Welcome back to #KCACOLS. We had 15 linkups last time! THANK YOU ALL so much for being part of the linky! I really appreciate your support. For new people joining us this week, I really hope you like #KCACOLS and that you come back again next time! You can also find out more about this linky on the #KCACOLS linky page! 🙂
Please remember that this linky is all about commenting hence the reward of being featured. I cannot chase people individually. That is why I send the “Thank You Email” so people can check the list and also make sure if they have been mentioned so they can go back to the linky and do their commenting.
ALSO, PLEASE remember to comment on the co-hosts and host posts. We are allowed to change our posts on the following Saturday after the linky is live. So, please be aware of these changes during the second week. There are a lot of people that are skipping the first 4 posts which is very disappointing. These posts are part of the required comments, so please don’t skip them.
Remember that FRIDAY NIGHT is the deadline for all comments.
ALSO PLEASE READ
We will have a 2-week break over the Summer. We will be back on Saturday 7th August. I, therefore, hope to see you all back for a new link up sharing posts of your lovely summer holidays.
These have been busy weeks for my girls. They finish school next week so last week was full of day trips, class parties and Sports Days. It is the last year of Primary School for Bella so it has been emotional. They will have a leaving assembly on Tuesday and I am certain I will be having some tears. I can’t believe this chapter is closing for her and she will be starting Secondary School in September.
We’ve also been enjoying the football and looking forward to watching England play Italy in the Final tomorrow.
Each linkup, I love sharing a photo from my last 2 weeks on Instagram, so here is my favourite:
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THANK YOU to all of you that have joined the #KCACOLS CROWD Facebook Group. You can join us here. Also if you do join, please send me a direct message with the name of your blog so then I know who you are without having to figure out your blog name 🙂
NOW BACK TO THE LINKY
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We had 15 linkups! On Thursday we had 12 posts that needed more comments. By Friday night (deadline for commenting) we managed to reduce this number to 5 posts.
Regarding the people that have not commented on the post before theirs, we got 1 person on Thursday but the issue was a missing hashtag so all good now.
Also, remember to comment on the co-hosts posts. Please also be aware that I’m BLOCKING URLs/Emails of people that have joined the linky and have not commented on any posts for consecutive weeks. If you find I have blocked you by mistake, please contact me.
I also wanted to say that I will need all your comments to be done by Friday as I won’t be doing any counting on Saturdays anymore. So Friday Night will be the deadline for all comments from now on.
The linky will be open for 2 weeks until the second Wednesday at 8 pm or until we reach 100 link ups, whichever comes first.
The co-hosts and I will be allowed to change our posts on the following Saturday after the linky is live. Please be aware of these changes during the second week.
I would suggest that you link up one post each week so you will be able to share something different and current each week. I will also be more strict regarding commenting on the post before yours.
I’m not tweeting individual people once the linky is live but I will tweet the people that have been featured and mentioned. I’ll also post a link to the new linky post on the KCACOLS Facebook Group, pin it on my Twitter account and on my Facebook page together with some generic tweets. I will of course, email all of you the link. If you could also share it by clicking the link below that would be FABULOUS!
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR NEW LINKERS:
PLEASE START by commenting on the post linked up before yours FIRST and then comment on any other posts as much as you would like. Also, use the hashtag #KCACOLS when commenting (this is indeed very important so I can then see how many comments you are doing and then be able to feature you in my linky post which is always great for you as you get a backlink which helps improve your DA).
Thank you so much for all your comments on the host posts and the linky post. We will do our best for you to receive a comment from someone on behalf of the linky (either the co-hosts or me).
GUEST CO-HOSTS FROM THE PREVIOUS LINK UP
I would like to say THANK YOU so much to JADE from The Autism Page and RACHEL from Children of Wanderlust for helping me with the commenting this week! 🙂
GUEST CO-HOSTS FOR THIS LINKUP
My first guest co-host this week is NANCY from Around The World At the Weekend. I am so excited to have Nancy as my co-host this week for the 3rd time. Nancy has a family and travel blog. She is a teacher, a mother and a part-time traveller. She is married and has 2 gorgeous kids. Her blog is all about their ideas for pretend travel while at home. They do one recipe, experience or restaurant at a time. She is all for messy play, free days out and adventures for the family with a world traveller vibe. Please give some love to her social media accounts which are (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, & Pinterest). She will also be retweeting your tweets this week so please add her Twitter handle (@AroundWeekend) to your tweets as well as mine. Finally, she has a guest co-host post, How to have a Midsummer Christmas linked up too. Please if you could go there and add a comment it would be AWESOME!
My second guest co-host this week is MALIN from Sensational Learning With Penguin. As you know, Malin has co-hosted with me many times. I am very happy to have her back. She is a great supporter of the linky which is lovely. Malin has a parenting blog. Her blog is about Mummy and Penguin which is a place for them to share what they do and why. Penguin has a diagnosis of autism, and they recently opted for home education. She shares their days out, baking, crafts, play dough among other activities. Please give her social media accounts some love (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, & Pinterest). She will also be retweeting your tweets this week so please add her Twitter handle (@senlearnuk) to your tweets as well as mine. Finally, she has a guest co-host post, Interoception: The Lesser Known But Oh So Important Sensory System. linked up too. If you could please go there and add a comment it would be AWESOME!
FEATURED POSTS – TOP 3
The first person who commented a lot was SAM from This is Where it is At This is great news! I am very happy to have Sam within the top 3 commenters for another week in a row. It is really nice to be able to feature her again. Thank you, Sam, for all your comments. She has commented on 13 posts! One of her posts from last week was Autism and heat intolerance. Please visit her post and give her more love if you can
The second person who commented a lot was LYDIA from Pandora and Max. I have featured and mentioned Lydia several times. It is fantastic that she is also back within the 3 commenters! She is a great supporter of this linky and has always been very lovely with her commenting. She has commented on 11 posts! Thank you so much, LYDIA! One of her post from last week was The grass is always greener. Please go to her post and give her more love if you can.
The third person who commented a lot was HANNAH from Hannah and the Twiglets. This is lovely news! It is great to have Hannah within the top 3 commenters again. She joined us last year so it is lovely to see her joining us since then. Thank yous so much Hannah for all your lovely comments. She has commented on 10 posts! One of her posts from last week was Teepee Sleepovers In Surrey With Tipi Angels | Review. Please visit her post and give her more love if you can.
FEATURED POSTS – TOP 6
Behind Sam, Lydia and Hannah were KENDRA from Growing Exceptional with 6 comments, SHELLEY from Wander and Luxe. with 5 comments and KAREN from The next best thing to mummy with 4 comments. Thank you so much to all of you! 🙂
Please do not forget to follow and check out the #KCACOLS Pinterest Board. We have pinned all your posts from last week’s linky so please go and have a look. There are some great posts that deserve a read!
Now let’s carry on with the linky:
Every 2 weeks I will choose 6 people who have commented A LOT on the linky. Three will be featured and another three will be mentioned in my fortnightly Saturday linky post. This means that 6 people will get a backlink on my new linky post every other Saturday!
1. Be sure to grab the #KCACOLS badge which can be found below or on my sidebar. Simply copy the code from the box below the badge and add it to the text/html at the bottom of your post or place it on your blog sidebar.
2. You can link up to 2 posts. I recommend you to link up one post each week to get the most of the linky.
3. Any subject is welcomed but please keep it family-friendly. No graphic violence, explicit sexual content, etc. You can link up posts that are old or new. You are allowed to link up another linky ONLY if it is a promotional post about the linky and you can do this only once and I expect you to put my badge or a link to my linky and of course to follow the rules regarding commenting.
4. Comment on:
- one of the hosts’ posts (choose one that you would like to comment).
- the guest co-hosts posts.
- the post which is linked up immediately before yours.
- and finally, any other post that you would like to comment on.
That way everybody receives at least two comments (one from the host/guest co-hosts and one from others).
5. This linky will be open every other Saturday from 10 pm and will remain open until the following 2nd Wednesday at 08.00 pm or until we reach 100 link ups, whichever comes first.
6. If you would like us to tweet your post that is absolutely fine, just tweet your link to me @WithFranca, NANCY @AroundWeekend and MALIN @senlearnuk and we will retweet it. Please remember to use the hashtag #KCACOLS.
I look forward to reading and commenting on your posts!! 🙂
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