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Full of Thanks
[ 0 ] 11/12/2013

Full of Thanks

  November is a time to reflect on giving thanks and counting our blessings. I realize most of us will do this “formally” on Thanksgiving in just a couple of weeks, but I want to take a few minutes and do it now, too!   First and for most, I am thankful to God for […]

Summer Blowout Weight Loss Challenge www.shrinkingjeans.net
[ 30 ] 09/18/2013

Summer Blowout Weight Loss Challenge Finale!

What does that say? The FINALE?! Where has the time gone, friends? How are you feeling? Have you succeeded in reaching your goals with the summer challenge? I (for once) can actually say I have lost a good deal of weight and am feeling GREAT! Who knows, by Christmas I could be near my goal […]

FAB ABStravaganza! A 30-Day Ab Challenge {monthly workout calendar}
[ 11 ] 07/31/2013

FAB ABStravaganza! A 30-Day Ab Challenge {monthly workout calendar}

Are you ready for the August monthly workout calendar? Drumroll, please! It’s a Fab Abstravaganza! We are focusing on all things abs and core! This workout calendar can be used as a supplement to your current fitness routine, or you can join us in our free weight loss challenge and Shrinking Bootcamp series beginning on […]

The Joovy ScooterX2 Double Stroller
[ 1 ] 06/02/2013

The Joovy ScooterX2 Double Stroller

Yes, I just said double stroller. Never in a million years did I think that after selling the twins’ double jogging stroller, I would be in the market for a double again. We were done having kids. D-O-N-E. Fast forward a few years later, and we are now proud {foster} parents of two little girls, […]

Crunch It June: A 30-Day Ab Challenge {monthly workout calendar}
[ 29 ] 05/29/2013

Crunch It June: A 30-Day Ab Challenge {monthly workout calendar}

It’s time to get those abs looking fab this June! This month, our free monthly workout calendar is a 30-Day Ab Challenge in the form of everyone’s favorite… crunches! Hold the applause, please. We know you are soooo excited! You should be, since you will be showing off your six-pack in no time! The month […]

30-Day Squat Challenge by @shrinkingjeans #exercise #fitness #workoutcalendar
[ 38 ] 04/30/2013

Squat Away May: A 30-Day Squat Challenge {monthly workout calendar}

It’s time to squat away May! This month, our monthly workout calendar is taking a bit of a different form… as in a 30-Day Squat Challenge! Oh, stop your groaning! You will thank us when your showing off your ass and thighs in a bathing suit next month! The month will vary intensity on each […]

Oh My Thighs! A free monthly fitness calendar to give you extraordinary thighs, oh my! #workout #fitness
[ 9 ] 03/31/2013

Oh My Thighs! April: Monthly Fitness Calendar

Our free monthly workout calendars have become a Sisterhood favorite. Each month, we focus on a specific area of our bodies and focus on toning, tightening, and building muscle. This month we are focusing on our thighs! Come May, your thighs will be looking fine, oh my! The goal of these monthly mini-workouts is to […]

Running Playlist: 10 Songs to Supercharge your Speed and Leave those Pounds in the Dust
[ 4 ] 02/14/2013

Running Playlist: 10 Songs to Supercharge your Speed and Leave those Pounds in the Dust

I’ve been on a running hiatus up here in North Dakota. Winters are long and, well, cold. As a result, my speed (and I use that term loosely!) suffers dramatically. It might also have something to do with those baked goods I’ve been snacking on while I’ve been holed up in my house, too? I’ve […]

Toot Your Horn Tuesdays at the Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans! Come brag about your accomplishments from the past week! #health #fitness #diet www.shrinkingjeans.net
[ 0 ] 11/27/2012

Toot Your Horn Tuesday… The Post-Thanksgiving Edition

Good morning, all! How are you? If you are reading this, you obviously survived the hustle and bustle of the holiday and didn’t get trampled down while black Friday shopping! Hooray! Tuesday is a day for Tooting… tooting our own horns, that is. I may have to dig a little deep here, but dagnabit, I […]

#MKTimeless {How I Would Wear My Michael Kors Watch}
[ 0 ] 10/22/2012

#MKTimeless {How I Would Wear My Michael Kors Watch}

How I would wear my #MKTimeless watch! #MKTimeless by melissa-anderson-i featuring a wrap dress Michael Kors is getting ready to release the Paris Limited Edition Runway Watch -only 2,000 of these gorgeous timepieces have been made. The watch features a 2.5 mm diamond, an etching of the iconic Paris skyline and an engraved edition number. Any […]

The Great Pinterest Round-Up by @reallifeadv from @shrinkingjeans #heatlhy #living #fitness shrinkingjeans.net
[ 1 ] 10/20/2012

The Great Pinterest Round-Up {health & fitness edition}

The Great Pinterest Round-Up… featuring the week’s best health and fitness finds! Pumpkin Spice Latte protein smoothie – mmmmm! Ten Reasons to Keep Backyard Chickens. Harvest Pasta e Fagiole Soup with Parmesan Crisps. Healthy Baking Substitutes. And of course, a quote:

AARP Healthy Living Sweepstakes {sponsored post}
[ 0 ] 09/19/2012

AARP Healthy Living Sweepstakes {sponsored post}

As a non-profit organization with more than 37 million members, the AARP advocates a healthy lifestyle as part of its overall mission to support independence, choice and control in the lives of Americans 50 years old and older. AARP is celebrating healthy living by hosting a sweepstakes, open to residents of the 50 United States […]

Toot Your Horn Tuesday {September 18}
[ 5 ] 09/18/2012

Toot Your Horn Tuesday {September 18}

Good morning, friends! How are you? I.am.tired. TIRED! Life has been just a little crazy this past month. It’s taken a whole new level of patience and adjustment to get used to our hectic schedule -hectic schedule AND A BABY. There is school, and homework, football, choir, dance, volleyball, not to mention all the appointments […]

belVita Breakfast Challenge {sponsored post}
[ 0 ] 09/09/2012

belVita Breakfast Challenge {sponsored post}

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kraft Foods for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My morning routine consists of frantically running around trying to get lunches made, backpacks ready, pets fed, all the while trying to get a sip of coffee in here and there, feeding the foster baby […]

Mindful September {Simple Tasks to Make You Feel Good}
[ 5 ] 09/01/2012

Mindful September {Simple Tasks to Make You Feel Good}

By now, you’ve seen our Monthly Fitness Calendars. We are determined to help you get in your best physical form. Now, it’s time to get the rest of you feeling as good as your body! This month, we are focusing on simple things every day to help put a smile on your face {and on […]