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The Ultimate Runner Gift Guide + Giveaways Galore!
[ 314 ] 12/09/2013

The Ultimate Runner Gift Guide + Giveaways Galore!

Ho ho ho!  Or maybe I should say run, run, run?  For the second year in a row, we running sisters here at Shrinking Jeans have pulled together the Ultimate. Gift. Guide. for. the Runner.  It is epic.  It is massive.  It is chock full of awesome products for runners, complete with product information, photos, […]

New Balance v1400 Racing Flats Review
[ 1 ] 11/26/2013

New Balance v1400 Racing Flats Review

See this pretty running shoe? And this one too? They are the same shoe- the New Balance v1400 Racing Flat- and I am in love with it. Period, the end.  That’s all I have to say about this shoe review- I love it. How’s that for details? Actually, when asked to review this a racing […]

One More Mile!
[ 3 ] 11/25/2013

One More Mile!

I am sooooo excited to show you all another awesome company that will be making their appearance in our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide – One More Mile!  As their website says, “One More Mile makes it funner to be a runner”.  Their site is chock full of funny and inspirational items – from shirts and […]

Baboosh Body Review and Giveaway {closed}
[ 59 ] 08/30/2013

Baboosh Body Review and Giveaway {closed}

Baboosh! How is that for a silly word? Silly, but cool. I’m doing a review and giveaway of the Baboosh Body wrap by Brooke Burke-Charvet. I didn’t really know what to expect. I had heard things pro and con about body wraps. I was excited to test one out for myself. You all know who […]

Sports Bra MEGA-Extravaganza Review + Giveaway {closed}
[ 90 ] 08/27/2013

Sports Bra MEGA-Extravaganza Review + Giveaway {closed}

Enell, Shock Absorber, Moving Comfort, Panache. What do all these companies have in common?  They make fantastic sports bra for women, meant to keep *the girls* in place- supported, comfortable and stylish! Let’s take a look at each one, shall we? ENELL SPORT The ENELL SPORT’s patented design eliminates bounce while providing superior support and […]

Sweaty Bands Review + Giveaway {Closed}
[ 70 ] 08/15/2013

Sweaty Bands Review + Giveaway {Closed}

Winner Winner! Lauren S- check your email for details. Thanks to all who *played*! I sweat….. a lot.  Also, I have a lot of hair.  So finding a hair band that is heavy duty enough to do the trick of keeping my hair back as I exercise or go for a run can be tricky. […]

Eat Clean Health Detox and Cleanse Programs {a review}
[ 0 ] 06/03/2013

Eat Clean Health Detox and Cleanse Programs {a review}

Jodi Geigle, of Eat Clean Health, has been contributing to the Sisterhood for several months sharing her extensive knowledge of nutrition, and her passion for clean living. Jodi recently challenged Melissa and I to partake in her detox and cleanse programs in order to gain a first hand experience of her approach. While we were […]

Review & Giveaway: Lock Laces
[ 39 ] 05/13/2013

Review & Giveaway: Lock Laces

  When I run, I’m super finicky. All equipment must be secured properly….there can’t be any loose iPod wires. No loose running pants that I have to constantly yank back up. And there must absolutely, positively be no untied shoelaces! Which usually means I have to spend a great deal of time before my run […]

It's time to sparkle with Team Sparkle (review+giveaway)!
[ 59 ] 04/18/2013

It’s time to sparkle with Team Sparkle (review+giveaway)!

Winner winner chicken dinner- Sabrina Flippin!  Check your email Sabrina!!!! We could all use a little bit of sparkle in our lives right now, couldn’t we? Enter Team Sparkle, a company that produces sparkle running skirts in every sparkly color that you can imagine. Seriously ya’ll, this running skirt is the sparkliest one on the […]

Award Show Special K Giveaway ($100+ value)
[ 133 ] 02/15/2013

Award Show Special K Giveaway ($100+ value)

This giveaway is now CLOSED!  Congratulations to Deanna G. who is our winner!  Please email me your mailing information (including phone number) to mel at shrinkingjeans dot net.  Thanks!     Award show season is here in full swing. Several of the big award shows have already taken place for this year, but the grandaddy […]

Brookside Chocolate Review & Giveaway
[ 53 ] 01/12/2013

Brookside Chocolate Review & Giveaway

I was recently contacted by The Hershey Company about doing a review for an exciting new line called Brookside Chocolate. Basically, I saw the word CHOCOLATE and two thoughts crossed my mind simultaneously: 1. DELETE THE EMAIL NOW! You don’t need any chocolate!  and 2. Don’t be crazy, dark chocolate is good for you in […]

Ezekiel 4:9 Flax Sprouted Whole Grain Bread {Review/Giveaway}
[ 49 ] 01/05/2013

Ezekiel 4:9 Flax Sprouted Whole Grain Bread {Review/Giveaway}

Bread. Not the first thing I usually reach for when I’m eating healthy. Don’t get me wrong. I love bread. I adore it. But for as long as I can remember it’s been a diet no-no. When did bread become the devil, anyway? Honestly, bread can and should be part of a balanced diet. But the […]

A Special K Girl's Night Out Giveaway!
[ 24 ] 12/21/2012

A Special K Girl’s Night Out Giveaway!

A winner for this giveaway has been selected with the help of the good folks at random.org.  Congratulations, Shari!  You’re the winner.  I’ll contact you via email to get your mailing information.  Thanks to everyone that entered! ————————————————————————– It’s that wonderful time of the year when we all like to get together with friends and […]

The Holiday Gift Guide for the Runner
[ 265 ] 12/03/2012

The Holiday Gift Guide for the Runner

Christmas is right around the corner and if you are like me, your personal present wish list might include a few running items.  I thought I would help a sister out, point ya’ll in the right direction, and share with you some of MY favorite running items.  Are these the ONLY running items/brands I use? […]

Review: Polar RCX3 GPS Heart Rate Monitor
[ 8 ] 11/30/2012

Review: Polar RCX3 GPS Heart Rate Monitor

My last Polar product review was 3 years ago.  It’s about time for an update, isn’t it? Back then, I had barely started running and when I did run, it was the same route, with the same mile markers.  Mainly, I used my heart rate monitor to tell me my heart rate and calories burned. […]