The Short Version – My disclosure to you
This blog takes a LOT of my time! Writing and editing honest blog posts, sharing tips to keep connected, offering ideas and creating a visually appealing blog all take A LOT of time. It is not uncommon for me to spend eight or more hours creating one post.
I do accept payment from advertisers and affiliate links. The compensation I receive is for my time; which always seems to be in short supply!
I weigh my buying decisions carefully and I assume you do as well. I appreciate and seek out honest opinions of products by other bloggers and use their reviews when making some of my personal purchasing decisions. It is my hope my own posts will help you make buying decisions that are good for you as well.
With this in mind, I have chosen affiliate programs for products and services I have personally used for myself and my own family – I’ve often used these services for years or purchasing hundreds of dollars worth products.
The Long Version – FTC Disclosure Statement
The disclosure policy is valid and is updated as of 2015.
This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me, Amanda Rierson. Occasionally, guest authors will contribute posts. My blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.
This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. I believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.
Sometimes I am compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though I receive compensation for posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are 100% my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.
I am currently affiliated with the following companies: Cardstore, Smugmug, Booking.com, Amazon, Zazzle, I See Me, Ebates, Cuddl Duds, Melissa & Doug, and Site Ground.
The author/owner reserves the right to modify, change, or add to these policies at any time.
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