Website Disclaimer

All amazing and wonderful thoughts and opinions on this website are my own, as well as the not so amazingly wonderful thoughts and opinions. All or some of the companies mentioned on this website may have provided our family with products, accommodation, a service, or compensation. I only work with companies I love, and I only recommend products or services that I think you will enjoy and bring value to you. I only work with products, brands, and services that I have personally used. I never promote a product, brand, or service that I do not like. I do not want you, the reader, to feel as if I am a sleazy salesman. I want you to feel as if you are getting a recommendation from your friend that loves a particular product, service, restaurant, hotel, etc. I do not accept compensation for solely including links on this site without purpose. While all attempts are made to present truthful and accurate content, it may not be appropriate for your specific circumstances and content may become outdated over time. You, my dear reader, assume all risks and agree that I am not liable in any way for any product or service that I market, share, or sell on or through my site, Your use of the site and your dependence on any information on this site is entirely at your own risk.

The content shared on and all related social channels is intended for informational and entertainment purposes only.  You understand that the views conveyed on this website are my personal opinions and should not be interpreted as anything different. 

This Influencer Disclosure and Privacy Policy is valid from January 1, 2020. This policy covers the below social channels owned and managed by me:

General Affiliate Disclosure

Some of the posts on this website,, contain affiliate links, which means at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you decide to click on them and make a purchase. You agree that the inclusion of affiliates on this blog does not serve as any form of endorsement in any way.

The content or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content, when applicable. It is entirely your responsibility to use your own judgment and do your own research in deciding whether a product or service is a good fit for you. I will not be held liable or responsible for any damages that may occur from your purchase. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product, brand, or service should be verified with the brand or company in question.

Amazon Affiliate Disclosure

I, the owner, Amanda (Mandi) Farmer, am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.



When readers leave comments on this blog, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Sorry kids, but my blog is only for those older than 16. If you are a parent or guardian who becomes aware that your minor has provided us with information without your consent, please contact us. We will delete their information from our files.


I, like you, am not a fan of unsolicited commercial email, otherwise known as spam or junk email. I comply with all unsolicited commercial email laws.

When you subscribe to my digital/electronic newsletters or other online communications from my website, I always give you the option to unsubscribe. You can do that immediately, or you can do that any time in the future simply by clicking a link in the email you receive from me.


A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It allows the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on this blog to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and improve advertising. You can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Routine Information Collection

All web servers track basic information about their visitors. This information includes, but is not limited to, name, email address, IP addresses, browser details, timestamps and referring pages. None of this information can personally identify specific visitors to this site. The information is tracked for routine administration and maintenance purposes.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. If your contact information is updated with viable information, our records will be declared active as long as you haven’t exercised your right to revoke consent or be forgotten.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we have to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. We never abuse your information and it’s never sold to third parties.

Your right to be forgotten refers to your right to have your information wiped from our database. If you wish for your information to be removed please email us at and we’ll confirm your information is removed via personal email within 72 hours.

Controlling Your Privacy

Note that you can change your browser settings to disable cookies if you have privacy concerns. Disabling cookies for all sites is not recommended as it may interfere with your use of some sites. The best option is to disable or enable cookies on a per-site basis. Consult your browser documentation for instructions on how to block cookies and other tracking mechanisms. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit this Site.

Your privacy is very important to us and we are committed to protecting it. We ask for your email address when you make a comment on our site, but we will never sell or share that information unless you are the winner of giveaway. Then we will only give it out to that particular sponsor so they can send you your prize (ie. if it’s an e-gift certificate). When you give us your address after you have won a giveaway on our site, we will only send this information to the sponsor for prize shipment and no one else will have access to it.

How Your Data Is Used

Your data can be used for marketing emails and marketing promotions such as newsletters, giveaways, and informational updates.

Google Advertising

Any advertisements served by Google, Inc., and affiliated companies may be controlled using cookies. These cookies allow Google to display ads based on your visits to this site and other sites that use Google advertising services. Learn how to opt out of Google’s cookie usage. As mentioned above, any tracking done by Google through cookies and other mechanisms is subject to Google’s own privacy policies.


All users and/or visitors to our website have the option to discontinue receiving communication from us and/or reserve the right to discontinue receiving communications by way of email or newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe to our website please email If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe and/or opt-out.


We use Google Analytics. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. It is only used to improve how our Site works. You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our Site by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via this link:

Links to Other Websites

Our website contains links to affiliate and other websites. I do not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures of other such websites. Therefore, we encourage all users and visitors to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.

This site may contain content belonging to or originating from third parties or links to websites and features in banners or other advertising. These external links are not researched for accuracy by me. I do not assume the responsibility for the accuracy of any information offered by third-party websites linked through the site or any website or feature linked in any banner or other advertising. We will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transactions be tween you and third-party providers of products or services.

Third-Party Sites

Your personally identifiable information will never be sold, traded or transferred to third parties. This is not limited to our web host, Google Analytics or our email marketing service or any other company that helps us to conduct business or serve our users, as long as those parties agree to confidentiality. Should it be required in order to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect users’ rights, this information may be released. 


This website does not anticipate offering goods or services to individuals living in the European Union as detailed in the General Data Protection Regulation. In addition, the information presented and associated with this website is intended for individuals that reside in the United States only.


Your access to and use of and it’s social channels is conditioned upon your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who wish to access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you do not have permission to access the Site.

Acceptance of Terms

Through the use of this website, you are hereby agreeing to the terms and conditions stipulated within the aforementioned Privacy Policy agreement. If you are not in agreement with our terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our sites. In addition, your continued use of our website following the posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that you are in agreement and acceptance of such changes. By continuing to access or use our Site after any revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you are no longer authorized to use the Site.


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All content present on the Site includes text, code, graphics, logos, images, videos, compilation, software used on the Site (hereinafter and hereinbefore the “Content“). The Content is the property of the Company or its contractors and protected by intellectual property laws that protect such rights. You agree to use all copyright and other proprietary notices or restrictions contained in the Content and you are prohibited from changing the Content.

You may not publish, transmit, modify, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer, or create and sell derivative works, or in any way use any of the Content. Your enjoyment of the Site shall not entitle you to make any illegal and disallowed use of the Content, and in particular you shall not change proprietary rights or notices in the Content. You shall use the Content only for your personal and non-commercial use. The Company does not grant you any licenses to the intellectual property of the Company.