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7 Inspirational Quotes to Pin from Dr. Wayne Dyer

By on November 9
7 Inspirational Quotes to Pin from Dr. Wayne Dyer EclecticEvelyn.com






Find more inspirational quotes on my Pinterest board.

Eclectic Evelyn Fabulous at 50 living and writing in Appalachia http://www.eclecticevelyn.com/about/

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Keeping Neighbors Warm with a #Scrapgan

By on November 2
Keeping Your neighbors Warm with #Scrapgan EclecticEvelyn.com

As the weather turns colder there is nothing I like more than curling up with a nice warm crochet project, a cup of cocoa, and a good movie.  As a matter of fact since I stopped smoking a few years ago, I have become obsessed with crocheting.  It gives me something for my hands to do during down times like waiting at the doctor’s office or watching TV.

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Halloween Blogger Tag

By on October 28
Halloween Tag 2016 EclecticEvelyn.com

What’s your favorite Halloween movie?

This is my favorite family friendly Halloween movie.

What age did you stop trick-or-treating?

Stop? Nobody told me I had to stop at a certain age.

Even now after the kids come in the neighborhood we adult emptynesters trick or treat each other.

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Memories ‘Round Here #BehindtheBlogger

By on October 4

The prompt for behind the blogger today is ‘Round Here.  ‘Round Here can be anything and nothing but I am supposed to use this prompt to tell something” real” about myself.  Something that the readers of this blog would be interested in learning about that I don’t necessarily blog about most days. This post is supposed to share some insight into my life, but all I can think of is this Tom Petty Song.

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#BannedBooksWeek Celebrating the Freedom to Read

By on September 26
Banned Books Week 2016 EclecticEvelyn.com


Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship. The books featured during Banned Books Week have all been targeted with removal or restrictions in libraries and schools. While books have been and continue to be banned, part of the Banned Books Week celebration is the fact that, in a majority of cases, the books have remained available. This happens only thanks to the efforts of librarians, teachers, students, and community members who stand up and speak out for the freedom to read.Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read.  ALA

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Autumn Equinox Is Not About Pumpkin Spice

By on September 21

When you think about fall what do you think of? Most people say Pumpkin Spice everything, jumping in piles of leaves, sweaters, boots, bonfires and football but that’s not what fall is all about.

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I Put The Fem in Feminist

By on September 11
I Put The Fem In Feminist Eclecticevelyn.com

Glitter is not oppressive. Embracing femininity is not oppressive. Telling me to hide my feminine side is oppressive. I am a woman born woman and proud of it. I like all the frills and thrills of being a woman. I was born to be a girly girl princess but I am also a warrior for women’s rights and other human rights. I wear dresses, low-cut tops, make-up and heels. I AM A F***ING GLITTER COVERED WARRIOR PRINCESS IN FIVE INCH STILETTO HEELS AND RED LIPSTICK!

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Children are NOT Collateral Damage

By on August 18
Children are NOT collateral Damage EclecticEvelyn.com

When did it become accepted that children are collateral damage? When did the powers sit down and say children are expendable? In what back room, boardroom, golf course, country club gathering did everyone agree that it was okay to sacrifice children on the alter of corporate greed?  In what nightmare of insanity did the world decide it was okay to kill children, to turn children into soldiers and sex slaves? Why are children a target of the elite, of the powers that be?  Why is this the new face of war?

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