Welcome back to #KCACOLS. We had 20 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.
Finally, remember that FRIDAY NIGHT is the deadline for all comments.
We had some lovely family time the last couple of weeks. We went to Brean for the weekend. It was what we needed as we didn’t go anywhere during the Easter holidays. The girls are now happily back to school and enjoying spending time with their friends. Nick and I finally got our first jab. I felt knocked out on the second day which was strange and now I am having a sore arm. It is my 3rd day now today so I hope it goes away soon. Have you had your vaccination yet?
Each linkup, I love sharing a photo from my last 2 weeks on Instagram, so here is my favourite:
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 20 linkups! On Thursday we had 7 posts that needed more comments. By Friday night (deadline for commenting) we only managed to reduce this number to 6 posts. Not what I was hoping to be honest.
Regarding the people that have not commented on the post before theirs, we got 3 people on Thursday. By Friday night, we managed to reduce this to 1. Would have been nice to get this comment done too.
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 KATRINA from Chatter Fox. I am so excited to have Katrina as my co-host for the second time for this new linkup. Katrina joined this linky last year and since then she has been very active within the linky which is really lovely. Katrina has a parenting blog and writes about topics such as her diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome when she was 21, mental health, travelling, reviews, parenting and most recently about having Coeliac disease. Please give her social media accounts some love (Twitter, Instagram, & Pinterest). She will also be retweeting your tweets this week so please add her Twitter handle (@chatterfoxblog ) to your tweets as well as mine. Finally, she has a guest co-host post, All Mine Cakes By The Lake linked up too. If you could please 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 too. 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, Visiting Dover Castle, April 2021. linked up too. If you could please go there and add a comment it would be AWESOME!
FEATURED POSTS – TOP 3
Note: Just a quick note to mention that Katrina from Chatterfox was at the top with 18 comments but because she is a co-host this week I am featuring Hannah who was after her.
The first person who commented a lot was HANNAH from Hannah and the Twiglets. This is amazing news! I am so excited 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 15 posts! One of her posts from last week was Fun Family Games To Get Kids Moving And Shaking. Please visit her post and give her more love if you can.
The second person who commented a lot was SAM from This is Where it is At This is AMAZING news! I am SUPER excited to have Sam within the top 3 commenters for the first time. It is really nice to be able to feature her. She has joined this linky a few years ago and she hasn’t joined us for a while so it is lovely o see her back. Thank you, Sam, for all your comments. She has commented on 12 posts! One of her posts from last week was Auntie Anne’s Too Good To Go Review. Please visit her post and give her more love if you can.
The third person who commented a lot was STEVE from The Diary of Dad. This is fantastic. I am excited to have Steve back at the top of the commenters for the fourth time. He has joined the linky last year and he had a little break but he is now back. He is doing a great job with the commenting. Thank you so much, Steve, for all your comments. He has commented on 10 posts! His post from last week was The best kids channels on YouTube. Please visit her post and give her more love if you can
FEATURED POSTS – TOP 6
Behind Hannah, Sam and Steve were LYDIA from Pandora and Max with 9 comments, JEREMY from Thirsty Daddy with 8 comments and SARAH-MARIE from Tired But Crafty Mummy with 5 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. 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, KATRINA @chatterfoxblog 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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