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Above: FGG editor Tee and her husband still enjoy a playful sex life after eight years together, and two kids from a previous marriage


This year my husband and I celebrated twelve years of marriage. Together, we've weathered financial and medical disasters, taken epic road trips to wild places  and celebrated milestone birthdays, including the
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Candy Apples by markus941

From the moment Halloween candy first appears on grocery store shelves, something else wicked this way comes: "holiday survival guides" related to food and dieting lurk around every magazine, newspaper, and web page. Thus begins an entire season of treat avoidance centered around the sensible goal of preventing
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Photo by doug88888 on flickr

What are your favorite things about this season? What feelings and memories do the shifting sunlight and changes in wardrobe and leaves evoke? For me, it's anything pumpkin-related - from recipes to carving to gazing at pretty pictures of them - and putting on sweaters and scarves
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Versatility. Who doesn't love an easy go-to recipe that can morph into multiple other applications? When life is crazy-busy, there's just nothing better. This is one of those recipes.

Lean ground turkey is certainly an easy way to lighten up meatballs, but I can promise that these turkey meatballs are so tasty that you won't even
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A guest post by author and speaker Joan Landis

Esteem is defined, “to hold something as valuable with high regard or great respect.” Therefore, self-esteem would mean to hold oneself in that same light or frame of mind. In this society, however, from the second we are born, we are bombarded with images and statements
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French maids and fairies and nurses, oh my...errr... bleh. This Halloween we're waging a one-web-site war on omnipresent, stereotypical fat-girl costumes like voluptuous bar wenches and dark, broody Elviras. I'd love to see major retailers schooled on how to think outside the dull, tired box they've created for the plus-size community - because despite what
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Into the Ocean, by Cat804

Join Our Photo Challenge!


Beginning this month, we’ll be hosting a contest each month for winners of our weekly photos. We’ll post our weekly photo challenge, and if you accept, you’ll add your photo to our FGG Girls Flickr group. Each week, Tee and I will select a
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All of these posts about knee socks and awesome boots have me fixated on the beautiful fall weather happening outside. I can't wait for the trees to be flaming with color, and for it to be time to pull out the extra blankets for the bed. In the meantime, I've been cranking up the oven.
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New Point of View (with the permission of Elizabeth Patch)

One of the first voices that stood out when FGG made its Twitter debut a few months ago was the encouraging and whimsical @elizabethpatch - artist, teacher, author and lover of the human form in all its myriad shapes and sizes. A browse through
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Tuesdays have typically been quiet around here, but that's a-changin. Beginning next week we'll feature Ask FGG every Tuesday -- wherein Toni and I will don our bright red 2x SuperGirl capes and answer your tough questions. What's the best sports bra for large chests? How do I balance my body on a surfboard? How
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