What You Can When You Can: book review #wycwyc

What You Can When You Can #wycwyc

Unless you live in a cave, over the past six months you've probably heard the phrase What You Can When You Can or seen the hashtag #wycwyc. It's been on Facebook and Twitter and everywhere else for good reason, since the new book by the same title is due out soon, although some of the pre-orders … [Read more...]

Stitch Fix Review {April 2015}

Stitch Fix Review April 2015 #shrinkingjeans #fashion #stitchfix #style

What I Love About Stitch Fix It's easy! I'm a momma to six kids, and you can about imagine how much fun shopping is with a 3-year-old and 1-year-old in tow. No thank you. I much prefer to have my clothes delivered to my doorstep and then put on a fashion show for the kids! Post-runway walk, each … [Read more...]

Skinny Gut Ultimate Shake Review #sponsored

Skinny Gut Ultimate Shake mix review #skinnygutshake

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Renew Life Formulas for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. As a business owner, homeschooler, and mother of 2, who always seems to be on the go, on the road, or up against deadline, it's hard to make ME a priority some days, much less my … [Read more...]

Review + Giveaway: Sweet Spot Skirts

Review + Giveaway-  Sweet Spot Skirts

I was a little anxious about trying a new skirt because I already have a brand I love BUT when I googled *best running skirt*, a new (to me) brand kept popping up. Sweet Spot Skirts. Although very loyal, I decided to give this new (to me) brand a try.  I am always willing to expand my brand love. … [Read more...]

Stitch Fix Review {February 2015}

Stitch Fix February 2015 Review #fashion #style #shrinkingjeans

Fill out your own style profile and schedule a Fix here! What is Stitch Fix? Awesome. Stitch Fix is awesome. The end. No really, it is one of my favorite things. I am a super-busy mom to 7, which doesn't leave me much time to spend on myself, especially shopping for clothing. The mere thought … [Read more...]

Polar Loop: Review + Giveaway

Polar Loop Activity Tracker Review & Giveaway #shrinkingjeans #giveaway

  Do you know what an activity tracker is?  According to Wikipedia, "an activity tracker is a device or application for monitoring and tracking fitness-related metrics such as distance walked or run, calorie consumption, and in some cases heartbeat and quality of sleep."    I realize there … [Read more...]

Sleep Trackers

sleep trackers

If you are following our Year of Small Changes Challenge, then you know last week's challenge was all about getting enough sleep.  The change: get 7-8 hours of restful sleep every night.  Christy talked about ways to maximize your chances in the last newsletter - doing things like developing a … [Read more...]

Stitch Fix Review {January 2015}

Stitch Fix Review - January 2015 #fashion #style

What is Stitch Fix? Read this! Fill out your own style profile and schedule a Fix here! Stitch Fix continues to be on my list of Favorite Things! I still receive monthly fixes at my doorstep, I've just been very, very bad about blogging them. For this month's fix, I requested pieces that I could … [Read more...]

Erin Condren Life Planner Review + Giveaway

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I put out a plea on Facebook 6 weeks ago asking for recommendations to get my life organized.  You see, the current method of google calender + to do lists written on random sheets of paper + various sizes of notepads with 18,000,000 pieces of information and details of our family life was no longer … [Read more...]

SonicFuel In-Ear Headphones Review and Giveaway

headphone giveaway

What's up, friends?  Did you all just love the giant 2014 Holiday Gift Guide?  Giving away so many prizes makes me feel like Santa :)  I'm so excited to tell you that the giveaways just keep on coming!  We've had a few companies contact us for reviews and giveaways that didn't make it into the gift … [Read more...]

What Is Whole30?

what is whole30

I'm here today to answer that question and give you some things to think about as we finish 2014 and start thinking about what we want to accomplish in 2015. So....what is Whole30? The Whole 30 is a program that was started by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig; a 30 day nutrition program, designed to be … [Read more...]

Introducing TruMoo Protein Plus {sponsored}

TruMoo Protein Plus

This post brought to you by TruMoo Protein Plus. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Shrinking Jeans. You've seen the TruMoo commercials right? Where the kid is trying to convince his mom to buy him chocolate milk? Talk about fantastic marketing....my kids think TruMoo … [Read more...]