I had the best weekend and I hope you did too. Mine was supposed to have been spent going through closets and decluttering but instead, it was spent playing in the pool and having a sleepover with Emersyn. She has now declared that she is NEVER going home. Mommy and Daddy can just come over and visit. Lol! That was right after she got a little weepy when we went to bed. For just a few minutes she started whining that she missed her mommy. Since they live right next door, I was sure they would come and get her if she really went to crying but she closed her eyes and went right to sleep. When she woke up the next morning, she said, “NeeNee, I am never going home!” 50 IS NOT OLD | LINEN AND LACEThe very best part is that the rest of the grandbabies will be here visiting next weekend and they are staying for at least a week. I will be in “Hog Heaven.” Emersyn is sooooo excited!!! She doesn’t get to see her cousins very often and when she does she will hug each one and declare they are her best friends! I fully expect Emersyn to spend the night multiple times over the week they are here unless they go to her house. 50 IS NOT OLD | LINEN AND LACEThe thing that is going to drive me crazy is that I see a string hanging in this photo. I shot a couple of pictures before I saw the string and pulled it off. I really need to learn how to do photoshop just so that I can fix small items like this. Lol! I bought this top the other day when I went shopping at Cato’s in town. There was another lady in the store and she and I were looking through the clearance racks. She was looking at one and I was looking at one next to it. We finished and then switched racks. I found this beautiful white crocheted off the shoulder top and added it to my “to buy” stack. The lady said, “I didn’t see that, it is gorgeous. Is there another one?” Unfortunately, that was the ONLY one. I have had this happen multiple times to me. It is not that I have an eye for things, it is that I look at EVERYTHING. My mother and sister hate shopping with me. Lol! This top is no longer on their website but they have a lot of off the shoulder tops to consider.

50 IS NOT OLD | LINEN AND LACEI decided against a necklace so that the crochet could stand out. Instead, I went with a pair of earrings that mimicked the lace pattern called the White Drop Earrings. These earrings are only 8.00 but I would wait until I had a larger order to add them to. You don’t want to pay 8.00 for the earrings and then have to pay 5.00 or more for shipping. Just remember when you are ordering a necklace or bracelet to scan the earrings as an add-on, that will save you money down the road. 50 IS NOT OLD | LINEN AND LACEThe bracelet on the left is my new Clementine bracelet. I just got it and the Rosa in. The round stones are in hues of green, white, yellow, blue, brown, and gray. There are a dark brown leather tassel and a monogrammed charm that dangles from the bracelet. I put an “S” on mine. The bracelets on the right arm are the Amanda and the Flynn. My pearl bracelet is in silver tone but the Amanda now comes in gold tone. To shop with me, simply go to www.plunderdesign.com/taniastephens and hit the shop tab. You will be prompted to pick a party and my current one is tania13.50 IS NOT OLD | LINEN AND LACEI loved how the turquoise satchel popped against the outfit. I thought the leather accents just matched the color of the pants. Lol! Turquoise is my favorite summer color, I consider white a non-color. Haha! The great thing about turquoise is that it is also considered a fall color so this will still be fine to carry into the fall. It looks great with deep purple!

50 IS NOT OLD | LINEN AND LACEI wanted to show those of you who are not comfortable with an off the shoulder look that it can be worn as a tank top style. My pants are a linen/rayon blend that I bought when I was on my shopping spree at Cato’s the other day. These are still on the website ? I know it hard to believe. Lol! They are an orange ombre drawstring pant. I love this type style pant and I have several of them. They are extremely comfortable and very summery looking. Linen is a go-to fabric in the summer!!! This pair is on sale for only 10.99 so if you want a pair you had better hurry before they sell out. I did size down one size and bought a medium. Anytime I buy an elastic waist or drawstring pant I usually size down. I don’t want those suckers falling down. Lol! 50 IS NOT OLD | LINEN AND LACEOther than my Aerosole shoes I have on I think that just about covers everything.

I wanted to mention quickly that I am loving the new Active Hydration Serum that Rodan and Fields just came out with. Don’t ask me why because I am still trying to figure that out. Lol! I can’t seem to put it in words. I told you that I am not much of a salesperson, I just know what I like and what works. If you are interested in looking at Rodan and Fields products but you don’t like the website just let me know. I recently ordered a bunch of their catalogs and I will mail you one out. There are just times when I want to look at something in my hands. Lol! If you are fine with using the website then you can go to www.tstephens5.myrandf.com and hit the shop tab. There are 3 ways to make a purchase from Rodan and Fields.

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  1. Kathy McClintock wrote:

    I just love this outfit Tania! It’s truly one of my favorites. But you wear everything well. Looking forward to all your beautiful clothes. Kathy

    Posted 7.13.18 Reply
  2. Kim Blackwell wrote:

    Hi Tania! You look so pretty with this white off the shoulder top and striped pants! Probably one of my favorite outfits on you. I am the same age as you and you give me the confidence to try some outfits that I may feel a little uneasy about. Lol thank you!

    Posted 7.21.17 Reply
  3. Rene Aldridge wrote:

    I just ordered the orange ombre pants! Thanks for sharing!

    Posted 6.24.17 Reply
  4. Lory wrote:

    Love this outfit. You love gorgeous. I was able to find the pants at my local Catos. Love them! Thanks for the tip. Enjoy those grandbabies there isn’t anything better.

    Posted 6.22.17 Reply
  5. Maddie wrote:

    Love this outfit! Looked at the pants online and the inseam is 32.5″ Just wondering how tall you are, they would definitely be too long for me, but they are adorbs and love the top too!!!

    Posted 6.20.17 Reply
  6. Bonnie Henderson wrote:

    Pretty and comfortable looking outfit!

    Posted 6.19.17 Reply
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