How To Get Back In Shape After Holidays Binging

Scared about the number you saw on the scale this morning?? Wondering how to get back into shape after the holidays? All that binging on cakes, cookies and pies left you feeling a little rounder than usual? Hoping you can get back on track after blowing your diet? We’ve got some QUICK AND EASY ways to get back in shape after the holidays!

Now, if you aren’t already making an effort to stay in shape and you aren’t on a diet OR exercising, then these tips and tricks below probably won’t do much for you. However, if you normally try to stay in shape, get exercise and are overall concerned about your health, then these quick and easy tricks will help you get back on track faster than usual!

1. Anti Cellulite Shorts

One of the fastest ways to drop weight (if you are already getting a little exercise and watching what you eat) is Anti Cellulite Shorts. How do they work? They help to increase your body’s core temperature which makes you sweat and rid excess water retention. It also helps to increase the rate at which you burn calories, making your exercise routine more effective.

I have personally tried and can recommend Delfin Spa Bio Ceramic Anti Cellulite Shorts which retail for around $39.99 and come in sizes Extra Small to Extra Large. They can be purchased on for $39.99, for $35.09 or for $39.99.

Bio Ceramic Anti-Cellulite Shorts Make Inches Disappear, quite literally. It says to wear them for 2 weeks to lose up to 2 pant sizes. I was super excited to find that I lost a whole pants after just THREE DAYS of wearing the Zaggora Hot Pants.

Zaggora Hot Pants are very similar to the Delfin Spa Shorts. Zaggora has a wide range of products from Short HotPants to Long HotPants and prices starting around $72.

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2. Slimming Tea

Holiday over eating can really get your digestive system out of whack… If you only gained a few pounds over the holiday season, you might really benefit from just “eliminating some toxins” from your system with something like Dukan Diet Slimming Tea. (You may experience more frequent bowel movements for the first couple of days after having used Dukan Diet Slimming Tea. This is simply an indication that the tea is eliminating “toxins” from the digestive system.) In another words, you’ll lose a few pounds! ;-)

Slimming Tea can be purchased on for $8.99 a box of 30 bags. Use my email address (dukan [at] sarahjean [dot] org) as your “referral” when signing up to receive a $10.00 coupon to use on your first order!

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New Promotions from Bliss + Free Gifts with Purchase Offers

If you’re feeling the urge to splurge, now would be the time to take advantage of the new promotions available at

With any purchase of $100 or more, you can choose from one of four Bliss skincare kits – absolutely free. To choose your kit, use one of these codes at checkout:

  • SKINKIT1 for the Bliss Youth As We Know It Starter Kit
  • SKINKIT2 for the Bliss Triple Oxygen Starter Kit
  • SKINKIT3 for the Bliss Fabulous Starter Kit
  • SKINKIT4 for the No Zit Sherlock Acne System

This offer is valid until March 31, 2012 or while supplies last.

Two new bonus gifts with purchase are being offered as well. With any $300+ Sisley purchase, you will receive a a complimentary silver and chocolate bag packed with mini goodies for your enjoyment. Simply use code “CUTEBAG” at checkout.

Alternatively, if you purchase $60+ of Strivectin products, you’ll receive a free Strivectin sun bag with 2 minis – just use code “SUNBAG” at checkout. Both of these offers are valid until April 30, 2012 while supplies last.

Finally, if you make a purchase of $40 or more on Clarins products, using code “CLRNSTRIO” will net you a free Clarins gift of three minis. Offer valid until March 31, 2012 while supplies last.

What are you waiting for? With so many great promotions from Bliss, you know you want to treat yourself. Let us know what you splurged on by coming back to this post and leaving a comment.

Congratulations to our Strivectin Giveaway Winner!

Ooooh weeeeee are in giveaway central over here at The Fashionable Housewife! Our most recent giveaway winner is Miss Kim D. who get some awesome goods from Strivectin! Congratulations Kim! If you didn’t win, never fear there are tons of giveaways to enter right now!

Spectacular StriVectin® Giveaway ($170 RTV) *CLOSED*

StriVectin® just launched their Fab @ 50 contest on their Facebook page: Fab @ 50 celebrates the fabulous women in their 50s and beyond – those who are nominated have a chance at winning a lovely Tiffany & Co. Infinity Pendant (there’s one for the winner and another for the person who nominated them!) plus StriVectin products, including the StriVectin-TL Tightening Face Serum and Neck Cream.

Know a woman who fits the bill? Nominate her today and celebrate her fabulous self!

So to celebrate their Fab @ 50 campaign and because they think our readers are fabulous, Strivectin® is offering one of our lucky readers the chance to win one  StriVectin® Tightening Face Serum and one StriVectin® Tightening Neck Cream:

StriVectin-TL™ Tightening Face Serum and StriVectin-TL™ Tightening Neck Cream, both clinically proven to tighten, firm and return youthful contours.  These two new firming products work immediately to tighten sagging skin and also to deliver long term skin firming benefits. Through  exclusive blend of botanical tensors, collagen stimulating peptides, and their multi-patented NIA-114™ (niacin) molecule, week-by-week skin is firmed and lifted along the face, neck and jawline. 

StriVectin-TL™ Tightening Face Serum

50 ml / 1.7 oz: SRP: $89.00

With a unique gel-cream texture, this ultra-lightweight serum provides a potent dose of firming actives to give instant-gratification tightening while also improving skin texture and tone.  Our patented NIA-114™ helps to increase skin firmness, diminish trans-epidermal water loss, and reduce the appearance of sagging over time.  Skin gets its bounce back!

To use:  Apply to clean face before moisturizer in the AM and PM.  Using a circular motion, gently massage until completely absorbed. 

 StriVectin-TL™ Tightening Neck Cream

50 ml / 1.7 oz: SRP: $89.00

This all-new Tightening Neck Cream offers a big dose of firming and moisture for the neck and jawline.  An incredibly rich, luxuriously nourished cream, StriVectin-TL™ Tightening Neck Cream improves skin tone and tension, while restoring hydration and elasticity with deeply moisturizing ingredients such as Shea Butter, Glycerin, Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Ceramides and Hyaluronic Acid.  Over time, skin feels firmer and more elastic revealing a more youthful appearance.  Our patented NIA-114 molecule helps to strengthen the skin barrier to help prevent water loss, increase skin firmness and reduce the appearance of sagging while improving elasticity for a smoother, more toned jawline and neck.

To use: Apply to clean skin on neck and jawline in the AM and PM.  Gently massage in an upward motion. 

Both new products are now available at Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Lord & Taylor, Dillard’s, Select Nordstrom’s, Sephora, Ulta, and

Want to win the pair?


Leave a comment on this post and tell us why you want to win these Strivectin goods!

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Contest runs from November 14th until November 27th, 2011. Last chance to enter is November 27th, 2011 at 11:59pm ET. Winner will be chosen with and notified by email within 7 days of contest end and asked for full name, address and phone number (for shipping purposes). If no response is given within 48 hours, a different winner will be chosen, so please be sure to check your email!

Entrants must be 18 or older and located in the US only.

Prize will be provided and shipped by Strivectin.

The prize or prizes have been provided by the company and not myself. The brand or company is not a sponsor, administrator, or involved in any other way with this giveaway. All opinions expressed in the post are my own and not those of the company providing the prize.

If you are the winner of this giveaway and you do not receive your item within 8 weeks of sending us your mailing address, please email us and let us know.