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As you may know, I include affiliate links to products I think are just great, which I think you’d enjoy too. I embed a tracking link into this website, and if you click on it you’ll be taken to a third party website. When you do so, a cookie is placed on your browser simply to track any sale you might make, meaning that the commission (paid by the vendor, at no extra cost to you) can be traced back to me.
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