Review – 2/4 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC

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I was asked to review the new book from Special K. It is called “The Special K Challenge and Beyond.” I was a little leary because I had seen all the ads for the Special K challenge. I’m not the kind of girl who can eat two meals a day and snacks of a product […]

U.S. News Media Group Announces “Best Diets” Rankings — 20 popular diets ranked in 5 major categories — Washington DC – June 7, 2011 – U.S. News Media Group, publisher of usnews.com, the annual Best Hospitals rankings and an array of U.S. News & World Report-branded products, today announced the release of its Best Diets […]

I’m going to be honest, folks. I get up in just enough time to get showered, dressed, and to work. Sitting down to breakfast is not an option. I need something that is healthy, quick, and simple. I was recently given a chance to try the two new varieties of Kellogg’s® Special K® bars. When […]

Pupus. Starters.  Whatever you call them…I just love appetizers. I’m one of those people who will happily go to a restaurant and make a meal out of appetizers only. The problem is, so many restaurants appetizers are a big, hot, fattening mess (Hello cheese sticks. And calamari. And nachos.) Same goes for appetizers at home. […]

++This Giveaway is now closed++ The winners are: Ellen B. (@elliebunny24) Lainie Painie at Healthy Schmealthy Still Mary! Email your snail mail address to christieo at shrinkingjeans.net! * * *   Why did the chicken cross the road? TO ESCAPE FROM MY MICROWAVE OF COURSE! I have become co-dependent on a very, very convenient chicken […]

Yes, it’s Saturday, so I won’t keep you here too long. I know you’ve all got plans. Running? Catching a Zumba class? Chilling with a good book? Running around from event to event like a chicken with your head cut off? Me? I’m marathon cleaning. This has everything to do with nesting and nothing to […]

We’d like to thank Mary from Musings of the Sixties for being our Shrinking Guest Contributor and giving us her opinion on Weight Watchers new PointsPlus™ program! If you’ve never tried Weight Watchers, now is the perfect time, and if you’re a Weight Watchers veteran, this new program might have some growing pains, but we […]

Winner winners!  John, Meredith, and Tracy- you are the lucky winners of this giveaway.  Please email your mailing addresses to [email protected] as soon as possible.  Thanks and congrats! I am a V8 convert.  First with the V8 V-Fusion + teas and now with the V8 Low Sodium Spicy Hot Vegetable Juice.  We did a review […]

Winner winner- random.org chose Carla as our winner.  Carla, please forward your address to [email protected]  Thanks and congrats! Ever heard of Taste of Home, the #1 cooking magazine in the world?! I absolutely love and adore ALL things published by Taste of Home, whether it comes from their website,  their cooking magazines or their cookbooks. Today, […]

Today Elaine from the Miss Elaine-ous Life is sharing her South Beach Success story! On May 16th of this year I was sitting in my bed and eating my THIRD cupcake for the day and probably my FIFTH for the weekend.  See, the day before we’d had my son’s 3rd birthday party and there were […]

**This giveaway is now closed! The winner is NANCY!! Congratulations girlie! Send us your snail mail at [email protected]! ** I’ve enjoyed trying these so much that I have nicknamed them the V8 FUSION OF JOY! Today we’re reviewing V8 Fusion at the Sisterhood and I love them. I’ve already said that. But sometimes things I […]

This is the story of how I found an amazing company that is all about us girls. Back in June, Team Shrinking Jeans headed off to San Diego to run the Rock N Roll Half-Marathon for Team In Training. (As a team, we raised more than $50,000 but that’s not the point, I’m just bragging.) […]

Update! Winners have been chosen – check the comments. If you’re one of the lucky winners, please contact me at [email protected] with your snail mail info! Thank you!! ******* I am constantly on a quest for a healthy snack bar. There are SEVERAL out there, but I always find something wrong with them: not enough […]

UPDATED! The winner of the nuun gift pack is Kirsten!! Please contact me at [email protected] with your snail mail. And happy hydrating! ***** I have to be honest here. I don’t like to drink water. It is a chore. And it’s not as if I’m a big soda drinker either. I drink a cup or […]

Clean, simple eating. Sounds easy, right? And then you really start thinking about it. What is clean eating? How should you eat to best care for your body – to fuel it? To be healthy – all the while not completely denying yourself the foods you enjoy? It’s a toughie. A while back, I picked […]