November 2009 Archives – 2/5 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC

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*******The winner of the Gap Jeans is Heather from Domestic Extraordinaire! Congratulations, girl!!! Shoot me an email (christy @ shrinkingjeans dot net) with your mailing info and I’ll get the certificate out to you ASAP!****** Today is a very special day here at the Sisterhood! It’s our official one-year Shrink-a-Versary! WOOT!! To celebrate one year of […]

Today is our One-Year Anniversary! We have been through so much this year. Faces have come and gone, but there are some very special women who have been with us since the very beginning! A few weeks ago, I asked them all to share their stories with us. I have to admit, I teared up […]

**I was beyond excited when Kirsten approached me with this idea! As you may know, I participated in Team In Training for my first (and only!) 1/2 marathon a few years ago. I walked most of it, but it was the most awesome and rewarding experiences in my life.** From Kirsten: Hi everyone!  I have […]

Today is the day when we’re gracious enough to give you the wonderful opportunity to get everything that’s bothering you off your chest. Tell us about all of your stumbles, your shortcomings, the brownie you ate at 10 p.m. last night, and those margaritas you had on Friday night. We want to hear it all. […]

And the winner is…Dawn at BabyBoy3! Congrats, Dawn! Email me at [email protected] with your mailing info so I can get your subscription started! **** For me, health is all encompassing. Meaning, for me to feel truly healthy, I have to be committed – body, mind and spirit. If my head’s not in it, I will […]

I’m normally a green bean casserole girl, but I came across this recipe and I think I might have to give it a try this year! Heck, it’s really a recipe you could use all year long. Gather: 2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-1 1/2 inch pieces 1/4 cup of olive […]

Another side-dish I cannot live without on Thanksgiving is sweet potatoes. I love them. So much. Unfortunately, my husband and son don’t like them, and I’m still working on my daughter. My recipe, again one that it’s in my head and not written down, contains lots of butter, brown sugar, and nuts; and is topped […]

I don’t know about you, but cornbread dressing is THE reason I look forward to Thanksgiving. Okay, so I really look forward to ALL the food. Seriously. I grew up in a family where traditions are strong, especially traditional holiday meals. My grandma always, always made homemade cornbread dressing, and I was by her side […]

UPDATED: The winner of the Simply Salads Cookbook is lucky #11-  Mel, themelodramatic!  Congrats Mel, please email your contact info to to [email protected] Most of ya’ll know that I love to cook.  I also love to eat.  This appears to be a win-win situation.  Well, except for the fact that now I need Shrinking Jeans […]

**Originally posted by Crooked Eyebrow, January 2009** I am a huge English muffin fan. Whether we use them for homemade egg sandwiches or just for a light breakfast.  Since I started to watch points and what I am eating, I almost felt like I was “wasting” points on bread. I don’t know about you, but […]

**UPDATE**  The winner of the KOR hydration vessel in the color of their choice is lucky commenter #4 (again!), who just happens to be… Allysonlyon! Congrats, girl! Email me ([email protected]) with your contact info and we will get your prize on it’s way! Today, on this glorious 21st day of our Shrink-a-Versary, we are giving […]

EA SPORTS Active chose me as one of the 12 featured challengers for their Active for Life Challenge which begins today! The challenge is centered around their new product, More Workouts, and for the next 6 weeks I will document my journey on the EA SPORTS Active site, and here at the Sisterhood. In addition, […]

**UPDATE** The winner of the One More Mile tee is lucky commenter #4…. MENDIE!! Congrats, girl!! You know where to find me, shoot me an email with your pick, color, size, as well as your contact info and we will get your prize on it’s way! You already know how much we love One More […]

*UPDATE* The winner of the book and journal is…. Steph E.! Congrats, girl! I think I know where to find you, so I will get these books out soon! Authors Rory Freedman and Kim Barnoin take a no-nonsense approach in their book, Skinny Bitch, and state that if you want to lose weight, you just […]

So, let’s just get this out there right now. One week from today, at least one of us will gorge themself (or selves). I’m not naming any names me. I know I should probably follow suit like a good little health-blogger and write up a bunch of healthy tips for avoiding the extra calories on Thanksgiving […]