Copyright Policy

All images on downshiftmusings.com are copyright of Denise Ketcham. You may not use them as your own.  Do not reprint or publish without my written consent. You do have permission to pin any images as long as credit is given to Downshift Musings and a link is given to the correct sourced post.

Privacy Policy

This blog does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit to this blog other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings. We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission.This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on August 27, 1016. If you have any questions feel free to contact me directly here: denise.ketcham@gmail.com.

Comment Policy

I welcome and encourage comments on downshiftmusings.com. However, in some instances comments are subject to be edited or deleted. This includes:

  • Comments that are determined to be spam or questionable spam.
  • Links within comments that lead to irrelevant content or affiliate websites. Links that are relevant to the post will be permitted.
  • Comments using profanity or vulgar language.
  • Comments including derogatory language, or language/concepts that could be deemed offensive.
  • Statements that attack another person individually.

Please follow my comment policy rules, and help me to keep this blog a safe and constructive place for discussion. I reserve the right to edit or delete comments submitted to this blog at any time without notice. This comment policy is subject to change at any time.


My goal is to never have any overt commercial advertising on my blog. I would never recommend anything that I don’t use and love myself. That said, I am an affiliate for some products and services and may be compensated if you purchase them.