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Raindrops refrained by davidezartz
Dear FGG: Iím a size 24 and I'm not having any luck finding a cute raincoat for spring at local stores. Got any ideas?

Rainy days can either make you feel dark and gloomy or playful and earthy Ė itís all about your attitude. Fortunately, this question led us
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Image by Chelsea Ruth

Recently I saw a photo a friend captured of me during a weekend away in Chicago, and I was struck by how happy I looked. Joyful, with a side helping of silly and a dash of "probably about to crack wise." I think we all need
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Spring has sprung! The weather in many parts of the world is finally beginning to warm up, and with the sunny days and warm breezes comes my craving for summery mixed drinks on the patio. Though it's not quite warm enough to justify pulling out the blender for slushy drinks like frozen mojitos,
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Even for weddings, my brothers and I don't really do "traditional"

Chances are itís happened to you already. Perhaps it was your sister, your best friend or your college roommate. You may have been over-the-moon excited, or you may have agreed with a pasted-on smile and a sinking stomach. Regardless of the circumstances, almost every fat
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Holding Hands by Chinogypsie

You know your relationship needs help when you get cold shouldered by Dixie Carterís death. Nothing against Ms. Carter, but when a two-inch celebrity obit is enough to kill your partnerís mood, it might be time to ask whatís going on. In our case, itís one of
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image by marco sickofgoodbyes
What are some good at-home workouts for beginners?

Whether your goal is weight loss, stress relief, improved flexibility or just stronger muscles and more energy to keep up with household chores/kids/the demands of an average day, the fact is our bodies need to move. Here at FGG, weíve presented
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Truffles by David Leggett

Over the past year, I've made some gradual but fairly significant changes to the way I eat, with the main theme being "quality over quantity." I felt the impact of these changes after sampling some pastel M&Ms from my kids' Easter baskets (um, mostly with permission). I was
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Sweet tooth. Most of us have one. Some of us (okay, it's me) have an insatiable one. This is why I'm always on the lookout for sweet treats that I can make in small portions, individual servings, or that keep well so I can stash the leftovers away for future sweet tooth moments. And this
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Keep your head above water in aqua class (image by The Udall Legacy Bus Tour)

Exercise and I have never been good friends. Like many fat girls Iíve met over the years, my gym class experiences were always a torment, and I gravitated toward friends who were more likely to pass time
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My dating history probably looks like many of yours: some good, some bad, with a few twists, turns, and surprise endings. We're all full of hope and idealism at the beginning ó sometimes enough to smother the little voice whispering that this is a Very Bad Idea - while at the end, we usually vow
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