January 2009 Archives – 2/7 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


Hi, my name is Lisa and I am addicted to food.  This is the post where I talk about my love affair with food and how I am having to give it up for the sake of my health and to lose some weight. I love food.  I love most everything, but I especially love […]

Today was my second day of the couch to 5k program. I was pumped and ready to hit the treadmill right after work. The first week of the is simple and thankfully isn’t too hard for me yet. Right now my max on running is about 2 minutes, so it works. When the one minute […]

Lisa, aka MommyMo, has officially joined the Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans as an Contributing Editor, along with Beth, Crooked Eyebrow, Melissa, Brian and myself!! See her pretty picture over there in the sidebar! Click it and it will take you to her brand new personal Sisterhood blog. Of course, it’s empty at this moment, […]

I did not have a very good weekend food-wise. I did alright, not too bad, until oh, about lunchtime on Saturday. And then the kids went to stay with their Grandparents for the night so I started painting my office and poured myself a glass of wine, which turned into several, which led to me […]

This recipe is from Megan… I have had it at her house several times and it is so delicious and kids love it! Bread Machine Pizza POINTS® Value: 5 Servings: 8 Ingredients 1/2 cup(s) Contadina Pizza Sauce 8 oz Alpine Lace Mozzarella Cheese, shredded 1/2 tsp table salt 3/4 cup(s) water 1 1/2 tsp yeast […]

It is time for the Bloggy Giveaway Carnival and theSisterhood of Shrinking Jeans is proud to be a part of it. We are so very determined to help people get on track with their weight loss journey that we want to share the awesome goodness that this book has. Have you seen our review? We […]

Beer and cake and ice cream and donuts and pizza and beer and cake and ice cream and hotdogs and chips and dip and chili and Red Robin and McDonalds and rum  and Burger King. I said beer and cake twice because there were multiple days of drinking and cake and ice cream eating.  After […]

Here is a low fat, heart healthy, not just another chicken dinner recipe . Serve with your favorite veggies or better yet cut up and over a salad! Honey Crusted Chicken makes 2 servings 8 saltine crackers, each about 2 inches square 1 teaspoon paprika 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, each 4 ounces 4 teaspoons […]

I came across a free offer in my Sunday paper coupon section today. A free 3-month issue to Cooking Light Magazine! Anyone who goes to here can sign up! When you fill the form out, it does ask for CC info, but you can choose the Bill Me option. You’re not obligated to continue with […]

1 cup packed brown sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 1 large egg white, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 cup raisins 2 cups rolled oats 1 cup sifted cake flour 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1. Position rack in the […]

We were recently offered the opportunity to try out Weight Watchers Chocolate Candies by Whitman’s. You know us, we never turn down a good treat (ahem, unless it’s high in fat and calories, of course)! They come in many different varieties, everything from Caramel Medallions to Double Chocolate Mousse. Mmmm. My mouth is watering just […]

Healthier Pancakes 2 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour 1 cup buttermilk powder (see Note) 5 tablespoons dried egg whites, such as Just Whites (see Note) 1/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup flaxseed meal (see Note) 1 cup nonfat dry milk 1/2 cup wheat bran or […]

I totally gave in for my craving and ate pizza hut’s new “natural” pizza for dinner. Whole grain crust and all. You know what? It was good. that is all, carry on…

Yes, I’m writing a product review on hot dogs. Why? Because I love them and my son loves them and they are just good. I’m a bit of a hot dog snob though. I only like 100% beef hot dogs. Mystery dogs just gross me out, turkey ones have a strange texture, and the tofu […]

Straight off the treadmill and I just had to share the fact that I ran even though I wasn’t being chased. In the past I figured why run if I didn’t have to? Well times are a changing. Yesterday Melissa posted the couch to 5k program for our Fitness Fridays and it was just the […]