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Ad Networks

Above the header, in the right side bar, and at the bottom of posts you will see ads that are filled by Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke ( ad networks. These ad networks provide the income needed to support this blog. However, the content posted is free for you to read and enjoy. Professional blogging works in such a way that I create free quality content for you, and I receive compensation from advertising. While I do my best to control what ads appear, the process is not fool proof. Any inappropriate ad listings are unintentional and will be removed as soon as possible.


This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a CafeMedia (“CafeMedia”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and CafeMedia will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about CafeMedia’s data usage, click here:


Some text links such as via Amazon are affiliate links, and I earn a small percentage from those companies for referring you. Thanks for supporting this site in that way!

Content Embedded Links & Text Links

Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke ( does NOT accept paid content embedded links or text links. Please refrain from any emails requesting paid content embedded links or text links.

Banner Ads & Sponsored Posts

Capturing Joy ( does accept paid advertising and sponsored posts.  The relationship of sponsored posts will be disclosed in the post.  Please contact me about advertising on Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke (


All the text, images, or other content that are part of this blog are the property of Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke ( unless noted otherwise. You may not copy, duplicate, or reproduce any photographs, articles, or material on this blog without the express permission of the owner.  However, you are free to pin and link to articles on this blog, and feature a brief excerpt or image without permission as long as you include the blog’s full name in your link.


Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke ( does occasionally host giveaways that would be of interest and value to my readers. There is usually an additional fee or product given in exchange for writing, hosting and promoting giveaways and all posts are identified as sponsored. Giveaways must be of $100 value or more to be considered.


This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We 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.

The owner(s) of this blog might be compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. 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.

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


We care about your privacy and security. We monitor activity on the website to better provide services to you and others. We do not sell your information to others, and your information will only be used for Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke ( purposes. While we work to protect the security of your content, we cannot guarantee that third parties will not be able to defeat our security measures. You acknowledge that you provide your information at your own risk.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please see:

Email Contact

Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke ( receives a number of emails per day, so response times to contact via email will vary. It may not be possible to respond to all email inquiries but a concerted effort will be made. Irrelevant product pitches and mass mailed press releases will likely go unanswered.

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