This blog is a personal blog written by Melissa. No one may use any of the content (photos or writing), whole or in part, for any purpose without express written permission from Melissa. If permission is given, full, prominent attribution and link back to this blog must occur, along with any stipulations specified by Melissa in that instance. Anyone who uses content without specified permission will be invoiced at an amount per my usual freelance rates plus damages and will be required to remove the content as well. In the case of roundup posts, one photo and up to two sentences from my post and a prominent link back to my original post, along with the blog's name in full, must be used. Permission may be revoked at any time. Melissa is not responsible for content on the blog posted or written by guest posters.

Melissa is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon. com.

Previously, this blog accepted forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions and/or other forms of compensation. Posts that are related to any of these forms for compensation are noted as being sponsored at the bottom and/or top of the post. As of October 6, 2016, there is no longer any sponsored content and/or money involved with this blog.

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. It will not influence my opinions. That content, advertising space, or post is clearly identified as sponsored content.

As of October 6, 2016, the owner of this blog is no longer compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner of this blog received compensation for certain posts or advertisements, honest honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products were given. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers' 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. If we received the item in exchange for a review, it is noted in that article. Should a product not have met my standards after testing, I reserved the right to not post a review rather than post a negative one. Products and payments are nonrefundable.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

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