Affiliate Disclosure

Occasionally if you click a link to a product I recommend and decide to purchase it I may earn a small commission (at no extra cost to you.)

This allows me to buy a bologna sandwich and eat it…thank you very much.

Honest bloggers can’t live on bologna sandwiches forever. I hope one day to upgrade to spam.

Kidding aside, this blog actually helps fund my full-time non-profit work.

I’m devoted to offering high-integrity recommendations of the toughest and highest-quality products even if I don’t get a dime for it (which is often the case.)

How I Pay For My Bologna Sandwiches:

I’m extremely picky about the brands and products I recommend here. That’s why I am not loyal to any particular affiliate network.

Many of the products and brands I trust are scattered across a number of affiliate networks and since I’m recommending them anyway, why not earn a baloney sandwich while I’m at it right?

These are the affiliate networks I work with and the brands. You might also say, this is the short list of brands I trust who are still making top quality products that last.


As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.


Avantlink is partnered with some very high-quality brands with a mutual dedication to durability. It has been a hand in glove fit for They do not work with fly-by-night spammy bloggers with low traffic and junky content.

I often encourage smaller high-quality companies I interact with to consider using Avantlink to partner with reputable influencers(like It helps hardworking businesses get well-deserved exposure.

Here are the brands I recommend as an affiliate with Avantlink:


CJ Affiliates

CJ Affiliates is a huge affiliate network but I only work with a few particular high-quality brands from their network. These Are:


Sovrn//Commerce (Formerly Viglink)

I use Viglink occasionally to “plug a hole” when a quality brand that I love has no apparent affiliate program. Sovrn often has deals with these brands that no-one else does but usually offers lower commissions. Hey, its something.

GoAffpro is a participant in the GoAffPro Affiliate Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to the partner site.

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