Melissa | The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans – Part 10


Do y’all remember when Crooked Eyebrow posted a review on Eat This Not That, The Supermarket Survival Guide? I picked up the book while we were on vacation, and let me just say it is SO VERY INTERESTING. There are some complete shockers in there!
I thought I would share some of the information to help […]

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I think we may be ready to go again! Cross your fingers! So, where did we leave off? Did you all see The Biggest Shrinker of the Looking Fine for Valentine’s challenge? Congrats again, Kate! Check out her snazzy new button on her blog!

Are you excited for the new challenge? I know I am. Three weeks? […]

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1.  I ate a lot of junk while I was on vacation. 2. I did pick options off the “healthier” menu at restaurants. 3. I hit the hotel gym one day and swam two days. 4. I am back to my regular gym habit as of today.

5. This is probably TMI, but I really want to know if […]

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Yes, I totally know that this was posted the other day, but better late than never. And it is really fitting after my last two days. 
The mister and I had Chinese for lunch yesterday. I had tons of veggies and chicken which almost sounds healthy if you forget about all the fried, salty goodness that […]

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Pork Chops Yum Yum

POINTS® Value: 9
Servings: 4


1 1/2 pound(s) Market Day Bone-In Pork Chop

1/4 cup(s) honey

1/2 cup(s) fat-free chicken broth

1/4 cup(s) soy sauce

2 tbsp ketchup

2 tbsp ground ginger

2 tbsp minced garlic

Instructions Brown chops on both sides. Place in casserole dish sprayed with PAM. Mix all remaining ingredients and pour over pork chops.

Bake, uncovered, at 350 for […]

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My mom was in town yesterday and stayed at our place. Her, Justin, and I stayed up pretty late talking and having drinks. After I went to bed, one of my twin boys woke up crying several times and the other one came into my bed before 5 and had a fever and tummy ache. […]

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Today is National Wear Red Day. Did you know heart disease is the number one killer of women? Raise awareness by sporting your red apparel today! If you are feeling extra spicy, take a photo and add it to our Flickr group!

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Hello? Hi! It’s been awhile, I know. I haven’t posted much here at Shrinking Jeans, just because. I think it may have something to do with the fact that I feel like a bit of a failure. I have hit a slump and I seem to be saying the same things over and over again. […]

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POINTS® Value: 7
Servings: 4


1 1/4 pound(s) uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast, (either cut into strips or use chicken tenders)

1/2 cup(s) buttermilk

4 cup(s) corn flakes

1/4 tsp table salt

1/2 cup(s) Dijon mustard

1 tbsp Kraft Light Mayonnaise

3 tbsp honey


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine the chicken and buttermilk in a shallow dish. Cover […]

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Take out your pencils girls and boys, it’s time for your Heart Healthy Workout Quiz. Write your answers in the comment section below. Keep your eyes on your own paper, no cheating, and lay your head down on your desk when you have finished. We will discuss the answers a little bit later. ;o)

Regular physical […]

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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 […]

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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


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

1/2 tsp sugar

1 cup(s) bread flour

2 tbsp Carapelli Extra […]

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I really appreciate all the awesome comments and advice left for me here (and here) by you wonderful people after my huge gain this week. I did go ahead and buy a new scale. I tested it out and compared it to my old one and can no longer use that as an excuse for […]

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If you are anything like me, then you try running for a few minutes, huff and puff, can’t catch your breath, and slow to a walk. That’s my story. I have big dreams of being a runner, if only I could run longer than three minutes at a time!
Have you heard of the Couch-to-5K program? […]

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As I was drinking my coffee and performing my morning perusal of blogs, I came across this post by my friend Sandi. She is currently attending school and had to write a piece resembling the Gettysburg Address for her English Comp. class. I thought is was very fitting for all of us here at Shrinking […]

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