Pop Art Snacks Review & Giveaway!


Whether it's watching the newest episode of Scandal (#addicted - anyone else?), during my 6 p.m. economics class, or that lull between lunch and is-it-time-to-leave-work-yet?, I am a habitual snacker. I am a lover of munching between meals. Knowing this, I am careful to pick and choose what I nibble … [Read more...]


Did y'all enjoy reading our Ultimate Runner Gift Guide + Giveaways Galore?  Well it's time for us to officially announce the winners- scroll down through each gift to see who the winners are.  Winners have been emailed already with next steps.  If a winner does not get back to us within 48 hours, … [Read more...]

Scott James Jewelry Review!

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I'm so excited to share this latest gift idea with our lovely readers.  Scott James Jewelry will be featured in our Annual Holiday Gift Guide for the Runner and will include an awesome giveaway too - be on the lookout for it in the near future! I give you the Scott James Jewelry Review! Scott … [Read more...]

True Confessions Time

                                                                      It's been a while since we've done a True Confessions post and after the past week I've had I feel the need to make some confessions lest you think that us girls on the Shrinking Jeans writing staff never have a bad … [Read more...]

Pin It to Win It: Race Edition {$250+ value}

Pin It to Win It: Race Edition! $200+ value! Race Registration, tee, $100 Amazon GC, @dietbet credits, @drinkclick, and a custom race duffle bag! Don't miss out! #foxy5K #foxy10K #c25k @shrinkingjeans

Good morning, friends! It's a gloomy day here in North Dakota, so I thought we should brighten it up a with a fantastic giveaway! You might have heard about our Run the 'Hood run/walk race series -twice a year we put on awesome virtual races open to adults and kids of all ages, all abilities, and … [Read more...]

Guess Who’s One? Shrinking Kitchen!

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Who's one? Well, it's actually a WHAT. It's our sister site, Shrinking Kitchen's, first birthday today! Over at Shrinking Kitchen, we're celebrating our 'cookiversary' with some fun giveaways - one for each week of February. If you've never visited Shrinking Kitchen before, you're in for a treat … [Read more...]

Applebee’s Under 550 Menu Review {Giveaway}


Congratulations to Alexis {Diva on a Diet} who is the winner of the $25 Applebee's gift card!   Like me, I'm sure many of you have probably cut way back on the amount of times you eat out at a restaurant in the name of trying to save some calories and fat?  C'mon, we've all heard … [Read more...]

Weekly Check In :: December 7


Goooooooooood morning, Shrinkers! How is everyone doing this fine day? I'm trying my hand at being annoyingly happy because I just received some very tragic news. SNOW IS ON THE WAY! Ugh. I realize this in no way effects anything having to do with weight loss or healthy living other than … [Read more...]

Weekly Check-in Post


Hello there!  If you are here on a Wednesday morning, it must be check in time.  Go hop on those scales and see how Thanksgiving was to you.  Go ahead, I'll wait.  Okay, now tell us how it went.  Either write a post and leave your link or just tell us about it in the comments. We have some fun … [Read more...]

True Confessions


It's Tuesday and time to confess it all.  Have you been good?  Bad?  Eh?  Did you fall off the wagon/get back on/pull the wagon? Here are my confessions: I am tired.  My days begin at 6:30am and don't stop until at least 8pm, sometimes later if I still have household stuff that needs to be … [Read more...]

Saturday Review – My Favorite Things

UPDATE TO THE UPDATE! -- Unfortunately, we never heard back from one of our winners, so I had to pick another one. The new winner is Deb! Congrats, Deb! UPDATED -- Congratulations to our winners, Kirsten and Sahutske! I've left comments and I will try to contact you on Twitter! As I draw closer … [Read more...]