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The cravings begin the moment I see the first posters marking the return of the farmers market to my town: tangy, succulent tomatoes just firm enough to eat like an apple, the drippings splattering onto the sun-dried pavement beneath my bare feet. My dreams of perfect tomatoes transport me to childhood summers in
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The alkaline diet is a way of eating that emphasizes foods which have an alkalizing effect on your internal pH. The popularity of this diet has exploded over the past several years, and it shows no signs of going away anytime soon. But what exactly are the alkaline diet benefits that are making this approach
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As the weatherman in my steamy part of the country increases his use of words like "blazing" and phrases like "hot streak" (which we all know comes just before the dreaded "heat wave"), I find myself wanting to just crawl into my freezer and not resurface until September. Sadly, that's not terribly realistic, so I
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Lessons learned: You don't need to cook with edible flowers to call yourself a foodie

Fact: To be a fat girl of any shape or size, for any portion of your life, is to have some kind of a love/hate relationship with food. Sometimes the conflict is as benign as a lighthearted "Why can't french fries
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If you want to learn about acid alkaline diets, you need to learn a little about chemisty. Don't worry, though, if you're having flashbacks to your high school chemistry class. I'm going to make this as simple as possible!



Let's start with the term pH, which means "potential for hydrogen." If a liquid contains a lot
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Finding your summer clothing comfort zone takes practice Image by hartman045

Nobody should have to make a first impression while wearing a swimsuit. This isnít just a fat girl problem Ė itís intimidating for every single person. The unstoppable weekend machine of warm weather activities is running on all cylinders right now.
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Skip the frills -- give us inexpensive tennis apparel that fits
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Hi, do you have any advice on plus-size tennis apparel?† I've looked at Junonia but their selection is very limited -- and expensive!

It's true that while Junonia offers a good selection of active apparel designed for plus-sized
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Although many factors affect your body's internal pH, the most important one is the food you eat (and the beverages you drink). Luckily, these things are entirely within your control. But what exactly should you do if you want to create an acid alkaline diet for optimum health? Well, when you're giving people nutritional advice,
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You're busy. We get that. Catch up here. (Image by thewaltonsare)


Here at FGG, we understand busy lives--nurturing, working, gardening, entertaining, remodeling, traveling, healing, being. We know that everyone's to-do lists can extend for pages, making us even more grateful for you readers who take the time to visit, read, and comment
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The first time my (now) husband cooked for me, it was a pretty interesting experience. I politely cleaned my plate, but I made a mental note then and there to always think carefully before accepting any future offers of a homemade meal. Luckily, a lot changes in eight years. My husband, after years of being
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