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This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, please contact me, Heather Schmitt-Gonzalez (girlichef at yahoo dot com).

 This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

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.  All sponsored and review posts will be 100%  my own opinion, unless otherwise stated.

 The owner of this blog is not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owners. If I claim or appear to be an expert on a certain topic or product or service area, I will only endorse products or services that I believe, based on my expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

My posts often contain Amazon affiliate links.

*last updated December 2012.

Heather is a Michiana-based food, drink, and travel writer with a fondness for garlic, freshly baked bread, stinky cheese, single malt Scotch, and Mexican food—who believes that immersing herself in different cultures one bite at a time is the best path to enlightenment.

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