How to Survive Life After Rehab

The recovery process involved when you go to rehab for addiction doesn’t end when you complete the program and leave the facility. You may feel like you’ve overcome your problem and regained full control of your life, however, there are more challenges to come post-rehab. This is why it is important to make sure that …

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The Loss of Prince and Amy EclecticEvelyn.com

The Loss of Prince and Amy

On the day Prince died, a little girl named Amy was murdered in a bathroom at her high school. I want to apologize to Amy that I did not give her the attention she deserved. I was too busy thinking about my lost youth and how Prince had been a large part of my teenage …

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Shotgun Wedding EclecticEvelyn.com

Shotgun Wedding

Living in Appalachia hearing the word honorable makes me think of a shotgun wedding. The ones where a young girl’s daddy, who just happens to be cleaning his hunting rifle, asks the boy if he is planning on doing the honorable thing and marrying his daughter. My daughters were a big fan of Zoey 101 …

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Vinny and Chiquita Bites EclecticEvelyn.com

Guest Post: Vinny and Chiquita Bites

[contentblock id=2 img=gcb.png][contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] Today, I have a guest blogger/reviewer, my daughter, Beth. You can find her blogging over at Glitter Attitude Thank you, Eclectic Evelyn, for letting me be a guest blogger to talk about the proper care of small dogs. I own two dogs Chiquita is a Pomeranian Chihuahua (Pom-Chi) and Vinny …

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Expect the Unexpected #DomesticViolence EclecticEvelyn.com

Expect the Unexpected #SoCS

Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “expect/unexpected.”  Use either or both words in your post, or simply base your idea on them. Have fun!     “Expect the unexpected.” she said reaching for a condom. “Don’t worry about tomorrow, there is only now.” he said smothering her in kisses. “Congratulations! It’s a girl” …

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Amber's Hands EclecticEvelyn.com

Amber’s Hands

Just woke up a few minutes ago. Trying to get myself together to get my day going. Fleeting memories of Amber’s hands pass through my peripheral vision. They look rough from years of dishes. She says they are scarred now because she shoots up in her hands. Those tiny little perfect hands that look like …

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Bounty with Dawn EclecticEvelyn.com

Review – Bounty with Dawn

[contentblock id=2 img=gcb.png] [contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] Through my participation in BzzAgent, I recently was selected to try the new Bounty with Dawn paper towels for free in exchange for my unbiased review.       I come from a long line of Bounty user’s and was very excited when I was picked by BzzAgent to …

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#BellaVoxBox EclecticEvelyn.com

Review Influenster #BellaVoxBox

[contentblock id=2 img=gcb.png] Just in time for my birthday, I received my very first Vox Box from Influenster.  Influenster is a “community of trendsetters, social media hotshots, and educated consumers who live to give opinions of products and experiences.” In exchange for our opinions and reviews, we receive complimentary full-size products to test and review. …

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