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Dolce Vita Sayer Mule (I went a half size up, btw. You can find them on sale via Amazon right now! Oh, and here’s the bootie version, which is also on sale via Zappos and Amazon. Also available at Shopbop.) / J Brand Maternity Crop Jeans (LOVE THEM, despite the rips. First pair of ripped jeans, haha! They were just so soft and comfy. If you can do “full panel” maternity jeans, though, I would honestly suggest Old Navy’s version. I LOVE the maternity Rockstar jeans! Also look into this pair from the Gap. They’re GREAT, and on major sale right now.) / Sail to Sable Crinkle Cotton Tunic Top (Short-sleeved dress here; tiered dress here; tie tunic here.) / Pamela Munson Woven Tote (Full collection here. Looking for more affordable options? This is a GREAT tote; it’s packable! This one is super versatile, too… and how cute is this?!) / Newer Version of my Sunglasses

I have some awesome news. :)

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Classic Coach Bags

Classic Coach Bags

If you read this post on how to find and restore vintage Coach bags, you know how crazy I am about the brand’s classics. They’re hard to find, though! In all honesty, I’m continuously disappointed by the company’s choices in creative direction. I think this article sums my feelings up very well. 😂 Coach, bring back those timeless styles from the 70s, 80s and 90s!

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How to Sous Vide

What is sous vide?

A perfectly cooked chicken breast. BUT HOW?

Mitch here!

Raw chicken is absolutely disgusting. The bone-in, skin-on cuts are a complete horror show, but frankly, any raw chicken is gross. A plain old raw chicken breast sitting there all slimy, pale pink and… hold up… gulp… I need to change the subject.

If I was in charge, I’d live life as if raw chicken didn’t even exist, but I married the one person in the world worse at cooking than myself. (Love you, Kelly.) So I’ve spent most of my adult life trying to avoid touching the stuff while also trying to prepare it deliciously for my growing family. And up until recently, I was failing. I was usually over cooking it because uncooked chicken is terrifying, and no matter what I did, it just never came close to restaurant-quality chicken. But LO!

Enter sous vide. Perhaps you’ve heard of it; perhaps you haven’t. Today, though, I’m going to explain what it is and show you how to do it inexpensively.

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How to Make $1,000 This Month by Selling Your Stuff on eBay

tips for Selling Your Stuff on eBay

Who else is still wildly into KonMari right now? I’m excited to share more about our journey within the next week, but in case you missed it, here’s why the Larkin Family committed to a full-home clean-out and here’s the result of the first phase/category, which is clothing. (Sorry I’m still talking about it, haha. I will tone it back soon.)

One question I continue to get is why I’m not selling some of my stuff on Poshmark or eBay. The short answer is that my life has changed significantly in recent years, and I now want to spend my free time with my daughter. :) I therefore have decided to donate, consign and give away to readers instead. But back when I had fewer responsibilities, I did sell on eBay… and I found great success with it! I definitely made WAY more money than I did with consigning, and although I’ve never tried Poshmark, I have friends who swear by it.

What I Wore, 1/24

What I Wore, 1/24

J.Crew Factory Booties / Old Navy Rockstar Jeans (My favorite maternity version here.) / Gingham Shirt (I also have the J.Crew version and love it!) / $48 Faux Leather Tote / Burberry Scarf / J.Crew Cocoon Coat (Try J.Crew Factory’s version, too!)

Aaaaand I’m back with another “What I Wore” post! Since Mitch and I were working on the first phase (Clothing) of our KonMari Challenge for so long and Chicago’s currently experiencing an arctic blast, my bump-friendly favorites have been on repeat. And while my recent outfits aren’t exactly inspirational, they sure have been making me happy! I’d forgotten how enjoyable getting dressed in the morning can be… but it’s now fun again, thanks to the clean-out.