Welcome back to #KCACOLS. We had 41 link ups 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, remember that FRIDAY NIGHT is the deadline for all comments.
I can’t believe 2 more weeks have passed so quick again. The girls have been busy with some playdates, a little bit of baking and doing some Halloween makeup. They are excited for Halloween just to be able to dress up and have fun between them because we are not doing trick or treat this year.
I had a few products to review during this time. I received a super cool electric brush cleaner which has been amazing to have. It does clean my brushes and dry them in 5 minutes. Super handy. Will do a review on my blog. The girls also received outfits from Frugi. They are from their AW20 collection. The colours are beautiful. We are super happy with them. I have been also working on a really interesting campaign that could be a little bit controversial but overall it is for a great cause. Will be sharing with you about it very soon. Hope you support me. Finally, I received a gorgeous selection of dresses from Marie Zélie and decided to do an OOTD reel with one of the dresses. I am in love. They are so pretty and comfortable.
Each linkup, I love sharing a photo from my last 2 weeks on Instagram, so here is my favourite:
#KCACOLS ON INSTAGRAM
Thank you so much for using the #KCACOLS hashtag on Instagram for all your photos. It is lovely to see your photos there! We have more than 13.9k photos that have used the hashtag which is lovely!
KCACOLS CROWD FACEBOOK GROUP
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 41 linkups! This is fantastic! We had a couple of new linkers too. On Thursday we had 15 posts that needed more comments. By Friday night (deadline for commenting) we manage to reduce this number to 7 posts. I am happy with managed to reduced this number a fair amount. Of course, I would have lovefa little bit disappointed as I expected we would reduce this number more. I really hope we can do better this new linkup.
Regarding the people that have not commented on the post before theirs, we got 10 people on Thursday. By Friday night, we reduced this number to 7. I was hoping to be better. I hope some comments are still in moderation.
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 for 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
GUEST CO-HOSTS FOR THIS LINK UP
My first guest co-host this week is RACHEL from Children of Wanderlust. I am so excited to have Rachel as my co-host this week for the second time. Rachel joined this linky a few months ago and since then she has linked up with us. Rachel has a travel blog. She shares there her adventures with her family. She is married to John and they have 4 children. They have recently had their 4th baby in Spain. They were stuck in Spain following the Coronavirus lockdown. But they are now finally back to the UK. They have a campervan which has taken them all around Western Europe and over to Morocco. They are planning to resume their travels this coming year and go back to Spain. 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 (@childrenofwand1) to your tweets as well as mine. Finally, she has a guest co-host post, A Fun-Packed Post-Lockdown Bucket List for Children 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. Malin has co-hosted with me many times. I am super happy to have her back. Since she joined this linky she has been 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, AAC: Basic Facts And Helpful Resources. 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 CHRISTY from Welsh Mum. This is LOVELY! It is great to see Christy back in the top 3 commenters! Last time she was here, was back in January. It is really nice that she has commented a lot of posts. She has been featured and mentioned before a few times. She has commented on 24 posts! One of her posts from last week was A weekend at Whitemead Forest Park – Camping, Glamping, Lodges and more in the Forest of Dean. Please visit her post and give her more love if you can.
The second person who commented a lot was DANA from A Mamanista Life. This is FANTASTIC! I am so happy to have Dana within the top 3 commenters for the second time. She has joined the link not long ago and she has been supported which is lovely. She has done an amazing job. Thank you so much, Dana, for all your lovely comments. She has commented on 20 posts! Her post from last week was Yogandha Oils | Manifest Much? Please visit her post and give her more love if you can.
The third person who commented a lot was HELEN from Hellosewing. This is AMAZING news! I am SUPER excited to have Helen within the top 3 commenters for the first time. She joined a few weeks ago only so it is lovely to be able to feature her already. Love to see new linkers here. Thank you, Helen, for all your comments. She has commented on 19 posts! One of her posts from last week was How to make fabric pumpkins in 3 sizes. Please visit her post and give her more love if you can.
FEATURED POSTS – TOP 6
Behind Christy, Dana and Helen were HANNAH from Hannah and the Twiglets with 16 comments, KATRINA from CHATTER FOX with15 comments and ROSIE from A Rosie World with 11 comments. Thank you so much to all of you! 🙂
For this week’s linky I am linking up Lily Blanche – Treasuring My Precious Memories With My Gorgeous Butterfly Locket and 6 Ideas to Revamp Your Bathroom, so I hope you like it! 😉
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!
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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. You can share anything that you would like. It is open to absolutely any subject and also 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, RACHEL @childrenofwand1 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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