous home. I will vote. Love the outfit today also with the red and the animal print. AND GO CHIEFS!!!!! I am wearing red everyday this week to honor the Chiefs Kingdom!!! I like the old Navy Rockstar jeans I will have to get that gray pair.

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  61. Melesa Garrison wrote:

    I voted….Gorgeous!!!

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  62. Bernie wrote:

    Done ??Fabulous house and you look pretty good too Tania ?

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  63. Kathy Bachman wrote:

    Voted!! What a beautiful home!! I know that you use Rodan and Fields, I do as well and love the Lash Boost! I was wondering what mascara you like, I’m struggling to find one that does not clump especially on my bottom lashes

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Kathy, I like Benefit Cosmetics mascaras. I like They’re Real, and I just started another one from them, but I am not home and I can’t remember the name. It has an orange/peach colored top. Lol!

      Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  64. Pat wrote:

    This is my firirst time commenting. I am new to your blog. I too voted for #33, happy to do it! Your father and brother are very talented.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  65. RORY wrote:

    WOW beautiful homes. I love that style of home. I voted for their home. Thanks for your blog.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  66. Yelena wrote:

    Voted! Let us know who wins. Love the red with leopard print combo today and yesterday.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  67. Tina wrote:

    Voted! love your hair. can you share with me how your stylist cuts your hair? also, can you show the back of your hair?

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  68. Lisa wrote:

    Voted! Beautiful home and beautiful outfit too! I really enjoy your blog.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  69. Gina wrote:

    Voted! What a beautiful home. Btw, I am enjoying my necklace from your jewelry auction on Too Much Stuff.

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  70. Karen wrote:

    I Voted! Did you tell your dad & brother that the Gurls are going to try to help him win?!

    Posted 2.4.20 Reply
  71. Alison wrote:

    Voted! What a stunning home! I also enjoyed seeing pictures of some of the others that are in the running as I absolutely love log homes and lodges.

    Posted 2.5.20 Reply
  72. helen wrote:

    I voted! My husband & I have lived in a post & beam log home for 30 years in PA & we love it! Good luck to your dad and brother – hope they win.

    Posted 2.5.20 Reply
  73. Angie Chronister wrote:

    I would love to wear pumps but I am taaalll! My husband is not. lol

    Posted 2.5.20 Reply
  74. Kelly Palmer wrote:

    I voted for #33. What a beautiful home it is! Since I have red hair I don’t feel comfortable wearing red clothing especially near my face so I am thinking that maybe I should try a pair of red pants, shoes or accessory.

    Posted 2.6.20 Reply
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