Team Shrinking Jeans Bash | The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans

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****Our Team Shrinking Jeans Bash has come to an end! We are in the process of evaluating, tabulating and calculating the numbers, so stay tuned for the announcement of the winners on Wednesday!****

That’s right! You heard us, we’re hosting a bash and we are inviting you to join in the fun! We will be featuring healthy, delicious party foods, drinks, and PRIZES! Oh, so many prizes, and we can guarantee there is something to suit just about everyone! We like to do it big at the Sisterhood, so this isn’t going to be any ordinary party. We are going to live it up for an entire TWO WEEKS! Pour yourself a glass of wine (or grab a beer),  slip into your party dress (or suit), and read on for the 4-1-1. Bring a guest (or ten!), spread the word, and decorate your blog with this groovy button for two weeks. Have you joined our party? Grab this special badge, bling bling!

We are giving away door prizes  –lots and lots of door prizes– and a grand prize that involves MONEY! You can enter to win these magnificent prizes as many times as you want, AND you can win more than more than one prize! That’s right, you can walk away with a slew of prizes!

Here’s the details:

A $5 donation to Team Shrinking Jeans = 1 entry for the Door Prizes

A $25 donation to Team Shrinking Jeans = 1 entry for the Grand Prize and 5 entries for Door Prizes (meaning you have a potential to win SIX prizes)

A $100 donation to Team Shrinking Jeans = 4 entries for the Grand Prize and 20 entries for Door Prizes

Donate at least $5 and blog about the party and you will get an extra entry for the door prizes!

Go ahead and donate any amount in increments of $5 and then relax and enjoy the festivities! Your donations can be made HERE on our secure online fundraising website, or if you would rather send a check (just make sure it arrives before March 28th!), then email Kirsten for the mailing address! All donations to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society are 100% tax deductible.

Not familiar with Team Shrinking Jeans? Let us fill you in… We are a team of 16 women and 1 guy who have joined up with Team In Training through The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. We are intensely training for a 1/2 marathon in San Diego in June, and we are raising a huge amount of money to benefit cancer research, patients, and their families -$48,900 to be exact. Each member of our team has their own reasons for taking on this journey, and many of us have special people that we are running or walking in honor of. You can read the heartfelt stories here.

Now, what you’ve all been waiting for – the party prizes!

**The Grand Prize**: $400!!! You’re choice of cash, Amazon.com or Visa gift card.

Door Prizes (we will randomly draw winners for each of these prizes):

1. Gruve (2 devices)

A Gruve is a weight loss management system that helps you lose weight by helping you making small, sustainable changes in your daily activities. The Sisterhood Gruves -now you can too!

2. $50 gift card from The Healthy Pantry (2)

The Healthy Pantry provides great-tasting dinners that can be prepared quickly at home, helping busy families enjoy the countless benefits of great nutrition! Sisterhood approved!

3. One More Mile tee (in slogan, size, & color of your choice) + jewelry made by Steph Enos

One More Mile provides exercise clothing that is FUN to wear, with great slogans such as, “Will Run for Wine” and “Kick Asphalt”. The jewelry is a beautiful bracelet and earring set made by Steph Enos.

4. Family Guy swag


We’ve got an awesome Family Guy prize package consisting of an embroidered Stewie insulated lunch bag/cooler, Family Guy DVD set – Volume 7 (unsensored version), long-sleeve embroidered fleece hoodie – size L (Quahog 5 News on front and small Family Guy logo on back), and a cotton twill baseball cap embroidered with The Drunken Clam logo – all from one of the show’s writers! These items were created exclusively for the show’s staff and were not available for purchase to the general public.

5. The Pioneer Woman Cooks (3 copies), autographed by Ree herself!

Yup, that’s right! We have 3 copies of the cookbook, each autographed by the lovely ranch goddess herself!

6. $25 Barnes and Noble gift card + copy of Marathon: You Can Do It by Jeff Galloway

Jeff Galloway’s book has programs that will allow almost anyone, at any fitness level, to have fun training for a marathon. We’re throwing in a gift card so that you can enjoy a few MORE books!

7. Necklace & Earring set from Bdid Jewelry

A lovely earring and necklace designed by Denise Sheehan of Bdid Jewelry.

8. One More Mile tee (in slogan, size, & color of your choice) + autographed copy of Half-Assed by Jennette Fulda + necklace by Christie O’Sullivan

One More Mile – see above description. Half-Assed:  Follow Jennette as she loses over half her weight without losing her sense of humor in this light-hearted and inspirational tale. You’ll only put it down because you’ll want to get up and exercise. Winner will also receive an “I Need More Cowbell” necklace made by Christie O’Sullivan.

9. Copy of Marathon, You Can Do It by Jeff Galloway+ EatSmart Digital Bathroom Scale

The EatSmart Bathroom Scale is versatile, easy to use digital bathroom great for any home. Simply step on the scale and in seconds you’ll have an accurate readout on the EatSmart’s oversized 3.5″ LCD display.

10. Arbonne Figure 8 products

Weight Loss and Weight Management Sampler, includes protein shakes, beverage tablets, detox tea, and weight loss chews!

11. 4gb iPod shuffle + $20 iTunes Gift Card (2 sets)

Everyone needs some tunes to listen to while getting your daily dose of exercise! We’re making it easy for you with (2) iPod shuffles, paired with iTunes gift cards! Download and get moving!

12. 1-year subscription to Cooking Light magazine + EatSmart Digital Bathroom Scale

Cooking Light features delicious, healthy recipes, and it can be yours for one year! EatSmart scale – see description above.

13. 8×10 print from Beth Fletcher + 1 year premium membership to Picnik + a $25 gift card to Heritage Makers

The winner will get his or her choice of these beautiful prints by Beth Fletcher. We’re throwing in a one-year premium membership to Picnik, so that you can create some masterpieces of your own, plus a $25 gift card to Heritage Makers so you can create something fabulous with all your awesome shots! Enjoy!

14. One More Mile tee (in slogan, size, & color of your choice) + 1 year subscription to Fitness magazine

One More Mile – description above and a one-year subscription to Fitness magazine, which has great tips and articles to help you get (and stay) healthy!

15. Apron made by team member Tiffany Scott + YouCake topper + EatSmart Digital Bathroom Scale

YouCake.com designs and personalizes edible photo cake toppings for any frosted cake, cookie or cupcake. Winner will receive a custom cake topper, and prize will be good for one year! You will also receive a handmade apron, made by Team Shrinking Jeans member, Tiffany Scott and an EatSmart Digital Bathroom Scale (see description above)!

16. Copy of Marathon, You Can Do It by Jeff Galloway+ $20 gift certificate to Run U Mother

Run U Mother provides a line of athletic wear that is both inspirational and full of attitude! Shop their store here! Book – see description above.

17. Mabel’s Labels Big Combo

Mabel’s Labels provides fun, durable labels for the stuff kids lose! Labels are dishwasher, microwave, and laundry safe, and can be customized with your child’s name!

18. 11×14 print from Melissa Anderson, jewelry made by  Steph Enos, necklace by Christie O’Sullivan.

Winner will receive his or her choice of a print from the gallery of Team Shrinking Jeans member, Melissa Anderson, 2 sets of earrings handmade by Steph Enos, AND an “I do all my own stunts” necklace made by Team Shrinking Jeans member, Christie O’Sullivan!

19. One More Mile tee (in slogan, size, & color of your choice) + EatSmart Digital Bathroom Scale + earrings by Steph Enos

Purple (in honor of Team In Training!) beaded earrings madeby Steph Enos. See descriptions of tee and scale above!

20. Soup of Success Job & Life Skills Training Program Gift Pack

Gift pack includes 3 soup mixes (No Worry Vegetarian Curry side dish, Positively Potato Soup, Ruth’s 5-Bean Soup) and 2 dip mixes (Deliciously Dill and Sizzlin’ Santa Fe), as well as a bundle of 20 all-occasion hand-made greeting cards.

The Soup Of Success Job & Life Skills Training Program is a not-for-profit, faith- and community-based program designed specifically for women who are struggling to get off of, or avoid having to go onto, public assistance. The participants in this program all have the desire and motivation to improve their situations and strive toward self-sufficiency.  They want to better their lives and that of their children.

21. Autographed copy of The Amazing Adventures of DietGirl by Shauna Reid + EatSmart Digital Bathroom Scale

The Amazing Adventures of Dietgirl is the true story of how Shauna Reid lost half her body weight. Full of adventure, romance and chocolate, the book goes beyond her blog and spans seven years and seven jean sizes. EatSmart scale – description above.

22. Bracelet by Aprilierre + 11×14 print from Keli Hoskins

Beautiful bracelet designed and crafted by April Barnhart, inspired by Team Shrinking Jeans. See more pieces at her online store, Aprilierre. Winner will also receive his/her choice from one of these gorgeous prints by Keli Hoskins!

23. EA SPORTS Active More Workouts (2 copies)

Have fun while getting fit with EA Sports Active More Workouts for Wii! It’s like having your own personal trainer – inside your home! Get your heart pumping!

24. Anheuser-Busch beer tee from McQuades + copy of Marathon, You Can Do It by Jeff Galloway + EatSmart Digital Bathroom Scale

Winner will receive tee in the size of their choice, book by Jeff Galloway, and an EatSmart Digital Bathroom Scale (descriptions above).

25. Copy of Master Your Metabolism by Jillian Michaels + Coffee Gift Pack

In the book, Master Your Metabolism, discover how to:REMOVE anti-nutrients from your diet, RESTORE foods that speak directly to fat-burning genes , and REBALANCE energy and your hormones for effortless weight loss. Winner will also receive a gift pack of various coffees, selected by our Team Shrinking Jeans Seattle native, Heather Damron.

26. $20 gift certificate to EMJ Designs on Etsy + jewelry by Steph Enos

EMJ Designs features fun totes and purses, aprons, blankets and much more! Check it out here! Winner will also receive this bracelet and earring set handcrafted by Steph Enos!

27. One More Mile tee (in slogan, size, & color of your choice) + copy of Marathon, You Can Do It by Jeff Galloway

See descriptions of both items above!

28. One-Year Supply of Tide Coldwater Liquid Laundry Detergent

Get a brilliant clean at lower temperatures. Tide® Coldwater is specially formulated to clean in cold water conditions better than the next leading regular liquid detergent in warm. And, with Tide Coldwater, you can save money on your energy bill. In fact, you can save up to $10 on energy by washing in cold with 100 oz. bottle of Tide® Coldwater.

29. Function Drinks & a beautiful turquoise Lia Sophia Pendant

Function Drinks will send one lucky winner a case of Light Weight Acai Pomegranate AND a case of Alternative Energy Strawberry Guava. **During the Team Shrinking Jeans bash, anyone can use the discount code SISTERHOOD10 for 10% off purchases made on www.functiondrinks.com.**

30. KYMARO Body Shapers (5 sets)

Celebrities like Mo’Nique, Queen Latifa, Meryl Streep were looking noticeably slimmer on the red carpet at the Oscars this year! Want to know why? They picked up a pair of the KYMARO Body Shapers that smooth out lumps and accentuate your bumps before hitting the red carpet.

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Phew! I could use a cocktail (or three) after writing all this! Let’s get this party started! You can’t win if you don’t enter! Grab the party badge, and make sure you check back daily to The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans for handpicked food and drink recipes we will be featuring!

The Team Shrinking Jeans Bash will end on Sunday, March 28th, 2010 at 11:59 Pacific time. All donations given to Team Shrinking Jeans between Monday, March 15th through Sunday, March 28th, 2010 will be eligible for prizes! Winners will be randomly chosen and contacted through email, so make sure you leave a valid email when donating to Team Shrinking Jeans! We will also be announcing the winners live through vlogging and Twitter! Questions? Email: [email protected]

Full Disclosure:  The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans did not receive compensation for posting the products of above companies. The companies have generously supplied items for giveaway OR products have been purchased by members of Team Shrinking Jeans themselves. Any opinions expressed are solely our own.

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